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My Ancestors’ Occupations

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What Else Can You Learn from a Census Record?

Census records are rich collections of information that shed light on the lives of your ancestors. These records can include the following:

  • Name
  • Birth Year
  • Birthplace
  • Age
  • Occupation
  • Marital Status
  • Father’s Birthplace
  • Mother’s Birthplace
  • Relation to Head of Household
  • Head of Household
  • Census Place

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