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Genealogy without documentation is mythology
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Genealogy is the search for our ancestors. Family history is the study of the lives they led. A true picture of the family is the result.
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Genealogy helps you to learn about your family and where you belong in that family.
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The United States Constitution mandates that a census be taken every ten years in order to apportion the number of members of the United States House of Representatives among the several states. Census statistics are also used in order to apportion federal funding for many social and economic programs
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There is no greater legacy for your children and grandchildren than teaching them about the history and lives of their ancestors.
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The first U.S. Census was conducted in 1790 by Federal marshals. During the 19th century and through the 1940 census, enumeration was accomplished through political districts. Each ward was responsible for producing a census
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