Member Meeting November 19, 2014@1:30 pm

 
 
In honor of Military Appreciation Month
Charlotte County Genealogical Society, Inc.
Presents
Discovering Hidden Gems in Military Records
Brought to you by Dottie Baugh
Hosted by Raymond Gallagher
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Find A Grave

A resource for finding the final resting place of family, friends, and famous individuals. With millions of names and photos, it is an invaluable tool for the genealogist and family history buff.

 

 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events
11/19/2014 - 1:30 pm
Member and Guest Monthly Workshop
Port Charlotte Beach Park
12/10/2014 - 12:00 pm
Holiday Luncheon
Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club


Tips & Tricks
Primary evidence is personal testimony or a record created shortly after an event by a person with personal knowledge of the facts.

The U.S. census is taken every 10 years on a designated census day by an enumerator in a specific area called an enumeration district (E.D.). The first U.S. census was done in 1790; there are no U.S.censuses before 1790. The 1890 census was destroyed. Census information is kept confidential for 72 years after the census is taken.

Prepare a census timeline before you begin. Review what you will find in the census you are searching. Work backwards from the most recent census. Expect spelling and age variations.