1940 Census to be FREE on Ancestry.com thru 2013
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1940 Census Will
be Free on Ancestry.com
Posted by Diane Haddad - Genealogy
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Subscription genealogy website Ancestry.com has decided to make the 1940 census
images and index—which will be on the site after the 1940 census is opened next year for
research—free to search and view through 2013.
That’ll be more than 3.8 million images with 130 million records.
Even better, they’ll be indexed by 45 fields, meaning you’ll be able to search on the name,
street address, county, state, parents’ birthplaces and more.
The records won’t be on Ancestry.com right when the census is released April 2, 2012.
Ancestry.com’s press release says they’ll commence “streaming onto the website in
Can’t wait until mid-April? The record images will be available first on the National Archives’
website, but they won’t be searchable right away by name.
Click here to see our post about finding your
ancestors’ 1940 census enumeration district.
Get help with your
census research—including preparing for the release of the 1940 census
records—in the May
2010 Family Tree Magazine.
1940 Census Release In -
2378 Days, 10 Hours, 41 Minutes, 40 Seconds.
Helpful census Info & links at: Census Resources for Genealogists