Category Archives: Census

Evidentia Experiment – Progress Report #2

5 Generations. 149 Proofs. The Evidentia Experiment. The goal is to document 5 generations, starting with myself, using Evidentia. The results will then be exported into a GEDCOM file and imported into a clean RootsMagic database. Making Progress I have almost finished with the third generation (my grandparents). Waiting for a couple of records from my parents so… Read More »

Evidentia Meets the 1850 US Census

Last week we looked at how to record information we extracted from the 1790 US Census and turn it into evidence.  This week we jump forward to the 1850 US Census. 1800 -1840 US Census records are similar to the 1790 record in that they list only the head of household by name.  Anyone else in the household is counted… Read More »