08/19/2017 - 10:30 am
Don’t Force Your Descendants to Research You!
Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library
When you're researching the census, be sure to look at 10 families before and 10 families after the family you are researching. These folks are most likely the friends (and family) of your ancestor. They lived in communities, not alone.
FEDERAL LAND STATES were created from public domain, land the United States bought or acquired. The land was created into territories as the population spread out. Surveying is done according to the rectangular survey system.
A Chronological Profile begins with your ancestor's birth and is filled in with various occurrences in his life. Continue to fill this in as information becomes available to provide a picture of your ancestor's life.
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