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Don’t pay for the census when you can access it for Free! [film]

Census records are one of the most important resources for anyone researching family history or genealogy and they are free. (Story continued below)

Released every 10 years

Census records are only released every 10 years. The last census released was the 1940 census and it is especially important because it the first one to be fully digitized enabling you to research it from home.

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This brief video explains what you need to know before searching the 1940 census and provides you with the FREE link directly to the Government archives

Don’t pay for the 1940 census when you can see it for FREE.

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About Donna R Causey

Donna R. Causey, resident of Alabama, was a teacher in the public school system for twenty years. When she retired, Donna found time to focus on her lifetime passion for historical writing. She developed the websites www.alabamapioneers and All her books can be purchased at and Barnes & Noble. She has authored numerous genealogy books. RIBBON OF LOVE: A Novel Of Colonial America (TAPESTRY OF LOVE) is her first novel in the Tapestry of Love about her family where she uses actual characters, facts, dates and places to create a story about life as it might have happened in colonial Virginia. Faith and Courage: Tapestry of Love (Volume 2) is the second book and the third FreeHearts: A Novel of Colonial America (Book 3 in the Tapestry of Love Series) Discordance: The Cottinghams (Volume 1) is the continuation of the story. . For a complete list of books, visit Donna R Causey

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