Counting California: Censuses, Directories, and Voter Records

Gena Philibert-Ortega
Aug 29, 2016
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Introduction
3m 10s
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Censuses
5m 17s
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Federal Census
8m 36s
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State Census
3m 54s
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Mission Census
2m 25s
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Padrons
2m 22s
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Indian Census
2m 06s
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Local Census
2m 29s
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City Directories
19m 36s
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Voter Records
14m 02s
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Conclusion
2m 01s

About this webinar

One of the first things we do as family history researchers is to track our ancestor in the federal census. This provides us with a time and place for our family. But there are other records that can also provide that information. Aside from the federal census, it's important to be familiar with state specific censuses, directories (city as well as topical) and voter registrations. These resources provide names, relationships, addresses, occupations and other genealogically important data. We'll look at what is available and where to find these items online and off.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Gena Philibert-Ortega is an author, researcher, and instructor whose focus is genealogy, social and women's history. She holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology a
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