General Resources: Census Helps

Age Calculator

Calculating Birthdates from Ages on Censuses
Explains how to calculate birthdates from age data taken from multiple census records; the actual calculator is here.

Census Enumeration Districts

Census Enumeration Districts
Enumeration districts from NARA

Dictionary of Old Occupations

Dictionary of Old Occupations
Database of old occupations, jobs, archaic trades and similar historical terms

FamilySearch

FamilySearch.org
FamilySearch is the premiere free source for genealogy documents. With millions of records from around the world, its collections cover ...

Fold3

Fold3
Formerly Footnote.com, Fold3 is largely a resource for military document research. They also offer a large collection of city directories ...

Inflation Calculator

Inflation Calculator
Enter a dollar amount and the year and the inflation calculator will show you how much that same amount would ...

One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse

SteveMorse.org One Step Webpages
Steve Morse’s site provides an interface to search databases with one step instead of the multiple steps required at the ...

The Fate of the 1890 Population Census

The Fate of the 1890 Federal Census
Explanation from NARA about the fate of the missing 1890 census and possible reasons behind the loss.

Traditional Nicknames in Old Documents

Traditional Nicknames in Old Documents
A wiki of historic nicknames and abbreviations

Location-Specific Resources: Census Helps

Interactive map of Georgia militia districts

Georgia General Militia Districts
Interactive map of Georgia Militia Districts in 1920

Mississippi State Archives

Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Digital archives include the Educable Children records, Confederate pension applications, 19th century tax rolls, WWI record of service cards, map ...

Seeking Michigan - the online platform for the Michigan Historical Center

Michigan: Seeking Michigan
Michigan State Archives publishes Seeking Michigan, the online platform for the Michigan Historical Center. In addition to death records from ...

Pennsylvania State Library

Pennsylvania State Library
“The Genealogy and Local History Collection of the State Library of Pennsylvania consists of a wide variety of indexes, genealogies, ...