Wednesday, January 10, 2007

US census at the source

JewishGen FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions:

"There is a 72-year privacy rule for federal census records. The 1940 Census will be released to the public on April 1, 2012. Records of 1940 and later are currently restricted to the persons in the record or their heirs. Write to:

Bureau of the Census
Personal Census Service Branch
P.O. Box 1545
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
(812) 288-3300

Requires a death certificate, or a signature if living. Fee is $65 per person per year searched."

US Census page about Genealogy

U.S. Census Bureau Subjects A to Z

Census Bureau Home Page


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