African Americans on the Federal Census

Posted by Genealogy Roadshow Editor on

  • Individual names can be listed with just an intial or surname
  • African-American relationships on census items can be fluid
  • Getting a picture of your ancestor's community through census records is a good way to build a broader picture of them

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