How do i find divorce records in Texas?
Obtaining Texas divorce records online is fairly simple. Visit the Texas.gov Vital Records Application. This application can be used to order birth certificates, death certificates, marriage verification, and divorce verification.
How do I find out if my ancestors owned slaves?
To do that, check the 1860 U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules for the name of the white person on the labor contract. The 1860 Slave Schedule lists the number of slaves owned, age, race (black or mulatto) and sex. All slaves are listed under the names of their owners not by the slave’s given name.
How do I find old census records?
http://1940census.archives.gov. Online subscription services are available to access the 1790–1940 census records and many public libraries provide access to these services free-of-charge. Contact your local library to inquire if it has subscribed to one of these services.
What happened to the 1920 census?
The results of the 1920 census revealed a major and continuing shift of the population of the United States from rural to urban areas. No apportionment was carried out following the 1920 census; representatives elected from rural districts worked to derail the process, fearful of losing political power to the cities.
What does DED mean in Irish census?
District Electoral Division
What happened to the 1931 census?
Unfortunately, the 1931 census for England and Wales was destroyed by fire in 1942, and no census was taken in 1941 because of the Second World War.