These are the video tutorials that I recommend for learning more about the 1940 U.S. federal population census, and what you can find out about your ancestors in this census.
Repositories & Records
U.S. federal population censuses are my favorite type of record for doing U.S. genealogy and history research. These FREE tutorials provide extensive details about each federal population census.
Join me this coming Sunday, September 15th for a jam-packed lecture that explains the two “bread and butter” record types for Mexican and Hispanic genealogy – Catholic parish registers and government civil registrations.
Are you a genealogist who resides in California? Yorba Linda Public Library’s eCard is a relatively unknown super convenient gem for genealogists, other researchers, and lifelong learners.
These three brothers served in Europe during the war. None appeared to be career military before or after the war. So each Flanagan brother should have registered for the draft. Try as I might, I could not find a draft registration card for the oldest brother Michael Flanagan.
While doing last minute preparation on Sunday for my final lecture that the Texas State Genealogical Society’s excellent conference in San Antonio, I noticed a new feature on FamilySearch. They have rolled out an easier more direct way to access those unlinked (non-indexed, non-searchable, browsable-only) digitized collections.