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  • Eston Parker
    Researching Eston Parker in Alamance County, North Carolina
    One of the best ways to learn about resources in an area is to follow case studies. In researching Eston Parker, you will learn about resources that exist for Alamance County, North Carolina. Eston first appears at 57 years of age on the 1940...
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    Using the census in genealogy
    A census is defined as “an official count or survey of a population, typically recording various details of individuals.” There are many different census’ available to genealogists. The amount of detail included on these censuses...
  • White House pressuring the Census Bureau into tampered numbers for Obamacare
    White House pressuring the Census Bureau into tampered numbers for Obamacare
    It appears that the Obama administration has been playing ‘smoke and mirrors’ with the census. It’s either incompetence at all levels of this White House or something far worse. Texas Republican Blake Farenthold, chairman of the...
  • Genealogy: all records lead to your family history
    Genealogy: census, online, library, society or archives, people working together
    Genealogy research includes census, online, library, society, archives, and people all working together. The family historian will use all of the above. The following example will demonstrate how to research from the known to the unknown.Census...
  • Wedding
    Americans are waiting longer to get married, if they decide to wed at all
    Americans are waiting longer to get married than they did in the Baby Boomer era.According to a Pew Research examination of the latest Census Bureau data, the median age for a first marriage across the country was 29 for men and 26.6 years for...
  • Nathaniel Macon
    The 1802 midterms: Federalist disaster
    The Democratic-Republicans won a sweeping victory over the Federalists in the 1800 elections. Thomas Jefferson assumed the presidency and his party grabbed power in both houses of congress. Little did anyone realize, but the Federalist Party was...
  • 1869 State Census, South Carolina
    State censuses bridge the genealogy gap between federal censuses
    Do you have a few genealogy gaps to fill? State or territorial censuses can be used to learn more about an ancestor in conjunction with the federal census. This article will help you determine:If a state or territorial census existHow to gain...
  • Former General Electric CEO Jack Welch
    Is Jack Welsh owed an apology?
    An explosive article from the New York Post yesterday byJohn Crudele potentially confirms what many suspected during last year's presidential election: Department of Labor statistics showing a sharp decline in America's unemployment rate...
  • Poverty rising in Ohio
    Census poverty report, falling incomes upend Kasich claims Ohioans better off
    After three years of programs and policies designed by Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich and approved by a friendly Republican legislature to turn around Ohio from the economic ravages inflicted by the Great Recession, claims by the executive branch that...
  • Census
    How religious are the religious?
    Opinion polls track opinions, with varying degrees of accuracy - sometimes dependent on the wishful thinking of those commissioning the polls. But many think that censuses are really accurate, because the entire population is included. Really...
  • Hackers
    Who Wants to Stop Atheists From Being Counted in the Atheist Census?
    It had finally come down to “distillation.” What had started as a seemingly innocuous attempt by a few theists to mislabel the particularly vocal atheists in a discussion group suddenly escalated into what could only be described in my...
  • Where does your city rank in terms of religiosity?
    Where does your city rank in terms of religiosity?
    If you've ever wondered where your city ranks in terms its religiosity? Well, the 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study (RCMS) is out today and has just such data. The RCMS is a county-by-county enumeration...
  • Healthy  Looks Creme Gloss
    L'Oreal Paris Healthy Look Hair Census Survey results are in
    Hair color can make or break your look but are you, your hair color?L’Oréal Paris’ Healthy Look Crème Gloss and their team of experts have reached out to 1000 facebook fans to present their 2012 Hair Color Census. Find out what the...
  • Bug counters
    Bug counters
    Trillions of insects killed by cars every year, says studyDutch researcher and biologist Arnold Van Vliet wanted to know whether the insect, or bug, population of the earth was decreasing. For his specific bug census, he recruited ordinary...
  • What occurs when divorce strikes familes in the Arab American community
    What occurs when divorce strikes families in the Arab American community
    Arab American or not, children seem to be the most effected when it comes to divorce. In America, divorce rates are most definitely decreasing, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. Although, divorce does tend to happen regardless of your...