In this edition of Understanding Ancestors, we’ll take a look at German immigrants to the United States. According to the 2000 U.S., Germany was the most often cited country of ancestry. Do you have German ancestors?
Census records are fantastic tools for verifying basic information about a family member and for discovering the names of parents, siblings, and other close relatives. This first installment of the Genealogy 101 series covers what you can expect when looking at census records and a few tips and tricks for making the most of them.