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From: sean roche <>
Subject: Re: [S-I] Progress on the US 1940 Census
Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2012 09:21:24 +0000
I have been doing some indexing for Ancestry and Colorado is now complete.
Kansas has the highest priority and is the next to be entered.
Ancestry are looking for more volunteers if anyone is interested in doing a bit of data entry.
> Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2012 22:14:17 -0400
> Subject: Re: [S-I] Progresso on the US 1940 Census
> Linda, I got in about 10 am on the second, knew where my grandparents were
> in 1940 and actually found their record..HOWEVER..and it is a BIG
> HOWEVER...I had an advantage of knowing New Castle, IN, and knew street
> names and where they were in relation to my grandparents, and to other
> things in town. Yep, not only found my grandparents, but lots of people I
> grew up knowing (which helped me hone in on the right ward), and then also
> found my aunt and uncle. My parents had been giving my father's parents'
> address as theirs legally, and I was hoping I could find me there. Nope.
> So..now I have to wait because I don't know if we were in Indianapolis or in
> Chicago!!!! I know about where in Indy..but hunting for the correct ward,
> even for New Castle, took me almost an hour. Indiana was NOT listed as
> being one of the first 5 to be downloaded, but it turns out it was. Unless
> you have a VERY GOOD idea where someone was, and you know the area, you are
> better off waiting and checking for the indexing to become available.
> -----Original Message-----
> Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2012 12:08 PM
> To: List
> Subject: [S-I] Progresso on the US 1940 Census
> Hi folks, the US 1940 census is in the process of crawling out of the
> archives. Though not indexed that stopped few of us from attempting to
> access it on day one. This caused much crashing of websites and browsers.
> Ancestry Insider is a blog. He has some stats on what is on line now and
> Linda Merle
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