San Diego Genealogical Society

San Diego Genealogical Society
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Sunday, April 29, 2012

1940 Census Indexing Hint

I was indexing a census batch this afternoon and had a practically unreadable surname. It is the surname on line 51. My first guess was Schmoe. That is obviously a poor choice.


Then I noticed that the last family member was on one of the supplemental information lines. When I looked at the supplemental lines I saw that the surname is clearly Schnoor. It pays to explore all options.

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