GenealogyBank Now Has Federal Census Records, a paid newspaper/obituary subscription site recently added federal census records to its sections: Newspaper Archives (not to be confused with, a different newspaper/obituary site), Recent Obituaries (there’s some crossover as the Archives sometimes include recent items that aren’t in Recent Obituaries), U. S. Federal Census (new addition), Social Security Death Index (doesn’t include the last three years), Government Publications, and Historical Books. I am not sure when they were added, but I don’t recall seeing them in late December 2018. I didn’t search the site much for the last week of the year, but I don’t remember seeing the addition of federal census records in early January 2019 unless I wasn’t paying enough attention. I only noticed yesterday (January 15, 2019) when I logged into my account. You can get the same census records for free on FamilySearch: Federal law requires federal census records to be sealed for 72 years after the census was taken.

It would be interesting to see if they transcribed the records themselves, or if they simply purchased or acquired a list from elsewhere. I checked my great-grandmother who was transcribed incorrectly on – I submitted a note so if you search for her now it will find her even though the transcription error is still there; she is correctly transcribed on FamilySearch. -When I looked at, she was transcribed correctly.

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  1. Pingback: Three Main Paid Newspaper Archive Sites | Ups and Downs of Family History V2.0

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