Step-by-Step Guide to Using Online Census Indexes: Part Five (Genealogy’s Star)

Genealogy’s Star: Step-by-Step Guide to Using Online Census Indexes: Part Five. “Searching online especially of indexes requires a certain amount of experience and strategy. Over time, you’ll begin to realize that indexes are not always complete or accurate. The person compiling the index may have misread the handwriting and the information recorded is either inaccurate or incomplete. Despite the existence of a searchable index to the records, manual searching through the census schedules may be necessary if the indexing was incomplete or inaccurate.”