USGenWeb Free Census Project Completion Instructions, Transcriber's Notes

If you are sending a descriptive paragraph to be included with your transcription in the archives, it should be in "Text" format. You can write it using your wordprocessor and saving it as "text", or use the Notepad program that comes with Windows. You may want to write about unusal things you encountered while transcribing your census. Examples are [1]Page numbers, [2]Mistakes made by enumerators (Farmer John listed as female), [3]Statistics about your county, number of families, people, occupations, etc.

Completion Instructions Table of Contents


When transcribing the census, MAKE A BACKUP COPY!

Census Project since 1997

A Gift of the Past for the Future! Started in February, 1997, The USGenWeb Free Census Project is an all-volunteer project to transcribe census records in a standard format in order to make them available to genealogical researchers on the Internet.

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