Census Finder


Census records are among one of the most often utilized tools for genealogical research.  Many censuses are recorded or transcribed and can be found online.  Locating free census records online can present a challenge. 

MyHeritage: 1940 Census


MyHeritage will be offering images and a searchable name index of the US 1940 Census. To coincide with this release, MyHeritage also plans to launch a new family history search engine to provide better name matching and search capabilities. As well, the results from the 1940 census will be integrated into family tree data stored on MyHeritage. Access is free.

Stephen Morse: 1940 census


GETTING READY FOR THE 1940 CENSUS: Searching without a Name Index by Stephen P. Morse. This article appeared in the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (December 2011