COOK-CO-IL-L Archives

Archiver > COOK-CO-IL > 2004-01 > 1073253847

From: "Jim Ryan" <>
Subject: Re: Census Related Question
Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2004 14:04:07 -0800
References: <>

Hi All, For those that are curious about census enumerator instructions,
go to: .
Jim Ryan, CA

----- Original Message -----
From: "Baldwin" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, January 04, 2004 11:39 AM
Subject: Census Related Question

> Hello list,
> I noticed the thread on the Census and wondered if anyone knew when the
Census stopped doing a door to door survey and started to do random
sampling - if that was the case. I was alive for the 1970,80,90, and 2000
Census and know for a fact that my family was not listed. We lived in a
major metropolitan city so it was very easy to find us. As there is no
census record of my living during that time period, I am sure that future
family historians will encounter frustration attempting to locate myself and
my family.
> Was my family just one that fell between the cracks all those times? Or
was this the norm. I too am having problems locating family members in
census despite spelling variations and just wondered when census became less
inclusive than the earlier ones.
> best wishes,
> Stephen

This thread: