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From: Jim Winfrey <>
Subject: Re: [RMagic] Residence fact vs census fact
Date: Thu, 28 May 2009 12:09:16 -0400
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On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 10:12 AM, Pat Grady <> wrote:
> I use the residence fact separately from the census fact.  Primarily I use
> it to note the specific house number and street name where the
> individual/family lived at the time of the census (or any other document),
> mostly for those in urban areas.  I do this primarily to compile a list of
> those home addresses so I can visit and photograph the homes that are still
> existing.  In a few instances, I have ended up with some interesting
> conversation with the current residents, and encountered a few who were
> worried I was with the IRS or the property tax office, seeing me walking up
> a street with my notepad and camera.

I use census records only as a source for Residence, Occupation, Names
and Birthdates. And now with the ability to share events, using the
census becomes both easier and more powerful.

Jim


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