U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules
The importance of mortality data? These records could help your research with proving/disproving a relationship, or provide an explanation for a descendant’s death. Census information included name, sex, age, color, widowed or not, place of birth, month of death, occupation, and cause of death. The schedules are not available for all states and years. The Enumerators for these census data were asked to record information of individuals who died in the year immediately preceding the census. SGS member Merilee Mulvey shares an article from Dick Eastman’s Genealogy Newsletter which describes how mortality schedules can benefit your family research.
Census 2020 Update
90,000,000 (and counting) households nationwide have responded to the 2020 Census.
Siuslaw Pioneer Museum Schedule
SGS member Pat Rongey reminds everyone the Siuslaw Pioneer Museum will be open on July 4th & 5th and July 11th & 12th from 12-4 pm. Corona virus safety measures have been implemented. Visitors are encouraged to bring and wear masks, practice safe distancing and use available hand sanitizers. The Museum Research Library is available by appointment only until further notice. The Museum staff will re-assess the opening procedures after this limited opening to determine whether it will resume regular everyday hours. For more information or to contact the research library, call 541-997-7884 and leave a message.