1940 US Census Now Available

1940 Census Website screen grab.For all of you who got interested in family history research after our Winter 2011/2012 issue (or for those already “into” family history research), today should be a great day for you.  The 1940 US Census is now available online from the National Archives.  There’s been overwhelming interest so expect some downtime and delays.  But, seriously, this is the first time everything’s been available for 72 years–I’m sure we can wait a little longer.  What’s that they say?  Patience is a virtue?

If you’d like a way to get started on your family history research, here’s a little “about” article from the above-mentioned Winter 2011/2012 issue of Quarterly Speed Bump Magazine–including a handy-dandy generation chart to fill in!