Thursday, June 22, 2006

Genealogical Database

"Ancestry.com is adding historic U.S. Census records to boost its archive of searchable names to 5 billion, making it what the company calls the most comprehensive genealogical database ever compiled. The Provo company was set to announce Thursday that it copied complete U.S. Census records from 1790 to 1930 — a Herculean effort that took a team of experts and workers a combined 6.6 million hours of labor." By Paul Foy, AP, Yahoo News Link to Article (last visited 6-21-06 NVS)

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