Ancestry.com has announced that the company has now completed the indexing of the 1940 U.S. Census records and that the index is available for everyone to use. Go here to learn more: http://www.ancestry.com/1940-census.
PROVO, UTAH – (August 3, 2012) – Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online family history resource, is proud to announce that it has completed the records indexing process for the 1940 U.S. Federal Census, now fully indexed. Search every name, state and territory for FREE.
On April 1, 1940 history was made as the 16th U.S. Census was taken in America and its territories. And today, each of the 134 million records is ready for you to explore here on Ancestry.com. Simply search for your family member by name and you could find records that include details like address, age, occupation, income, education level and more.
“We are so excited to be publishing our index to the 1940 U.S. Federal Census for free on Ancestry.com,” said Tim Sullivan, CEO of Ancestry.com. “As one of the most anticipated family history resources ever, the 1940 Census is a fantastic way for almost every American to get started making discoveries about their family history as well as a key new resource for so many of our two million existing subscribers. Experienced through our new Interactive Image Viewer, the stories and discoveries inside the 1940 Census really come to life.” Almost 90% of Americans has a relative in the 1940 Census. See who you can discover, right now. Search the 1940 Census.