PCI Webinar with Maggie Rose
Intermediate Genealogy: Census Records
Every beginning genealogist knows that Federal Census records are a
great place to start searching for our ancestors. However, we can learn
more from them than just the places, dates, and names listed.
Knowing the history and historical importance of data collected by census
records is an important tool in every genealogist’s kit. Gleaning information not indexed in a database can lead to big breakthroughs in your research.
Learn how to sift through and interpret enumerator’s abbreviations as well
as your ancestor’s historical data.
At the conclusion of webinar, participants will know:
● How and where to access census records
● The history and historical importance of census records for
● The type of data collected and how it relates to genealogy
● The differences and similarities of local census records
● Introductory knowledge about European census records
Maggie Rose — Biography
Maggie Rose is a librarian at the Twinsburg Public Library in Ohio. She
coordinates the library book displays and is responsible for the audio book
and board games collections. Maggie also teaches computer classes and
sits on the Reference and Information Services Division and Adult Services
Division Action Councils for the Ohio Library Council.
Maggie started library work in 5 th grade as a shelver and volunteer in her
school library. As a teen, she started shelving in her local public library and has held many library positions since. Maggie graduated summa cum laude
from the University of Akron with a BA in English and minor in classical
studies. She received her MLIS from Kent State and has been working as a
librarian for six years.
Maggie loves gardening, camping and her boisterous family, which consists
of a spouse, a boy, a girl, a dog, 6 cats, and 9 chickens.