New York State took a state census in the years: 1790 (Albany County), 1825, 1835, 1845, 1855, 1865, 1875, 1892, 1905, 1915 and 1925.
Book to consider for your personal genealogy reference library: Photo Organizing Practices: Daguerreotypes to Digital by Maureen A. Taylor.
Search the Message Boards for others looking for the same person(s) you're researching. You go to the Board to search but you can ask to be notified of new entries.
A generation equals 22-25 years for a man and 18-23 years for a woman.
Affidavit refers to a written and signed statement sworn in front of a court officer.
Avoid forming a theory and never changing it. Remember the three "R's": Rethink -- Reanalyze -- Redo!
Social Security Records Missing? In 1951 the Social Security System started to cover self-employed, temporary government workers, farm laborers, domestic workers in US territories or overseas employees of American companies.