Posted By:Nancy Shire
Subject:Re: 1840, 1850, 1860 CENSUS QUESTION
Post Date:November 07, 2003 at 12:48:18
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Forum:Paulding County, GA Genealogy Forum
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Don't forget to check surrounding counties. For example, if your ancestor lived in a town called "Fish Creek" in Paulding County in 1840 and 1850, he wouldn't be in any Paulding County census for 1860 -- because that part of Paulding County became Polk County in 1851.

Good luck.