== Find family members in the
U.S. Census records. ==
===== It is often necessary to search several censuses to find and prove relationships. =====
=== Step 1. Search for your ancestor in the[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/
show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1401638 1850] and [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1473181 1860 ]U.S. Census ===
*Establish the parents and children of this family in the earliest censuses where they can be found.<br>
*Always look at the original record, not just the index or transcript.
=== Step 2. Search for your ancestor in the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/
show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1417683 1880 ] U.S. Census. ===
married children with a parent living with them by searchng for the parent's name.<br>
Parents are often found in the census records living with their married children . It is a good way to substantiate relationships and find additional family members.''
=== Step 3: Add new information to [https://familysearch.org/ Family Tree]. ===