US POPULATION CENSUS
1880, 1900, 1910, 1920
STREET FINDING GUIDE INSTRUCTIONS
DRACUT, MASSACHUSETTS
LAWRENCE, MASSACHUSETTS
LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS
AND
TEWKSBURY MASSACHUSETTS


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To use these Street Finding Guides, you must know the name of the street where the person you are searching lived .  The street name maybe found in the Lowell, MA and Lawrence, MA City Directories, personal correspondence, or other records.
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You must also have access to the US Population Census on microfilm.  This microfilm is available at Regional Centers of the National Archives, as well as large University and Public Libraries, and also the Church of Lather Day Saints and Family History Centers.
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Using the Street Finding Guides (1900, 1910, 1920) locate the street(s) you are searching and list the Roll #, ED #, and Page # of each street entry.
 
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Using Corresponding US Population Census (1900, 1910, 1920) on microfilm, locate the Roll #, ED #, and the Page #. Carefully read pages for the person you are searching.
Additional Information
     
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Roll numbers some of the roll numbers I have added the letter A to the number, this to recognize that the information is on the second half of the microfilm.
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Page numbers in the Street Finding Guide refer to the STAMPED numbers in the upper right hand corner of every other page of microfilm.  The Guide designates the unnumbered page as "B", as in Page 1A, Page 1B, Page 2A, Page 2B. 
3. Street names are written vertically in the left margin on the microfilm.
4. Avenues, Courts, Roads, Streets, and Places are noted.. 
5. Streets may have continued onto the next page, although not written in the margins.
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In the Census, the entries begin with name of Head of the Household name.  Anyone following will be in the relation to that person.
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Exceptions: Some street names may have ended up on other streets, if they were on a corner of another street. 
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About the year1906 a section of Tewksbury becomes South Lowell called "Wigginsville", Roll # 666
 
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