Familysearch.org provides information about the status of the 1940 U.S. Census indexing project on its website. Click on the1940census.com dashboard in the right-hand corner to view a map of the United States.
The U.S. map provides the status for each state and lists Delaware, Colorado, Kansas, Oregon, Virginia, and New Hampshire as complete. These states are searchable by name, location and family relations.
The states of Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Washington, Utah, Wyoming and Vermont are at or above 85 percent complete. The census images for these states are available to search by county and or city.
If you are interested in the status of another state, click on the state, scroll down to view instructions on how to convert the 1930 census enumeration district to 1940, find a rural ancestor in 1940, convert a 1940 street address to an enumeration district and find your ancestor's 1940 street address.
Other options include “Explore Images by Location.” You can type in the county and/or city of interest, or click on the orange search button to view a list of counties and their available images.
The CCOKC Computer Club will meet at 9 a.m. June 9 at the CCOKC Resource Center, 3000 United Founders Blvd, Suite 201. Jim Ike will present “Genealogy Research on a Shoestring Budget.” The discussion will include information about Internet access, forms and charts, databases, software, research help and training.
“The Master Genealogist” and “Legacy” genealogy database programs study groups will meet at 11 a.m. to demonstrate the programs and provide tips on how to use the software. For more information, email Jim Ike at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you have a question, event, idea or an experience you wish to share, email Sharon Burns at sburns@