Tom Hanks' Grandfather Was a Squirrel Inspector
June 22, 2006 10:46 AM Subscribe
Who's Your Grandaddy? Ancestry.com
"has compiled an online database
of information on 500 million people, culled from every U.S. census record from 1790 to 1930" that "includes screen shots of the handwritten forms filled out by census-takers." Usually you have to pay to access the records, but they're providing three days of free access.