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Date: Monday, January 1, 2001 
Question/Topic: Census Genealogy Soundex Code 
Answer/Pointer: Census Genealogy Soundex Code The Soundex system is the means established by the National Archives to index the U.S. censuses (beginning with 1880). It codes together surnames of the same and similar sounds but of variant spellings. Soundexes are arranged by state, Soundex code of the surname, and given name See Problem Box for sample pages and forms. Http:// 
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