Month: August 2021

Troutfelters, Troutfeathers, and Broad Searches of the Census at

Broad searches are fine as long as they work in a way that the researcher expects. That does not appear to be the case with a search I recently conducted of the 1850 census on A “broad” search for Troutfelter in the 1850 census brought about ten results, including three with the spelling of […]