Genealogy Webinar: Getting Ready for 1950 Census – Noozhawk

Posted on February 15, 2022 | 4:12 p.m.

Stephen Morse

Professional genealogist Stephen Morse will present Getting Ready for the 1950 Census, a free virtual talk at the Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society’s monthly meeting, Saturday, Feb. 19. The meeting will be held via Zoom video conferencing.

For more about the event and to register, visit SBGen.org. The meeting will include Virtual Special Interest Groups at 9:30 a.m., a brief business meeting at 10:30 a.m., and the presentation at 11 a.m.

When the 1950 census is released in April 2022, it will not have a name index, so finding people in the census will involve searching by location. Even when a name index becomes available, there will still be many reasons for doing locational searches.

The census is organized by Enumeration Districts (ED), so the location needs to be converted to an ED before the census can be accessed. The talk will present the various tools Morse has developed on his One Step website, and show circumstances in which each can be used to search the census.

Morse is the creator of the One-Step Website, for which he has received the Lifetime Achievement Award and Outstanding Contribution Award from the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, Award of Merit from the National Genealogical Society, Excellence Award from the Association of Professional Genealogists, and two honors from Polish genealogical societies.

Morse is also a computer professional with a doctorate in electrical engineering. He has held various research, development, and teaching positions, authored technical papers, written textbooks, and holds four patents. He is best known as the archit…….

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Posted on February 15, 2022
| 4:12 p.m.

Stephen Morse


Professional genealogist Stephen Morse will present Getting Ready for the 1950 Census, a free virtual talk at the Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society’s monthly meeting, Saturday, Feb. 19. The meeting will be held via Zoom video conferencing.

For more about the event and to register, visit SBGen.org. The meeting will include Virtual Special Interest Groups at 9:30 a.m., a brief business meeting at 10:30 a.m., and the presentation at 11 a.m.

When the 1950 census is released in April 2022, it will not have a name index, so finding people in the census will involve searching by location. Even when a name index becomes available, there will still be many reasons for doing locational searches.

The census is organized by Enumeration Districts (ED), so the location needs to be converted to an ED before the census can be accessed. The talk will present the various tools Morse has developed on his One Step website, and show circumstances in which each can be used to search the census.

Morse is the creator of the One-Step Website, for which he has received the Lifetime Achievement Award and Outstanding Contribution Award from the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, Award of Merit from the National Genealogical Society, Excellence Award from the Association of Professional Genealogists, and two honors from Polish genealogical societies.

Morse is also a computer professional with a doctorate in electrical engineering. He has held various research, development, and teaching positions, authored technical papers, written textbooks, and holds four patents. He is best known as the architect of the Intel 8086 (granddaddy of today’s Pentium processor), which sparked the PC revolution some 40 years ago.

Source: https://www.noozhawk.com/article/genealogy_webinar_getting_ready_for_1950_census