Connecticut, World War I, Military Census of Nurses 1917 - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Connecticut, World War I, Military Census of Nurses, 1917
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|Flag of Connecticut|
|Location of Connecticut|
|Record Type||Census Questionnaires|
|Connecticut State Library|
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains a military census of nurses for the year 1917 in Connecticut. The collection is part of Record Group 029, Records of the Census Military Department at the Connecticut State Library. Archival note:"Pages may appear to be missing, but this is not necessarily true because many pages were attached to other pages of the same name but in a different area within this same group of records. A general index for this census' codes is found in the first few images of each film."
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
This record many contain the following information:
- The name of the nurse
- Height and Weight
- Marital status
- Birth Place
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- Name of the person
- Where they served
- What type of nurse they were
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Connecticut.
- US Military Basic Search Strategies
- Beginning United States World War I Research
- Connecticut Guided Research
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research
- Beginning Research in United States Military Records
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- Military census questionnaires of nurses, 1917-1918
- Connecticut, World War I Selective Service System draft registration cards, 1917-1918
- Connecticut, World War I American Expeditionary Forces, deaths, 1917-1919
Related FamilySearch Historical Record Collections[edit | edit source]
- United States, World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
- United States, World War I American Expeditionary Forces Deaths, 1917-1919
- United States, Index to Naturalizations of World War I Soldiers, 1918
- United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940
- United States, Enlisted and Officer Muster Rolls and Rosters, 1916-1939
Related Digital Books[edit | edit source]
- Service records : Connecticut men and women in the armed forces of the United States during World War, 1917-1920
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