Source Information U.S., Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2010.
Original data: Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings

About U.S., Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1

General Collection Information

The U.S. Public Records Index contains more than 400 million public records of individuals who lived in the United States between 1950 and 1993. Although the original information is available to the public by contacting the appropriate agency, this searchable database simplifies the process. Individuals under the age of 18 are not included in this index.

Using this Collection

This index, especially when combined with city directories, is a great resource for confirming locality and family relationships. The information in this database may include the following:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Birth Information
  • Address
  • Residence Date
  • Telephone Number
  • History of the Collection

    The information in the U.S. Public Records Index was compiled from a variety of public records. The various types of records used to create this index include:

  • Telephone Directories
  • Marketing Lists
  • Postal Change-of-Address Forms
  • Public Record Filings
  • Directory Assistance Records
  • Property and Land Records
  • Sources

    More U.S. Public Records = More Ancestry Hints. Ancestry Blog. April 7, 2010. Accessed July 16, 2020.

    15 Apr 2020: Changes were made to the data to improve the performance of this collection. No new records were added.