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Census misspellings and locality listings

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Census misspellings and locality listings

Posted: 23 Oct 2011 11:06AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 23 Oct 2011 12:52PM GMT
Surnames: Viryan, Viogan,Vivyan
We have a fairly unique last name that continually gets transcribed inaccurately and so it is difficult to find census listings for several recordings. Is there a way to look at a specific locality to research if relatives are listed?

Last name is actually Vivyan - but because of deciphering handwriting the name has been spelled as Viryan, Viogan, and other variations. Many I have been able to find, but still odd that I can't find my father in the 1930 census!
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jim10010 23 Oct 2011 5:06PM GMT 
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jim10010 24 Oct 2011 12:46AM GMT 
ERhodes1135 24 Oct 2011 1:53AM GMT 
saned4539 13 Dec 2012 12:12PM GMT 
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