The Family Group Sheet identifies a couple and their children. Everyone with a spouse or child has two group sheets; one as a child with parents and usually one as a parent with children.
Don't assume that all children listed in the census belong to the wife listed. This may be a second wife and the children a combination of "his and hers."
The 1840 Census asks about names and ages of Pensioners for Revolutionary or other Military Service.
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The Pedigree Chart is a map from you to your ancestors. Begin with yourself. Females always use their maiden names.