The 1850 census was the first census to give the name, sex, color, age, occupation and birthplace of each free member of the household.
If you don't provide the sources for your information, then that information is practically worthless to other researchers.
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Immigration is entering a country where you are not a native to take up permanent residence. Emigration is leaving a country where you have been a citizen.
The method of survey using a combination of directional and distance measurements with references to natural and artificial objects, that define a tract of land is called "Metes and Bounds".
Female lines are as important as male lines. One-half of your ancestors are female! They can be more difficult to locate since most changed their names when married.