History of Clothing 19th Century U.S. HATS, bonnets,caps1800,1801,1809, 1800s A Bibliography of Fashion links As you look at  the following reference sites remember that these styles of clothing were worn by middle and upper class individuals. Most people wore clothing that was far simpler and cheaper.



19th century Marriage Manuals

19th Century Utopian communities in the United States  If you are having trouble finding  ancestor checking out Utopian communities might give you a lead

Children in the 19th century

The evolution of the American Family

Multi Generational Families in 19th century America
Steven Ruggles is Regents Professor of History and Population Studies at the University of Minnesota, and the Director of the Minnesota Population Center.

Women and the Early Industrial Revolution