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Record Description

This collection contains images of index cards in alphabetical order for some members of the LDS Church. The names on the cards come primarily from sources from 1830 to the mid-1900s. Sources include LDS church records, journals, biographies, cemetery records, immigration records and published books.

For a list of records by surnames currently published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

Record Content and Use

For additional in-depth information about the contents and use of this collection see the wiki article Early Church Information File (ECIF)

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

Search the Collection

To search the collection by image,
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate  "First and Last Name" which takes you to the images.

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

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Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.


Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation:

"Utah, FamilySearch, Early LDS Church Information File, 1830-1900." Index or Index and Images or Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Department.

Image citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900.

 

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