Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description  ==
 
== 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.  
 
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.  
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For a list of records by surnames currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//familysearch.org/records/collection/2078505/waypoints Browse].
  
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
  
{{Collection citation| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Early LDS Church Information File. Family History Department, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->}}  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Utah, FamilySearch, Early LDS Church Information File, 1830-1900." Index or Index and Images or Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Department. }}
 
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[[Early LDS Church Information File (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
 
[[Early LDS Church Information File (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]  
  
 
== Record Content and Use  ==
 
== Record Content and Use  ==
  
[[Image:Early Church Information File (12-0966) DGS 7100218_3561.jpg|thumb|left|Early Church Information File]]
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[[Image:Early Church Information File (12-0966) DGS 7100218 3561.jpg|thumb|right]]  
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To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select the appropriate "First and Last Name" which takes you to the images<br>
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
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Be aware that there may also be more than one card about your ancestor.
  
For in-depth information about the contents and use of this collection see the wiki article [[Early Church Information File (ECIF)]]  
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For additional in-depth information about the contents and use of this collection see the wiki article [[Early Church Information File (ECIF)]]  
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==

Revision as of 23:27, 27 February 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

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.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"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.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content and Use

Early Church Information File (12-0966) DGS 7100218 3561.jpg

To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page
⇒Select the appropriate "First and Last Name" which takes you to the images

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

Be aware that there may also be more than one card about your ancestor.

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

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.