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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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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.  
  
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].  
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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] link from the collection landing page.  
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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== Record Content and Use ==
  
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.  
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<gallery perrow="3" heights="120px" widths="160px">
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Image:Early Church Information File (12-0966) DGS 7100218 3561.jpg|ECIF Card
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{{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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For additional in-depth information about the contents and use of this collection see the wiki article [[Early Church Information File (ECIF)]]
  
[[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.]]  
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For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
  
== Record Content and Use ==
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=== Search the Collection ===
  
[[Image:Early Church Information File (12-0966) DGS 7100218 3561.jpg|thumb|right|Early Church Information File (12-0966) DGS 7100218 3561.jpg]]
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To search the collection by image, <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate&nbsp; "First and Last Name" which takes you to the images.  
  
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 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:
  
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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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
Be aware that there may also be more than one card about your ancestor.
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
For additional in-depth information about the contents and use of this collection see the wiki article [[Early Church Information File (ECIF)]]  
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org 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.
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citations for This Collection ==
 
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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.
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
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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.
  
{{Incomplete Citations}}  
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{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 2015. Citing Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Department. }}  
  
“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata &gt; San Ponciano &gt; Matrimonios 1884-1886 &gt; 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.
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'''Image citation''':<br> {{Image Citation Link
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Latest revision as of 21:49, 6 May 2015

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 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

Important.png Problems with this collection?
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.

Related Wiki Articles

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 2015. 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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