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''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide&nbsp;]] &gt; Step 1. To start, write down the basic information you know from memory.''<br>  
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''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide&nbsp;]] &gt; Step 6. Organize your papers''<br>
  
==== 1. Gather your papers together so&nbsp;you can find what&nbsp;you need and keep things from getting lost.&nbsp;<br> ====
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== 1. Gather papers together to find what's needed, and prevent loss.  ==
  
==== 2. &nbsp;Put your ''Ancestor (Pedigree) charts, To Do Lists, and Results lists ''in one pile and your ''family charts ''in another pile.  ====
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== 2. Put ''pedigree charts, to-do lists'', and ''results lists'' in one pile. Put ''family group records'' in another pile. ==
  
==== 3.&nbsp; Put your sheets in ''alphabetical order ''by name. <br><br>  ====
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==== 4.&nbsp; Put the papers about each family behind their ''family chart''.  ====
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== 3. Put your ''family group records'' in '''''alphabetical order''''' by name.  ==
  
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; • Put a person’s papers from before they are married behind their parents’ ''family chart''.  
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;• After a person is married,&nbsp;put their papers behind the family chart where they appear as the husband and wife.  
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== 4. Put the papers about each family behind their ''family chart''. ==
  
<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; •&nbsp;Keep your ''pedigree charts ''in one folder and your ''To Do lists ''and ''Results Lists ''in another.
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&nbsp;&nbsp; • You then can put the Pedigree Chart and associated papers for each family in a folder in alphabetical order by name.  
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*Put a person’s papers from before they are married behind their parents’ ''family chart''.
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*After a person is married, put their papers behind the family chart where they appear as the husband and wife.
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*Keep your ''pedigree charts'' in one folder and your ''To Do lists'' and ''Results Lists'' in another.
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*You then can put the ''Pedigree Chart'' and associated papers for each family in a folder in alphabetical order by name.
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*The more papers you get, the bigger the container you will need.
  
&nbsp;&nbsp; • The more papers we get, the bigger the container we would need.&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;&nbsp; • We then&nbsp;store them in a safe place.  
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== 5. Store your papers in a safe place. ==
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Latest revision as of 14:20, 15 August 2009

Pacific Island Guide  > Step 6. Organize your papers

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1. Gather papers together to find what's needed, and prevent loss.

-scattered papers-.jpg

2. Put pedigree charts, to-do lists, and results lists in one pile. Put family group records in another pile.

Papers behind pedigree.jpg
Papers behind fgr.jpg

3. Put your family group records in alphabetical order by name.

Alphabetical fgrs.jpg

4. Put the papers about each family behind their family chart.

Pile with family charts.jpg
Containers for papers.jpg

  • Put a person’s papers from before they are married behind their parents’ family chart.
  • After a person is married, put their papers behind the family chart where they appear as the husband and wife.
  • Keep your pedigree charts in one folder and your To Do lists and Results Lists in another.
  • You then can put the Pedigree Chart and associated papers for each family in a folder in alphabetical order by name.
  • The more papers you get, the bigger the container you will need.

5. Store your papers in a safe place.




 

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