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''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide&nbsp;]] &gt; Step 6. Organize your papers''<br>  
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== 1. Gather papers together to find what's needed, and prevent loss.  ==
 
== 1. Gather papers together to find what's needed, and prevent loss.  ==
  
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== 2. Put your ''Ancestor (Pedigree) charts, To Do Lists'', and ''Results lists'' in one pile and your ''family charts (Family Group Records)'' 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.  ==
  
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== 3. Put your ''Family Group Records ''in ''alphabetical order ''by name.  ==
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== 3. Put your ''family group records'' in '''''alphabetical order''''' by name.  ==
  
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== 4. Put the papers about each family behind their ''family chart''. ==
  
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==== 4. Put the papers about each family behind their ''family chart''.  ====
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:*Put a person’s papers from before they are married behind their parents’ ''family chart''. <br>*After a person is married, put their papers behind the family chart where they appear as the husband and wife.
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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.
 
*Keep your ''pedigree charts'' in one folder and your ''To Do lists'' and ''Results Lists'' in another.  
 
*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.  
 
*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.
 
*The more papers you get, the bigger the container you will need.
  
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== 5. Store your papers in a safe place. ==
  
Store them 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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