Step 7. Track your research

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Interview old people from Felemea when they come to visit next month.<br>Record Grandfather’s baptismal date on his Family Group Record  
 
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When we interview someone or obtain a document, artifact (item of clothing, tool, photograph, etc), or a copy of a record about our family, we should make a note of it. We should write the results we obtained and where the information came from on our “Results List.” 

Results List

Example:

                                                                        RESULTS LIST
People I talked to, papers I read, or objects I looked at   
                                         Any new information?

Example: My Auntie Salote                                                                                           Yes
                Baptismal record of my Grandfather Samuela Fakatou                               Yes. His LDS baptismal date

 



Where did I get the information or where is it located now?                                 

 In interview notes dated June 2000 in my                                                                                                                       file behind her family group record.

From the ward records in Felemea 

                                                                                                      








We also need to keep a paper with ideas of what we want to do next. When we have time to do work on family history, it will remind us of what we had in mind.

Example:

To do List

                                                                   TO DO LIST

Interview old people from Felemea when they come to visit next month.
Record Grandfather’s baptismal date on his Family Group Record