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Find family members in the Census records. Verify information with vital records.
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=== Step 1. Search for your ancestor in the[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1325221 1900 U.S. Census] at www.familysearch.org.  ===
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*Use the ancestor's name, birth year and birth place for a successful search.
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*When searching for a woman, use her married name.
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*Always look at the original record, not just the index or transcript.
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=== Step 2: Verify the family information you find in the census with vital records,  ===
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*Look in [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 &nbsp;Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959].
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*Look for the parents' marriage.
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*Look for a child's marriage. It could list the parents' names.
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=== Step 3: Add any additional individuals and information to Family Tree.&nbsp;  ===
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*Prepare temple work in Family Tree by clicking on any green arrows found in the tree.

Revision as of 20:33, 28 December 2012

Contents

Find family members in the Census records. Verify information with vital records.

Step 1. Search for your ancestor in the1900 U.S. Census at www.familysearch.org.

  • Use the ancestor's name, birth year and birth place for a successful search.
  • When searching for a woman, use her married name.
  • Always look at the original record, not just the index or transcript.


Step 2: Verify the family information you find in the census with vital records,


Step 3: Add any additional individuals and information to Family Tree. 

  • Prepare temple work in Family Tree by clicking on any green arrows found in the tree.