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== Find family members in the U.S. Census records. Verify information with vital records.  ==
 
== Find family members in the U.S. Census records. Verify information with vital records.  ==
  
=== 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]  ===
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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]  ===
  
 
*Use the ancestor's name, birth year and birth place for a successful search.  
 
*Use the ancestor's name, birth year and birth place for a successful search.  
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=== Step 2: Verify the family information you find in the census with vital records,  ===
 
=== Step 2: Verify the family information you find in the census with vital records,  ===
  
*Look in [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1410397 &nbsp;Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959]&nbsp;for the parents' marriage.<br>
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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]&nbsp;for the parents' marriage.<br>  
 
*Look for a child's marriage. It could list the parents' names.
 
*Look for a child's marriage. It could list the parents' names.
  

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Contents

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

Step 1. Search for your ancestor in the1900 U.S. Census 

  • 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 new information to Family Tree. 

  • Add any newly found spouses and children to the Family Tree.
  • Prepare temple work by clicking on green arrows found in the Tree.
  • Follow the directions on the page.
  • Be sure and check for any possible duplicates.