5 Minute Genealogy Episode 9: Using Indexes to Find a Record



You may have asked yourself:

“I know I am using the right information, but I just can’t find anything. What should I do?”

“What is an ‘index’?”

Even when you are sure you are searching with correct information, it can feel like you’ve hit a brick wall if there seem to be no existing records for your ancestor.

In this episode, Jesse and Tom will show you how expanding your search using indexes and other tools can help you successfully discover your ancestor’s “hidden” records.

You will learn how to find your ancestor using the names, locations, and topics found in indexes.

Additional Information

Language English
Lesson Owner FamilySearch
Graded No
College Credit No
Degree or Certificate No
Skill Level Beginner
Lesson Creation Date 7 October 2011
Presenter Jessie Davis
Series Number 9 of 21

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