FamilySearch Indexing: Ohio County Birth Records 1856-2005, Project Updates
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Recent changes to the "How To" library include a new presentation on how to index overlays. View There is a link to the "How To" library on each project update page.
If you download a batch that is an index with only children's names and dates, please mark it as No Extractable Data.
Page or Certificate Number - Index the number that is the most consecutive in the batch. If you have questions, contact support.
Page or Certificate Number Missing - Example
New Field Help -Field help for the City or Town of Birth field help used to say: "If a place was identified in the record as a township, include the identifying description Township when indexing the name. Otherwise, do not include terms such as "city" when indexing the place-name."
Now the Field help will say, "If a city or town was not recorded but a township was, then index the township name in this field. Do not include terms such as "city" or "township" when indexing the place-name."
Determing middle names - Example