FamilySearch Indexing: US, Vermont—Vital Records, 1760-1954, Project Updates
The following observations have been addressed. Click the Discussion tab at the top of this page to report new issues. Please reserve this page for Indexing Support responses.
For information on how to index records, see the Additional Helps tab. (Updated 10/21)
Death/Burial - Death date is crossed out and replaced with the burial date. Use the burial date.
Information Not Indexed - Index only the information requested in the template fields. Those who view the records later will be able to see all the information that was not indexed.
State Name -If the state was not written or stamped on the form or was written as a variation of the word unknown, skip this field.
Event Place - Type the state or country where the event took place. Do not record place of residence or place of parent's birth.
Surnames - Do not assume a surname from another person on the record. If a child is only recorded with a given name, do not assume a surname from the parents.
Gender - Do not assume gender from the given name.