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FamilySearch Record Search This article contains instructions for indexing a collection of records online for FamilySearch.
Help index these records: http://familysearch.org/indexing
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Project Progress

50% completed (estimate)

  


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Welcome

District of Columbia Deaths (10-0061) (10-0069) Death Certificate DGS 4259426 411.jpg

Would you like to search these records? They aren’t available to be searched yet, but they are being indexed by volunteers around the world right now. If you would like to help index them and make them available faster, keep reading.

The completed index and links to digital images will be freely accessible online to the general public when the collection is published.

Thank you!

FamilySearch indexing

  • How to help with this specific project
  1. If you have not already done so, you must register for a FamilySearch or LDS account at indexing.familysearch.org.
  2. Download the free indexing program. To do so, click here, and then click the Download Now button.
  3. Sign in to the indexing application, click the Download From... button, and then select this project name from the list.

Information about these records

  • Record content. A list of information usually found in these records and sample images.

Indexing project instructions

  • Indexing difficulty level. We have indexing projects of all shapes and sizes. Some are easier than others. Find out about this project.
  • Project-specific instructions. Because each project is different, we create instructions specific to each one. Click the link to learn more about this project.
  • Field-by-field helps. Each batch of each project has fields that need to be filled in. We've created instructions specific to each field that are available as you are indexing. Click the link for a full list of the field helps for this project that you can print out if wanted.
  • Project updates. It's difficult to write instructions for every situation that can appear while a project is being indexed. If new situations appear, they'll be posted here.

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  • Project updates. It's difficult to write instructions for every situation that can appear while a project is being indexed. If new situations appear, they'll be posted here.