(New 9/19) Presentation on how to index WV Naturalization records.
Index birthplace as the name of place at the time of the birth
Example of "Austria, now Italy", Birth Country would be indexed as Austria.
Review the Basic Indexing Guidelines
Additional Information (updated as needed)
1- When a document says "native of " this can be used as the Birth Country if no other place is listed.
2- Oath of Allegiance- If the document is filled out but not signed it is indexed.
3- Oath of Allegiance- If the document is not filled out but signed it is not indexed.
Your Findings and suggestions for this project:
We welcome your input and questions about your experiences from indexing and arbitrating this project.
Note: You will need an LDS or FamilySearch account to add to these pages, which is the same as the user name and password used for indexing.