FamilySearch Indexing: Ohio County Birth Records 1856-2005, Project Updates

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Presentation on How to Index This Project

Page or Certificate Number - Index the number that is the most consecutive in the batch. If you have questions, contact support.

If you download a batch that is an index with only names and dates, please mark as No Extractable Data.

Indexing Records With More Than One Page Number

Matching Children to Parents

Page or Certificate Number Missing - Example

Surnames- Child with Married Name

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