Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Description

The collection consists of mages of forms compiled by Church members to the Genealogical now Family History Department identifying the parents and children of a single family that were used to submit the family names for temple ordinances. These forms are filed in alphabetical order. They have been known over time as the Family Group Records; Archives Section.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

Family History Department. Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

thumb|right|Archive Family Group Record

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

  • Names of family members
  • Birth, death, and marriage dates and places
  • Relationships
  • Sources of information

Record Content, History and Use

For information about the contents, history, and use of these records see the wiki article Family Group Records Collection

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

“Argentina, Buenos Aires, Catholic Church Records, 1635-1981,” images, FamilySearch ( accessed 28 February, 2012), La Plata > San Ponciano > Matrimonios 1884-1886 > image 71 of 389 images, Artemio Avendano and Clemtina Peralta, 1884; citing Parroquia de San Ponciano en la Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Matrimonios. San Ponciano, La Plata.