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A brief description of the IGI product.
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The International Genealogical Index is a computer file that lists several hundred million names of deceased persons from throughout the world. It also lists some vital information, such as a birth or marriage date and place. Many names in the index come from vital records from the early 1500s to 1885. Others have been submitted by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The International Genealogical Index, which was created by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is available on FamilySearch.  The following articles are related to using the IGI for family history research:
  
A computer file that lists several hundred million names of deceased persons from throughout the world. It also lists some vital information, such as a birth or marriage date and place. Many names in the index come from vital records from the early 1500s to 1885. Others have been submitted by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The International Genealogical Index, which was created by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is available on FamilySearch.
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* [[Finding the Source of IGI Batch Numbers]]
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* [[Finding temple ordinances in the IGI]]
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* [[Finding Unrestricted Film Numbers for Selected Restricted IGI Films]]
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* [[How Can I Find the Name of the Submitter in the IGI?]]
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* [[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
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* [[IGI Batch Numbers for British Isles and North America]]
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* [[IGI Batch Numbers for the British Isles and North America]]
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* [[IGI Batch Numbers for Latin American Countries]]
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* [[Wales and the IGI]]
  
To access ordinance information you need to be registered and signed in.
 
 
[[Finding Unrestricted Film Numbers for Selected Restricted IGI Films]]
 
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Revision as of 22:18, 10 June 2008

The International Genealogical Index is a computer file that lists several hundred million names of deceased persons from throughout the world. It also lists some vital information, such as a birth or marriage date and place. Many names in the index come from vital records from the early 1500s to 1885. Others have been submitted by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The International Genealogical Index, which was created by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, is available on FamilySearch. The following articles are related to using the IGI for family history research: