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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:
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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 [http://www.familysearch.org FamilySearch].  The following articles are related to using the IGI for family history research:
  
 
* [[Finding the Source of IGI Batch Numbers]]
 
* [[Finding the Source of IGI Batch Numbers]]

Revision as of 22:49, 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: