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First, we gather our papers together so we can find what we need and keep them from getting lost.&nbsp;<br>
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''[[Pacific Island Guide to Family History Research|Pacific Island Guide&nbsp;]] &gt; Step 6. Organize your papers''<br>
  
Next, we put our ''Ancestor (Pedigree) charts, To Do Lists, and Results lists ''in one pile and our ''family charts ''in another pile.  
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== 1. Gather papers together to find what's needed, and prevent loss. ==
  
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== 2. Put ''pedigree charts, to-do lists'', and ''results lists'' in one pile. Put ''family group records'' in another pile.  ==
  
Then, we put our sheets in ''alphabetical order ''by name. <br><br>
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[[Image:Papers behind pedigree.jpg|frame|left|300px]] [[Image:Papers behind fgr.jpg|frame|right|400px]]
  
Next, we put the papers about each family behind their''family chart''.  
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== 3. Put your ''family group records'' in '''''alphabetical order''''' by name. ==
  
Put a person’s papers from before they are married behind their parents’ ''family chart''.  
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After a person is married, we put their papers behind the family chart where they appear the husband and wife.  
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== 4. Put the papers about each family behind their ''family chart''. ==
  
<br><br>We should keep our ''pedigree charts ''in one folder
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[[Image:Pile with family charts.jpg|thumb|right|200px]] [[Image:Containers for papers.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]<br>
  
and our ''To Do lists ''and ''Results Lists ''in another.  
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*Put a person’s papers from before they are married behind their parents’ ''family chart''.
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*After a person is married, put their papers behind the family chart where they appear as the husband and wife.
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*Keep your ''pedigree charts'' in one folder and your ''To Do lists'' and ''Results Lists'' in another.
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*You then can put the ''Pedigree Chart'' and associated papers for each family in a folder in alphabetical order by name.
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*The more papers you get, the bigger the container you will need.
  
We then can put the chart and associated papers for each family in a folder in alphabetical order by name.  
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== 5. Store your papers in a safe place. ==
  
Store them in envelopes, sections of a binder, or file folders,&nbsp;
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The more papers we get, the bigger the container we would need. <br>We then&nbsp;store them in a safe place.
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Latest revision as of 14:20, 15 August 2009

Pacific Island Guide  > Step 6. Organize your papers

1. Gather papers together to find what's needed, and prevent loss.

-scattered papers-.jpg

2. Put pedigree charts, to-do lists, and results lists in one pile. Put family group records in another pile.

Papers behind pedigree.jpg
Papers behind fgr.jpg

3. Put your family group records in alphabetical order by name.

Alphabetical fgrs.jpg

4. Put the papers about each family behind their family chart.

Pile with family charts.jpg
Containers for papers.jpg

  • Put a person’s papers from before they are married behind their parents’ family chart.
  • After a person is married, put their papers behind the family chart where they appear as the husband and wife.
  • Keep your pedigree charts in one folder and your To Do lists and Results Lists in another.
  • You then can put the Pedigree Chart and associated papers for each family in a folder in alphabetical order by name.
  • The more papers you get, the bigger the container you will need.

5. Store your papers in a safe place.