User:Carolbmoss/Sandbox:Recipe 5 Cornaby
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- 1 Find family members in the Census records. Verify information with vital records.
Find family members in the Census records. Verify information with vital records.
Step 1. Search for your ancestor in the1900 U.S. Census at www.familysearch.org.
- Use the ancestor's name, birth year and birth place for a successful search.
- When searching for a woman, use her married name.
- Always look at the original record, not just the index or transcript.
Step 2: Verify the family information you find in the census with vital records,
- Look in Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959.
- Look for the parents' marriage.
- Look for a child's marriage. It could list the parents' names.
Step 3: Add any additional individuals and information to Family Tree.
- Prepare temple work in Family Tree by clicking on any green arrows found in the tree.