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standard date format

day, 1st 3 letters of the month, year
ex. 09 Jan 1944

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standard place format

city, county, state, country

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estimating birth dates

-you can calculate the birth date from a known event
ex. 1860 census says someone is 6 go back 6 years and you have an approximate birth year
-you can approximate a birth date based on other info
ex. someone died during WWI put apt 1914, they died prior to the war then before 1914

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Saviors on Mount Zion

we become saviors on mt zion when we do saving ordinances for our ancestors

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minimum info needed for temple ordiancnes

name, sex, event date, event place (baptism and endowment), additionally need name of parents for sealing to parents, and spouse, marriage place and date for sealing to spouse

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what do you generally assume about estimating a birth date from a marriage event

assume the man is 25 and the woman is 21, then estimate from there and put abt and at the year

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estimating birth dates of children from a marriage date

the first child is a year after the marriage, then it goes every 2 years

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recording names of females

-use the maiden name
-if you don't know her name at all, use mrs. and her husband's name

9

setting goals

-should be precise, quantifiable/measureable,
-could be finding a person's name, a place name, or an event date

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jurisdiction

-authority within specific boundaries for specific purposes
-records in a specific location defined by borders
-you want to know who made the record and where they're stored today - county, state, govt., church, archive, church library etc.

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inquiry

-step 1 of the FH research process
- it's going over what is already known

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research

-where can I find the missing data?
-looking for records to look at

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content of a pedigree chart

-parents, grandparents, etc.
-birth date and place
-marriage date and place
-death place and date

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international genealogical symbol of birth

*

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international genealogical symbol of infant baptism

~

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international genealogical symbol of marriage

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international genealogical symbol of death

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international genealogical symbol of burial

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international genealogical symbol of divorce

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roots magic

-personal family history program
-can document sources
-print reports (pedigree and family group sheets)
-Display Names Uppercase” “LDS Support” “New FamilySearch Support
-import data from family search, pick 4 generations

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what is found on the first floor of the FHL

the discovery center

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what is found on the second floor of the FHL

US and Canada microfilms

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what is found on the 3rd floor of the FHL

US and Canada books and maps

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what is found on the B1 floor of the FHL

international everything

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what is on B2 of the FHL

British Isles everything

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gazateer

-place name dictionary
-details about specific localities, physical and geopolitical location, population, agencies, churches, industry

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5 step research process

1. figure out what you want to know
2. decide what you want to know
3. Identify records to search
4. get the record and search it
5. use the information you find

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what are some things you can do on puzzilla

-connections to family search
-you can choose an individual and find where there are end of descendency lines
-can't add anyone

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printing family group sheets

-the person you highlight will be the head of the family group sheet
-print report, pick family group sheet
-check print preparer and comments
-pick no name and no place index

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preparer information

-tools, file, preparer
-put in information so they have one method of contacting you, and your name