User:Carolbmoss/Sandbox:Recipe 5 Cornaby

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Find family members in the Census records. Verify information with vital records.[edit | edit source]

Step 1. Search for your ancestor in the1900 U.S. Census at[edit | edit source]

  • 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,[edit | edit source]

Step 3: Add any additional individuals and information to Family Tree. [edit | edit source]

  • Prepare temple work in Family Tree by clicking on any green arrows found in the tree.