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User:Carolbmoss/Sandbox:Recipe 5 Cornaby

Find family members in the U.S. Census records. Verify information with vital records.

Step 1. Search for your ancestor in the1900 U.S. Census 

  • 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,

Step 3: Add new information to Family Tree. 

  • Add any newly found spouses and children to the Family Tree.
  • Prepare temple work by clicking on green arrows found in the Tree.
  • Follow the directions on the page.
  • Be sure and check for any possible duplicates.