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== What Do I Do Next? ==
When you have located your ancestor’s death Indexes and transcriptions may not include all the data found in the original records. Look at the actual image of the record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give if you new biographical details that can lead you , to other records about your ancestors. Add this new verify the information and to your records of each familyfind additional information.
=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
 *Use Copy the birth date or age along with the place of birth citation below, in case you need to find or verify their birth records and parents' namesthis record again later. *Use the birth date or age along with information found in the place of birth record to find locate the family in census recordsdeath record. *Use the residence and names of the parents (Only keep this sentence if the deceased collection is a childobituaries or cemetery records/funeral homes) to locate church and land records. *Use the parents’ age or estimated birth date to determine an approximate birth places date to find former residences other church and vital records such as birth, baptism, and to establish a migration pattern for the familymarriage records. *The name of Use the officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence information found in the county. *The name of the undertaker or mortuary could lead you record to funeral find land, probate and cemetery immigration records which often include the names and residences of other family members. *Compile Use the entries for every person who has information found in the same surname; this is especially helpful record to find additional family members in rural areas or if the surname is unusualcensuses. *Continue Repeat this process with additional family members found, to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives find more generations of the deceased who may have died or been buried in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify. *When looking for [[Ohio Church Records| Church Records]] were kept years before counties began keeping records. They are a person who had a common name, look at all the entries good source for the name finding ancestors before deciding which is correct. *The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant. *Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800s1900. *There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record.
=== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now? ===
*Check If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for variant spellings of every person who has the surnamessame surname. This list can help you find possible relatives. *Search If you cannot locate your ancestor in the indexes and locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby localitiestown or county. *Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box (different spellings of your ancestor’s name.*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.html nicknames] or the alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given -name search box) on the landing page leaving the other box empty and then click on search-equivalents. This should return a list of everyone with that particular namehtm these names] as well. You could then browse *Check the list info box above for individuals additional FamilySearch websites and related websites that may be your ancestorassist you in finding similar records.
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