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To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:* The name of the person at the time of death.*The approximate date of death. *The place where the death occurred. *The names of family members and their relationships. '''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1307272? collectionNameFilter= false Collection Page]:'''<br>Fill in the requested information on the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor. '''View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1307272/waypoints Browse Page]:'''<br>To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "County" category<br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record Type, Year Range, and Volume number or letter" category which takes you to the images. Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. With either search keep in mind: *There may be more than one person in the records with the same name. *You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name. *Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].