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== Image Visibility  ==
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== What is in This Collection? ==
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The collection consists of family group record forms submitted by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Genealogical Society of Utah, now the Family History Department, for processing prior to performing proxy ordinances. Completed ordinance dates were recorded on the forms. The completed forms were filed in the Family Group Records Archive collection. The forms are filed in alphabetical order by husband's surname,&nbsp;given name, and date of birth.
  
Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. The Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section collection is available only to members of the supporting organization, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  
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For additional information about the contents, history, and use of these records see the wiki article [[Family Group Records Collection]]. For those who had proxy ordinance work prior to 1969, these family group records may guide you to those working on particular lines or families. Often on FamilySearch the contributor is recorded as 'Unknown' or some vague description. These group sheets may provide you with a name and address of the submitters over 40 years ago and their sources of information.
 
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=== Image Visibility ===
== Record Description ==
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=== To Browse This Collection ===
The collection consists of family group record forms submitted by LDS Church members to the Genealogical Society of Utah, now the Family History Department, for processing prior to performing proxy ordinances. Completed ordinance dates were recorded on the forms. The completed forms were filed in the Family Group Records Archive collection. The forms are filed in alphabetical order by husband's surname,&nbsp;given name, and date of birth.
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{{Collection_Browse_Link |CID=CID2060211 |title=Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969 }}
 
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
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The following information may be found in these records:
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*The names of husband, wife, and children  
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== Record Content  ==
 
 
 
'''Information found''' in this collection may include:  
 
 
 
*Names of husband, wife, and children  
 
 
*Dates and places of birth, christening, marriage, death, and burial  
 
*Dates and places of birth, christening, marriage, death, and burial  
 
*Parent's names  
 
*Parent's names  
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*Relationships  
 
*Relationships  
 
*Additional marriages of family members  
 
*Additional marriages of family members  
*LDS temple ordinance information  
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*Temple ordinance information (of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
 
*Submitter's name and address at the time of the submission  
 
*Submitter's name and address at the time of the submission  
 
*Family representatives  
 
*Family representatives  
 
*Sources of information
 
*Sources of information
 
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
 
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Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
'''When searching:'''<br> As you are searching it is helpful to know such information as your ancestor's given name and surname, some identifying information such as residence, age, and family relationships. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
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*The name of the individual
 
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*The approximate date of birth
=== Search the Collection  ===
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*The place where the person lived
 
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=== View the Images ===
'''To search by image:'''<br> To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br>⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br>⇒Select "First Letter of Surname" <br>⇒Select "Surname, Given Name, Birth Year" which takes you to the images<br>
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Search the collection by 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.  
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| browse_1 = First Letter of Surname
 
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| browse_2 = Surname, Given Name, Birth Year
=== Using the Information  ===
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When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:  
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
 
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Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.  Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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When you have located your ancestor’s family group record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:  
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===I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 
*Use the names of the parents' father and mother to find additional generations of the family.  
 
*Use the names of the parents' father and mother to find additional generations of the family.  
 
*Use the place and names to locate other records for the time period such as census and church records.
 
*Use the place and names to locate other records for the time period such as census and church records.
 
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*Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage and death to verify dates.
=== Tips to Keep in Mind  ===
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*Search the records in the county, state, or country where the family lived to learn new information about them.
 
 
 
*Use this information as a guideline. '''Be aware that the information has not been verified '''and may have come from the submitters memory or from family records.  
 
*Use this information as a guideline. '''Be aware that the information has not been verified '''and may have come from the submitters memory or from family records.  
*These are compiled records so each sheet may have many sources of information.
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=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?===
 
*If you are unable to find your ancestor look for various spellings of the names.
 
*If you are unable to find your ancestor look for various spellings of the names.
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*Try searching under a different surname which may connect to your family.
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*Be aware no everyone submitted family group records about their families.
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== Citing This Collection ==
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Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
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For additional information about the contents, history, and use of these records see the wiki article [[Family Group Records Collection]] <br>
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{{H-langs|en=Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section - FamilySearch Historical Records|pt=Coleção de Registros de Grupo Familiar, Seção de Arquivos (Registros Históricos do FamilySearch)}}
 
 
For those who had proxy ordnance work prior to 1969, these family group records may guide you to those working on particular lines or families. Often on 'New Family Search' the contributor is recorded as 'Unknown' or some vague description. These group sheets may provide you with a name and address of the submitters over 40 years ago and there sources of information.
 
 
 
{{Tip|If you find a group sheet in this collection you can save it to your computer. You can also copy and paste the URL. Each group sheet has its own URL. This makes it easy to navigate back to a group sheet at any time. }}
 
 
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
 
 
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
 
 
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
 
 
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index]
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
[[Family Group Records Collection]]
 
 
 
== How You Can Contribute ==
 
 
 
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== Citations for This Collection  ==
 
 
 
Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
 
 
 
'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, compiler, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.}}<br><br>
 
 
 
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Record Description
Record Type: Compiled genealogies
Collection years: 1942-1969
FamilySearch Resources


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of family group record forms submitted by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to the Genealogical Society of Utah, now the Family History Department, for processing prior to performing proxy ordinances. Completed ordinance dates were recorded on the forms. The completed forms were filed in the Family Group Records Archive collection. The forms are filed in alphabetical order by husband's surname, given name, and date of birth.

For additional information about the contents, history, and use of these records see the wiki article Family Group Records Collection. For those who had proxy ordinance work prior to 1969, these family group records may guide you to those working on particular lines or families. Often on FamilySearch the contributor is recorded as 'Unknown' or some vague description. These group sheets may provide you with a name and address of the submitters over 40 years ago and their sources of information.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible FamilySearch makes images and indexes available for all users. However, rights to view these data are limited by contract and subject to change. Because of this there may be limitations on where and how images and indexes are available or who can see them. Please be aware some collections consist only of partial information indexed from the records and do not contain any images.

For additional information about image restrictions, please see the Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections page.

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Family Group Records Collection, Archives Section, 1942-1969.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • The names of husband, wife, and children
  • Dates and places of birth, christening, marriage, death, and burial
  • Parent's names
  • Husband's occupation
  • Relationships
  • Additional marriages of family members
  • Temple ordinance information (of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)
  • Submitter's name and address at the time of the submission
  • Family representatives
  • Sources of information

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of the individual
  • The approximate date of birth
  • The place where the person lived

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Collection Browse Page:
  1. Select First Letter of Surname
  2. Select Surname, Given Name, Birth Year to view the images

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

When you have located your ancestor’s family group record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details such as a title, an occupation, or land ownership. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Use the names of the parents' father and mother to find additional generations of the family.
  • Use the place and names to locate other records for the time period such as census and church records.
  • Search for vital records, such as birth, marriage and death to verify dates.
  • Search the records in the county, state, or country where the family lived to learn new information about them.
  • Use this information as a guideline. Be aware that the information has not been verified and may have come from the submitters memory or from family records.

I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • If you are unable to find your ancestor look for various spellings of the names.
  • Try searching under a different surname which may connect to your family.
  • Be aware no everyone submitted family group records about their families.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Historical Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.