Published by FamilySearch: Organizing and Hiding Indexing Fields

Organizing and Hiding Indexing Fields

Published by MyRootsMyBlog: Taking A Glimpse Into The Past With Indexing

I was so excited when the Freedmen’s Bureau Project was announced. There were 1.5 million Freedmen’s Bureau records just waiting to be indexed. I’ll admit I signed up in June and didn’t index a damn record (excuse my French) until last week. I decided to give it a try and I started with the Freedmen’s Bureau […]

Published by FamilySearch: New Indexing Projects Launched: 10/21 – 11/4

More indexing projects launched means more opportunities for people accross the world to find their ancestors. Over the past two weeks, projects have been launched in 6 languages and 9 countries. Go to the projects page to learn more about these projects and pick one to start indexing. Thank you in advance for your service!…

Published by FamilySearch: What it Means to “Fuel the Find”

Have you heard how indexing helps “Fuel the Find”? Indexed records are the fuel that helps lead people to their ancestors. We’ve heard from many indexers and arbitrators who have seen firsthand how indexing has opened new discoveries in their own family trees. Here are a couple of their stories. Technology will help you…

Published by Genealogy’s Star:  Page by Page — Searching

Indexes to genealogically significant records appear to be invaluable tools for genealogists. However, they all have certain limitations in common due to the fact that the indexer is interposed between the researcher and the original record. The accuracy of any index can be adversely limited by the following:The physical condition of the original recordThe accuracy…