FamilySearch Indexing:US, County Marriage Records, Project Updates

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The following observations have been addressed. Click the Discussion tab at the top of this page to report new issues. Please reserve this page for Indexing Support responses.

Maiden Names - Both indexers and arbitrators need to be alert for this valuable information

Document Types - Marriage covers - Index if they have the name of the bride or groom, with or without a date  - Kentucky Example

Other Documents - If there are other documents that do not pertain to a marriage, such as bonds for orphans, mark No Extractable Data.

Titles or Terms - If there are two or more, enter with a space and no punctuation - such as Mr Jr

Indexes - index if they have the names of the bride and groom and the marriage date - Examples  

Medical records - are indexed. Information on the same image is combined into one record. On Medical Certificates index the when signed date - Example 

Affidavits - index Affidavits - Example

Two Numbers on Top of Document - Use the number from the series that is consecutive.

Information in bride and groom columns switched - Type what you see, but in the correct fields.