Talk:FamilySearch Indexing:US, County Marriage Records, Project Updates

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Help us improve the indexing and arbitration of this project. Click the Edit This Page button to make suggestions. Messages will be removed after careful review by support and any updates will be posted to the Project Updates page.

Many commonly asked questions, such as indexing crossed out information, have already been answered in the Basic indexing instructions.


Consent for Minor to Marry

I do not find this question addressed in project instructions or basic guidelines.  Generally, when a marriage record contains a "consent for minor to marry" and the consent is signed by a step-parent, how do we treat the step-parent for indexing purposes?  Would a step-parent fall into the same category as a guardian and not be indexed? Or be considered a "parent" and indexed in the appropriate field(s)?   Consider them as a parent.

19 Jan 2012 - Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885-1950 - I opened a batch that had marriages from 1835-1847. When I tried to check the previous image a pop up stated there was no previous image, it was the beginning of the roll of film. Should I go ahead and submit this batch, since it is not within the designated years?  Share batch # 163281994 - Please refer to the basic indexing guidelines link above.  The answer is in the Dates section.

23 Jan 2012 - Pennsylvania County Marriages, 1885-1950 - On the marraige cover sheet, there is a document number at the top, a docket number at the bottom and a page number at the bottom. Instructions indicate to use a "page number" - in this case, is that the number at the top or the bottom? Batch # 004810295