Talk:FamilySearch Indexing: US, New England–Naturalization Index 1791-1906, Project Updates
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(Should have answers early next week) Conflicting information in Field Helps for Birth Country:
"If it was abbreviated, and you can determine what the abbreviation stands for, type the complete name instead of the abbreviation."
"For example, if a birth location was written as 'Germany—USA,' you would index the Birth Country field as Germany or USA."
Shouldn't the example be "Germany or United States of America"?
I am finding some entries for Country of Birth or Allegiance as U.S.A (Rep. Amer.) How should this be indexed?
Question regarding Naturalization State. I had been keying this based upon the information entered in the "Title & Location of Court" field, NOT based upon the person's home address (they may have been naturalized in a state different from that where they lived). In many instances the Court field only indicated a city, so I left Naturalization State blank. The arbitrator on my records populated the Naturalization State field based on what was listed in Home Address. What is the guideline here? Thank you.