Best method for researching LDS records

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Best method for researching LDS records

Post by jgenduso » 25 Nov 2009, 18:10

Hi All I am researching my ancestors history and was hoping I could get a best practice answer to my question...

I have started by gathering all the index records for birth and transcribing them for my surnames. I have found great-aunts and great-uncles etc... and that has been great. I have been able to go back as far as the civil records records go and estimate the folks (pre-records) by ages on birth records of their children.

What I was wondering is it better to next do the marriage or death records to fill out the tree going down? Another method? BTW all my family is from the same town in Sicily.

Thanks in advance for any help,


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Re: Best method for researching LDS records

Post by nuccia » 28 Nov 2009, 11:24


I would go with the marriage records next. There is so much information on marriage records that I didn't realize when I started extracting the Birth Records. They not only include the parents names, but sometimes the grandparents as well and they state if the parents are deceased or not. If the parents are deceased then they could include copies of the the birth records for the bride and groom. Definitely extract marriage next..

Hope this helps..
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