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Forms to Help Organize Your Research



forms-ohio-cwTo get organized, placing the research information you have collected can be placed on specific forms designed to that data.

Below are just a few such forms to assist you. Property would be covered with DEEDS for those selling or giving property and those receiving it.

Then marriage records from states and the information about the couple, where, when, witnesses and who married the bride and groom.

Military records of enlistment, service and pension needs to be collected and placed on such forms. Remember the females on the family tree. Many served during the 1910s with World War One.

Gathering the data on cemetery headstones as well as data from the cemetery office records can be placed on a form.

forms-wedding-1928General vital records (issued by counties or states) which include births-marriages and death records is the core of data on your ancestors.

Lastly would be overall military information and a photo of an ancestor covering with more details of any battles they were in, injuries suffered, training, special skills learned and places they were stationed at.  

For each of these forms, next to it is a PDF link to click on so you can download the form, fill in data and print it.  

Deed index—Grantees PDF
For transcribing basic information from town or county deed indexes (by the recipient of property).

Deed index—Grantors PDF
Transcribe basic information from town or county deed indexes (by the name of the person selling property).

Statewide marriage index PDF
Record names of brides and grooms you find in a centralized statewide marriage index.

Military records checklist PDF
Keep track of your search for ancestors’ military service files. 

Cemetery transcription form PDF
Log locations, inscriptions and descriptions for family tombstones.

Vital records chart PDF 
Learn when your ancestral state mandated keeping birth, marriage and death records. 

Military biography form PDF
Write in service information as well as genealogical information, and add a photo if you have one. 

Photos: Color guard of the 23rd Ohio Volunteer Infantry during Civil War; 1928 Wedding party; and 1792 vintage cemetery headstone.

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