Italia (Antenati Italiani), Pesaro e Urbino—Nati, 1875-1902 [Part 4B]


Record Fields and Indexing Instructions

Image Type

Image Type

Click in the Image Type field, and then click the option from the list that best describes the image.

If the image is normal and has information to be indexed, select Normal. Then press Tab or Enter.

If the image is blank, is an exact duplicate of a previous image in the same batch, or is unreadable, select the corresponding option from the list. If the does not contain a birth record, select No Extractable Data Image. Press Tab or Enter, and, on the warning message, click Yes. Continue to the next image.

Click here to see an example: Normal

Record Number

Record Number

The record number was generally written or printed in the margin next to the record or at the beginning of the record, but it may also be included in the record itself.

If there is no record number, press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: 470

Birth Year

Birth Year

Type a four-digit number for the year. If no year or only a two-digit number was recorded, you may be able to determine the year from other data on the image or from the previous or next image. If you still cannot determine the full four-digit year, type what was written on the record.

Don't confuse the birth date with the registry date or the date when the record was created. The registry date is usually at the beginning of the record. The birth date is written farther down in the record.

If the year was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark the field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 1895

Birth Day

Birth Day

Type the one- or two-digit number for the day.

Don't confuse the birth date with the registry date, or the date when the record was created. The registry date is usually at the beginning of the record. The birth date is written farther down in the record.

If the day was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 21

Birth Month

Birth Month

Type the first three letters of the month: Gen, Feb, Mar, etc.

Don't confuse the birth date with the registry date, or the date when the record was created. The registry date is usually at the beginning of the record. The birth date is written farther down in the record.

If the month was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Mag

Child's Given Names

Child's Given Names

The child's name was often written in the margin near the record number as well as in the record itself. Type the most complete version of the name, taking into consideration all the versions.

The given names may be written either before or after the surname. Be sure to type the names in the correct fields on the indexing screen. If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

Do not include titles or terms, such as baby or infant, with the name. If a name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Filippa

Child's Surname

Child's Surname

The child's name was often written in the margin near the record number as well as in the record itself. Type the most complete version of the name, taking into consideration all the versions.

The surname may be written either before or after the given names. Be sure to type the names in the correct fields on the indexing screen. If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the Given Names field.

Do not include titles or terms, such as baby or infant, with the name. Do not include punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name. Do not expand abbreviations. Type what you see in the document.

Do not assume the child's surname from a parent's surname. If the surname was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Arnica

Child's Gender

Child's Gender

Type M for maschio (male) or F for femmina (female).

Index the gender only if it was specifically recorded or if you can tell what it was from indications in the language or relationship terms, such as "son" or "daughter." Do not assume a gender based on given names.

If the gender was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: F

Father's Given Names

Father's Given Names

The father's name may have been written in multiple places in the record. Type the most complete version of the name, taking into consideration all the versions.

The surname may be written either before or after the given names. Be sure to type the names in the correct fields on the indexing screen. If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

Do not include titles or terms, such as Signore or Don, with the name. If a name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: Vincenzo

Father's Surname

Father's Surname

The father's name may have been written in multiple places in the record. Type the most complete version of the name, taking into consideration all the versions.

The surname may be written either before or after the given names. Be sure to type the names in the correct fields on the indexing screen. If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the Given Names field.

Do not include titles or terms, such as Signore or Don, with the name. Do not include punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name. Do not expand abbreviations. Type what you see in the document.

If the surname was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: Morgante

Mother's Given Names

Mother's Given Names

The mother's name was usually written just once on the record. The surname may be written either before or after the given names. Be sure to type the names in the correct fields on the indexing screen. If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in this field.

Do not include titles or terms, such as Signora or Donna, with the name. If a name was abbreviated, type it as it was written on the document. Do not type a period after the abbreviation. Do not index punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name.

If given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: Carmela

Mother's Surname

Mother's Surname

The mother's name was usually written just once on the record. The surname may be written either before or after the given names. Be sure to type the names in the correct fields on the indexing screen. If you cannot determine if a name is a given name or a surname, index it in the Given Names field.

Do not include titles or terms, such as Signora or Donna, with the name. Do not include punctuation, except hyphens and apostrophes when they were written on the document as part of the name. Do not expand abbreviations. Type what you see in the document.

If the surname was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: Costa