Россия, Самара—Метрические книги церкви, 1748–1934 [часть 5]


Record Fields and Indexing Instructions

Image Type

Image Type

Click in the Image Type field, and then click on 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 another image in the same batch, or is unreadable, select the corresponding option from the list. Press Tab or Enter, and, on the warning message, click Yes.
  • If the data on the image does not match one of the record types being indexed in this project, 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 Type

Record Type

This project includes three record types. (Click the links below to see examples.)

  1. Birth or baptism (рождения)
  2. Marriage (браки)
  3. Death or burial (смерти)

To select the record type, click in the Record Type field; then click the down arrow at the right side of the field, and select the correct record type.

Page Number

Page Number

Type the page number that was written in the top corner of the image.

If a page number was not recorded, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 11

Entry Number

Entry Number

Type the entry number that was written in the column on the left side of the record.

If an entry number was not recorded, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: 87

Baptism Day

Baptism Day

The baptism date is located in the column titled "Крещен."

Index the baptism date.

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

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

Click here to see an example: 10

Baptism Month

Baptism Month

The month was written across the column of baptisms days, titled "Крещен."

The month was usually written once for all events recorded in that month.

Type the first three letters of the month: янв, фев, мар, etc.

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: фев

Baptism Year

Baptism Year

Type a four-digit number for the year in which the baptism took place. The year was usually indicated at the top of the image.

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.

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

 

 

Gender

Gender

The gender of the child is indicated by the column in which the entry number was written. If the entry number was written in the first column, titled "Мужеска пола," the gender was male. If the entry number was written in the second column, titled "Женска пола," the gender was female.

Type M for мужчина (male) or Ж for женский (female). Index the gender only if it was specifically recorded or if you can tell what it was from relationship terms, such as "son" or "daughter," or from other language clues.

If the gender was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown" and you cannot tell what it was from relationship terms or other language clues, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Ж

Child's Given Names

Child's Given Names

The child's given names were written in the column titled "Имена родившихся." The name was usually written with the given name and initials first.

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: Мария

Father's Given and Patronymic Names

Father's Given and Patronymic Names

The given name and patronymic names were written in the column titled "Звание, имя, отчество, фамилия родителей и какого вероисповедания."

The given and patronymic names were usually written before the family name. 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. 

If only two names were recorded, do not assume that the second name is the patronymic name; in this case, always index the second name as the family name.

Do not include titles or terms, such as Captain or Mr, 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 the given or patronymic names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field.

Father's Family Name

Father's Family Name

The father's family name was written in the column titled "Звание, имя, отчество, фамилия родителей и какого вероисповедания."

The father's name was usually written with the family name last. Do not include titles or terms, such as Captain or Mr, 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 family name 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: Новиков

Mother’s Given and Patronymic Names

Mother’s Given and Patronymic Names

The mother's given name and patronymic names were written in the column titled "Звание, имя, отчество, фамилия родителей и какого вероисповедания."

The given and patronymic names were usually written before the family name. 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. 

If only two names were recorded, do not assume that the second name is the patronymic name; in this case, always index the second name as the family name.

Do not include titles or terms, such as Mrs. or Ms, 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 the given or patronymic 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: Наталья

Mother's Family Name

Mother's Family Name

The mother's family name was written in the column titled "Звание, имя, отчество, фамилия родителей и какого вероисповедания."

The mother's name was usually written with the family name last, when the family name was included. The family name was usually not included.

Do not include titles or terms, such as Mrs or Miss, 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 mother's family name 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: Tab

Marriage Day

Marriage Day

The marriage date was written in the column titled "Месяц и день."

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

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: 2

Marriage Month

Marriage Month

The marriage date was written in the column titled "Месяц и день."

The month was usually written only for the first instance of the month, but you should continue to index the month for all the marriages recorded for that month.

Type the first three letters of the month: янв, фев, мар, etc.

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: ноя

Marriage Year

Marriage Year

Type a four-digit number for the year in which the marriage took place. The year was usually indicated at the top of the image.

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.

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

 

Groom’s Given and Patronymic Names

Groom's Given Names

The groom's given names were written in the column titled "Звание, имя, отчество, фамилия и вероисповедание жениха, и которым браком."

The given and patronymic names were usually written before the family name. 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. 

If only two names were recorded, do not assume that the second name is the patronymic name; in this case, always index the second name as the family name.

Do not include titles or terms, such as Captain or Mr, 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 the given or patronymic names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Tab to skip this field.

Groom's Family Name

Groom's Family Name

The groom's family name was written in the column titled "Звание, имя, отчество, фамилия и вероисповедание жениха, и которым браком."

The groom's family name was usually written last. Do not include titles or terms, such as Captain or Mr, 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 only two names were recorded, do not assume that the second name is the patronymic name; in this case, always index the second name as the family name.

If the groom's family name 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: Антонов

Groom's Age

Groom's Age

The groom's age was written in the column titled "Лета жениха."

Index only full years. If fractions of years were recorded, round down to the nearest full year.

If the age 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: 22

Bride’s Given and Patronymic Names

Bride’s Given and Patronymic Names

The bride's given names were written in the column titled "Звание, имя, отчество, фамилия и вероисповедание невесты, и которым браком."

The given and patronymic names were usually written before the family name. 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. 

If only two names were recorded, do not assume that the second name is the patronymic name; in this case, always index the second name as the family name.

The bride's given name and initials were usually written first. Do not include titles or terms, such as Mrs or Miss, 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 the bride's given names were not recorded or were written as a variation of the word "unknown," press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Bride's Family Name

Bride's Family Name

The bride's family name was written in the column titled "Звание, имя, отчество, фамилия и вероисповедание невесты, и которым браком."

The bride's family name was usually written last. If the bride's family name was not recorded but her father's family name was recorded, index his family name in this field.

Do not include titles or terms, such as Mrs or Miss, 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 only two names were recorded, do not assume that the second name is the patronymic name; in this case, always index the second name as the family name.

If a family name 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: Каблукова

Bride's Age

Bride's Age

The bride's age was written in the column titled "Лета невесты."

Index only full years. If fractions of years were recorded, round down to the nearest full year.

If the bride's age 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: 20

Death or Burial Day

Death or Burial Day

The death and burial dates were written in the column titled "Месяц и день." The death date was written in the left subcolumn, and the burial date was written in the right subcolumn.

Index the one- or two-digit number for the death day in this field. If no death date was recorded, index the burial day.

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: 3

Death or Burial Month

Death or Burial Month

The death month was recorded in the column titled "Месяц и день," usually written across the two subcolumns for the death and burial days.

The month was usually written just once for all events recorded in that month, but it should be indexed when each event is indexed.

Type the first three letters of the month: янв, фев, мар, etc.

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: Сен

Death or Burial Year

Death Year

Type a four-digit number for the year in which the death took place. The year was usually indicated at the top of the image.

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.

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

Deceased's Gender

Deceased's Gender

The gender of the deceased was indicated by which column the entry number was written in. If the entry number was written in the first column, the gender was male. If the entry number was written in the second column, the gender was female.

Type M for мужчина (male) or Ж for женский (female). Index the gender only if it was specifically recorded or if you can tell what it was from relationship terms, such as "son" or "daughter," or from other language clues.

If the gender was not recorded or was written as a variation of the word "unknown" and you cannot tell what it was from relationship terms or other language clues, press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.

Click here to see an example: Ж

Deceased’s Given and Patronymic Names

Deceased’s Given and Patronymic Names

The deceased's name was usually written with the given name and initials first.

The given and patronymic names were usually written before the family name. 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. 

If only two names were recorded, do not assume that the second name is the patronymic name; in this case, always index the second name as the family name.

Do not include titles or terms, such as infant, Mr, Captain, or Mrs, 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.

Deceased's Family Name

Deceased's Family Name

The deceased's family name was written in the column titled "Звание, имя, отчество, фамилия умершего."

The name was usually written with the family name last.

Do not include titles or terms, such as infant, Mr, Captain, or Mrs, 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 family name 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: Ушакова

Deceased's Age

Deceased's Age

The deceased's age was recorded in the column titled "Лета умершего."

Index only full years. If fractions of years were recorded, round down to the nearest full year. If less than one year was recorded or a child was stillborn, index the age as 0 (zero).

If the years were not recorded or contain a variation of unknown, press Tab to skip this field.

Click here to see an example: 23