US, Michigan, Van Buren County—Obituaries, 1880–2005 (Pilot)

How to Index an Obituary

For the sample image above, the fields would be indexed as follows:

  1. Given Names: Mary V
  2. Surname: Kowalik
  3. Titles or Terms: Mrs
  4. Gender: F
  5. Age: Press Ctrl+B to mark this field as blank.
  6. Death Month: Apr
  7. Death Day: 25
  8. Death Year: 1969
  9. Death Town or City: Chicago
  10. Death County: Press Tab to skip this field.
  11. Death State: Press Tab to skip this field.
  12. Birth Month: Aug
  13. Birth Day: 20
  14. Birth Year: 1887
  15. Birth City or Town: Press Tab to skip this field.
  16. Birth County: Press Tab to skip this field.
  17. Birth State or Country: Poland
  18. Name of Newspaper: Press Tab to skip this field.