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From: Nan Brennan <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Fwd: Indexing project Irish CivilRegistration records: Births (1864-1883) and Deaths(1864-1884). Marriages (1868-1892)
Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2008 04:06:22 -0600
References: <990102.39344.qm@web56605.mail.re3.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <990102.39344.qm@web56605.mail.re3.yahoo.com>


Yes it can be done online, Mickey.
That's great that you are going to be involved.

The main indexing project page is here:
http://www.familysearchindexing.org/maint/maint.html
I didn't sign up yet, but I took a look at the page and it seems
pretty simple.

Post again if you have any problems or have any other feedback for us.

Nan

On Jan 2, 2008, at 8:45 AM, Mickey Derrig wrote:

> I would be happy to help if I can do it remotely as I'm located in
> Phoenix, Arizona.
>
> Mickey Derrig
>
> Nan Brennan <> wrote:
> Irish in Chicago LIsters:
>
> Important news from Brian Donovan regarding Irish Civil registration
> indexing .
> I'm going to try to contribute to this project. Many some of you can
> help?
> I think it may be best for some of us to contact Cyndy and be part of
> the Wilmette group.
>
> Nan
>
> Thanks Brian.
>
> Begin forwarded message:
>
> > From: "Brian Donovan"
> > Date: January 1, 2008 5:43:15 PM CST
> > Subject: Indexing project Irish Civil Registration records: Births
> > (1864-1883) and Deaths (1864-1884). Marriages (1868-1892)
> >
> > ** High Priority **
> >
> > The LDS are presently indexing info from the Irish Civil
> > Registration records: Births (1864-1883) and Deaths (1864-1884).
> > Marriages (1868-1892) will be available for indexing soon. They
> > are looking for volunteers to assist with this task. Most of the
> > indexes are typed and some are handwritten. One would get a batch
> > of 375 entries and have 7 days to complete it. You can download
> > the batch, work off line and then upload the work that you have
> > done to the server. If you aren't able to complete the batch, the
> > server will save the work that you did.
> >
> > If anyone is interested in helping with this project, please
> > contact Cyndy at
> > 847-251-9818. This is the phone number for the Wilmette Family
> > History Center; the number rings at Cyndy's home while renovations
> > are being done at the church.
> >
> > Following is some info that Cyndy sent:
> >
> > Here are a few links:
> > http://www.familysearchindexing.org/en/index.jsp
> > (main page for Family Search Indexing)
> >
> > http://www.familysearchindexing.org/fsi-admin/navctrl.jsf?
> > pname=currentProjects
> > current projects -- scroll down to Irish Births or Irish Deaths and
> > click on the link)
> >
> > Volunteers can register at the site or if they'd like to be part of
> > the Wilmette Stake indexing group, then I (Cyndy) can register
> > them. The advantage to being part of the Stake group is that they
> > can email me with questions and I can help them find answers. And
> > one of these days, we might have a get-together with good food and
> > conversation. I also have the program on a CD if anyone
> > has trouble with the downloadable version.
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
>
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