Lookup Missing Census Facts ~ Search FamilySearch Tips

Introduction

In the Lookup Web Page click a link in the familysearch.org column to invoke a FamilySearch web site search.

The records that best match the filters are listed first.

Filter Refinement

To Refine your search, adjust the filters on the left, then scroll down and click Update.

To increase the number of records found, expand the Birth Year (Range), or remove filters.

To find misspelt names try using the wildcard options, where ? matches any one character and * matches multiple characters.

To reduce the number of records found, tick any Match … exactly boxes, reduce the Birth Year (Range), or add filters. Also investigate the Filter your results by section lower left, where Gender can be chosen. Each choice identifies the number of matching records.

The Collections tab allows various combinations of Collections to be chosen.

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