Family Group Sheets



INSTRUCTIONS


Information for your family group sheet may be sent to me via e-mail. In order to protect the privacy rights of living relatives, please include only those family members which are deceased. Type LIVING in the appropriate line for any family member still living.
If you can cut & paste and have a text editor you may prefer to enter your information on the Free FORM by Elaine Johnson and mail the completed form instead. I will correct any alignment problems prior to posting. You may also include a digitized photograph if you have access to a scanner. 

PLEASE adhere to the following guidelines when sending your information.

  1. Put Cabell County FGS in subject line.
  2. List husband & wife first followed by children in chronological order.
  3. Use the following format for each entry.
    1. Full Name of husband. Use maiden name for wife. If wife Surname not known type Unknown.
    2. Birth: day month year Place: any town, any county, state
    3. Died: day month year Place: any town, any county, state
    4. Burial: day month year Place: cemetery, town, county, state
    5. Marr: day month year Place: any town, any county, state
  4. Include parents names and birth date if known.
  5. Children: enter the names of each child in the order of their birth including all known information in the above format.
    1. Spouse: type name here. Include spouse if known followed by marriage date in parenthesis.

Here is an example of how your entry should look if you are typing the information following the above format.

James Thomas Surname
Born: 30 Jan 1899 Place: Cabell Co., WV
Died: 21 Aug 1975 Place: Huntington, Cabell Co., WV
Burial: abt 23 Aug 1975 Place: Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, Cabell Co., WV
Marr: 4 Jul 1925 Place: Lawrence County, OH
Father: James William Surname (b abt 1865)
Mother: Elizabeth E. Maiden_name

Mahala P. Maiden_name
Born: 19 Sep 1900 Place: Milton, Cabell Co., WV
Died: 8 Dec 1952 Place: Huntington, Cabell Co., WV
Burial: 10 Dec 1952 Place: Spring Hill Cemetery, Huntington, Cabell Co., WV
Father: Alonzo C. (probably Cloyd) Surname (b 12 Feb 1870)
Mother: Mary "Polly" Unknown (b abt 1879)

Children:
1. James Cloyd Surname
Born: 21 Oct 1926 Place: Huntington, Cabell Co., WV
Died: 5 Mar 1944 Place: Killed in France
Spouse: single
2. Mary Elizabeth Surname
Born: 30 Dec 1928 Place: Huntington, Cabell Co., WV
Died: 1 Nov 1996 Place: Columbus, Franklin Co., OH
Spouse: William Harry Surname (m 14 Feb 1948)
3. LIVING
4. LIVING

The above is only an example and in no way represents any specific individual, family or event.


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