I am working on US, Oregon—Naturalization Records, 1868–1991
Some of the pages are blank with a handwritten name only. Some are blank with a handwritten name and a written date only. Some are blank with a handwritten name and a stamped date only. They do not have a heading. Just a completely blank page with handwriting on them. They do not say anything else. Do I put all of these kinds as non-extractable data? Thank you.
Do the pages all belong to the same set?
Like for example, is it ALL only marriage records? Or all only naturalization records?
If so you could probably do it. Just do your best. Sometimes there isn't a lot of information, but you do what you can.0
Melissa S Himes ✭✭✭✭✭
It is difficult to say without seeing the records. You should share your batch so others can see what you are seeing and give you their best answer.
Usually when something has a name and a date we index it. However, on the Oregon Nats, the pages you are describing are simply the back of the Declaration with the persons name and the date the document was filed. It will be exactly the same as the previous entry with the same name and the same date that they declared their intention. I would not index these "cover sheets" as they are not the 5 naturalization documents or similar to them as seen in the Project Instructions.
Here is a link that will show you how to share the batch:
I will share a batch so others can see what I think Carol is probably seeing and further discuss:
From the project instructions for US, Oregon—Naturalization Records, 1868–1991
- Index the following 5 types of naturalization documents: certificates of naturalization, declarations of intention, petitions for naturalization, oaths of allegiance, and naturalization cards. Any documents that are similar to these 5 and that are not listed below as an image to not index, should also be indexed. If a document does not have a title or heading, look at other information on the document to determine the document type.
If you share your batch, perhaps someone can give more personalized help on your question.0
Thank you so much. You have answered my questions and helped me in other ways too. The batch that you shared is exactly what I am talking about.2