World Archives Project: Washington, Enrollment and Allotment Applications of Washington Indians, 1911-1919

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About this project This collection contains the Roblin Report and Roll of Unerolled Indians of Western Washington, as well as the applications for enrollment and allotment. The documents are a mix of type-written and hand-written documents, some of which are difficult to read.

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Affidavit
Genealogy Information
Roblin Roll

Affidavit

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Choose the "Affidavit" form type when the image says "Affidavit and General Power of Attorney" at the top of the page.

Prefix

Key any titles before the Given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs".The name of the applicant will appear on the first line after the word "I".  Names of children, if any, will be listed under the sections for named children under 21 and over 21.  Spouse name is not included on the form, but in rare cases may be writtten in.  If so, key as a separate record.
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person to whom the record pertains using a dictionary if provided for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.The name of the applicant will appear on the first line after the word "I". Names of children, if any, will be listed under the sections for named children under 21 and over 21. Spouse name is not included on the form, but in rare cases may be writtten in. If so, key as a separate record.
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Surname

Key the Surname using the dictionary provided for assistance. If the surname does not appear in the dictionary then key the surname as seen.The name of the applicant will appear on the first line after the word "I". Names of children, if any, will be listed under the sections for named children under 21 and over 21. Spouse name is not included on the form, but in rare cases may be writtten in. If so, key as a separate record.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person to whom the record applies using a dictionary if provided for assistance. If a suffix does not appear in a dictionary then key the suffix as seen.The name of the applicant will appear on the first line after the word "I". Names of children, if any, will be listed under the sections for named children under 21 and over 21. Spouse name is not included on the form, but in rare cases may be writtten in. If so, key as a separate record.
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Residence City

Key the Residence City or Town using the dictionary provided for assistance.  If a city or town does not appear in the dictionary then key the city or town as seen.The Residence City will be on the first line after the word "of".  It is only provided for the applicant, not the children.
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Residence County

Using the dictionary provided, key the county where the person resided.  If a county is not found in the dictionary then key the county as seen.The Residence County will be on the second line after the "County of". It is only provided for the applicant, not the children.
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Residence State

Key the state of residence using the dictionary provided for assistance.The Residence State will typically be "Washington" as it is pre-printed on the form. Occasionally an individual will not reside in Washington. In this case, Washington will be crossed out and a different state will be written above. Key the the state that has been written in. It is only provided for the applicant, not the children.
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Birth Day

Key the birth day from the birth date. The birth date will appear on the line after the phrase "I was born on the".  It is only provided for the applicant, not the children.
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Birth Month

Key the birth month in its three letter abbreviation using the dictionary for assistance from the birth date. The birth date will appear on the line after the phrase "I was born on the". It is only provided for the applicant, not the children.
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Birth Year

Key the birth year from the birth date. The birth date will appear on the line after the phrase "I was born on the". It is only provided for the applicant, not the children.
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Birth City

Key the city of birth using the dictionary for assistance. If the birth city is not in the dictionary then key as seen.The birth city will be after the birth date on the line with the phrase "at or near".  It is only provided for the applicant, not the children.
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Birth County

Key the birth county using the dictionary for assistance. If the birth county is not in the dictionary then key as seen.The birth county will be after the birth city. It is only provided for the applicant, not the children.
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Birth State

Key the birth state of using the dictionary provided for assistance.The Birth State will typically be "Washington" as it is pre-printed on the form. Occasionally an individual will not be born in Washington. In this case, Washington will be crossed out and a different state will be written above. Key the the state that has been written in. It is only provided for the applicant, not the children.
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Age

Key the Age at the time the record was recorded, using the dictionary provided.  The age is only provided for children on affadavit forms, not for the applicant.Valid ages include numeric digits between "0" and "120" and fractions between "1/12" and "11/12". If an age includes years, months, and/or days key only the years. For example, if an age appears as 10 years, 7 months, key age as "10" If an age appears in months, such as 10 months, key age as a fraction: "10/12" If an Age includes years plus a fraction, such as 3 3/12, key only the year: "3." If the age is less than one month, key "0."
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Gender

Key the Gender field where it is provided.  Key as "Male" or "Female".  The Gender is not provided for the applicant, but is usually provided for children, where it says "girl or boy" or "man or woman".  Key as "Male" or "Female", not as seen. The correct gender will be circled, underlined, or else the wrong gender crossed out.  Do not infer gender from the names, but only key where it is given on the form.
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Genealogy Information

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Choose the "Genealogy Information" form type when the image contains genealogical information about a person or a family. If only the name of the applicant, or one individual appears on an image, it is not a :Genealogy Information" form type. These images will either be typed letters or handwritten information.

Prefix

Key any titles before the Given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs".
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person to whom the record pertains using a dictionary if provided for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.
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Surname

The Surname is the last name of the primary person to whom the record applies. Key the Surname using the dictionary provided for assistance. If the surname does not appear in the dictionary then key the surname as seen.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person to whom the record applies using a dictionary if provided for assistance. If a suffix does not appear in a dictionary then key the suffix as seen.
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Alias Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle alias names using a dictionary if provided for assistance. If an alias given name does not appear in the dictionary then key the alias given name as seen.
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Alias Surname

Key any Alias Surname which appears using the dictionary for assistance. If the alias surname does not appear in the dictionary, key as seen.
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Birth Day

Key the birth day from the birth date if given.
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Birth Month

Key the birth month in its three letter abbreviation from the birth date if given.
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Birth Year

Key the birth year from the birth date if given. If the birth year is listed as "about 1904" it should be keyed as "Abt 1904".
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Death Day

Key the death day from the death date if given.
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Death Month

Key the death month in its three letter abbreviation from the death date if given.
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Death Year

Key the Death Year from the death date if given. If the death year is listed as "about 1904" it should be keyed as "Abt 1904".
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Roblin Roll

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Choose the "Roblin Roll" form type when the image is of a type written list of individuals, usually grouped by family, along with their Native American Blood amount and P.O. address. It will typically say "Schedule of Unenrolled Indians" at the top.

Prefix

Key any titles before the Given name, such as "Dr", "Rev", "Mr" or "Mrs".
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Given

Key the first name or initial and any middle names of the primary person to whom the record pertains using a dictionary if provided for assistance. If a name does not appear in the dictionary then key the name as seen.
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Surname

The Surname is the last name of the primary person to whom the record applies. Key the Surname using the dictionary provided for assistance. If the surname does not appear in the dictionary then key the surname as seen.
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Suffix

Key all titles, such as "Jr" or "III", following the surname of the primary person to whom the record applies using a dictionary if provided for assistance. If a suffix does not appear in a dictionary then key the suffix as seen.
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Residence City

Key the Residence City or Town using the dictionary provided for assistance.  If a city or town does not appear in the dictionary then key the city or town as seen.The Residence City will appear in the "P.O. Address" column after the name. It is the first element of the address. If ditto marks appear, key the city or town that appears above.
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Residence State

Key the full name of the state of residence using the dictionary provided for assistance. The Residence State will appear in the "P.O. Address" column after the name. It is the second element of the address. If ditto marks appear, key the state that appears above.
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