More about organization: I have a spiral notebook for research notes. I have written one name on the front side of each page. (I’ve only done a few, not the whole notebook.)
Under the name I have the birth date and place, death date and place, as well as burial and marriage information.
Underneath that I have listed:
I can add other sites as I sign up for them.
In front of each site, I put a check mark if I have entered information about that person on that site. On the right side, I put the person’s ID number if there is one.
So for my great-grandfather, Walter Burrell, I have the following information:
b 20 Oct 1871 Whitewater, Walworth, Wisconsin
d 30 Jun 1954 Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa
bur 3 Jul 1954 Memorial Park Cemetery, Fort Dodge, Webster, Iowa
M 21 Aug 1895 Sibley, Osceola, Iowa
This is my way of keeping track of what I want to put online. I don’t want my research to be lost, so I am trying to share it in as many places as possible.