The "Birth or Death Date" box is the second set of boxes in the third and fourth fields on the right-hand side of the transcription form.

  • Select the arrow to see a dropdown menu. Select the day of birth listed.

  • Or type the day of birth or death in the field.

  • If no day of birth or death is listed, leave the field blank.

  • To change the order of the dates, go to the bottom of the form and select “form settings”. In the “date order” section, select the dropdown arrow to choose from “Month-Day-Year” or “Day-Month-Year”.

How do I do this?

Step 1: Type in the birth or death date. In this form the birth date is "4" and the death date is "22".

Step 2: Select the tab button to advance to the next field on the transcription form.