|A||Given names (all, mark with an asterisk the usual name); nickname if applicable|
|C||Sex (particularly if given name doesn't indicate it clearly, e.g. Andrea, Jean, or Dominique)|
|D||Date of birth|
|E||Place of birth|
|F||Date christened (1)|
|G||Place where christened (1)|
|H||Date of death if applicable|
|I||Place of death|
|J||Date of burial (1)|
|K||Place where buried (1)|
|L||Cause of death (2)|
|O||Notes or comments if useful or interesting (3)|
|P||Names and dates of parents (to locate the person in the database)|
|Q||Details A to P for the spouse|
|R||Date of marriage (4)|
|S||Place of marriage (4)|
|T||Date and place of divorce if applicable; if details not known, just "divorced"|
|U||Children (details A to P for each) (5)|
|(1)||Date and place of christening and burial are sometimes known whereas those of birth and death are not, particularly when the registrar was the Church.
|(2)||The cause of death is sometimes interesting; also, it may give information about recurrent illnesses in the family.
|(3)||Information about the life, activity, significant actions, tastes and character of each person. This is what makes the person sheet interesting.
|(4)||Date and place of marriage are important if research has to be made with the register-office. If the couple is not married, put "unmarried".
|(5)||Specify twins and adopted children.|
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or by snail mail to
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Tel ++33 (0)1 437 237 59
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