If you only know your parents and grandparents, type in the names of your grandparents.
If you know your great-grandparents, start with them.
Focus your research on the earliest generation that you know.
Type the last name of your ancestor in the Surname text box.
NOTE: Use the MAIDEN name for female ancestors.
Type the first name of your ancestor in the Given Name text box.
In the Spouse box, type ONE of the following:
a) spouse's first name only, b) spouse's maiden name only, or spouse's first and maiden name.
IMPORTANT: Do NOT fill in any other search boxes unless you are researching an extremely common name.