A source citation is an authoritative reference that shows where the information came from for a name, date, relationship, or story about a person. The source citation should be complete and should allow another person to find the same information. Authoritative source citations might include census records (federal or state), marriage bonds or licensus, death certificates, social security death listings, tombstones, wills, court records, phone directories, school yearbooks, personal stories documented by family members, military records and oensions, etc. Rembert to cite where it was found and when it was found for information that might not always be available like Internet Web sites. Also, include where the original is found if it is a copied record.