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How To Find Your Ancestor’s Death Date
Finding an ancestor's death date is one of the first things a family history researcher seeks out. Sometimes the search is not so straight forward and requires a look into a variety or records. Learn how and where to find an ancestor's date of death.
Are You Missing Important Genealogy Clues on Your Ancestor’s Death Certificate?
An ancestor’s death certificate provides a wealth of genealogical information. Learn what information you can expect to find on a death certificate. An ancestor’s death certificate is one of the first death records genealogy researchers seek out. After all, establishing birth, marriage and death dates is a good place to start your genealogy research. When you find that ancestor’s death certificate, are you finding all the genealogy clues that are presented? Or do you record the ancestor’s name, death date and place of death and then move on? As with any genealogical record, spend time with the document. We are going to explore the types of genealogy information and clues…
How to Analyze Your Ancestor’s Birth Certificate
Vital records such as a birth certificate are, well....vital to you as a genealogy researcher. But , are you getting everything you can out of that birth certificate? Learn how to analyze your ancestor's birth certificate. Find important family history clues to further your genealogy research!
How To Create Your OWN Genealogy Location Guide
Creating your own genealogy location guide for researching your ancestors ensures you do not overlook important repositories and their policies that you could be utilizing in your research.