How To Search For Deceased Family Members In Obituaries
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Learn how to use obituaries to find your deceased family members. This deck demonstrates searching obituary records to uncover the clues that will help you discover long lost relatives that have ...

Learn how to use obituaries to find your deceased family members. This deck demonstrates searching obituary records to uncover the clues that will help you discover long lost relatives that have passed away and trace your family tree.

Learn how to do genealogy research using old newspaper obituaries.

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  • Obituaries: Getting all the clues Thomas Jay Kemp Director, Genealogy Products NewsBank, inc. 28 March 2012 Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • ◦ Over 1 billion names ◦ Over 5,850 newspapers  All 50 states  1690 to today ◦ Over 263,000 rare books & documents ◦ 210 million obituaries & death recordsSearch Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Newspapers 5,850 & Growing! 1690-Today Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
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  • Obituaries - Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Obituaries -• Full name• Names of relatives Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Obituaries -• Full name • Name of cemetery• Names of relatives Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Obituaries -• Full name • Name of cemetery• Names of relatives • Name of clergy and their denomination Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Obituaries -• Full name • Name of cemetery• Names of relatives • Name of clergy and• Date, place and their denomination cause of death Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Obituaries -• Full name • Name of cemetery• Names of relatives • Name of clergy and• Date, place and their denomination cause of death• Date and place of birth Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Obituaries -• Full name • Name of cemetery• Names of relatives • Name of clergy and• Date, place and their denomination cause of death• Date and place of birth• Date and place of marriage Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Obituaries -• Full name • Name of cemetery• Names of relatives • Name of clergy and• Date, place and their denomination cause of death • Occupation• Date and place of • Education birth • Social groups• Date and place of marriage Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Let’s see a typical obituary - Charlotte Observer (North Carolina) 30 November 1920, page 13. Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Let’s see a typical obituary - Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Let’s see a typical obituary - Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Let’s see a typical obituary - Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Find the ancestral home town - Times-Picayune (New Orleans, Louisiana) 26 April 1893, page 4. Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Can be printed across the country - San Francisco Bulletin (California) 23 October 1874, page 2. Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Printed in another language - El Continental (El Paso, Texas) 20 January 1959, page 3. Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Or in long lost styles & syntax - Boston News Letter (Massachusetts) 30 April 1705, page 2 Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Or in long lost styles & syntax - Providence Patriot (Rhode Island) 18 September 1822, page 3 Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Or in long lost styles & syntax - Providence Patriot (Rhode Island) 18 September 1822, page 3 Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Or in long lost styles & syntax - Providence Patriot (Rhode Island) 18 September 1822, page 3 Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Or in long lost styles & syntax - Providence Patriot (Rhode Island) 18 September 1822, page 3 Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • …. Papers Please Copy - Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • …. Papers Please Copy - Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Typical Search -Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Typical SearchSearch Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Typical Search -Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Typical Search -Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Typical Search -Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Typical Search -Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Typical Search -Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • GenealogyBank.com Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • What do you have on Grace (Toms) Stewart – who wasborn and married in Stamford, CT?What do we know about her?Her maiden name: Grace TomsBorn: abt1896 in Stamford, CTSpouse: Charles StewartOther: “Toms” family lived/died in Stamford area. Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Search for Grace Stewart= Over 3,500 hits Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Search for Grace Stewart= Over 3,500 hitsJust Recent Obituaries = 167 hits Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Search for Grace Stewart= Over 3,500 hitsJust Recent Obituaries = 167 hitsLimit to CT only = None Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Search for Charles Stewart= Over 700 hitsJust CT Obituaries = 1 hit Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Not him Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • New Search for Grace StewartAdding “Stamford” to theExtra search terms boxJust One Obituary Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • It was her:Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Grace M. Stewart, 93, …. died of pneumonia Feb. 1 at theCollingswood Nursing …Center, Rockville, MD“…a native of Stamford, Conn. …”“Her husband, Charles Stewart, died in 1920.”Washington Post – 4 Feb 1992 Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Some Practical Tips Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Some Practical Tips Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Can You Read This?i cdnuolt blveiee taht I cluod aulacltyuesdnatnrd waht I was rdanieg.The phaonmneal pweor of the hmuan mnid,aoccdrnig to a rscheearch at CmabrigdeUinervtisy, it dsenot mtaetr in waht oerdrtheiproamtnt ltteres in a wrod are, the olnytihng is taht the frsit and lsat ltteer be in therghit pclae. The rset can be a taotl mses andyou can sitll raed it whotuit a pboerlm.Tihs is bcuseae the huamn mnid deos not raedervey lteter by istlef, but the wrod as a wlohe.Azanmig huh?yaeh and I awlyas tghuhot slpeling wasipmorantt! Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • Some Practical Tips Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • ◦ Over 1 billion names ◦ Over 5,850 newspapers  All 50 states  1690 to today ◦ Over 263,000 rare books & documents ◦ 210 million obituaries & death recordsSearch Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com
  • We have never had this level of access before Search Obituaries - GenealogyBank.com