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Connecting nfs  with Ancestors who Died in Utah Connecting nfs with Ancestors who Died in Utah Presentation Transcript

  • Connecting NFS Ancestors Who Died in Utah to Records of their Deaths
  • OBJECTIVES
    IDENTIFY ON NEW FAMILYSEARCH ANCESTORS WHO DIED IN UTAH
    LEARN HOW TO FIND RECORDS OF THEIR DEATHS ONLINE
    EXPLORE WHAT THE RECORDS TELL ABOUT THOSE ANCESTORS
  • In this lesson you are going to learn to find and use two records of death on two different websites:
    DEATH CERTIFICATES
    http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm
    NEWSPAPER OBITUARIES
    http://digitalnewspapers.org/
  • In Family Pedigree with Details on NFS you can highlight each direct line ancestor on the pedigree chart to find those who died in Utah.
  • To find death records for deaths between 1904 and 1958 go to: http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm
    Type in the name of the person, surname
    Remember to search for married women under their married name.
    2. Click on Search.
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  • This page may appear or after a list of possible matches
  • Now click to view image.
    • Is this the right person?
    • Is this the right person?
    Go back to NFS and compare the dates
  • Go back to NFS and compare the dates
  • Now search at http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htmfor Elizabeth’s husband George R. Ash.
  • After you search at http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm Compare the results of your search with the next slide.
  • How do you know this it the right person?
    Compare wife’s name
    Compare data with NFS
  • Now in Family Pedigree on NFS you can check to find another direct line ancestor who died in Utah.
    Josephine Fielding Heath died in Utah in 1928
  • Now search at http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htmfor Josephine Fielding Heath.
    Here is the death record of Josephine Fielding Heath.Remember that we search for death records of married women under their married surnames.
  • When you check in Family Pedigree on NFS you find mother Mary Ann died in Utah before 1904, so there will not be a death certificate for her.
  • We can search for an obituary in Utah Digital Newspapers athttp://digitalnewspapers.org/
  • Here are some of the newspapers found there:
  • Search for the ancestor found in NFS
    Remember that we search for death records of married women under their married surnames.
    Search for Mary Ann Fielding,
    Not Mary Ann Peake
  • The Results! Which one do you want?
  • Which one is likely to be the right one?
    Go back to NFS to compare to know which is correct.
    Only the first is for 1885.
  • Is this the right person?
    Go back to NFS to compare to know if this is the right person.
    There is a difference in the birth date. How do you determine which is correct?
    THAT IS THE TOPIC FOR ANOTHER LESSON!!
  • A wonderful tribute to this woman!!
  • Do not forget to look for their children
    DIED BEFORE 1904 CHECK OBITUARIES
  • The two websites that you have learned about in this tutorial
    To find death records for deaths between 1904 and 1958 go to: http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm
    Search for an obituary in Utah digital Newspapers athttp://digitalnewspapers.org/
  • Now search in each of these three indexes for at least two members of your ancestral families or those of your spouse.Report the results to your shift supervisor.