Connecting nfs with Ancestors who Died in Utah

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Connecting nfs with Ancestors who Died in Utah

  1. 1. Connecting NFS Ancestors Who Died in Utah to Records of their Deaths<br />
  2. 2. OBJECTIVES<br />IDENTIFY ON NEW FAMILYSEARCH ANCESTORS WHO DIED IN UTAH<br />LEARN HOW TO FIND RECORDS OF THEIR DEATHS ONLINE<br />EXPLORE WHAT THE RECORDS TELL ABOUT THOSE ANCESTORS<br />
  3. 3. In this lesson you are going to learn to find and use two records of death on two different websites:<br />DEATH CERTIFICATES<br />http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm<br />NEWSPAPER OBITUARIES<br />http://digitalnewspapers.org/<br />
  4. 4. 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.<br />
  5. 5. To find death records for deaths between 1904 and 1958 go to: http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm<br />Type in the name of the person, surname <br />Remember to search for married women under their married name.<br />2. Click on Search. <br />2<br />1<br />
  6. 6. This page may appear or after a list of possible matches<br />
  7. 7. Now click to view image.<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li>Is this the right person?</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Is this the right person?</li></ul>Go back to NFS and compare the dates<br />
  9. 9. Go back to NFS and compare the dates<br />
  10. 10. Now search at http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htmfor Elizabeth’s husband George R. Ash.<br />
  11. 11. After you search at http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm Compare the results of your search with the next slide.<br />
  12. 12. How do you know this it the right person?<br />Compare wife’s name<br />Compare data with NFS<br />
  13. 13. Now in Family Pedigree on NFS you can check to find another direct line ancestor who died in Utah.<br />Josephine Fielding Heath died in Utah in 1928<br />
  14. 14. Now search at http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htmfor Josephine Fielding Heath.<br />Here is the death record of Josephine Fielding Heath.Remember that we search for death records of married women under their married surnames.<br />
  15. 15. 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.<br />
  16. 16. We can search for an obituary in Utah Digital Newspapers athttp://digitalnewspapers.org/<br />
  17. 17. Here are some of the newspapers found there:<br />
  18. 18. Search for the ancestor found in NFS<br />Remember that we search for death records of married women under their married surnames. <br />Search for Mary Ann Fielding,<br />Not Mary Ann Peake<br />
  19. 19. The Results! Which one do you want?<br />
  20. 20. Which one is likely to be the right one?<br />Go back to NFS to compare to know which is correct.<br />Only the first is for 1885.<br />
  21. 21. Is this the right person?<br />Go back to NFS to compare to know if this is the right person.<br />There is a difference in the birth date. How do you determine which is correct?<br />THAT IS THE TOPIC FOR ANOTHER LESSON!!<br />
  22. 22. A wonderful tribute to this woman!!<br />
  23. 23. Do not forget to look for their children<br />DIED BEFORE 1904 CHECK OBITUARIES<br />
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  27. 27. The two websites that you have learned about in this tutorial<br />To find death records for deaths between 1904 and 1958 go to: http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm<br />Search for an obituary in Utah digital Newspapers athttp://digitalnewspapers.org/<br />
  28. 28. 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. <br />

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