“Dead Men Do Tell Tales”
Categories: RR , IR
When someone dies, a number of records are created – obituaries, sexton records, death certificates, probates, funeral home documents, and even coroner’s reports. These can be invaluable for family historians. Many original documents are available online and this presentation will illustrate finding and using them.
Loretta Evans, AG®, is a freelance writer and lecturer with over 35 years of genealogical experience. Accredited in Midwestern research, she specializes in 19th and 20th century United States genealogy. Loretta has lectured regularly at genealogical events, including the FGS Conference, BYU Computerized Genealogy Conference, and the BYU-Idaho Family History Conference. She is the author of six family histories and numerous magazine articles. She and her husband recently returned from serving as missionaries at the Family and Church History Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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This presentation is part of a set of over 400 presentations on genealogy and family history produced by “UVTAGG: The Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group”.
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