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My elusive great, great, great grandfather, Asbury Miller. I know nothing about him except that he is listed on my great, great grandfather's death certificate and that he was Caucasian. Did he own Peter Miller? Who was Peter's mother? I have so many questions.
Part 1: How do you research using death certificates? Much of the information gleaned from a death certificate can be used more effectively to connect to other resources that document your ancestor. This article is the first in a series to help beginning researchers extract information from the death certificate to learn more about an ancestor. #genealogy http://www.robinsavingstories.com/2016/07/part-1-how-do-you-research-using-death.html
Part 2: What can you glean from a death certificate? This is the second article in a series on how to research using death certificates. Part 1: How do you research using death certificates? covered names, place of death, marital status, occupation, and birth place. This article covers more strategies that will help you glean more information about your ancestor from the death certificate. #genealogy http://www.robinsavingstories.com/2016/07/part-2-what-can-you-glean-from-death.html
"How do I find my ancestor's death date?" is one of the most common questions I hear. And, why not? Death Certificates are a fairly modern occurrence, but most of our ancestors did not live in a time period when death certificates were generated. Fortunately, as researchers we can determine an ancestor's date of death using other resources.