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Jamboree

June

01
Saturday
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Death Decoded: Documenting Death With or Without a Death Certificate

Presenter: Jane Neff Rollins, MSPH


Identifying where and when an ancestor has died is an essential step for every genealogist. But sometimes the facts about death can be buried as deeply as the ancestor him- or herself. Learn how to find a wide variety of documents that identify date and place of death (even if a death certificate can’t be found) and how to decode what the documents are really telling you.

Level:
Beginner
Topic:
Methodology and or Research Strategies, Record Types
Focus:
USA