Category - Death Records Research

Obituaries: A Closer Look at Death Records #2

In instances where you can’t find a death certificate for a particular ancestor, there are other options to get the information you need. One of these options, that is a truly excellent one, is in...

Death Indexes: A Closer Look at Death Records #3

If you are not able to locate a death certificate or an obituary for an ancestor, you may be able to find a date of death for them (as well as some other information) in a death index. There are...

Social Security Death Benefit Records

Have you tried searching the Social Security Death Benefit Index during your genealogy research? If not, now's the time to get started. Here's how to use it.

Researching Church Records in the U.S.

Have you ever looked at church records to find your ancestors? If not, you're missing out on a valuable genealogical resource. Here's what you need to know.