Using the Genealogical Resources of Funeral Homes and Mortuaries – James Tanner (12 Nov 2023)
Funeral home and mortuary records are valuable resources for genealogical research. They provide a wealth of information about our ancestors, including their name, age, date of birth, date of death, place of death, and cause of death. These records often include details about the deceased’s family, such as the names of their parents, spouse, children, and other relatives. Funeral records can also provide valuable information about the deceased’s occupation, religion, and other aspects of their life, which can help genealogists build a more complete picture of their ancestors. However, locating these records can be challenging as they can be found in various places, including funeral homes, mortuaries, archives, and online databases. Despite the challenges, these records are an invaluable source of genealogical information. This information can be particularly useful for tracing family relationships and identifying previously unknown relatives. Watch this video to learn. about these valuable records.