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10 December 2013

Names in the Funeral Book

If you are working on a more recent relative and you've got a copy of their "funeral book," look and see if the names of those who came to pay their respects are in the book.

It is a good way to get ideas of who might have been your ancestor's associates and who was alive when your ancestor died. They may have even written in their city of residence.

And there's always their signatures...hopefully they are readable.

1 comment:

  1. I have my grandparents books. My grandmother's had many family members that I was able to pinpoint because of the funeral book.

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