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The Obituary Is Just the Beginning of the Story

This article by Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Anne Gillespie Mitchell demonstrates how to use the information obtained from an obituary as clues leading you to other useful sources in your search for information about an ancestor. It’s a very interesting read.

The Obituary Is Just the Beginning of the Story

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Currently I'm researching my Barrett and Barker families in Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi and Florida. Other surnames in my family tree include Link, Gervais, Blake, Henry, Levy and Turnbull (yes, that Turnbull).

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