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Researching an Ancestors Death through Obituaries and Other Notices
January 8 @ 10:15 am – 12:30 pm EST
Hybrid Meeting – in-person in the Beech Conference Room in the Florida History and Genealogical Library and via webinar.
An obituary is one of the prized finds for researchers but how do you find them? Those elusive articles and notices printed in newspapers can be near impossible if you don’t know where to look. In this presentation you will learn about the history or obituaries, other forms of death notices, how to use historical sources to find them, and of course what you can do on-line to aid your search.
Shannon Combs-Bennett, QG (qualified genealogist) is an award-winning author located in northern Virginia who presents on topics from methodology to DNA. She earned her MSc in Genealogical, Heraldic, and Paleographic studies from the University of Strathclyde and holds a Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies (PLCGS) in American Records from the National Institute for Genealogical …