Finding Family History in Obituaries and from Funeral Homes

Vicki’s Note – three free resources from Legacy.com to use, as we focus on our Octoberish Program “Funeral Practices of Ancestors”, by Kim Caswell; next week – October 14, 2016. 

You can use this site to look up funeral homes by state.:

http://www.legacy.com/funeral-homes/directory/search?StateName=0

 

Use this site to look up obituaries by name:

The newspaper obituary information in ObitFinder® is updated daily, and searches obituaries dating as early as February, 2001

http://www.legacy.com/ns/obitfinder/obituary-search.aspx

 

And click on this site to go directly to obituaries from newspapers in the United States, as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia:

ObitFinder® searches obituaries from more than 1500 national & international newspapers.

 

 

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