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Obituaries: How to Find Information about Deceased Individuals

An obituary is a notice of the death of a person, usually published in a newspaper, written or commissioned by the newspaper, and usually includes a short biography. It is similar to a funeral notice, which is also published on

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How to Search Records in the United States National Archives

What are the National Archives? The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is an independent agency of the United States government that is responsible for preserving and documenting government and historical records. They are considered to be the nations official

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Genealogy and Family History Research Tools: Find Your Family Roots

Genealogy is the study and tracing of family history, or family pedigrees, and is often referred to as building a family tree. Genealogy is also referred to as family history research. Genealogy involves the research and collection of the names

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