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Obituaries are useful genealogical sources because they often contain birth dates and places; names of parents, siblings, spouse, children, and other relatives; death information; and place of burial. Local genealogical and historical societies, public libraries, and some newspaper publishers maintain clipping files of obituaries. Printed abstracts of obituaries can also be found in various published sources such as genealogical periodicals. A bibliography of published obituaries for the U.S. is:
The Family History Library has collected some obituaries and published lists of obituaries. Check for these under the topic "Obituaries" in the '''''Place Search''''' of the Family History Library FamilySearch Catalog for the town or county where an ancestor's death would be listed.
[[Category:Jews| ObituariesJewish Records]]
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