Society Announces Online Research Tool

Remember the San Joaquin County Obituary Index Project? (If you don’t, see the entries for June 16, 2011, and October 12, 2011, below.) Well, work on the project has ended successfully! At last, genealogists, historians, and other researchers can view online citations for or copies of newspaper obituaries in San Joaquin County that date from the . . . → Read More: Society Announces Online Research Tool

Searching for Dead People

You thought this entry might involve zombies, didn’t you? Well, it doesn’t. Instead, it deals with a tool that genealogists value highly when they research dead people: an obituary index. In addition, it issues a call for volunteers.

So what’s the connection? Let’s start by discussing obituaries. In addition to telling genealogists when a person died, obituaries . . . → Read More: Searching for Dead People