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Finding Death & Burial Records in the United States


There is no centralised death index for death certificates in the US as there is in the UK, but the US tends to have better online sources for burials, and obituaries for the average person.  Join us to find where sources for death, burial and obituaries can be found and used.


About the speaker: Dr. David Mc Donald is the president of the Association of Professional Genealogists; past president of the Board for Certification of Genealogists and former director of the (American) National Genealogical Society.

With more than 40 years' research experience, he has lectured throughout the US at genealogical conferences and institutes, teaching research methodology, religious records, and on the American Midwest.

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