According to Gena, there are seven different types
and this type dictates who owns it and who has the records.
- Customary (neighborhood, rural)
Where can you locate a death? Land records, Military records, Journals, fraternal organization records, orphan court records are just a few ideas where to look outside of the traditional death certificates. For more information, visit Gena's blog at http://philibertfamily.blogspot.com/ or her web site at http://www.yourfamilyhistoryresearch.com/Gena also cited many online resources to locate cemeteries and graves, plus symbolism on headstone artwork, sculptures and insignias.
I loved this presentation, yet we are running out of time as the grand prize winners are being drawn now. This was such a great expo and I will follow up with more details tomorrow.