Presentation on theme: "Connecting NFS Ancestors Who Died in Utah to Records of their Deaths."— Presentation transcript:
Connecting NFS Ancestors Who Died in Utah to Records of their Deaths
OBJECTIVES IDENTIFY ON NEW FAMILYSEARCH ANCESTORS WHO DIED IN UTAH LEARN HOW TO FIND RECORDS OF THEIR DEATHS ONLINE EXPLORE WHAT THE RECORDS TELL ABOUT THOSE ANCESTORS
In this lesson you are going to learn to find and use two records of death on two different websites: DEATH CERTIFICATES – NEWSPAPER OBITUARIES –
In Family Pedigree with Details on NFS you can highlight each direct line ancestor on the pedigree chart to find those who died in Utah.
To find death records for deaths between 1904 and 1958 go to: 1.Type in the name of the person, surname Remember to search for married women under their married name. 2. Click on Search. 1 2
Go back to NFS and compare the dates
Compare wife’s name Compare data with NFS
Now in Family Pedigree on NFS you can check to find another direct line ancestor who died in Utah. Josephine Fielding Heath died in Utah in 1928
Here is the death record of Josephine Fielding Heath. Remember that we search for death records of married women under their married surnames. Now search at for Josephine Fielding Heath.http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm
When you check in Family Pedigree on NFS you find mother Mary Ann died in Utah before 1904, so there will not be a death certificate for her.
We can search for an obituary in Utah Digital Newspapers at
Here are some of the newspapers found there:
Search for the ancestor found in NFS Remember that we search for death records of married women under their married surnames. Search for Mary Ann Fielding, Not Mary Ann Peake
The Results! Which one do you want?
Which one is likely to be the right one? Go back to NFS to compare to know which is correct. Only the first is for 1885.
Is this the right person? Go back to NFS to compare to know if this is the right person. There is a difference in the birth date. How do you determine which is correct? THAT IS THE TOPIC FOR ANOTHER LESSON!!
A wonderful tribute to this woman!!
Do not forget to look for their children DIED BEFORE 1904CHECK OBITUARIES
The two websites that you have learned about in this tutorial To find death records for deaths between 1904 and 1958 go to: exes/20842.htm Search for an obituary in Utah digital Newspapers at
Now search in each of these three indexes for at least two members of your ancestral families or those of your spouse. Report the results to your shift supervisor.