Family researchers know that finding information on their ancestor’s vital records, birth-marriage-death, is an important part of the documentation. Robin Foster has written an E-book, Genealogy: 11 Ways to Determine Death, and she is offering it free to those who request it.
Here are some of the topics she discusses:
- Missing on the US Census
- Death indexes and death certificates
- Newspaper obituaries
- Genealogy websites: How to determine what is online
- Funeral programs
- Social Security Death Index
- Funeral homes
- Online historical newspapers
- Google Search
- Missing on the city directory
Robin (@savingstories on Twitter) is currently a 2008 award-winning independent book publishing consultant for Heritage Makers, Inc.. She is currently a columnist for the Examiner. She is a regular presenter and extensive knowledge of Southern family history resources. You can even follow Robin on Pinterest.
Robin had a show on Blog Talk Radio where she had wonderful guest discussing genealogical issues. Her past episodes are still there to listen and learn from. Robin has also been interviewed on the following show: Antoinette Harrell has a weekly show called Nurturing Our Roots. Robin shared techniques and unique resources which have helped her to find success in documenting her ancestors online and at local workshops. She encouraged others to preserve oral history, photographs, and historical documentation for future generations.