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* Finding the minimum information for newspapers

To find an individual's burial place in an obituary, you must at least know the approximate date of death, the individual's full name at time of death, and the state and city or town where the death took place (or where the obituary was likely to have been published). If you do not have the minimum information to access a newspaper article, you can either:

* Get help finding some of the minimum information by selecting one of the following items,

Name

Place of death

Death date

* click the Back button on your browser to return to the list of other places where you can find burial places, or

* read the paragraph below for additional tips.

Finding places of burial

Make sure you check scrapbooks, diaries, and family Bibles at home. See the topic Finding information at home for more information. Also check for local histories. See the topic Finding previous research.

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