How can I find where my ancestor was buried? Try finding death certificates, death indexes and obituaries. Search old newspapers for clues. Try finding your ancestor on findagrave.com or billiongraves .com.
When looking at deed indexes, be sure to look at both the "Grantor Index", an index to those selling the land and the "Grantee Index", an index to those buying the land.
The 1890 U.S. Census records were destroyed by fire on January 10, 1921.
Use a good genealogical software package to maintain your records and your digital files.
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