One of the
first resources you can try is asking other members in your
types of death were listed in early papers as well as
prominent people. It was not until the early 1900s that
death notices and obituaries became popular. Check the local
papers of the town/city where your subject last lived.
Security Death Index
popular search engine to help locate what year your subject
internet to see if anyone has already put your subjects
death information online.
see if anyone else is researching you subject as well as
post messages with whom your looking for.
Death records from City, County or State in
which the subject died in. In New Jersey, last place of disposition
was recorded since 1878.
people would keep these items with photos or in albums. Some
older ones even had the date of death printed on them.
local cemeteries in the town/city where your subject last
resided or in adjacent towns. You can also try the
cemeteries in the town their family was from.
||Check with the local churches in the
town/city where the person resided. Many churches kept