Laying Out the Clues in Funeral Home Records (1:08:10)


While death certificates and obituaries provide lots of important information about the deceased, funeral home and mortuary records can compile even more details. These details can then, in turn, provide clues to other original records about the deceased, their families, their contacts, and organizations that can broaden the context of their lives. Learn about the history of funerals and cemeteries in the U.S., and dissect sample funeral home records to expand your research work.