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Fri Dec 18 10:17:31 MST 2009


You can contact a genealogical society or a library in the area to see if  
they have indexes to obituaries. Some genealogical societies provide  
research for relatively small fees for records in their own area --  
particularly those that appear in book form. I work in the Local History &  
Genealogy department of our public library. We have a wonderful index for  
obituaries and fulfill requests for copies at .50 per page for anyone who  


On Dec 18, 2009 10:05am, Amy Crooks <amyrebba at adelphia.net> wrote:

> I could use some help. I'm stumped. I am doing
> research on a Lucinda Pierson b 1887, MO. I just received her SS-5 and it
> confirmed that her parents were in fact Thomas William Pierson b abt  
> 1860, IL
> and Sarah Elizabeth Farrow b abt 1857, IL. When researching the family I  
> can
> find them in the 1900 and 1910 census, but no further. So my thought is  
> that
> possibly Thomas and Sarah died before 1920. I need to find a death date in
> order to send off for their death certificates or at least narrow the  
> date.

> In 1910 everyone is living in Natura, Okmulgee, OK.
> Lucinda is with her husband Oscar Cowherd and two sons Earnest and  
> Thomas, and
> Thomas and Sarah (Lucinda's parents) are living near by. I have searched
> for anyone in this area of Okmulgee County both on APG and RAOGK with no  
> luck
> of finding anyone in the area. Does anyone have any other ideas how I  
> might
> narrow down their death dates in order to send off for a death  
> certificate, if
> they died late enough to have one?

> Thanks,

> Amy

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