Death Records for Genealogical Research

Records generated when a person dies are a great resource for the family genealogist. This presentation from June 23, 2019, covered in depth each type of record beginning with the death certificate and continuing with cemeteries, landsmanshaftn, gravestones, Social Security records, medical records, undertakers, newspaper obituaries and probate.

Phyllis Kramer is a practicing genealogist with primary interest in Eastern European Jewish research. As Vice President of Education at, Phyllis created the Education Program and teaches courses and maintains 15 Kehilalinks for her ancestral shtetls.

Presented by: Jewish Genealogical Society of New York and the Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute at the Center for Jewish History

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