Death Records from Missouri Newspapers, 1866-1870. (Vol. #2)
By: Lois Stanley, George F. Wilson & Maryhelen Wilson, Pub. 1983, reprinted 2017, 248 pages, Index, soft cover, ISBN #0-89308-445-X
Here are reports from 150 newspapers, over a five-year span, which give valuable details about Missouri ancestors. there are notables; there were centenarians; and those who died in unusual ways. But in the main, these 9,000 records provide valuable ordinary details about the ordinary people who were our ancestors - where and when they died, and from what cause, age, birthplace, former residence, number of children, religious and lodge affiliations, maiden name. Estate records from “burned” counties are also included.