02 November 2014

Sunday's Obituary: Always verify sources

It is always exciting to see that little green leaf on Ancestry or to stumble upon a record but be warned: always double check and verify sources.

This morning I was doing a random search for an obituary to feature here today. I entered the search parameters of last name Still and place of death Pennsylvania. I found this:

Kentucky? Now, the obituary was actually correct. It was simply the preview that gave the wrong state. However, had I not known him personally - this is my mom's brother, my Uncle Tom - I would have been confused. Always verify!

Sunday's Obituary is a genealogical prompt of GeneaBloggers.
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.