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Funeral cards are an overlooked free genealogical resource. They often contain both the Birth date and Death date and can be used as a substitute for birth and death records ( Vital Records ). Now from a technical point of view they are not a true substitute for vital records. But it's a good place to start. If you interested in what things qualify as a true Vital Records there is a good article at the Olive Tree.
Unfortunately these valuable resources are scattered and there has not been a single repository for this valuable resource until now. It is my hope to create the best funeral card database on the net.
Fletcher Cemetery Ohio bill to Garrett White for grave, 24 Aug. 1909
STATEMENT FOR BURIAL EXPENSES AT THE FLETCHER OHIO CEMETARY. IT IS DATED AUG. 24, 1909. GRAVE DIGGING WAS $4.50, TILE BRICK...$4.32, STONE GRAVE COVER...$7.50...ETC. THE TOTAL COST FOR BURIAL EXPENSES IN 1909 WAS $19.70. (Brown Township, Miami County Ohio)
Brian's Research: Here are the Whites buried in Fletcher Cemetery Ohio. Could the grave for Garret S. White be connected?:
WHITE, George died 10-3-1869 age 71y 1m 27d.
(Buried next to Mary J.)
WHITE, Mary J. died 3-15-1878 age 74y 2m 15d.
(Buried next to George.)
WHITE, David A. died 1-26-1882 age 41y 11m 17d.
WHITE, Rebecca M. w/o J.W.; died 12-3-1868 age 23y 10m.
WHITE, Samuel T. died 2-16-1885 age 84y 4m 10d.
(Buried next to Eliz. D.)
WHITE, Elizabeth D. died 10-13-1870 age 69y 6m 18d.
(Buried next to Samuel T.)
WHITE, Garret S.- Civil War Marker.
WHITE, Joshua 1842-1922.(Buried next to Ann E.)
WHITE, Ann E. 1842-1929.(Buried next to Joshua.)
Here's what I found in the
1880 United States Census fir West Charleston, Miami County, Ohio
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
James R WHITE Self M Male W 57 VA Stone Mason VA VA
Eliza WHITE Wife M Female W 51 VA Keeping House VA VA
James M WHITE Son S Male W 24 OH Farm Laborer VA VA
John W WHITE Son S Male W 21 OH Stone Mason VA VA
Emma S WHITE Dau S Female W 18 OH VA VA
Candace M WHITE Dau S Female W 14 OH VA VA
Ada V WHITE Dau S Female W 11 OH VA VA
Wilmer WHITE Son S Male W 9 OH VA VA
Willard WHITE Son S Male W 9 OH VA VA
Garrett WHITE Son S Male W 6 OH VA VA
Family History Library Film 1255049
NA Film Number T9-1049
Page Number 16C
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