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How to use death certificates in family history - 60-second video guide

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In our latest genealogy video, Family Tree editor Helen Tovey presents a one-minute guide to using death certificates in family tree research.

Many family historians believe that death certificates are of less importance than birth or marriage certificates, yes, as Helen shows in this video, death certificates contain valuable information about your ancestor's life and may even point you in the direction of further research and new ancestors.

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