Did someone say letters? Yes, I am still working on them, if not actively right now. I am just so afflicted with OCFRD (Obsessive-Compulsive Family Research Disease) that I just HAD to get the 1960 Missouri Death Certificates while they were HOT! I retrieved all the ones I could think of off the top of my head and then cranked up my GenSmarts program and started searching.
While I've come across a few weird results, I've added 108 Missouri death certificates to my file, countless census reports and many, many marriage records for people who lived and/or died in Missouri and many people who are buried there that I found on Find-a-Grave. When I started this project GenSmarts had about 1358 results for Missouri deaths. As you can see, it is not just about the death certificates. Now I have about 383 people yet to check out. The number varies, because I add the spouse and children when I find them.
Then to further complicate matters, I got a Nook for my birthday, so I have been reading a lot more. And since my father-in-law has been transferred to a nursing home on a permanent basis, we are cleaning out his apartment. And there are photos calling my name begging for sorting. And letters ...
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