12 Keys to Properly Analyzing the Vitals Section of Historical Newspapers

The Vitals section of the newspaper is generally the most pursued by genealogy newspaper researchers – primarily because that is where death notices and obituaries reside.

But there are more than just obits in this important section. This Research Tip contains a list of the keys to getting the most for your family history research out of the contents of this newspaper section.

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To obtain the one-page Quicksheet pdf for easy reference on how to properly analyze material in the Vitals section, you can download it by clicking on the Download button below:

For all the previously published Quick Reference Guides, click on QuickSheets

Genealogy QuickSheets – Frequently Asked Questions

Quicksheets are also known as Quick Reference Guides. They are generally a one or two page PDF that is downloadable. A few QuickSheets are as large as a five page PDF.
Every QuickSheet is in a specific post on The Ancestor Hunt website. Just bring up the post, and at the bottom of the page is a big brown Download button that allows you to view and/or download the PDF when clicked.
Yes! You can view or download as many as you wish.

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