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Time Provisions of Pennsylvania’s Coroner’s Act Argued Before the State’s Supreme Court

Genealogists have long used coroners’ records to fill out our family histories. These records are what we call “public records,” making them available to researchers as well as the media, and anyone else for that matter. Since most of the records we’re looking for are old, I’d never considered the issue that recently came up […]

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Records Posted from Belgium, England, Nicaragua, Peru, Russia, USA, & Mexico at FamilySearch.org

Mexico Collections Account for 6 Million of 8 Million New Images New Records From Belgium, England, Nicaragua, Peru, Russia 23 August 2011 – Along with six million images added to Mexico collections at FamilySearch.org this week, additions were made to collections from six other countries. Browse through newly–added parish register records from Belgium and England, […]

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89,000 Marin County Coroners’ Cases Transferred to the County Library’s California Room

Coroners’ records are an invaluable source of information for genealogists. Now we read that the Marin County, California Coroners’ records are being transferred to the public library, where plans are underway to create a searchable database. Since 1850, Marin’s coroners have documented thousands of death investigations throughout the county — pistol shootings, drownings, railroad accidents, […]

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