My 3rd great grandfather, William L. Peters, died 6 Feb 1887 in Pickaway County, Ohio, but his death record had long eluded being found in popular online resources. I learned that it became an Ohio statewide law to record deaths
Have you found a seafaring person in your tree? Then you should definitely check out what I consider one of the best records out there and one of my personal favorites! They are just so very fascinating. The Citizenship Affidavits
The prompt for day 5 of the #30DayFHWChallenge is to select your favorite family photo, and write about the moments just before and/or after the photo was taken. Why was it taken? Was your ancestor happy to be in it?