Do you know the church that your ancestor attended? If you aren’t sure, an obituary may mention the church. Also, a funeral home record may give this information.

What do you do with the information once you have it?

Are there records available for the church for the time period in which your ancestor lived? Even if the records begin a little after the life of your ancestor, don’t let that keep you from looking through the records. It could be that someone set up a memorial for your ancestor – a money-type fund, or a window!

Church records are priceless!