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* Finding the minimum information for family histories and biographies

To get a copy of a family history or biography, you must at least know the full name of your ancestor and the approximate area (state or county) in which the individual may have lived. If you do not have the minimum information to find a family history or biography, you can either:

* Get help finding some of the minimum information by selecting one of the following items,

Name

Places the family lived

* click the Back button at the top of this window to return to the list of other places where you can find places of death, or

* read the paragraphs below for a few additional tips.

Finding places of death

If the individual was a veteran who served and was killed in the Korean or Vietnam War, you may be able to find a place of death through the death records in the Military Index on the FamilySearch computer at your local Family History Center of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Family History Library has all other wars indexed on microfiche. You only need to know the war and the veteran's name. Local community and genealogy libraries may also have war indexes. Contact individual libraries for their holdings.

Make sure to check photo albums, scrapbooks, diaries, and family Bibles at home. See the topic Finding information at home for more information.

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