Michigan Ancestry Tracer
Specialize in families residing in or migrating to and through the City of Detroit (Wayne County)
DEATH NOTICES - general information about deceased will contain his /her full name, spouse (if any) decendants such as: children, siblings, grand children (if any) name of funeral home, church services, location of cemetery and time of burial. Placement of death notices in newspapers are done with persmission of surviving family/relatives. The funeral home will advise and provide this service for a fee, family was not required to do this.
OBITUARIES - a researchers dream when available. The information about the deceased is more biographical in presentation. In general, full name, date and place of birth, length of residence in city, spouse name if any (married date or lenght of marriage) names of children, siblings.military service if any with the branch of service and corresponding war served in. Obituaries were selected especially if the deceased held a prominent position with the city for example as: doctor, lawyer, buisness owner, governmental, teacher and thru there lifetime made a major contributon to the quality of life for all citizens of Wayne County and or MIichigan