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Edward Edwards and Margaret Waddell
« on: Wednesday 07 February 18 10:35 GMT (UK) »
Seeking the graves of Edward Edwards who passed away at Seal Beach, Orange County, California in 1989. His wife was Margaret Wilson Swan Calder Waddell, who was born in Wemyss, Scotland in 1909 and passed in 1997 in Huntington, also Orange County, California. Any help would be much appreciated  :)

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Re: Edward Edwards and Margaret Waddell
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 08 February 18 20:13 GMT (UK) »
If you're looking at the Social Security Death Index, it gives a place of last residence or place of last benefits, which may or may not be the actual place of death.

In this case, it appears that Edward died in Los Angeles County, California.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGYS-FP6

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Re: Edward Edwards and Margaret Waddell
« Reply #2 on: Friday 09 February 18 15:22 GMT (UK) »
If you're looking at the Social Security Death Index, it gives a place of last residence or place of last benefits, which may or may not be the actual place of death.

In this case, it appears that Edward died in Los Angeles County, California.  https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VGYS-FP6

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Re: Edward Edwards and Margaret Waddell
« Reply #3 on: Monday 19 February 18 19:45 GMT (UK) »
Social Security Death Index
Name:   Edward T. Edwards
State of Issue:   Illinois
Date of Birth:   Wednesday  October  06, 1897
Date of Death:   Sunday  February  19, 1989
Est. Age at Death:   91 years, 4 months, 13 days
Last known residence:
   City:    Seal Beach
   County:    Orange
   State:    California
   ZIP Code:    90740

California Death Index, 1940-1997
Name:   Edward Thomas Edwards
Event Type:   Death
Event Date:   19 Feb 1989
Event Place:   Los Angeles, California, United States
Birth Date:   06 Oct 1897
Birthplace:   Other Country
Mother's Name:   Hughes


Social Security Death Index
Name:   Margaret W. Edwards
State of Issue:   Illinois
Date of Birth:   Thursday  April  01, 1909
Date of Death:   Sunday  October  05, 1997
Est. Age at Death:   88 years, 6 months, 4 days
Confirmation:    Verified
Last known residence:
   City:    Huntington Beach
   County:    Orange
   State:    California
   ZIP Code:    92647

California Death Index, 1940-1997
Name:   Margaret Waddell Edwards
Event Type:   Death
Event Date:   05 Oct 1997
Event Place:   Orange, California, United States
Birth Date:   01 Apr 1909
Birthplace:   Other Country
Father's Name:   Waddell
Mother's Name:   Calder

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Re: Edward Edwards and Margaret Waddell
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 20 February 18 01:16 GMT (UK) »
Apparently, the County of Los Angeles Public Library will do obituary look-ups for people who died there, so maybe that would work for Edward.  http://www.colapublib.org/contactus/askalibrarian.php

There is also an e-mail for the Seal Beach library here - http://www.ocpl.org/libloc/sb - so maybe it's worth checking if they do look-ups or could advise you further.

Otherwise, you could order their death certificates for a fee.  https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CHSI/Pages/Vital-Records-Obtaining-Certified-Copies-of-Birth--Death-Records.aspx

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Re: Edward Edwards and Margaret Waddell
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 20 February 18 14:04 GMT (UK) »
http://www.ocpl.org/elib/genealogy/obituaries
OBITUARY TIPS
NewsBank.com, which includes the Orange County Register, for deaths after January 1, 1987.

If you would like staff assistance, please contact your local branch or email LibraryAdmin@occr.ocgov.com

Also, a query form is here:
http://www.ocpl.org/elib/genealogy/contact_us

Links to local genealogy groups that might be able to help:
http://www.ocpl.org/elib/genealogy/local_organizations
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