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Offline Deirdre784

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« on: Friday 28 December 18 20:42 GMT (UK) »
Is there a freeBMD.org.uk equivalent for America.

Iím trying to help a family in Argentina with Welsh ancestors (they emigrated in 1896) and have traced a branch of the family who ended up in Michigan. One of their sons had 5 children from 1927 to 1936 - found on the censuses - and his obituary in 1986 mentions 17 grandchildren who we know nothing about 🤔 and would love to find.

Not done much research in Anerica before so any suggestions gratefully received.

Edited to add: currently stuck going backwards - need a few certificates - so looking for any possible relatives who may be able to help.   
CARDIFF:Lord,Griffiths,Barry,Cope,Mahoney ~ PEMBROKESHIRE:Griffiths,Rees,Owen,Thomas ~ ESSEX:Lord,Foreman,Hatch ~ SOMERSET:Lord,Cox,Hockey,Linham,Bryant ~ STAFFORDSHIRE:Cope,Elks,Hackney,Gallimore,Davenport ~ SUFFOLK:Lord,Lockwood,Hatch,Rix,Foreman ~ IRELAND:Barry,Meany,Cummins,Grogan ~
PONTYPRIDD:Leigh,Brooks,Adams,Davies,Thomas ~ KENT:Leigh ~ CHESHIRE:Adams,Tudor,Illidge ~ DENBIGHSHIRE:Edwards,Bolas ~BRECON:Leigh,Thomas,Davies ~SOMERSET:Adams,Keitch,Bridge ~ABERGAVENNY:Minton ~ MERTHYR:.....

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Re: BMD website
« Reply #1 on: Friday 28 December 18 20:57 GMT (UK) »
Sadly the USA does not have a BMD index. Once you are signed up to family search (which is free) you can check the collection that is available for Argentina or USA

https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list?fcs=placeId%3A1927135&ec=region%3ASOUTH_AMERICA%2CplaceId%3A1927135

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Re: BMD website
« Reply #2 on: Friday 28 December 18 20:58 GMT (UK) »


If you want to give us some names we might be able to help your search

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Re: BMD website
« Reply #3 on: Friday 28 December 18 21:01 GMT (UK) »
No, there is no national registry except for the Social Security Death Index which records the death of anyone with a social security number [virtually all adults].  Your best bet, as a starter, is FamilySearch:

https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list?ec=region%3AUNITED_STATES
Wiltshire:  Banks, Taylor
Somerset:  Duddridge, Richards, Barnard, Pillinger
Gloucestershire:  Barnard, Marsh, Crossman
Bristol:  Banks, Duddridge, Barnard
Down:  Ennis, McGee
Wicklow:  Chapman, Pepper
Wigtownshire:  Logan, Conning
Wisconsin:  Ennis, Chapman, Logan, Ware
Maine:  Ware, Mitchell, Tarr

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Re: BMD website
« Reply #4 on: Friday 28 December 18 21:04 GMT (UK) »
There are some links for vital records, indexes, etc., for Michigan and counties within Michigan here:

https://www.deathindexes.com/michigan/index.html

https://www.genealogybranches.com/michigan.html

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« Reply #5 on: Friday 28 December 18 21:10 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Sandra, i have been on Family Search - found the obituary there - but seem to have come to a halt. Member of Ancestry and Find My Past too.

Morris Henry Jones, born Saskatchewan in 1903, moved to Michigan in 1925 and married Eleanor Emma Marshall in 1926. Settled in East Lansing, then Charlotte and died in Fremont, Newaygo County.

Children Esther Eleanor 1927-2006 (married Walter Marcus Bradford), Rxxxx born 1930, Eunice Arlene  born 1932-2016 (married Edward Allen Hall, divorced), Dxxxx born 1934 and Robert Glenn 1936-2003.

So far I havenít been able to find any children from these marriages, and not confirmed marriages for the sons, let alone the 17 mentioned (by number only) in the obituary.
CARDIFF:Lord,Griffiths,Barry,Cope,Mahoney ~ PEMBROKESHIRE:Griffiths,Rees,Owen,Thomas ~ ESSEX:Lord,Foreman,Hatch ~ SOMERSET:Lord,Cox,Hockey,Linham,Bryant ~ STAFFORDSHIRE:Cope,Elks,Hackney,Gallimore,Davenport ~ SUFFOLK:Lord,Lockwood,Hatch,Rix,Foreman ~ IRELAND:Barry,Meany,Cummins,Grogan ~
PONTYPRIDD:Leigh,Brooks,Adams,Davies,Thomas ~ KENT:Leigh ~ CHESHIRE:Adams,Tudor,Illidge ~ DENBIGHSHIRE:Edwards,Bolas ~BRECON:Leigh,Thomas,Davies ~SOMERSET:Adams,Keitch,Bridge ~ABERGAVENNY:Minton ~ MERTHYR:.....

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« Reply #6 on: Friday 28 December 18 21:12 GMT (UK) »
Thanks Erato and shellyesq 😀
CARDIFF:Lord,Griffiths,Barry,Cope,Mahoney ~ PEMBROKESHIRE:Griffiths,Rees,Owen,Thomas ~ ESSEX:Lord,Foreman,Hatch ~ SOMERSET:Lord,Cox,Hockey,Linham,Bryant ~ STAFFORDSHIRE:Cope,Elks,Hackney,Gallimore,Davenport ~ SUFFOLK:Lord,Lockwood,Hatch,Rix,Foreman ~ IRELAND:Barry,Meany,Cummins,Grogan ~
PONTYPRIDD:Leigh,Brooks,Adams,Davies,Thomas ~ KENT:Leigh ~ CHESHIRE:Adams,Tudor,Illidge ~ DENBIGHSHIRE:Edwards,Bolas ~BRECON:Leigh,Thomas,Davies ~SOMERSET:Adams,Keitch,Bridge ~ABERGAVENNY:Minton ~ MERTHYR:.....

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« Reply #7 on: Friday 28 December 18 21:19 GMT (UK) »


FIND A GRAVE for Esther Eleanor Jones Bradford names some children and grand - children.You may already have these.  try sites like spokeo. peoplefinder,  white pages, zabasearch etc to see if you can locate any of those.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23526543/ester-eleanor-bradford

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« Reply #8 on: Friday 28 December 18 21:19 GMT (UK) »
Morris Henry Jones was the son of David Price Jones and Cecilia Morley, both born in Wales (Pontypridd area) in 1875/76. They married in Argentina around 1901 before sailing to England in 1902 then from Liverpool to Canada. It is Ceciliaís family i am helping with, a descendant of her brother John (born in Argentina).
CARDIFF:Lord,Griffiths,Barry,Cope,Mahoney ~ PEMBROKESHIRE:Griffiths,Rees,Owen,Thomas ~ ESSEX:Lord,Foreman,Hatch ~ SOMERSET:Lord,Cox,Hockey,Linham,Bryant ~ STAFFORDSHIRE:Cope,Elks,Hackney,Gallimore,Davenport ~ SUFFOLK:Lord,Lockwood,Hatch,Rix,Foreman ~ IRELAND:Barry,Meany,Cummins,Grogan ~
PONTYPRIDD:Leigh,Brooks,Adams,Davies,Thomas ~ KENT:Leigh ~ CHESHIRE:Adams,Tudor,Illidge ~ DENBIGHSHIRE:Edwards,Bolas ~BRECON:Leigh,Thomas,Davies ~SOMERSET:Adams,Keitch,Bridge ~ABERGAVENNY:Minton ~ MERTHYR:.....