Obituaries can be chocked full of valuable genealogical information. Not only can they provide the date of death, but they can also reveal children and grandchildren, places of residence, cause of death, etc.
Miriam Midkiff in her Blog titled AnceStories: the Stories of My Ancestors, leads us through her analysis of an obituary. Although it applies specifically to one of her ancestors, the analytical process and the logic she uses can be instructive to us all.
Check it out at: http://tinyurl.com/y8rqrkk