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Is Unregistered Death possible after 1900 in U.S.?

An article at ohiohistory.org seems to have some clues as to where to look, and has some general information on the requirements in Ohio at that time. It appears your relative may have died during a ...
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Could "Our Mother" be a term of endearment on 1855 headstone?

My initial assessment is: I think it quite unlikely that someone would be referred to "Our Mother" on a headstone, without some mother-child relationship present. It may not be a genetic mother-child ...
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Does George B Sperry logo on fold case for photos indicate photographer or case manufacturer?

George B. Sperry apparently owned the studio where the picture was taken. However, this could have been any one of several studios in Toledo. According to Ohio Photographers: 1839-1900 by Diane ...
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What was "Chronic Endeidis"?

I agree with other comments/answers, that this is probably due to misreading t's as d's, and you are looking at Enteritis. Here are some resources to double check, or for future issues: Genealogy ...
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Where is Hepzibah Mason in Gregory Stone genealogy : ancestry and descendants of Dea. Gregory Stone of Cambridge, Mass., 1320-1917?

Gregory Stone genealogy; ancestry and descendants of Dea. Gregory Stone of Cambridge, Mass., 1320-1917 has been digitised by Harvard University, and made available online via the Hathi Trust Digital ...
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Finding widow's relinquishment from 1844 Ohio probate record?

The FamilySearch Wiki article Glossary of United States Probate Terms says: Relinquishment - Relinquishment is to waive one's rights. To see an overview of how the law has changed over time, see ...
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Where can one find free look-ups in the Ohio Genealogical Report?

All back issues of the Ohio Genealogical Society Report (1961-2003) and Ohio Genealogical Society Quarterly (2003-present) are accessible online to members of the Ohio Genealogical Society. The OGS ...
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Could an Ohio resident be in the Indiana militia? (Timeline resolution)

If we ask the question another way -- "Did men from outside Indiana Territory fight in the Battle of Tippecanoe? -- then the answer seems to be YES. The Wikipedia article Indiana in the War of 1812 ...
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Washington County, Ohio in the 1810 Census

The 1810 Washington Co., Ohio, Census is online at: http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/washington/census/1810/
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Old German script. What is the wife's name in this 1837 baptismal ledger from Stark County, Ohio?

I read "Repeka" based on the following observations: first letter a R similar to "Rahel" in the first column 5. entry from the bottom e similar to other e letters could be g but compare also "April" ...
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What was "Chronic Endeidis"?

There is no such thing as Endeidis, so it is definitely a misspelling. Of what it is a misspelling would just be a guess. I tend to agree that Enteritis is most likely You say that this is ...
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Finding 3rd great grandmother’s parents’ names around 1836 in Warren, Ohio?

You have a great question that many genealogists run into. Where can I find XXXX? 1st I would not trust a Census except for the existence of a person. Many if not most have many errors in them, age, ...
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