Posted By:Carol Powell
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Subject:Re: Harry W. Moore, St. Louis in 1920's
Post Date:March 03, 2014 at 17:04:38
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Forum:Missouri Genealogy Forum
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1930 Union, Washington, Missouri census
Household        Gender       Age       Birthplace
Head       Amos E Burford       M       26        Georgia
Wife       Girtrude M Burford F       29        Missouri
Son       Clyde J Burford       M       9        Missouri
1940 Union Township, Washington, Washington, Missouri census
Household        Gender       Age       Birthplace
Head       Amos Burford        M       38        Georgia
Wife       Gertrude Burford       F       43        Missouri
Adopted daughter Leona Burford       F       7        Missouri
Gerturde Emma Politte birth: 31 December 1897 Mineral Point, MO. death: 11 February 1973 Washington County Memorial Hospital spouse: Amos E. "Pete" Burford birth: 25 April 1902
marriage: 1 July 1927 death: 7 November 1985. Harry Joseph Sr. Moore birth: 12 March 1921 St. Louis, MO death: 24 August 1998 Valrico, Florida
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.2.1/9HDL-YF3
Does his death certificate give any clues?
Often the best place to find where someone was from is to start with where they died. I suggest getting death certificates and obituaries. Both should have parents' names and obit may have exact birthplace and surviving siblings which can be a BIG help. If you know where they married then get their marriage record. If you know what cemetery these people are buried in their headstones should give birth and death dates. If you know what church they were members of or where they are buried check with each to see what may be in their records on them. You might try www.familysearch.com; findagrave.com and local historical societies or libraries for more information. Newspapers are archived on microfilm in public libraries