US, Michigan—Muriel Obituary File, 1930–1975 (Pilot)

How to Index a Obituary

For the sample image above, the fields would indexed as follows:

  1. Given Names: Lois
  2. Surname: Calkins Baker
  3. Titles or Terms: Mrs
  4. Age: 101
  5. Death Month: Sep
  6. Death Day: 1
  7. Death Year: 1952
  8. Death Town or City: Hopkins
  9. Death County: Press Tab to skip this field.
  10. Death State: Press Tab to skip this field.
  11. Birth Month: Aug
  12. Birth Day: 2
  13. Birth Year: 1851
  14. Birth City or Town:  Fort Wayne
  15. Birth County: Press Tab to skip this field. 
  16. Birth State or Country: Indiana
  17. Name of Newspaper: Grand Rapids Herald