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This report is extracted from the 1000 Section (Confirmed Newspaper Indexes) of the 1979-1980 Edition of LATHROP REPORT ON NEWSPAPER INDEXES: An illustrated guide to published and unpublished newspaper indexes in the United States and Canada.   Either a compiler, publisher or repository had confirmed the existance of this index and supplied information for the report. See the INTRODUCTION for the methodology used in compiling the LATHROP REPORT.

REPORT NO:  1067A Previous Report (1066A)  |  Next Report (1068A)
INDEX NAME:  Index to the Obituaries in the Wolverine Citizen and other old Flint Papers, 1850-1876.
  • GENESEE WHIG Flint MI 1850(Feb 23)-1855(Dec 29)
  • GENESEE WHIG & WOLVERINE CITIZEN Flint MI 1856(Jan 5)-1856(Dec 27)
  • WOLVERINE CITIZEN Flint MI 1857(Jan 3)-1876(Dec 30)
COMPILER:  A Works Progress Administration (WPA) project
1026 E. Kearsley St
Flint MI 48502
Telephone: (313) 232-7111
AVAILABILITY:  One copy of this typed index is available for use in the Flint Public Library.
SCOPE OF INDEX:  Indexes only articles pertaining to a person's death. Includes person's last name, first name, date of death, age, name of newspaper, date of paper and page location. Some entries have notes pertaining to the death, especially if it occured outside of Genesee County. For example, Civil War deaths will indicate the battle or locale. The index is arranged according to geographical location, Flint City being first, followed alphabetically by townships and villages in Genesee County. Two special appendices list the number of deaths in Genesee County from Apr 5, 1868 to Jan 1, 1869 by geographical destination and the names of soldiers reported killed during the Civil War.
FORMAT OF INDEX:  An 8½x11 inch book form index. Arrangement is geographically and then alphabetically by person's surname. (see SCOPE NOTE for further description).
SIZE OF INDEX:  71 pages in the index.
Herbert O. Brayer. "Preliminary guide to indexed newspapers in the United States, 1850-1900". Mississippi Valley Historical Review, v.33, #2, Sept. 2, 1946.
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