Born Here, Died in the Lone Star State  

One of the many record collections in Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry LE) is titled Texas, Death Certificates 1903-1982. This record collection may interest St. Louis residents because it is possible to search for persons who were born in St. Louis but died in Texas.

Texas population sign (Census.gov collection)

You may search for a particular person using the following delimiter (or you can search using only this delimiter):

·         BIRTH--LOCATION Saint Louis, Missouri, USA (Exact to this place)

The delimiter only search returns 4,713 results. An example:

·         Name: Claiborne Adams
·         Gender: Male
·         Race: White
·         Age: 45
·         Birth Date: 6 Sep 1875
·         Birth Place: St Louis, Missouri
·         Death Date: 26 Jan 1921
·         Death Place: El Paso, El Paso, Texas, USA
·         Father: Robt Adams
·         Mother: Virginia Claiborn

Information contained in individual records may vary, but will generally be similar to the above-listed record.

You can use Ancestry LE at Central Library and our branches.

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