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Subject: Re: DOVE Family Ocean Springs, Mississippi
Date: Friday, March 27, 2009
For the longest I did not know or could confirm the maiden name of Anna Smith m to Edgar until I came across the death certificate image for their daughter Laura at FamilySearch.com
It was at that time I was able to confirm and tied in the marriage date I had in my files as suspect or a possibility.
Laura Smith Peques
Name : Laura Peques
Death date : 30 Dec 1954
Death place : Houston, Harris, Texas
Birth date : 22 Dec 1878
Birth place : Ocean Springs, Miss.
Age at death : 76 years 8 days
Gender : Female
Marital status : Married
Race or color : Black
Spouse name :
Father name : Edgar Smith
Mother name : Ann Dove
Digital GS number : 4165412
Image number : 2062
Collection : Texas Deaths, 1890-1976
Informant: Alex Peques
Finding Laura's death certificate online was a golden egg moment for me and a time to do the genealogy happy dance.