MSS-027-Practice Reading Burial Records

Record #1

Here’s the first burial record. The handwriting is very legible.

Burial record for Jean Sourdif

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  1. What was the date?
  2. When did Jean die?
  3. How old was he?
  4. Who were his parents?
  5. Who was the witness?
  6. Was the witness able to sign his name?


Record #2

Now try this one. This record is a bit more difficult to read.

Burial record for Pierre Sourdif

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  1. What is the date?
  2. What was Pierre’s occupation?
  3. When did Pierre die?
  4. How old was he?
  5. Who were the two witnesses?
  6. Could either sign his name?


Now check your answers here.

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