Arkansas, Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Collection)Edit This Page
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Access the records: Arkansas, Death Index, 1914-1950 .
This Collection will include records from 1914 to 1950.
The collection consists of indexes to deaths from the Arkansas Department of Health, Office of Vital Records. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.
Citation for this Collection
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
- "Arkansas, Death Index, 1914-1950." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Derived from "Arkansas, Death Index, 1914-1950." Index and images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2005.
The index lists the following information:
- Age at Death
- Estimated Birth Year
- DGS Number
- Date of Death
- Certificate Number or page number
- GSU Film Number
- Image number
- Name of Deceased
- Name of Father
- Name of Mother
- Name of Spouse
- Place of Death
- Page Number
How to Use the Record
To search this collection using the index:
Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
Be aware there may be inaccuracies such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.
When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:
- The name of the person at the time of death
- The place where the death occurred
- The approximate death date
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