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Record Description

The collection consists of cemetery records from the Pine Grove, Valley and other cemeteries in the Manchester area for the years 1800 to 2007.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007.

Record Content

The New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records may include the following information:
  • Name and age of deceased
  • Date of Death
  • Date of Burial
  • Birth date of deceased
  • Location of grave
  • Cause of Death
  • Name of Undertaker

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Identifying information such as the death and burial dates.

Search the Collection

To search the collection
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Cemetery Name or Obituaries"
⇒Select the appropriate "Surname Range" that takes you to the images.

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s burial record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Burial records are often brief so it can be easy confuse individuals. Compare what is information is given with what you already know about your ancestor to make sure it is the correct person.

Next, look at the pieces of information given in the burial record for new information. Add any new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:

  • Use the birth date or year to search for birth records.
  • Use the birth date along with your relative’s names to find the family in census records.
  • Use the locality and relative's name to locate church and land records.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • The name of the undertaker or mortuary could lead you to funeral and cemetery records, which often include the names and residences of other family members.
  • Compile the entries for every person with the same surname. This is especially helpful for rural areas or unusual surnames.
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the deceased who may have been buried in the same cemetery or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify.
  • When looking for a person with a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby cemeteries.

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information; that is, cite your sources. This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection Citation

"New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007" Images. FamilySearch. : accessed 2015. Citing Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester.

Image Citation

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007.


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