India Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
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|title=India Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948}} <br>  
 
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This collection includes the years 1719 through 1948.
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1719 to 1948. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
 
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*Family Records
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*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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This index is not complete for any particular place or region.  
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=== Record Content  ===
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The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:
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*Name of the deceased
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*Gender
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*Names of the parents
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*Name of the spouse (if married)
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*Death or burial date
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*Death or burial place
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
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== Coverage Table  ==
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This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.
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Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by country.  
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As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.<br>
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=== Coverage Table  ===
  
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The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
  
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== Record Content and Use  ==
  
== How to Use the Collection  ==
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Deaths and Burials Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
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== Related Websites  ==
  
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection  ===
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*[http://www.british-genealogy.com/forums/forumdisplay.php/423-India-Genealogy India Genealogy forums]
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*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/country/india/ India Genealogy Links]
  
Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[IGI]]  
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*[[India Church Records|India Church Records]]  
*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
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*[[India Civil Registration - Vital Records#Web_Sites|India Civil Registration - Vital Records]]
  
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
== Record History  ==
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. This index is an index of some deaths or burials throughout India. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.  
 
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in India.  
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== Related Web Sites  ==
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[http://www.talkingscot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=15111 India Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948]
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/India_Court_Records India Court Records]
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=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
=== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ===
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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.<br>
  
"India Death and Burials, 1719-1948. index, ''FamilySearch'' accessed March 24, 2011. Entry for Maria Ashe, died 9 March 1856; citing Burial Records, FHL film 463298; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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{{Collection citation | text= "India Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
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[[Category:India|Vital]]
 
[[Category:India|Vital]]

Revision as of 17:43, 8 November 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1719 to 1948. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Baptisms, 1800-1945 Marriages, 1800-1945 Deaths and Burials, 1800-1945
Bangalore 438 139 118
Bangladesh 3,106 0 0
Bengal 433,834 104,999 309,736
Bombay 118,243 31,653 95,879
Calcutta 180 68 79
Delhi 13 5 0
India 26,633 13,273 25,438
Madras 276,641 53,805 135,279
Tamil Nadu 2,976 2 0
Total 862,064 203,944 555,534

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Deaths and Burials Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We especially need language translations for both content and images. For specific needs, please look for callout boxes throughout the article or visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. 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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

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.

"India Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.