Montana, Death Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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=== Citation for this Collection  ===
 
=== 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.
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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.  
  
 
{{Collection citation | text= "Montana, Death Index, 1860-2007." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Montana Death Index, 1907-2007." <i>Ancestry.com</i>. www.ancestry.com : 2009.}}  
 
{{Collection citation | text= "Montana, Death Index, 1860-2007." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Montana Death Index, 1907-2007." <i>Ancestry.com</i>. www.ancestry.com : 2009.}}  
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Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:  
 
Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:  
  
*Age at Death
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*Age at Death  
*Estimated Birth Year
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*Estimated Birth Year  
*Date of Death
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*Date of Death  
*Certificate Number or page number
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*Certificate Number or page number  
*Name of Deceased
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*Name of Deceased  
*Name of Father
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*Name of Father  
*Name of Mother
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*Name of Mother  
*Name of Spouse
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*Name of Spouse  
*Place of Death
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*Place of Death  
*Gender of Deceased
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*Gender of Deceased  
 
*Page Number
 
*Page Number
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
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To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:  
  
 
*The name of the person at the time of death  
 
*The name of the person at the time of death  
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*The approximate death date
 
*The approximate death date
  
==== Search the Collection ====
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==== Search the Collection ====
  
 
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.  
 
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.  

Revision as of 18:37, 22 August 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Montana, Death Index, 1860-2007 .

Contents

Record Description

The collection consists of indexes to deaths from the State of Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Office of Vital Statistics in Helena for the years 1860 to 2007. 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.

"Montana, Death Index, 1860-2007." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Montana Death Index, 1907-2007." Ancestry.com. www.ancestry.com : 2009.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

  • Age at Death
  • Estimated Birth Year
  • Date of Death
  • Certificate Number or page number
  • Name of Deceased
  • Name of Father
  • Name of Mother
  • Name of Spouse
  • Place of Death
  • Gender of Deceased
  • Page Number

How to Use the Record

To begin your search 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

Search the Collection

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.

  • 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.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at FamilySearch Search Tips.

Related Websites

Montana Death Records

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