United States Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This index covers events from 1803 through 1961.  
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1867 to 1961. 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.  
  
== Collection Description ==
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=== Coverage Table ===
  
This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
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A coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article [[United States Deaths and Burials, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
*Family Records
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
*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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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
  
=== Record Content  ===
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{{Collection citation | text= "United States Deaths and Burials, 1867-1961." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
  
The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:
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[[United States Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
  
*Name of the deceased
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== Record Content and Use  ==
*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<br>  ==
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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)]].
  
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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== Related Websites ==
 
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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 state.
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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><br>
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! align="center" scope="col" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Locality'''
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! align="center" scope="col" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Births and Christenings, 1867-1931'''
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! align="center" scope="col" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Marriages, 1770-1972'''
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! align="center" scope="col" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Deaths and Burials, 1903-1961'''
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| Alabama
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| 0
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| 0
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| 12
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|-
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| Alaska
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| 85
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| 34
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| 0
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|-
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| Arizona
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| 0
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| 0
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| 9
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|-
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| Arkansas
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| 0
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| 0
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| 15
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|-
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| California
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| 0
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| 0
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| 70
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|-
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| Colorado
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| 4,760
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| 1,264
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| 6
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|-
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| Connecticut
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| 0
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| 0
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| 6
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|-
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| Delaware
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| 0
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| 0
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| 1
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|-
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| District of Columbia
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| 0
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| 1
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| 9
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|-
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| Florida
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| 0
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| 0
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| 15
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|-
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| Georgia
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| 0
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| 0
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| 1,336
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|-
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| Idaho
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| 0
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| 0
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| 1
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|-
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| Illinois
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| 0
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| 0
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| 67
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|-
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| Indiana
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| 0
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| 0
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| 26
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|-
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| Iowa
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| 0
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| 0
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| 21
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|-
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| Kansas
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| 0
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| 0
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| 16
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|-
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| Kentucky
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| 0
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| 0
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| 28
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|-
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| Louisiana
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| 0
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| 0
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| 118
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|-
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| Maine
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| 0
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| 0
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| 1
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|-
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| Maryland
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| 0
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| 0
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| 16
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|-
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| Massachusetts
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| 2
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| 4,234
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| 12
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|-
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| Michigan
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| 0
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| 0
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| 24
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|-
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| Minnesota
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| 0
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| 0
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| 21
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|-
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| Mississippi
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| 0
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| 0
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| 11
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|-
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| Missouri
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| 0
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| 0
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| 48
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|-
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| Montana
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| 1,084
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| 0
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| 3
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|-
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| Nebraska
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| 9,136
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| 0
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| 14
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|-
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| New Hampshire
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| 0
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| 0
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| 1
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|-
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| New Jersey
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| 0
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| 0
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| 25
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|-
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| New Mexico
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| 0
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| 0
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| 3
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|-
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| New York
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| 0
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| 0
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| 82
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|-
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| North Carolina
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| 0
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| 177
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| 13
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|-
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| North Dakota
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| 3,575
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| 457
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| 3
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|-
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| Ohio
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| 1
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| 0
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| 67
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|-
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| Oregon
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| 0
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| 0
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| 7
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|-
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| Pennsylvania
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| 0
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| 0
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| 93
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|-
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| Rhode Island
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| 0
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| 0
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| 3
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|-
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| South Carolina
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| 2
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| 0
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| 13
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|-
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| South Dakota
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| 378
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| 60
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| 2
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|-
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| Tennessee
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| 0
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| 0
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| 17
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|-
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| Texas
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| 1
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| 0
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| 31
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|-
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| United States
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| 243
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| 8
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| 98
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|-
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| Utah
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| 0
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| 0
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| 1
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|-
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| Vermont
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| 0
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| 0
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| 3
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|-
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| Virginia
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| 0
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| 0
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| 7
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|-
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| Washington
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| 0
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| 0
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| 18
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|-
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| West Virginia
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| 0
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| 0
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| 7
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| Wisconsin
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| 0
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| 0
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| 18
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| Wyoming
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| 594
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| 0
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| 1
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| Total
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| 19,861
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| 6,235
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| 2,419
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== How to Use the Collection  ==
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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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=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection  ===
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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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*[[IGI]]
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*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
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*[[IGI Batch Numbers for the British Isles and North America]]
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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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== Collection History  ==
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For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 1998, a few of the entries were published on 7 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "North America Vital Records Index." This is an index of some Deaths and burials throughout the United States. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
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=== Why This Collection Was Created  ===
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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored this index to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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=== Collection 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 married or died in the United States.
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== Related Web Sites ==
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[http://www.deathindexes.com/ Online Searchable Death Indexes &amp; Records]  
 
[http://www.deathindexes.com/ Online Searchable Death Indexes &amp; Records]  
 
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.
 
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[United States Vital Records|United States Vital Records]]  
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*[[United States Death Records|United States Death Records]]
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*[[United States, How to Use Death Records|United States How to Use Death Records]]
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*[[United States Vital Records|United States Vital Records]]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
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When you copy information from a record, you should also 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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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection ====
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*"United States Deaths and Burials, 1867-1961." index and images, ''FamilySearch'' ([http://www.familysearch.org http://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 8 April 2011. entry for Alphonso Taylor, buried 18 July 1872; citing Burial Records, FHL microfilm 194,343; Index entries derived from digital copied of original and compiled records.
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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.  
  
== 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]].&nbsp;
  
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Revision as of 21:06, 30 July 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 1867 to 1961. 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

A coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article United States Deaths and Burials, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org. Source citations include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"United States Deaths and Burials, 1867-1961." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

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

Online Searchable Death Indexes & Records

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

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