Indiana, Ripley County, Osgood, Greendale Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Indiana, Ripley County, Osgood, Greendale Cemetery Records, 1861-2007 .
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|Osgood, Ripley, Indiana, United States|
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|Location of Osgood, Ripley County, Indiana|
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|Greendale Cemetery Association, Osgood, Indiana|
- 1 What is in the Collection?
- 2 What Can these Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 What Do I Do Next?
- 7 Citing this Collection
- 8 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in the Collection?
This collection contains records from the Greendale Cemetery Association in Osgood, Indiana. The collection includes burial records, cemetery plots, and lists of veterans for the years 1861-2007.
To Browse this Collection
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Indiana, Ripley County, Osgood, Greendale Cemetery Records, 1861-2007.|
What Can these Records Tell Me?
Cemetery Records may include the following:
- Full name of deceased
- Date of birth
- Date of death
- Name of father
- Name of mother
- Name of mortuary
- Burial lot number
How Do I Search the Collection?
You can search the index or view the images or both. To begin your search, it is helpful to know:
- The name of the individual
- The date of the event or the name of a spouse or parent
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What Do I Do Next?
I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?
What Do I Do Next?
- Cite the record just in case you need to find it later. See below for help citing this collection.
- Use the information found in the record to locate the actual death record.
- Use the age or estimated birth date to determine an approximate birth date to find other church and vital records such as birth, baptism, and marriage records.
- Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records.
- Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in censuses.
- Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
- Church Records were kept years before counties began keeping records. They are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now?
- Indexes and transcriptions may not include all the data found in the original records. You could get a copy of the original record from the Greendale Cemetery Association, Osgood, Indiana.
- If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives.
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county.
- Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name.
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
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Citing this Collection
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- “Indiana, Ripley County, Osgood, Greendale Cemetery Records, 1861-2007.” Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Greendale Cemetery Association, Osgood, Indiana.
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