Texas, Bexar, San Antonio, Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Texas, Bexar County, San Antonio Cemetery Records, 1893-2007 .
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|San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States|
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|Location of San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas|
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- 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 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What Is in the Collection?
The collection consists of miscellaneous cemetery records from the city of San Antonio, Texas. Records from the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Old City Cemetery, and San Jose Burial Park are included. Original records are in the custody of the San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department. The records cover the years 1893-2007. While not covered by this collection generally, this cemetery may be a good place to look especially if the deceased served in the military, or in some cases was the spouse of one who served in the military. This cemetery is very large.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?
Cemetery records usually include the following information:
- Name and age of deceased
- Date of Death
- Location of grave
- Race and marital status
- Place of nativity
- Name of undertaker or mortuary
How Do I Search the Collection?
You can search the index or view the images or both. Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- Name of the person
- The date and place of the event
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How Do I Analyze the Results?
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What Do I Do Next?
Indexes and transcriptions may not include all the data found in the original records. Look at the actual image of the record, if you can, to verify the information and to find additional information.
I Found Who I Was Looking For, What Now?
- Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later.
- Use the information found in the record to locate the 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?
- 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
A citation is a note where you found information. Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Using citations allows others to find the same records.
- "Texas, Bexar County, San Antonio Cemetery Records, 1893-2007" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Municipal Archives and Records Facility.
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