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== Record Description ==
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|title=Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997
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| LOC_01 = Ohio
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| record_type =Deaths and Burials Index
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| start_year = 1854
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| end_year = 1997
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| FS_URL_01 = [[Ohio, United States Genealogy]]
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Ohio Church Records|Ohio Church Records]] 
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Ohio Vital Records|Ohio Vital Records]]
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| FS_URL_04 = [[Ohio Archives and Libraries]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.ohiogenealogy.org/ Ohio Genealogy and History]
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| RW_URL_02 = [http://apps.ohiohistory.org/death/ Ohio Online Death Certificate Index] 
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| RW_URL_03 = [http://www.deathindexes.com/ohio/ Online Ohio Death Records &amp; Indexes]
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| custodian =  Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City
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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.
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== What is in the Collection?  ==
  
=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1854 to 1997. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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== Collection Content ==
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=== Coverage Table  ===
  
{{Collection citation | text= "Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997." 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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A coverage table for this collection is available in the Wiki article [[Ohio Deaths and Burials, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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== What Can this Collection Tell Me? ==
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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)]].
  
<br>
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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To begin your search it is helpful to know:
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*The name of your ancestor.
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*The approximate date of death or burial.
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*The place where the death or burial occurred.
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*The names of other family members and their relationships.
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
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'''Search by Name by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1681000?collectionNameFilter=false Collection Page]:'''<br>
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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.
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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When you have located your ancestor’s birth record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.
 +
=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
 +
*Use the birth date along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
 +
*Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records.
 +
*The father’s occupation can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.
 +
*The parents' birth places can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.
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*It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile birth entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents. Continue to search the birth records to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who were born in the same county or nearby.
 +
=== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now? ===
 +
*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
 +
*Look for another index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
 +
*Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
 +
*Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box (or the given name search box) on the landing page leaving the other box empty and then click on search. This should return a list of everyone with that particular name. You could then browse the list for individuals that may be your ancestor.
  
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)]].  
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==Citing this Collection==
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  
  
== Coverage Table  ==
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'''Collection citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997." Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}<br><br>
  
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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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Locality'''  
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Births and Christenings, 1821-1962'''
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Marriages, 1800-1958'''
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" | '''Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997'''
 
|-
 
| Adams
 
| 0
 
| 807
 
| 121
 
|-
 
| Allen
 
| 40,163
 
| 3,109
 
| 12,322
 
|-
 
| Ashland
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 10,424
 
|-
 
| Ashtabula
 
| 8,826
 
| 1,842
 
| 13,517
 
|-
 
| Athens
 
| 1,058
 
| 9,225
 
| 9,191
 
|-
 
| Auglaize
 
| 12,835
 
| 0
 
| 15,310
 
|-
 
| Belmont
 
| 10,944
 
| 6,382
 
| 45,472
 
|-
 
| Brown
 
| 23,925
 
| 11,617
 
| 7,729
 
|-
 
| Butler
 
| 11,401
 
| 5,303
 
| 13,313
 
|-
 
| Carroll
 
| 137
 
| 4,730
 
| 5,366
 
|-
 
| Champaign
 
| 0
 
| 7,694
 
| 8,367
 
|-
 
| Clark
 
| 928
 
| 0
 
| 15,263
 
|-
 
| Clermont
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 9,108
 
|-
 
| Clinton
 
| 18,219
 
| 5,755
 
| 5,057
 
|-
 
| Columbiana
 
| 5,278
 
| 10,963
 
| 13,706
 
|-
 
| Coshocton
 
| 911
 
| 6,245
 
| 1,733
 
|-
 
| Crawford
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 7,829
 
|-
 
| Cuyahoga
 
| 106,610
 
| 94,069
 
| 302,260
 
|-
 
| Darke
 
| 0
 
| 17,868
 
| 2,170
 
|-
 
| Defiance
 
| 189
 
| 0
 
| 4,302
 
|-
 
| Delaware
 
| 333
 
| 2,286
 
| 31,939
 
|-
 
| Erie
 
| 33,673
 
| 15,970
 
| 26,656
 
|-
 
| Fairfield
 
| 12,154
 
| 3,302
 
| 11,121
 
|-
 
| Fayette
 
| 6,078
 
| 2,844
 
| 4,042
 
|-
 
| Franklin
 
| 25,491
 
| 1,878
 
| 214,487
 
|-
 
| Fulton
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 8,882
 
|-
 
| Gallia
 
| 0
 
| 3,690
 
| 4,734
 
|-
 
| Geauga
 
| 8,033
 
| 0
 
| 5,800
 
|-
 
| Greene
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 8,445
 
|-
 
| Guernsey
 
| 0
 
| 2,851
 
| 8,906
 
|-
 
| Hamilton
 
| 9,010
 
| 21,114
 
| 55,949
 
|-
 
| Hancock
 
| 184
 
| 0
 
| 1,454
 
|-
 
| Hardin
 
| 8,764
 
| 18,208
 
| 17,874
 
|-
 
| Harrison
 
| 14,965
 
| 2,324
 
| 4,078
 
|-
 
| Henry
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 6,262
 
|-
 
| Highland
 
| 0
 
| 291
 
| 11,239
 
|-
 
| Hocking
 
| 301
 
| 3,194
 
| 11,434
 
|-
 
| Holmes
 
| 12,447
 
| 0
 
| 2,503
 
|-
 
| Huron
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 54,272
 
|-
 
| Jackson
 
| 13,937
 
| 7,446
 
| 8,448
 
|-
 
| Jefferson
 
| 5,147
 
| 9,612
 
| 10,945
 
|-
 
| Knox
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 29,200
 
|-
 
| Lake
 
| 9,327
 
| 1,210
 
| 5,270
 
|-
 
| Lawrence
 
| 2,384
 
| 984
 
| 35,906
 
|-
 
| Licking
 
| 357
 
| 0
 
| 7,008
 
|-
 
| Logan
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 7,733
 
|-
 
| Lorain
 
| 2,835
 
| 9,281
 
| 11,519
 
|-
 
| Lucas
 
| 14,144
 
| 7,586
 
| 173,507
 
|-
 
| Madison
 
| 11,250
 
| 0
 
| 4,811
 
|-
 
| Mahoning
 
| 1,572
 
| 16,663
 
| 22,746
 
|-
 
| Marion
 
| 0
 
| 8,505
 
| 6,023
 
|-
 
| Medina
 
| 6,483
 
| 0
 
| 4,712
 
|-
 
| Meigs
 
| 9,557
 
| 13,264
 
| 7,803
 
|-
 
| Mercer
 
| 0
 
| 2,085
 
| 4,871
 
|-
 
| Miami
 
| 1,496
 
| 128
 
| 11,666
 
|-
 
| Monroe
 
| 913
 
| 3,714
 
| 5,808
 
|-
 
| Montgomery
 
| 0
 
| 26,608
 
| 45,245
 
|-
 
| Morgan
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 5,386
 
|-
 
| Morrow
 
| 190
 
| 0
 
| 17,115
 
|-
 
| Muskingum
 
| 7,694
 
| 991
 
| 14,474
 
|-
 
| Noble
 
| 0
 
| 4,798
 
| 4,466
 
|-
 
| Ohio
 
| 2,125
 
| 493,842
 
| 743,836
 
|-
 
| Ottawa
 
| 9,791
 
| 0
 
| 4,038
 
|-
 
| Paulding
 
| 2,705
 
| 15,474
 
| 6,860
 
|-
 
| Perry
 
| 9,590
 
| 0
 
| 7,631
 
|-
 
| Pickaway
 
| 18,595
 
| 0
 
| 23,201
 
|-
 
| Pike
 
| 0
 
| 5,934
 
| 2,404
 
|-
 
| Portage
 
| 21,083
 
| 5,141
 
| 9,590
 
|-
 
| Preble
 
| 8,212
 
| 1,055
 
| 5,111
 
|-
 
| Putnam
 
| 35,329
 
| 3,295
 
| 27,387
 
|-
 
| Richland
 
| 27,229
 
| 0
 
| 8,489
 
|-
 
| Ross
 
| 23,580
 
| 6,624
 
| 15,519
 
|-
 
| Sandusky
 
| 24,316
 
| 298
 
| 9,012
 
|-
 
| Scioto
 
| 3,545
 
| 9,005
 
| 10,142
 
|-
 
| Seneca
 
| 2,368
 
| 0
 
| 10,246
 
|-
 
| Shelby
 
| 15,243
 
| 0
 
| 2,017
 
|-
 
| Stark
 
| 52,363
 
| 0
 
| 14,079
 
|-
 
| Summit
 
| 14,810
 
| 9,324
 
| 14,522
 
|-
 
| Trumbull
 
| 31,756
 
| 13,822
 
| 14,753
 
|-
 
| Tuscarawas
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 26,428
 
|-
 
| Union
 
| 4,853
 
| 0
 
| 1,564
 
|-
 
| Van Wert
 
| 0
 
| 10,352
 
| 34,321
 
|-
 
| Vinton
 
| 14,288
 
| 3,792
 
| 7,955
 
|-
 
| Warren
 
| 23,888
 
| 2,236
 
| 14,239
 
|-
 
| Washington
 
| 0
 
| 14,335
 
| 11,528
 
|-
 
| Wayne
 
| 9,265
 
| 0
 
| 19,796
 
|-
 
| Williams
 
| 12,779
 
| 0
 
| 2,860
 
|-
 
| Wood
 
| 23,720
 
| 0
 
| 45,873
 
|-
 
| Wyandot
 
| 9,412
 
| 0
 
| 4,857
 
|-
 
| Total
 
| 860,988
 
| 970,965
 
| 2,535,557
 
|}
 
 
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
 
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogy.org/ Ohio Genealogy and History]
 
*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Online Death Certificate Index]
 
*[http://www.deathindexes.com/ohio/ Online Ohio Death Records &amp; Indexes]
 
 
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
 
 
*[[Ohio|Ohio]]
 
*[[Ohio Church Records|Ohio Church Records]]
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Ohio_Vital_Records Ohio Vital Records]
 
 
 
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Ohio, United States
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Location of Ohio
Record Description
Record Type Deaths and Burials Index
Collection years 1854-1997
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City


What is in the Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1854 to 1997. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Collection Content

Coverage Table

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

What Can this Collection Tell Me?

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).

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor.
  • The approximate date of death or burial.
  • The place where the death or burial occurred.
  • The names of other family members and their relationships.

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page:
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.

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor’s birth record, carefully evaluate each piece of information about them. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use the birth date along with the place of birth to find the family in census records.
  • Use the residence and names of the parents to locate church and land records.
  • The father’s occupation can lead you to other types of records such as employment or military records.
  • The parents' birth places can tell you former residences and can help to establish a migration pattern for the family.
  • It is often helpful to extract the information on all children with the same parents. If the surname is unusual, you may want to compile birth entries for every person of the same surname and sort them into families based on the names of the parents. Continue to search the birth records to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who were born in the same county or nearby.

I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Look for another index. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
  • Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box (or the given name search box) on the landing page leaving the other box empty and then click on search. This should return a list of everyone with that particular name. You could then browse the list for individuals that may be your ancestor.

Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  

Collection citation:

"Ohio, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997.


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