Cemeteries and Obituaries. A source of Vital Information. Cemetery Records. Family members Relatives in other plots Children who died young Women not found in other records. Can be a place to find…. Cemetery Records. Often include information about:. Birth Marriage Death.
A source of
Vary in completeness and accuracy.
Records may be difficult to locate.
Determining a burial place can be a difficult problem.
Use Obituaries and Death Certificates to solve this problem.
Members buried here.
Custom from the Old World.
Common in colonial states.
DeRuyter Town Cemetery,
~ started around the time of the Civil War
Names and dates
of those buried.
They are not obliged to share these records.
may also provide
Salt Lake City Cemetery
Have been around a very long time.
May be only record that a person lived and died.
These may be transcribed
and found in publications.
One FHL Tool:“The Cemetery Record Compendium” 1979by Jack Stemmons, FHL[has a Key to Format]Lists some of the Library Cemetery Record HoldingsUses our film numbers
L.D.J. December 6, 1884, p 2 c 5 In Royalton, Nov 28, 1884 – Dame- Mrs. Roxana Dame, relict of Samuel Dame age 88 yr., resided here 50 yr. Born Vermont. Early to Canada. 1st husb. Capt. Cutter with whom came N.Y. 4 children. He died consumption. She mar. Samuel Dame. Members M. E. Church Grandchildren. Miss Sara and Orlanda Dame. Lived with James C. Swift Family, Mrs. Swift being a step-daughter.
is a close match.
This shows the location where a copy of the actual newspaper article can be found.
New York Genealogical and Biographical Record
Found in FHL
Easier to find than original copies.
They can provide good information.