death records

Death records are one of the first resources genealogists refer to when compiling a family tree. Death records include death certificates, obituaries, funeral cards, and death notices printed in newspapers. A death record is considered a [[primary source] for the date of death, cause of death, and burial, etc., but a [[secondary source]] for birth dates, birth place, and even for the names of parents, as this information is typically given my an [[informant]] at the time of death whom may or may not have the correct information.

Several U.S. states also have made available death indexes for various years.

Related Information
  • Bucksport Lodge No. 14 A. O. U. W. Deaths (Feb 1900) ($)
  • Bucksport Lodge No. 14 A. O. U. W. Deaths (Oct 1908) ($)
  • Citizens Mutual Life Ins. 1887-1889 Death Claims Paid ($)
  • Citizens Mutual Life Ins. 1888 Death Claims Paid ($)
  • Citizens Mutual Life Ins. 1888-1891 Death Claims Paid ($)
  • Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Co. Death Claims in N. H. ($)
  • Dakota Territory Deaths 1869-1870 ($)
  • Death Notices, Obituaries and Wills ($)
  • Erie Lodge No. 44 A. O. U. W. Deaths (Feb 1888) ($)
  • Grand Jurisdiction of Missouri A. O. U. W. Deaths (1887-1889) ($)
  • Grand Lodge (GA, AL, MS, NC, SC, FL) A. O. U. W. 1889/1892 Deaths ($)
  • Maine Regimental Discharges/Deaths 1864 Roster ($)
  • Mount Vernon Lodge No. 191 A. O. U. W. Deaths (1891-1895) ($)
  • New York Tribune Deaths of Soldiers August 1864 ($)
  • Peoples Mutual Insurance Association Death Assessments (1935-1965) ($)
  • Pioneer Lodge No. 2 A. O. U. W. Deaths (April 1886) ($)
  • Record of Deaths May 1889-Aug 1889 ($)
  • Record of Deaths Nov 1888-May 1889 ($)
  • Springdale Lodge No. 92 A. O. U. W. Deaths (1893-1896) ($)
  • Sturbridge Births, Marriages and Deaths to 1816 ($)
  • Union Mutual Life Insurance Company of Maine 1875 Death Claims ($)
  • Union Mutual Life Insurance Company of Maine 1881 Death Claims ($)
  • Vanceboro Lodge No. 47 A. O. U. W. Deaths (May 1889) ($)
  • Wilband Lodge No. 37 A. O. U. W. 1906/1908 Deaths ($)
  • Windham Births, Marriages & Deaths (1882 - 1892) ($)
  • Woodworth Lodge No. 2 A. O. U. W. Deaths ($)
  • DeKalb County Death Records (Illinois)
  • Jackson County, Missouri 1908 Death Records
  • Jackson County, Missouri 1909 Death Records
  • Kankakee County Death Records (Illinois)
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