Caribbean Deaths and Burials - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Caribbean Deaths and Burials, 1790-1906
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Caribbean
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Location of the Caribbean Islands group
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Record Description
Record Type: Death and burial
Collection years: 1790-1906
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection is an index for the years 1790 to 1906. 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.

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information is usually found in these records:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Birth date of the deceased
  • Ages of the deceased
  • Residence
  • Parent's name
  • Spouse's name
  • Event Date
  • Event Place

Coverage Table[edit | edit source]

As of 1 February 202, this collection included the following records.

Island Place Records
Bahamas Bahamas 16
Bahamas Berry Islands 1
Bahamas Bimini 8
Bahamas Crooked Island 7
Bahamas Dunmore Town 26
Bahamas Eleuthera 6
Bahamas Exuma 18
Bahamas Grand Bahama 6
Bahamas Great Exuma 12
France Paris 1
Haiti Aux Cayes 12
Haiti Pelote River 1
Haiti Port Au Prince 16
Jamaica Hanover 1,013
Jamaica Portland 1
Jamaica St. Elizabeth 544
Jamaica St. George 53
Jamaica St. James 3,062
Jamaica St. John 140
Jamaica St.James 179
Jamaica Trelawny 1,522

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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

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