Alabama, Mobile Magnolia Cemetery Interment Cards (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Alabama, Mobile Magnolia Cemetery Interment Cards, 1836-1995
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Mobile, Alabama, United States
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Record Description
Record Type Cemetery
Collection years 1836-1995
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What is in This Collection?

This collection consists of interment index cards from the Magnolia Cemetery in Mobile, Alabama. The collection covers the years 1836 to 1995.

To Browse This Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Alabama, Mobile Magnolia Cemetery Interment Cards, 1836-1995.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

These records may contain:

  • Name of deceased
  • Date interred
  • Name of funeral director or undertaker
  • Location of grave
  • Cause of death
  • Book, page and jacket number of burial record
  • Death date
  • Birth date
  • Residence
  • Age
  • Permit and grave details
  • Name of informant

Collection Content

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How Do I Search This Collection?

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  • The name of the individual
  • The date of the event or the name of a parent or spouse

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  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
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How Do I Analyze the Results?

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What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Use the book, page and jacket number to find the actual burial record in the cemetery
  • Use the information to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and probate records
  • Use the information to find additional family members
  • Search for the death certificate and obituary for the individual

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names
  • Consult the Alabama Record Finder to find other records

Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation

"Alabama, Mobile Magnolia Cemetery Interment Cards, 1836-1995." Database with images. FamilySearc. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Friends of Magnolia Cemetery Inc., Mobile.

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