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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Arizona, United States
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Location of Arizona
Record Description
Record Type Deaths and Burials
Collection years 1910-1994
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City


What is in This Collection?

This is an electronic index of deaths and burials for the years 1910 to 1911 and 1933 to 1994. 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.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Name
  • Birth date and place
  • Burial date and place
  • Age
  • Year of birth
  • Names of parents
  • Birthplaces of parents
  • Occupation
  • Race
  • Marital status

Collection Content

Sample Record

William Miles Arizona Deaths and Burials
Name William Miles
Gender Male
Burial Date 15 Feb 1911
Death Date 10 Feb 1911
Death Place Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona
Age 46
Birth Date 21 Jan 1865
Birthplace Indiana
Occupation Carpenter
Race White
Marital Status Single
Father's Name James H Miles
Father's Birthplace Ireland
Mother's Name Johauna McCue
Mother's Birthplace Ireland

Coverage Table

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.

Locality Births and Christenings, 1909-1917 Marriages, 1888-1908 Deaths and Burials, 1910-1911; 1993-1994
Apache 257 2 0
Arizona 7,485 14,848 7,955
Cochise 3,550 26,987 459
Coconino 643 3 0
Gila 1,726 2 0
Graham 970 1,265 0
Greenlee 2,187 1 0
Maricopa 5,303 15,422 1,554
Mohave 177 5 0
Navajo 769 6 0
Pima 1,721 5,796 0
Pinal 387 3 0
Santa Cruz 503 0 0
Yavapai 1,215 10,729 200
Yuma 590 25 0
Total 27,483 75,094 10,168


How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

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

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches


How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

  • Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members

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

  • Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to search for a birth record
  • Use the information found in the death records to find the family in census records
  • Search for the family in probate and land records
  • Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family

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 during the periods our ancestors lived in. 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. Try searching for these names as well

Record Finder

Consult the Arizona Research Tips and Strategies and its Record Finder to search other records

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"Arizona Deaths and Burials, 1910-1911; 1933-1994." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Record Citation:
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