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California, Sacramento Cemetery Records, 1900-1959
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Sacramento, Sacramento, California, 
United States
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Location of Sacramento, Sacramento County, California
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Record Description
Record Type Cemetery
Collection years 1900-1959
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Sacramento Historic Cemetery, Center for Sacramento History, California


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains cemetery records from various Sacramento, California cemeteries. The years covered include 1900 to 1959. The original records can be found at the Center for Sacramento History located in Sacramento, California.

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

Cemetery records may contain:

  • The name of the deceased
  • The date of death
  • The date of birth
  • The names of parents or other relatives
  • The cemetery name
  • Name of clergy involved in burial
  • Plot number
  • The amount paid for the plot

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  • The approximate date of death

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

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