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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 index is an electronic 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.

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

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- A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband

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