Hawaii Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)
|Access the Records|
Hawaii Deaths and Burials, 1862-1919
|This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.|
|Record Type||Deaths and Burials Index|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing this Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?
This is an electronic index of deaths and burials for the years 1862 to 1919. 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?
The following information may be found in these records:
Death / Burial
- The name of the deceased
- The death date and place
- The names of parents
- The name of the spouse
- The date and place of burial
An example of an indexed record:
|Halia smith||Hawaii Deaths and Burials|
|Death Date||18 May 1921|
|Death Place||Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii|
|Spouse's Name||Wm. J. Smith|
|Father's Name||Kia Kaluna|
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, 1852-1933||Marriages, 1826-1922||Deaths and Burials, 1862-1919|
How Do I Search This Collection?
Before searching the collection, it is helpful to know:
- The name of your ancestor
- The approximate place or date of death
Search the Index
|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at Reports of burials, Kingdom of Hawaii, 1861-1892. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.|
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?
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?
- Search for other vital records, such as birth and marriage
- Search for church records
- Search for the family in census records
- Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?
- If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county
- Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names
Consult the Hawaii 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
- "Hawaii, Deaths and Burials, 1862-1919" Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
| We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records. |
Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.