Hawaii Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Record Type Deaths and Burials Index
Collection years 1862-1919
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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 or Vital Records Index collections.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The following information is found in these records:

  • Name of individual
  • Birthdate of individual
  • Birthplace of individual
  • Names of parents
  • Birth place of parents

An example of an indexed record:

Halia smith Hawaii Deaths and Burials
Name Halia Smith
Gender Female
Death Date 18 May 1921
Death Place Koloa, Kauai, Hawaii
Age 30
Birth Date 1891
Marital Status Married
Spouse's Name Wm. J. Smith
Father's Name Kia Kaluna
Mother's Name Kahulu

Collection Content

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, 1852-1933 Marriages, 1826-1922 Deaths and Burials, 1862-1919
Hawaii 20,217 0 5,397
Hawaii (State) 70,199 63,359 25,032
Honolulu 34,096 24,058 19,578
Kalawao 0 0 534
Kauai 11,480 1,933 3,624
Maui 12,943 5,686 5,665
Oahu 2,057 8,835 45,689
Total 150,992 103,871 105,519


For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Deaths and Burials Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

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

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?

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

  • Use the age or estimated birth date to determine an approximate birth date to find other church and vital records such as birth, baptism, and marriage records.
  • Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records.
  • Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in census records.
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.

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. Try searching for these names as well.

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 : accessed 2017.Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation:
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