Minnesota, Blue Earth County, Glenwood Cemetery, Burial Records - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Minnesota, Blue Earth County, Glenwood Cemetery, Burial Records, ca. 1869-1990
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Blue Earth, Minnesota, 
United States
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Location of Blue Earth County, Minnesota
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Location of Minnesota
Record Description
Record Type Internment Records and Burial Record Cards
Collection years 1869-1990
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Glenwood Cemetery (Mankato, Minnesota)

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

This collection contains interment records and burial record cards for Glenwood Cemetery in Mankato, Minnesota. The records range approximately from 1869 to 1990. Records will be added if more become available.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Interment Record Books
  • Date of burial (interment),
  • Name of deceased,
  • Location and owner of plot,
  • Birthplace (nativity),
  • Sex,
  • Marital status (social state),
  • Date and cause of death, etc.
  • Burial records cards are divided into three sets.
  • First set and second set, ca. 1970-1990
  • Name of the deceased
  • Grave, lot letter, block and section numbers
  • Age
  • Death Date
  • Funeral Director
  • Vault MFG, marker, permit number, interment number,
  • Interment date.
  • The third set, ca. 1869-1989
  • Name and address of the lot owner
  • Description of lot (section number, lot letter, block and page numbers, and other remarks),
  • Name(s) of interred,
  • Interment number(s), grave number(s)
  • Cards in all sets often give page numbers which may relate to interment books. Information is not always complete.

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the person
  • Approximate date of the event

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

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

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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?[edit | edit source]

When you have located your ancestor’s death record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.

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

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Use the information found on the burial card to locate an obituary
  • Use the information found to locate the family in census, church, and land records
  • Use the information found to locate mortuary records

I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names
  • Check for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning or end of each volume. In addition, local historical and genealogical societies may have indexes to local records
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby counties

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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