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New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records. 1800-2007
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Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
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Location of Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
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Record Description
Record Type Cemetery
Collection years 1800-2007
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City of Manchester, Cemeteries


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

The collection consists of cemetery records from the Pine Grove, Valley and other cemeteries in the Manchester area for the years 1800 to 2007.

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

Cemetery

  • Name and age of deceased
  • Date of Death
  • Date of Burial
  • Birth date of deceased
  • Location of grave
  • Cause of Death
  • Name of Undertaker

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Image Visibility[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:

  • The name of your ancestor
  • The approximate date of death
  • The approximate date of burial

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name by visiting 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

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page

  1. Select the Cemetery Name or Obituaries category
  2. Select the Surname Range to view the images.

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 burial record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Burial records are often brief so it can be easy confuse individuals. Compare what is information is given with what you already know about your ancestor to make sure it is the correct person.

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

  • Use the birth date or year to search for birth records
  • Search for the family in census records
  • Use the locality and relative's name to locate church and land records
  • The name of the undertaker or mortuary could lead you to funeral and cemetery records, which often include the names and residences of other family members
  • Compile the entries for every person with the same surname. This is especially helpful for rural areas or unusual surnames
  • Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the deceased who may have been buried in the same cemetery or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family. Repeat this process for each new generation you identify
  • When looking for a person with a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct

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

  • Check for variant spellings of the surnames
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby cemeteries

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of New Hampshire.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
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Image Citation:
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