New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
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Record Description
Record Type Cemetery
Collection years 1800-2007
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What is in This Collection?

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

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

Collection Content

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What Can This Collection Tell Me?

The New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records may include the following information:

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

How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

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

View the Images

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select the Cemetery Name or Obituaries category
  2. Select the Surname Range that takes you to the images.

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

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?

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?

Look at the pieces of information given in the burial record for new information. Add any new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors. For example:

  • Use the birth date or year to search for birth records.
  • Use the birth date along with your relative’s names to find 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?

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

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

"New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester.

Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

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