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== Record Description  ==
 
  
This index is an electronic index for the years 1867 to 1961. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
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| FS_URL_02 = [[Missouri Vital Records]]
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| FS_URL_03 =[[Missouri Archives and Libraries]]
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| RW_URL_02 =[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] from the Missouri State Archives 
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
 
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
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== What Is in This Collection? ==
  
{{Collection citation| text =Genealogical Society of Utah. Missouri, Deaths and Burials. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.}}
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This is an electronic index for the years 1867 to 1976. It is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
  
== Record Content  ==
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
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Death and Burial Records usually include the following:
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*Name
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*Gender
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*Age 
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*Burial date and place
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*Death date and place
  
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)]].
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The records may also include:
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*Birth year
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*Birthplace
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*Race
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*Marital status
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*Occupation
  
== Coverage Table  ==
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== Collection Content ==
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=== 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.<br>
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A coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article [[Missouri Deaths and Burials, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] 1867-1976
  
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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)]].
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! style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" scope="col" align="center" | '''Locality'''
 
! style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" scope="col" align="center" | '''Births and Christenings, 1830-1910'''
 
! style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" scope="col" align="center" | '''Marriages, 1825-1922'''
 
! style="background: rgb(240,240,240)" scope="col" align="center" | '''Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976'''
 
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| Andrew
 
| 0
 
| 3,249
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Audrain
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 102
 
|-
 
| Barton
 
| 234
 
| 0
 
| 305
 
|-
 
| Bates
 
| 0
 
| 1,969
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Benton
 
| 0
 
| 2,265
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Bollinger
 
| 0
 
| 3,969
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Boone
 
| 1,077
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Buchanan
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 664
 
|-
 
| Butler
 
| 2,580
 
| 2,140
 
| 103
 
|-
 
| Callaway
 
| 845
 
| 7,209
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Cape Girardeau
 
| 733
 
| 11,509
 
| 147
 
|-
 
| Carroll
 
| 1,194
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Cedar
 
| 782
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Chariton
 
| 980
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Clark
 
| 0
 
| 3,290
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Clay
 
| 0
 
| 604
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Clinton
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 121
 
|-
 
| Cole
 
| 981
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Dallas
 
| 966
 
| 0
 
| 121
 
|-
 
| Dunklin
 
| 0
 
| 10,277
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Franklin
 
| 331
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Gasconade
 
| 985
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Greene
 
| 0
 
| 2,407
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Hickory
 
| 2,088
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Howard
 
| 1,385
 
| 0
 
| 115
 
|-
 
| Howell
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Iron
 
| 0
 
| 3,339
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Jackson
 
| 515
 
| 1,432
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Jefferson
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 277
 
|-
 
| Johnson
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 494
 
|-
 
| Laclede
 
| 1,085
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Lafayette
 
| 977
 
| 5,712
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Livingston
 
| 550
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Macon
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 547
 
|-
 
| Madison
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 107
 
|-
 
| Maries
 
| 0
 
| 811
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Marion
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 2,037
 
|-
 
| Miller
 
| 1,912
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Missouri
 
| 950
 
| 0
 
| 48,277
 
|-
 
| Monroe
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 113
 
|-
 
| Nodaway
 
| 110
 
| 0
 
| 1,425
 
|-
 
| Osage
 
| 999
 
| 2,467
 
| 113
 
|-
 
| Pemiscot
 
| 0
 
| 1,829
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Perry
 
| 2,849
 
| 104
 
| 986
 
|-
 
| Pettis
 
| 219
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Phelps
 
| 0
 
| 2,415
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Pike
 
| 785
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Polk
 
| 1,314
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Ralls
 
| 1,010
 
| 163
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Randolph
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 116
 
|-
 
| Ray
 
| 431
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Saline
 
| 777
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| St. Charles
 
| 1,537
 
| 3,576
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| St. Clair
 
| 0
 
| 2,688
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| St. Francois
 
| 1,144
 
| 15,361
 
| 2,433
 
|-
 
| St. Louis
 
| 272
 
| 71,366
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Ste. Genevieve
 
| 0
 
| 3,729
 
| 157
 
|-
 
| Stoddard
 
| 0
 
| 4,452
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Vernon
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 103
 
|-
 
| Warren
 
| 123
 
| 4,945
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Total
 
| 32,720
 
| 173,277
 
| 24,496
 
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== Related Web Sites  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
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Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
 +
*The name of your ancestor.
 +
*The name of a relative or date of the event.
  
[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nettimae/modeaths/ Missouri Death Index]
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=== Search the Index ===
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{{Search Collection Link
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| CID=CID1680837
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}}
  
[http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/deathcertificates/ Missouri Death Certificates] from the Missouri State Archives
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
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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.
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.  
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'''Remember to:'''
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*Whenever possible, look at the original record.  If often has more information than the indexed record.
 +
*Print or download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed.
 +
*In case you need to find this record again later, copy the citation found on each record or image. Familysearch wiki has a [https://s3.amazonaws.com/ps-services-us-east-1-914248642252/s3/research-wiki-elasticsearch-prod-s3bucket/images/5/50/Research_Log.pdf Example Research Log] that you can download and use for this purpose.
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article [[FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks]].
  
[[Missouri|Missouri]]  
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
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=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 +
*Use the information to locate funeral home, obituary or cemetery record.
 +
*Use the information to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and probate records.
 +
*Use the information to find additional family members.
 +
*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
 +
*[[Missouri Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
  
[[Missouri Vital Records]]  
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=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? === 
 +
*Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.  Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
 +
*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname.  This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
 +
*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search. 
 +
*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images. 
 +
*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.html nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well. 
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*Search the indexes and records of [[Missouri, United States Genealogy]].
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*Search in the [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]].
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*Search in the [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=371&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%22%20%2Bkeywords%3Adeaths FamilySearch Library Catalog]
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing this Collection ==
  
{{Contributor_invite}}
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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.<br>
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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;Collection Citation:
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{{Collection citation | text= "Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976" Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}} <br>
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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{{Record_Citation}}
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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[[Missouri_Deaths_and_Burials_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records)#top|Top of Page]]
  
[[Category:Missouri|Vital]]
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
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{{Contributor_invite}}
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[[Category:Missouri FamilySearch Historical Records|Vital]] [[Category:Missouri_Vital_Records]]

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Missouri, United States
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Location of Missouri
Record Description
Record Type Deaths and Burials Index
Collection years 1867-1976
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites



What Is in This Collection?

This is an electronic index for the years 1867 to 1976. It 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?

Death and Burial Records usually include the following:

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Burial date and place
  • Death date and place

The records may also include:

  • Birth year
  • Birthplace
  • Race
  • Marital status
  • Occupation

Collection Content

Coverage Table

A coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article Missouri Deaths and Burials, Coverage Table (FamilySearch Historical Records) 1867-1976

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 the Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor.
  • The name of a relative or date of the event.

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.

Remember to:

  • Whenever possible, look at the original record. If often has more information than the indexed record.
  • Print or download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed.
  • In case you need to find this record again later, copy the citation found on each record or image. Familysearch wiki has a Example Research Log that you can download and use for this purpose.

For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

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

  • Use the information to locate funeral home, obituary or cemetery record.
  • Use the information to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and probate records.
  • Use the information to find additional family members.
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
  • Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search.
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Search the indexes and records of Missouri, United States Genealogy.
  • Search in the Missouri Archives and Libraries.
  • Search in the FamilySearch Library Catalog

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
"Missouri, Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976" Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.

Top of Page

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.