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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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This Collection will include records from 1860 to 2007.<br>
  
 
The collection consists of indexes to deaths from the State of Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Office of Vital Statistics in Helena. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.  
 
The collection consists of indexes to deaths from the State of Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Office of Vital Statistics in Helena. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.  
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=== Citation for this Collection  ===
 
=== Citation for this Collection  ===
  
The following citation explains the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records:
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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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{{Collection citation | text= "Montana, Death Index, 1860-2007." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Montana Death Index, 1907-2007." <i>Ancestry.com</i>. www.ancestry.com : 2009.}}
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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== Record Content  ==
  
== Record Content  ==
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Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:
  
 
The index lists the following information:  
 
The index lists the following information:  
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
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Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.
  
 
Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to deaths make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.  
 
Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to deaths make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.  
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When you copy information from a record, you should 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.  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should 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.  
 
==== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ====
 
 
"Montana, Death Index, 1860-2007" database, "FamilySearch" (https://familysearch.org/: accessed 4 April 2012), Ira Edwards, died 25 October 1924; &nbsp;citing Death Records, index number Yel 575; &nbsp;Ancestry.com, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.
 
  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.  
  
 
[[Category:Montana|Vital Records]]
 
[[Category:Montana|Vital Records]]

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Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1860 to 2007.

The collection consists of indexes to deaths from the State of Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Office of Vital Statistics in Helena. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.

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.

"Montana, Death Index, 1860-2007." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing "Montana Death Index, 1907-2007." Ancestry.com. www.ancestry.com : 2009.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

The index lists the following information:

  • almost 72
  • June 16,1930
  • April 6, 2002
  • Certificate Number or page number
  • Charles H. Gilmor
  • Robert Gilmor 
  • Ella Keope
  • Jo Ann Gilmor
  • Billings, Montana
  • male
  • Page Number

How to Use the Record

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

Begin your search by finding your ancestors in the index. Name indexes to deaths make it possible to access a specific record quickly. Remember that these indexes may contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.

When searching the index it is helpful to know the following:

  • The name of the person at the time of death
  • The place where the death occurred
  • The approximate death date

Use the locator information found in the index (such as page, entry, or certificate number) to locate your ancestor in the death records from Montana. Compare the information in the death record to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if this is the correct person. You may need to compare the information of more than one person to make this determination.

Related Websites

Montana Death Records 

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Contributions to This Article

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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should 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.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections.