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== Collection Time Period ==
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== Title of the Record ==
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New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records, 1800 to 2007
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
=== Record Content  ===
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This Collection will include records from 1800 to 2007.<br>
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For a list of localities currently published in this collection, select the [ Browse]link from the collection landing page.
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Cemeteries begin keeping records as soon as they are opened. The purchase of a burial plot is a land transaction and is recorded with a deed.&nbsp;
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For a list of cemeteries and obituaries currently published in this collection, select the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1930346/waypoints Browse].
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Cemetery records are kept as a permanent record of who was buried and usually who purchased the burial plot.&nbsp;
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The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.&nbsp;
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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= "New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester.}}
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[[New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
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== Record Content  ==
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Key genealogical facts in the New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records may include the following information:
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[[Image:New Hampshire, Hillsborough, Manchester, Cemetery Records DGS 4354773 134.jpg|thumb|right]]
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*Name and age of deceased
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*Date of Death
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*Date of Burial
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*Birth date of deceased
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*Location of grave
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*Cause of Death
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*Name of Undertaker
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
  
== Record History  ==
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To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate "Cemetery Name or Obituaries" <br>
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⇒ Select the appropriate "Surname Range" that takes you to the images.
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.
  
=== Why the Record Was Created  ===
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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.
  
=== Record Reliability  ===
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Next, 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.
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For example:
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*Use the birth date or year to search for birth records.
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*Use the birth date along with your relative’s names to find the family in census records.
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*Use the locality and relative's name to locate church and land records.
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*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.
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*Compile the entries for every person with the same surname. This is especially helpful for rural areas or unusual surnames.
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*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.
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*When looking for a person with a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
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If you are unable to find the ancestors you are looking for, try the following:
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*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.
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*Search the indexes and records of nearby cemeteries.
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
  
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.  
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/nh/index.htm Interment.net Cemetery Records Online]
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/newhampshire.htm Access Genealogy New Hampshire Cemetery Records]
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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*[[Hillsborough County, New Hampshire|Hillsborough County, New Hampshire]]<br>
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*[[New Hampshire Cemeteries|New Hampshire Cemeteries]]<br>
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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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.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
 
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
 
 
 
*“Delaware Marriage Records,” index and images, FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed 4 March 2011), entry for William Anderson and Elizabeth Baynard Henry, married 23 November 1913; citing marriage certificate no. 859; FHL microfilm 2,025,063; Delaware Bureau of Archives and Records Management, Dover.
 
*“El Salvador Civil Registration,” index and images, FamilySearch ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]: accessed 21 March 2011), entry for Jose Maria Antonio del Carmen, born 9 April 1880; citing La Libertad, San Juan Opico, Nacimientos 1879-1893, image 50; Ministerio Archivo Civil de la Alcaldia Municipal de San Salvador.
 
  
== Sources of information for This Collection  ==
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
The suggested format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections is found in the following article: [[How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].  
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"New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007: &nbsp;digital images ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 7 December 2011). &nbsp;Francis Josephine Abbott. March 16, 1996; citing Cemetery Records. Obituaries, Abbott, Arnold L.-Zavorotny, Myroslav; Various cemeteries throughout Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States.  
  
[[Category:New_Hampshire|New Hampshire]]
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[[Category:New_Hampshire|Cemetery Records]]

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Title of the Record

New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records, 1800 to 2007

Record Description

This Collection will include records from 1800 to 2007.

For a list of localities currently published in this collection, select the [ Browse]link from the collection landing page.

Cemeteries begin keeping records as soon as they are opened. The purchase of a burial plot is a land transaction and is recorded with a deed. 

For a list of cemeteries and obituaries currently published in this collection, select the Browse.

Cemetery records are kept as a permanent record of who was buried and usually who purchased the burial plot. 

The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant. 

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.

"New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Pine Grove Cemetery, Manchester.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts in the New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records may include the following information:

New Hampshire, Hillsborough, Manchester, Cemetery Records DGS 4354773 134.jpg
  • 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 to Use the Record

To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒ Select the appropriate "Cemetery Name or Obituaries"
⇒ Select the appropriate "Surname Range" that takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

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.

Next, 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.

If you are unable to find the ancestors you are looking for, try the following:

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

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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.


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 Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007:  digital images FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 7 December 2011).  Francis Josephine Abbott. March 16, 1996; citing Cemetery Records. Obituaries, Abbott, Arnold L.-Zavorotny, Myroslav; Various cemeteries throughout Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States.