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== Title of the Record  ==
 
== Title of the Record  ==
  
New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007  
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New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records, 1800 to 2007  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
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This Collection will include records from 1800 to 2007.<br>
  
 
For a list of localities currently published in this collection, select the [ Browse]link from the collection landing page.  
 
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;  
 
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;  
  
== Citation for This Collection  ==
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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].
  
The following citation refers to 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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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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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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=== 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.
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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.]]  
  
 
== Record Content  ==
 
== Record Content  ==
  
The key genealogical facts in the New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records may include the following information:
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</gallery> The New Hampshire, Manchester, Hillsborough County, Cemetery Records may include the following information:
  
*Name of deceased  
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*Name and age of deceased  
*Age
 
 
*Date of Death  
 
*Date of Death  
 
*Date of Burial  
 
*Date of Burial  
*Date of Birth
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*Birth date of deceased
*Cremated or Buried
 
 
*Location of grave  
 
*Location of grave  
 
*Cause of Death  
 
*Cause of Death  
*Place of Interment
 
 
*Name of Undertaker
 
*Name of Undertaker
  
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
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To begin your search it is helpful to know:
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*Name of the deceased
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*Identifying information such as the death and burial dates.
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==== Search the Collection  ====
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To search the collection <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Cemetery Name or Obituaries" <br> ⇒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. Keep in mind:
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
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==== Using the Information  ====
  
 
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.  
 
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.  
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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. For example:  
 
 
For example:  
 
  
 
*Use the birth date or year to search for birth records.  
 
*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 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.  
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*Use the locality and relative's name to locate church and land records.
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==== Tips to Keep in Mind  ====
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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.  
 
*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.  
 
*Compile the entries for every person with the same surname. This is especially helpful for rural areas or unusual surnames.  
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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.
 
*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:
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==== Unable to Find Your Ancestor?  ====
  
 
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
 
*Check for variant spellings of the surnames.  
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby cemeteries.
 
*Search the indexes and records of nearby cemeteries.
 
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=== Why the Record Was Created  ===
 
 
Cemetery records are kept as a permanent record of who was buried and usually who purchased the burial plot.
 
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
 
 
The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.
 
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
*[[New Hampshire Cemeteries|New Hampshire Cemeteries]]  
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*[[Hillsborough County, New Hampshire|Hillsborough County, New Hampshire]]<br>
*[[New Hampshire Vital Records|New Hampshire&nbsp;Vital Records]]
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*[[New Hampshire Cemeteries|New Hampshire Cemeteries]]<br>
  
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1930346/waypoints New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007]
  
 
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 [[Help: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]].
 
 
==== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ====
 
 
 
"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.
 
 
 
{{FamilySearch Historical Records Stub Article}}
 
 
 
[[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

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 to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Identifying information such as the death and burial dates.

Search the Collection

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. 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.

Using the Information

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.

Tips to Keep in Mind

  • 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.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

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

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: New Hampshire, Hillsborough County, Manchester, Cemetery Records, 1800-2007

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.