Illinois, Stephenson County, Lena Park Cemetery Transcriptions, - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Illinois, Stephenson County, Lena Park Cemetery Transciptions, 1854-1983
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|Stephenson, Illinois, |
|Flag of Illinois|
|Location of Stephenson County, Illinois|
|Location of Illinois|
|Record Type||Cemetery Transciptions|
|Stephenson County Genealogical Society, Illinois. Freeport Public Library|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?
- 7 Citing This Collection
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection includes transcriptions of the markers located at the Lena Park cemetery located in Stephenson County, Illinois. Digital images of originals housed at the Freeport Public Library in Freeport, Illinois.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
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- Name of the individual
- Birth date
- Death date
- Burial date
- Cause of death
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Add any new information to your records
- Use the birth date or year to search for birth 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 who has the same surname; this is especially helpful in rural areas or if the surname is unusual
- 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
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names
- Search the indexes and records of nearby cemeteries
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Illinois.
- Sexton Records
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- Illinois Record Finder
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research
- United States, Tombstone and Sexton Records
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- Illinois, Stephenson County, Lena Park Cemetery transcriptions, 1854-1983
- Illinois, Stephenson County, St. Paul-Epleyanna Cemetery record, ca. 1847-1997
- Illinois, Stephenson County, cemetery inscriptions, ca. 1850-1992
- Cemetery inscriptions of Stephenson County
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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