Kansas, Lawrence City Cemetery Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
- 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 Citing This Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains interment records for the city of Lawrence, Kansas. The collection also includes records for Oakhill and Maple Grove cemeteries. The records range from 1850-1988. Records will be added if more become available.
- Collection Content
- City of Lawrence, interment records V. 1-2 1860-1923 No v. number 1865-1920 Oakhill Cemetery deed record No v. number 1865-1988. Film 1548566. DGS 8198456
- Maple Grove Cemetery No v. number 1870-1982 Certificates, no v. number 1907-1974 Interment cards for sections 1-7, potters field, R, R1, R2, and R4, ca. 1870-1970 Oakhill Cemetery Interment cards for sections 1-4, ca. 1850-1950. Film 1548823. DGS 8616852
- Oakhill Cemetery Interment cards for sections 5-13, potters field, mausoleums and miscellaneous cards ca. 1850-1950. Film 1548824. DGS 8616853
- Oakhill Cemetery Interment cards for mausoleums, veteran's plot, section 1-12 ca. 1850-1988. Film 1548825. DGS 8616854
- Oakhill Cemetery Interment cards for sections 13-18, ca. 1850-1988 Maple Grove Cemetery Interment cards ca. 1850-1988. Film 1548826 iems 1-7. DGS 8183154
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Interment Record
- Interment Number
- Late Residence
- Place of Death
- Date of Death
- Charge to
- Age:Years,Months, Days
- Cause of Death
- Grave, Lot, Section
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
- The name of your ancestor
- The approximate date of death
- The county where your ancestor was buried
- The name of the cemetery where your ancestor was buried
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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
- Use the information to obtain the actual death certificate
- Use the information to locate funeral home, or obituary
- Use the information to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and probate records
I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials
Research Helps[edit | edit source]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Kansas.
- Sexton Records
- Kansas Guided Research
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research
- United States, Tombstone and Sexton Records
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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