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''{{breadcrumb| link1= [[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] | link2=| link3=| link4=| link5= [[Louisiana, United States Genealogy|Louisiana]] ''}} {{Record_Search_articleUS State HR Infobox |CID=CID1419633|title=Louisiana Deaths, 1960|location=Louisiana|scheduled=| LOC_01 = Louisiana| LOC_02 = | LOC_02_type = | LOC_03 = | loc_map = | state_loc_map = US_Locator_Louisiana.png| State_flag = Louisiana flag.png| record_type = Death Records| start_year = 1960| end_year = | FS_URL_01 = [[GuidedResearch:Louisiana|Louisiana Guided Research]]| FS_URL_02 = [[Louisiana Record Finder]]| FS_URL_03 = [[Louisiana Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]| FS_URL_04 = [[Step-by-Step Louisiana Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]| FS_URL_05 = [[Louisiana, United States Genealogy|Louisiana]] | FS_URL_06 = [[Louisiana Vital Records]] | FS_URL_07 = [[Louisiana Archives and Libraries]]| FS_URL_08 = | FS_URL_09 = | FS_URL_10 = | FS_URL_11 =| FS_URL_12 =| FS_URL_13 =| FS_URL_14 =| FS_URL_15 =| RW_URL_01 = [http://www.grsno.org/ Genealogical Research of New Orleans] | RW_URL_02 = [http://rwr.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ Winn Parish Genealogical Historical Association] | RW_URL_03 = [http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans/death-index.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project: Louisiana, Orleans Parish] | RW_URL_04 = | RW_URL_05 = | RW_URL_06 = | RW_URL_07 = | RW_URL_08 = | RW_URL_09 = | RW_URL_10 = | custodian = }} <br>  == What is in This Collection? ==The collection consists of digital images of death records created by the state of Louisiana for 1960. Images of the index are included. An index to the Orleans parish death records beginning in 1804 can be found at The [http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans/death-index.htm USGenWeb Archives Project: Louisiana, Orleans Parish]. An index to these records and the Orleans parish death records is available at the Louisiana Government website.
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== What is in the Collection? = Image Visibility ===
The collection consists of digital images of death records created by the state of Louisiana for 1960. Images of the index are included.{{Image Visibility}}
=== To Browse This Collection ===
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== Collection Contents What Can These Records Tell Me? == <gallery>Image:Louisiana Statewide Deaths DGS 4364480 41 Death Certificate.jpg|Death Certificate</gallery> Key genealogical facts that may be found in the Louisiana Death Records, depending on the time period, include:  *Full The name of the deceased*Place The date and date place of death
*Age and birthplace (city or town, state or foreign country)
*Marital status and sometimes name of spouse
*Length of stay in community (later records)
*If the deceased is a citizen of a foreign county, the name of the country (later records)
== Collection Content ==
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
*The name of the individual
*The approximate date of death
*The place of death
=== Search the Index ===
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== How Do I Search the Collection? == When searching the records it is helpful to know the following:  *The place where the death occurred *The name of {{HR Tip|More images are available in the person FamilySearch Catalog at the time of death *The approximate death date '''To search the collection by name[https:'''<br>Fill in the requested information on the initial search page//familysearch. This org/search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the individuals 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/catalog/1419633 Louisiana Deaths, 1960]'''To browse by image:'''<br>To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" Click on the initial collection page <br>⇒Select the "Record" category<br>⇒Select the “Record Type, Volume, and Year Range" category which takes you to the images<br> Search the collection by image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need camera icon to look at several see images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination.}}
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.
Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
== What Do I Do Next? ==
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
*Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later
*Use the age or estimated birth date to determine an approximate birth date to find other church and vital records such as birth, baptism, and marriage records
*Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records
*Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in censuses
*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family
*[[Louisiana Church Records| Church Records]] were kept years before counties began keeping records. They are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900
=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
*If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county
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*Remember that sometimes individuals went by [http://usgenweb.org/research/nicknames.html nicknames] or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for [http://genealogy.about.com/od/first_names/fl/nickname-given-name-equivalents.htm these names] as well
When === Research Helps ===The following articles will help you have located in your ancestor’s death record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about research for your ancestors. Add this new information to your records family in the state of each family[[Louisiana, United States Genealogy|Louisiana]]. * [[GuidedResearch:Louisiana|Louisiana Guided Research]]* [[Louisiana Record Finder]]* [[Louisiana Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]* [[Step-by-Step Louisiana Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
For example:  *Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find or verify their birth records and parents' names. *Use the birth date or age along with the place of birth to find the family in census records. *Use the residence and names of the parents (if the deceased is a child) to locate church and land records. *Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family. == Tips to Keep in Mind Citing This Collection == *You may need to compare the information of more than one family or person to make this determination. *The name of the officiator is a clue to their religion or area of residence in the county. *The name of the undertaker or mortuary could lead Citations help you to funeral and cemetery records which often include the names and residences keep track of other family members. *Occupations listed can lead places you to other types of records such as employment or military records. *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, have searched and other relatives of the deceased who may have died or been buried in the same county or nearby. This can help you identify other generations of your family or even the second marriage of a parent. Repeat this process for each new generation sources you identify. *When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct. *The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant. *Earlier records may not contain as much information as the records created after the late 1800s. *There is also some variation in the information given from one record to another record. == I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For, Now What? == *Check for variant spellings of the surnames. *Check for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local historical and genealogical societies also often have indexes to local records. *Search the indexes and records of nearby counties. An index to the Orleans parish death records beginning in 1804 can be found at The [http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans/death-index.htm USGenWeb Archives Project: Louisiana, Orleans Parish]. An index to these records and Identifying your sources helps others find the Orleans parish death records is available at the Louisiana Government website.  == Related Websites == *[http://www.grsnoyou used.org/ Genealogical Research of New Orleans] *[http://rwr.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ Winn Parish Genealogical Historical Association] *[http://www.usgwarchives.net/la/orleans/death-index.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project: Louisiana, Orleans Parish]{{Collection citation}}{{Record_Citation}}== Related Wiki Articles == *[[Louisiana, United States Genealogy|Louisiana]] *[[Louisiana Vital Records]] == How You Can Contribute =={{Image_Citation}}
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== Citing this Collection ==
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