Kansas, Riley County, Sunset Cemetery, Burial Index Cards - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Kansas, Riley County, Sunset Cemetery, Burial Index Cards, 1856-1998
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|Manhattan, Riley, Kansas, |
|Flag of Kansas|
|Location of Manhattan, Riley County, Kansas|
|Location of Kansas|
|Record Type||Burial Records|
|Kansas State Historical Society|
- 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
This collection contains burial index cards for Sunset Cemetery in Manhattan, Kansas. The records range from 1856-1998 and give basic death and burial information. Records will be added if more become available.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?Edit
The following information may be found in these records:
- Death date
- Burial date
- Permit number
- District registration number
- Cause of death
- Place of death
- Name of the funeral director and address
- Name of lot owner
- Price of lot,Size of lot,
- Location of grave, block and lot,
- Size of grave, and type of burial
How Do I Search This Collection?Edit
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- Name of the person
- Approximate date of the event
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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?Edit
- Search for the death certificate
- Use the information to an obituary or cemetery record
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