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== What is in This Collection? ==
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The collection consists of digital images of death records created by the state of Louisiana for 1960. Images of the index are included.
  
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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.
  
== What is in the Collection? ==
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The collection consists of digital images of death records created by the state of Louisiana for 1960. Images of the index are included.
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=== Image Visibility ===
  
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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===To Browse This Collection===
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=== To Browse This Collection ===
 
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
 
== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
Key genealogical facts that may be found in the Louisiana Death Records, depending on the time period, include:  
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Key genealogical facts that may be found include:  
 
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*The name of the deceased
*Full name  
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*The date and place of death  
*Place and date of death  
 
 
*Age and birthplace (city or town, state or foreign country)  
 
*Age and birthplace (city or town, state or foreign country)  
 
*Marital status and sometimes name of spouse  
 
*Marital status and sometimes name of spouse  
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*Length of stay in community (later records)  
 
*Length of stay in community (later records)  
 
*If the deceased is a citizen of a foreign county, the name of the country (later records)
 
*If the deceased is a citizen of a foreign county, the name of the country (later records)
 
 
 
== Collection Content ==
 
== Collection Content ==
 
=== Sample Image ===
 
=== Sample Image ===
 
 
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Image:Louisiana Statewide Deaths DGS 4364480 41 Death Certificate.jpg|Death Certificate
 
Image:Louisiana Statewide Deaths DGS 4364480 41 Death Certificate.jpg|Death Certificate
 
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==   
== How Do I Search the Collection? ==   
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Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:  
You can search the index or view the images or both. Before using this collection, it is helpful to know:  
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*The name of the individual
•        Name of the individual  
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*The approximate date of death
•        Approximate date and or location of the event
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*The place of death
 
 
 
=== Search the Index ===
 
=== Search the Index ===
 
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=== View the Images ===  
 
=== View the Images ===  
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View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|1419633|Browse Page|access=waypoint}}''':
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View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|1419633|Browse Page|access=waypoint}}'''
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{{HR Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1419633 Louisiana Deaths, 1960]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
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=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===  
 
=== 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.  
 
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.  
 
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Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
 
 
{{Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/1419633|Louisiana Deaths, 1960]. Click on camera icon to see images.}}
 
 
 
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
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=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later  
*Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later.
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*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 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.  
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*Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records
*Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records.
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*Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in censuses
*Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in censuses.
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*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family  
*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
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*[[Louisiana Church Records| Church Records]] were kept years before counties began keeping records. They are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900  
*[[Louisiana Church Records| Church Records]] were kept years before counties began keeping records. They are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
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=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
 
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*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
 
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*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   
=== I Can't Find Who I'm Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
*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.
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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
*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.    
 
*Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name.
 
*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
 
*Check the info box above for additional FamilySearch websites and related websites that may assist you in finding similar records.
 
  
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=== Research Helps ===
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The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Louisiana, United States Genealogy|Louisiana]].
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* [[GuidedResearch:Louisiana|Louisiana Guided Research]]
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* [[Louisiana Record Finder]]
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* [[Louisiana Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
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* [[Step-by-Step Louisiana Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
  
== Citing this Collection ==
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== Citing This Collection ==
Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  
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Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
 
 
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Record Description
Record Type Death Records
Collection years 1960
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

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 USGenWeb Archives Project: Louisiana, Orleans Parish. An index to these records and the Orleans parish death records is available at the Louisiana Government website.


Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

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For additional information about image restrictions see Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections.

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

Key genealogical facts that may be found include:

  • The name of the deceased
  • The date and place of death
  • Age and birthplace (city or town, state or foreign country)
  • Marital status and sometimes name of spouse
  • Date of birth
  • Sex
  • Race
  • Names and birthplaces of parents
  • Occupation
  • Place and date of burial
  • Cause of Death
  • Name of informant
  • Social Security number (later records)
  • If veteran, name of war (later records)
  • 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[edit | edit source]

Sample Image[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

You will be able to search this collection when it is published.

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select the Record
  2. Select the Record Type, Volume, and Year Range to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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 research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • 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
  • 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?[edit | edit source]

  • 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
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Louisiana.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.
Image Citation:
When looking at an image, the citation is found on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Historical Records/Guidelines for Articles.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.