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== What Is In This Collection? ==
 
== What Is In This Collection? ==
 
 
The collection consists of death records for the following counties only for the years 1883-1930:  
 
The collection consists of death records for the following counties only for the years 1883-1930:  
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* Andrew
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* Audrain
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* Buchanan
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* Cape Girardeau
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* Clinton
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* Cole
| Buchanan
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* Howard
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* Jefferson
| Cape Girardeau
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* Macon
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* Marion
| Clinton
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* Monroe
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* Morgan
| Cole
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* Scotland
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* Texas
| Howard
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* Warren
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| Jefferson
 
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| Macon
 
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| Marion
 
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| Monroe
 
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| Morgan
 
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| Scotland
 
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| Texas
 
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| Warren
 
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===To Browse This Collection===
 
 
 
{{Collection_Browse_Link
 
|CID=CID2448947
 
|title=Missouri, Deaths, 1883-1930
 
 
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=== Image Visibility ===
== What Can these Records Tell Me? ==
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{{Image Visibility}}
The content of the records varies by time period and individual record. You may find any of the following:  
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=== To Browse This Collection ===
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{{Collection_Browse_Link |CID=CID2448947 |title=Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930 }}
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
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The following information may be found in these records:
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*Full name of deceased  
 
*Full name of deceased  
 
*Maiden name (if deceased is a married woman)  
 
*Maiden name (if deceased is a married woman)  
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*Number of children  
 
*Number of children  
 
*Name and address of informant or person certifying the death
 
*Name and address of informant or person certifying the death
 
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== Collection Content ==
 
== Collection Content ==
 
=== Sample Image ===
 
=== Sample Image ===
<gallery perrow="3" heights="120px" widths="160px" caption="Missouri, Death Record Example">
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<gallery perrow="3" heights="120px" widths="160px">
Image:Missouri, Deaths (14-0953) (14-0954) Register of Deaths DGS 7578680_63.jpg|Register of Deaths
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Image:Missouri, Deaths (14-0953) (14-0954) Register of Deaths DGS 7578680_63.jpg|Register of deaths, 1886
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
 
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know"
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know"
*The name of your ancestor.
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*The name of your ancestor
*The date of death.
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*The date of death
*The place where your ancestor died.
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*The place where your ancestor died
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=== Search the Index ===
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{{Search Collection Link
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| CID = CID2448947
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=== View the Images ===
 
=== View the Images ===
 
View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|2448947|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':
 
View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|2448947|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':
# Select '''County'''
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# Select the '''County'''
# Select  '''Year Range''' which will take you to the images.
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# Select  the '''Year Range''' to view the images.
 
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{{HR Tip|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2448947 Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
 
=== 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.
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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]].
 
 
'''Remember to:'''
 
*Whenever possible, look at the original record.  If often has more information than the indexed record.
 
*Print or download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed.
 
*In case you need to find this record again later, copy the citation found on each record or image. Familysearch wiki has a [https://s3.amazonaws.com/ps-services-us-east-1-914248642252/s3/research-wiki-elasticsearch-prod-s3bucket/images/5/50/Research_Log.pdf Example Research Log] that you can download and use for this purpose.
 
 
 
 
 
{{Tip | More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2448947 Missouri deaths, 1883-1930]. Some catalog records link to multiple references. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images.}}
 
 
 
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===
*Use the information to locate funeral home, obituary or cemetery record.
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*Add any new information to your records
*Use the information to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and probate records.
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*Use the information to locate funeral home, obituary or cemetery record  
*Use the information to find additional family members.
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*Search for vital records, such as birth and marriage
*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
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*Search for the family in census records
*[[Missouri Church Records|Church Records]] often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
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*Search for church, land, and probate records
  
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===   
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===   
*Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.  Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.  Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname.  This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
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*Collect entries for every person who has the same surname.  This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search. 
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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 locality
*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images.    
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*Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images   
*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. 
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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
*Search the indexes and records of [[Missouri, United States Genealogy]].
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=== Research Helps ===
*Search in the [[Missouri Archives and Libraries]].
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The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Missouri, United States Genealogy|Missouri]].
*Search in the [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=371&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Missouri%22%20%2Bkeywords%3Avital%20%2Bkeywords%3Arecords FamilySearch Library Catalog]
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* [[GuidedResearch:Missouri|Missouri Guided Research]]
 
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* [[Missouri Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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* [[Step-by-Step Missouri Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
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== Citing This Collection  ==
| bgcolor="#fff3e7" style="vertical-align:top; line-height:125%; padding-top:8px" | '''Problems with this collection?'''<br>[https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Missouri-Deaths-1835-1976-known-issues&lang=en See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.]
 
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For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [https://familysearch.org/ask/salesforce/viewArticle?urlname=Missouri-Deaths-1835-1976-known-issues&lang=en article]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
 
 
 
== Citations for This Collection  ==
 
 
 
 
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.  
 
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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"Missouri, Deaths, 1883-1930." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City.
 
 
 
 
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
 
{{Contributor_invite}}
 
[[Category:United States FamilySearch Historical Records]]
 

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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Missouri, 
United States
Missouri flag.png
Flag of Missouri
US Locator Missouri.png
Location of Missouri
Record Description
Record Type Death Records
Collection years 1883-1930
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Archive
Recorder of Deeds. Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City


What Is In This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of death records for the following counties only for the years 1883-1930:

  • Andrew
  • Audrain
  • Buchanan
  • Cape Girardeau
  • Clinton
  • Cole
  • Howard
  • Jefferson
  • Macon
  • Marion
  • Monroe
  • Morgan
  • Scotland
  • Texas
  • Warren

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible FamilySearch makes images and indexes available for all users. However, rights to view these data are limited by contract and subject to change. Because of this there may be limitations on where and how images and indexes are available or who can see them. Please be aware some collections consist only of partial information indexed from the records and do not contain any images. For additional information about image restrictions see Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections.

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You can browse through images in this collection using the waypoints on the Collection Browse Page for Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Full name of deceased
  • Maiden name (if deceased is a married woman)
  • Sex
  • Age
  • Birthplace
  • Race
  • Death date
  • Death place
  • Cause of death
  • Occupation
  • Nationality of parents
  • Citizenship
  • Name of father
  • Birthplace of father
  • Name of mother
  • Birthplace of mother
  • Single, married, widowed, or divorced
  • Age at the time of marriage
  • Number of children
  • Name and address of informant or person certifying the death

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 your ancestor
  • The date of death
  • The place where your ancestor died

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select the County
  2. Select the 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]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Use the information to locate funeral home, obituary or cemetery record
  • Search for vital records, such as birth and marriage
  • Search for the family in census records
  • Search for church, land, and probate records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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

Known Issues[edit | edit source]

Click here for a list of known issues with this collection.

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.