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;Collection Citation: "Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930." Database with images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. <nowiki>http://FamilySearch.org</nowiki> : 14 June 2016. Citing Recorder of Deeds. Missouri State Archives, Jefferson City.
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Missouri, 
United States
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Location of Missouri
Record Description
Record Type Death Records
Collection years 1883-1930
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites


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

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

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

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:

Death

  • 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

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]

  • 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.

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.