New Jersey, Jersey City, Holy Name Cemetery, Card Index of Interment - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Jersey City, New Jersey, 
United States
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Location of Jersey City, New Jersey
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Location of New Jersey
Record Description
Record Type Church Cemeteries
Collection years 1849-1984
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection contains a card index to interments at the Holy Name Cemetery located in Jersey City, New Jersey from 1849-1984.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Name of Deceased
  • Date of Interment
  • Age at Death
  • Country of Birth
  • Cause of Death
  • Location of Grave

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

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  • The name of the person
  • The place where the death occurred
  • The approximate death date

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

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