Find A Grave Index is a free collection of death and cemetery records at FamilySearch provided by FindaGrave.com.
“Index courtesy of Find A Grave, an expansive family history database of records and images from the world’s cemeteries. This collection provides limited indexed data only; for a much richer user experience, including access to photographs, portraits, biographies, and stories, follow the link on the record and visit findagrave.com.”
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What Can I Learn from Find A Grave Cemetery Records?
The records usually contain the following information:
- Name of deceased
- Year of death
- Cemetery where buried
They may also include the following:
- Full death date
- Birth year or full birth date
- Cemetery plot location and/or GPS coordinates
- Relationship links to other family members buried in the same or other cemeteries
- Photo of the headstone
- Other biographical information