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.”

 

You’ll need to be logged in with a free FamilySearch account to search these records. It’s easy to register for a free account at FamilySearch.

 

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

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