Hawaii substitute birth, marriage, and death records online lists alternate places to look for BMDs including family bibles, census records, cemetery records, funeral home records, obituaries, probate records, military records, naturalization and citizenship records, and more.

 

If you haven’t been able to find an ancestor in Hawaii Birth, Marriage, and Death Records online, these are some great substitute birth, marriage, and death record options.

 

Family Bibles
  • Family bibles often include a front page where family names, birth dates, and birth places are recorded
Census Records
  • US Census records from 1850 forward contain the age and state or country of birth for each member of a household
  • Some census records give the month and year of birth
  • Some census records give the relationship to the head of the household
Cemetery Records
  • Cemetery headstones usually give the birth and death year and sometimes the complete birth and death dates
  • Some tombstones include the country of birth
Funeral Home Records
  • Funeral home records may contain copies of obituaries or notes, records about the date of death, details about the grave location, information about the funeral service, and information about surviving family, residences, and more
Obituaries
  • Obituaries usually include the birth date and place, marriage date, death date and place, and biographical information for the deceased as well as family names
Probate Records
  • Probate records may include the date of death, last will and testament listing family relations, an inventory of possessions, deeds, and more
Military Records
  • Military records may include the birth date and place
  • Pension records may include the birth date and place
  • Military records may include a physical description of the person and names of a parent
Naturalization & Citizenship Records
  • These may include the birth date and place
  • Name changes and aliases
  • Residence prior to arrival, residence after arrival, and much more

 

 

 

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City level Hawaii substitute birth, marriage, and death collections online

See also Hawaii Census Records online

See also Hawaii Military Records online

See also Hawaii Probate Records online

Honolulu – Cemeteries – Directories – Guide to Cemetery Research, Island of O’ahu, 1986 Survey, at FS

Honolulu – Cemeteries – Here Lies History: Oahu Cemetery, a Mirror of Old Honolulu, at FS

Honolulu – Cemeteries – Record of Burials, Oahu Cemetery, Nov. 1845-July 1978, at FS

Honolulu – Obituaries – Extracts from the Newspaper Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, at FS

Honolulu – Obituaries – Extracts from the Newspaper Ka Nupepa Kuokoa, at FS

Honolulu – Obituaries – Honolulu County, Hawaii, Newspaper Obituaries, 1900 and Later, at FS

Honolulu – Obituaries – Obituary Clippings from the Honolulu Advertiser and the Honolulu Star-bulletin, Ca. 1900-2000, at FS

Honolulu – Obituaries – Obituary Clippings from the Honolulu Advertiser and the Honolulu Star-bulletin, Ca. 1900-2000, at FS

Honolulu – Obituary clippings from the Honolulu advertiser and the Honolulu star-bulletin, ca. 1900-2000

Honolulu – Record of burials, Oahu Cemetery, Nov. 1845-July 1978

Honolulu – Here lies history: Oahu Cemetery, a mirror of old Honolulu

Honolulu – Extracts from the newspaper Ka Nupepa kuokoa

Honolulu – Guide to cemetery research, Island of O’ahu, 1986 survey

Kauai – Cemeteries – Lihue Branch Cemetery Assignment : Kauai Island, Hawaii, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Lihue Branch (Hawaii), at FS

Kauai – Obituaires – Indexes – Hawaii, Kauai County, Obituaries : COLLECTION RECORD, 1982-2010, at FS

Kauai – Obituaires – Indexes – Hawaii, Kauai County, Obituaries, 1982-2010, at FS

Kauai – Obituaries – Hawaii, Kauai County, Obituaries : COLLECTION RECORD, 1982-2010, at FS

Kauai – Obituaries – Hawaii, Kauai County, Obituaries, 1982-2010, at FS

Lanai Island – Cemeteries – Hawaii, Maui, Lanai Cemetery Records, 1925-1970, Lanai Island Cemetery (Lanai, Hawaii), at FS

 

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