New Jersey, Jersey City, Holy Name Cemetery, Card Index of Interment, 1849-1984 is a free collection at FamilySearch for a searchable name index of Holy Name Cemetery records in Jersey City, New Jersey. These records link to images.
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What Can I Learn from Cemetery Records?
These records may include:
- Name of Deceased
- Date of Interment
- Age at Death
- Country of Birth
- Cause of Death
- Location of Grave
How Can Cemetery Records Help Me Find Other Records?
With information from these records you may be able to:
- It is often helpful to extract the information for every person of the same surname. You may be able to identify siblings, parents, and other relatives in the same or other generations who died in the same county or nearby
- When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct. You may need to compare the information of more than one family or person to make this determination
- Be aware that, as with any index, transcription errors may occur
- Search for an obituary in local newspapers