BillionGraves Obituary Records

What are BillionGraves Obituary Records?

Obituaries are memorials or announcements published in newspapers or online following a death. The information in the obituary is usually supplied by a close family member.

What genealogical data can I learn from BillionGraves Obituary Records?

The information in obituaries varies but the following information is typical:

  • Name of the deceased (married women usually by maiden and married name)
  • Birth date
  • Birth place
  • Death date
  • Death place
  • Residence address at time of death
  • Gender
  • Age at death
  • Marital status
  • Occupation
  • Military information
  • Names and relationships of family members
  • Clubs, hobbies, organizations, and interests
  • Religion
  • Burial Place
  • Burial Date
  • Funeral home or mortuary

What years does it cover?

BillionGraves obituary collection begins in the mid-1800s.

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