Brazil, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Cemetery Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Brazil, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Cemetery Records, 1897-2012
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|Minas Gerais, Brazil|
|Flag of the Federative Republic of Brazil|
|Flag of Minas Gerais|
|Location of Minas Gerais, Brazil|
|Title in the Language:||Brasil, Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Registros de Cemitérios Municipais|
|City Hall of Belo Horizonte|
- 1 What is in This Collection?
- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
- 4 How Do I Search This Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing This Collection
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
The collection contains cemetery records from the four municipal cemeteries in Belo Horizonte: Bonfim, Consolação, Paz, and Saudade from 1897-2012.
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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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- The name of the undertaker or mortuary could lead you to funeral records, which often include the names and residences of other family members
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- Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives of the deceased who may have been buried in the same cemetery or nearby
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