California, Tulare County, Visalia Cemetery Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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California, Tulare County, Visalia Cemetery Records, 1875-1990
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|Visalia, Tulare, California, |
|Flag of California|
|Location of Visalia, Tulare County, California|
|Location of California|
|Visalia Public Cemetery|
- 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
What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
This collection contains records from the Visalia Public Cemetery in Tulare County, California for years 1875-1990. Contains index cards arranged in alphabetical order by surname of burials in the Visalia Cemetery, and records of burials. The index includes the name of deceased, date of death, the location of the grave, and page number in interment record. Interment record includes the name of deceased, sex, age, race, place and date of death, place, and date of birth, attending mortuary, the location of the grave, burial number, description of burials (vault, ashes, etc.).
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Name of deceased
- Death date
- Plot location
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
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- Sexton Records
- California Guided Research
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research: 1850-1905 | 1905-Present
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- Visalia Cemetery. Burial cards, ca. 1875-1989; interment records, v. 1-18
- Sextons records, Visalia, Tulare County, California
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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