Isle of Man Deaths and Burials - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Isle of Man Deaths and Burials, 1844-1918
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Record Description
Record Type Deaths and Burials
Collection years 1844-1918
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection is an index for the years 1844 to 1918. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index.

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

  • Name of the deceased
  • Gender
  • Date and place of death
  • Date and place of burial
  • Age
  • Birth year
  • Marital status
  • Occupation
  • Names of relatives such as spouse or parents

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

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  • The name of the deceased
  • Approximate date of death

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I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Use the information to locate funeral home, obituary or cemetery record
  • Use the information to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, land and probate records
  • Continue to search the index for family members
  • Use the information you have found to find the person in census records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

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  • Check for other names. They might have been listed under a middle name, a nickname or an abbreviation of their given name
  • A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband
  • Search the records of nearby locations

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