New Jersey, Mercer County, Veteran's Service Office, Grave Registration Records - FamilySearch Historical Records
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New Jersey, Mercer County, Veteran's Service Office, Grave Registration Records, ca. 1770-ca.1979
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|Mercer, New Jersey, |
|Flag of New Jersey|
|Location of New Jersey|
|Record Type||Veteran's Grave Registration|
|New Jersey State Library|
- 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 the Veteran's Grave Registration Records from the Veteran's Service Office in Mercer County, New Jersey.
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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]
The following information may be found in these records:
- Name, Serial No.
- Home Addrees
- Next of Kin
- Date of death
- City, County
- Division, Secron, Lot, Block, Grave No.
- War Record
- Branch of Service, Rank
- Enlisted, Discharged
- Information Given by
- Care Assigned to Post No.
Collection Content[edit | edit source]
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How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]
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- Name of the person
- Approximate date of the event
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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]
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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]
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]
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of New Jersey.
- US Military Basic Search Strategies
- Beginning Research in United States Military Records
- New Jersey Guided Research
- Research Tips and Strategies
- Step-by-Step Research
Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- New Jersey Civil War burial records, 1800s-1900s
- Essex County. Veterans' grave registration record, ca. 1776-1979.
- Essex County. Veterans interment record, ca. 1776-1940.
- Essex County. Unfiled veterans' grave registration records
- Gloucester County, Veterans' graves registration,: 1776-1945
- Mercer County. Veteran's grave registration records.
- Middlesex County. Veterans individual grave field report sheets.
- Monmouth County, Veterans grave registrations.
- Sussex County. Veterans grave registration cards
Related FamilySearch Historical Records Collections[edit | edit source]
- New Jersey, Essex County, Superintendent of Soldiers' Burials, 1776-1979
- United States General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934
- United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940
- United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
- United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
- United States National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938
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Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]
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