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Location of India
Record Description
Record Type Deaths and Burials
Collection years 1719-1948
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"India Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 5 February 2020. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

India Death and Burial 1719-1948. 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.

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Death and Burial

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Burial date and place
  • Death place
  • Age
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Parents' names
  • Spouse's name
  • Names of other family members
  • Marital status

Coverage Table[edit | edit source]

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Baptisms, 1800-1945 Marriages, 1800-1945 Deaths and Burials, 1719-1948
Bangalore 438 139 118
Bangladesh 3,106 0 0
Bengal 433,834 104,999 309,736
Bombay 118,243 31,653 95,879
Calcutta 180 68 79
Delhi 13 5 0
India 26,633 13,273 25,438
Madras 276,641 53,805 135,279
Tamil Nadu 2,976 2 0
Total 862,064 203,944 555,534

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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]

  • Continue to search the index for family members
  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname
  • Search the records of nearby areas
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I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

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  • Search the records of nearby areas
  • Check for other names. An individual might appear under an unexpected name for a variety of reasons:
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    • A woman may have returned to her maiden name after the death of her husband

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in India.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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