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| custodian = Tama County Recorder. Tama County Courthouse, Toledo, Iowa   
 
| custodian = Tama County Recorder. Tama County Courthouse, Toledo, Iowa   
 
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== What is in This Collection? ==
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
 
 
The collection consists of images of cemetery records from the Tama County Recorder's office for the years 1913 to 2014.  
 
The collection consists of images of cemetery records from the Tama County Recorder's office for the years 1913 to 2014.  
 
Cemeteries began keeping records as soon as they opened. The purchase of a burial plot is a land transaction and is recorded with a deed. Cemetery records are kept as a permanent record of who was buried and usually who purchased the burial plot. The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.  
 
Cemeteries began keeping records as soon as they opened. The purchase of a burial plot is a land transaction and is recorded with a deed. Cemetery records are kept as a permanent record of who was buried and usually who purchased the burial plot. The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.  
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=== Image Visibility ===
 
=== Image Visibility ===
 
{{Image Visibility}}
 
{{Image Visibility}}
 
 
== What Can this Collection Tell Me? ==
 
== What Can this Collection Tell Me? ==
 
The records may include any of the following:  
 
The records may include any of the following:  
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*Designation if grave is a veteran's grave  
 
*Designation if grave is a veteran's grave  
 
*Designation whether plot is full or half
 
*Designation whether plot is full or half
 
 
== Collection Content ==
 
== Collection Content ==
 
=== Sample Images ===
 
=== Sample Images ===
 
 
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Image:Iowa, Tama County Cemetery Records (14-1062) Cemetery Deed DGS 100942460_63.jpg|Cemetery Deed
 
Image:Iowa, Tama County Cemetery Records (14-1062) Cemetery Deed DGS 100942460_63.jpg|Cemetery Deed
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Image:Iowa, Tama County Cemetery Records (14-1062) Cemetery Deed and Endowment Fund Agreement DGS 100942460_65.jpg|Cemetery Deed and Endowment Fund Agreement
 
Image:Iowa, Tama County Cemetery Records (14-1062) Cemetery Deed and Endowment Fund Agreement DGS 100942460_65.jpg|Cemetery Deed and Endowment Fund Agreement
 
</gallery>
 
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== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
 
== How Do I Search This Collection? ==
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
 
Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:
 
*The name of the person  
 
*The name of the person  
 
*The approximate date of death  
 
*The approximate date of death  
 
 
=== View the Images ===
 
=== View the Images ===
 
View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|2381986|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':
 
View images in this collection by visiting the '''{{RecordSearch|2381986|Browse Page|access=browse}}''':
 
# Select the ''' Record Type'''
 
# Select the ''' Record Type'''
 
# Select the ''' Volume and Year Range''' to view the images.
 
# Select the ''' Volume and Year Range''' to view the images.
 
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
 
=== How Do I Analyze the Results? ===
 
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.
 
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.
 
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===  
 
=== I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now? ===  
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* [[Iowa Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
* [[Iowa Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
* [[Step-by-Step Iowa Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
 
* [[Step-by-Step Iowa Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
 
 
== Citing this Collection ==
 
== Citing this Collection ==
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
 
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
 
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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
Tama, Iowa, 
United States
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Record Description
Record Type Cemetery Records
Collection years 1913-2014
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Tama County Recorder. Tama County Courthouse, Toledo, Iowa


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

The collection consists of images of cemetery records from the Tama County Recorder's office for the years 1913 to 2014. Cemeteries began keeping records as soon as they opened. The purchase of a burial plot is a land transaction and is recorded with a deed. Cemetery records are kept as a permanent record of who was buried and usually who purchased the burial plot. The information in these records is usually reliable, but depends upon the reliability of the informant.

To Browse This Collection[edit | edit source]

You will be able to browse through images in this collection when it is published.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

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What Can this Collection Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The records may include any of the following:

  • Name of Cemetery
  • Location of grave(s) including Section and Lot number
  • Names of all individuals in burial plot
  • Date of death
  • Designation if grave is a veteran's grave
  • Designation whether plot is full or half

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

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

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of the person
  • The approximate date of death

View the Images[edit | edit source]

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:

  1. Select the Record Type
  2. Select the Volume and Year Range to view the images.

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

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

  • Use the information found in the record to locate the death record
  • Search for vital records such as birth, and marriage
  • Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records
  • Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in census records

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

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names, or even initials

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Iowa.

Citing this Collection[edit | edit source]

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation:
The citation for this collection can be found on the Collection Details Page in the section Citing this Collection.
Record Citation:
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Image Citation:
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How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?[edit | edit source]

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