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| title = Mississippi, Death Certificate Index, 1912-1943
 
| title = Mississippi, Death Certificate Index, 1912-1943
 
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| FS_URL_03 = [[Mississippi Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
| FS_URL_03 = [[Mississippi Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
| FS_URL_04 = [[Step-by-Step Mississippi Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
 
| FS_URL_04 = [[Step-by-Step Mississippi Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
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| FS_URL_06 = [[Mississippi Vital Records]]
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| FS_URL_08 = [[How to Find United States Death Records]]
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| RW_URL_01 = [http://zed.mdah.state.ms.us/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=73680 Death Certificates and Indexes, 1912-1943. Mississippi Department of Archives and history]
 
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== What is in This Collection? ==
 
== What is in This Collection? ==
Mississippi Death Certificate Index, 1912-1943 acquired by reclaimtherecords.org and donated to FamilySearch. Digital images of the originals are held by Reclaim the Records in Mill Valley, California.
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Mississippi Department of Health Death Certificate Index, 1912-1943 located at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. The index was acquired by reclaim the records.org and donated to FamilySearch. Digital images of the originals are held by Reclaim the Records in Mill Valley, California.
 
=== Image Visibility ===
 
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*Year of death
 
*Year of death
 
*Color
 
*Color
 
 
== Collection Content ==  
 
== Collection Content ==  
 
=== Sample Images ===
 
=== Sample Images ===
 
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Image:Mississippi death index106605739 00017.jpg|1912-24 Death index
 
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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:
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*Approximate date of the event
 
*Approximate date of the event
 
=== Search the Index ===
 
=== Search the Index ===
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=== 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. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log | research log]].
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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. Keep track of your research in a [[Use_Appropriate_Forms#Prepare_a_Research_Log |research log]].
 
 
 
== 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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*Add any new information to your records
 
*Use the age or estimated birth date to find other vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records  
 
*Use the age or estimated birth date to find other vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records  
 
*Search for death or burial information in [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2026973 BillionGraves Index]
 
*Search for death or burial information in [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2026973 BillionGraves Index]
 
*Search for an obituary or cemetery record
 
*Search for an obituary or cemetery record
 
*Use census records to search for other family members
 
*Use census records to search for other family members
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=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===   
 
=== I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now? ===   
 
*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 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
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=== Research Helps ===
 
=== Research Helps ===
 
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Mississippi, United States Genealogy|Mississippi]].
 
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of [[Mississippi, United States Genealogy|Mississippi]].
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* [[How to Find United States Death Records]]
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* [[United States, How to Use Death Records]]
 
* [[GuidedResearch:Mississippi|Mississippi Guided Research]]
 
* [[GuidedResearch:Mississippi|Mississippi Guided Research]]
 
* [[Mississippi Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
* [[Mississippi Research Tips and Strategies|Research Tips and Strategies]]
 
* [[Step-by-Step Mississippi Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
 
* [[Step-by-Step Mississippi Research, 1880-Present|Step-by-Step Research]]
  
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=== Related FamilSearch Historical Record Collections ===
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2365065 Mississippi, Deaths and Burials,1822-1921]
 
== 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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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
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Location of Mississippi
Record Description
Record Type Dept. of Health. Death Certificate Index
Collection years 1912-1943
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Mississippi Department of Archives and History


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

Mississippi Department of Health Death Certificate Index, 1912-1943 located at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. The index was acquired by reclaim the records.org and donated to FamilySearch. Digital images of the originals are held by Reclaim the Records in Mill Valley, California.

Image Visibility[edit | edit source]

Whenever possible FamilySearch makes images and indexes available for all users. However, rights to view these data are limited by contract and subject to change. Because of this there may be limitations on where and how images and indexes are available or who can see them. Please be aware some collections consist only of partial information indexed from the records and do not contain any images.

For additional information about image restrictions see Restrictions for Viewing Images in FamilySearch Historical Record Collections.

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

  • Name
  • County
  • Year of death
  • Color

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:

  • Name of the person
  • Approximate date of the event

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name on the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

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. Keep track of your research in a research log.

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

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

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Use the age or estimated birth date to find other vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records
  • Search for death or burial information in BillionGraves Index
  • Search for an obituary or cemetery record
  • Use census records to search for other family members

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 a nearby locality
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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

Related FamilSearch Historical Record Collections[edit | edit source]

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:
When looking at a record, the citation can be viewed by clicking the drop-down arrow next to Document Information.