December 5, 2008

U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880

U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880 are now available on Ancestry.com

In the 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880 census, names were recorded for individuals who died that year. These mortality death records usually have the name of the person who died, their age, sex, race, occupation, month of death, cause of death and often other details.

For more death records see AncestorsAtRest.com with a variety of free death records including the largest online collection of coffin plates which contain birth and death dates for individuals.

1 comment:

livinginthepast said...

I was looking through the mortality schedules this morning.
The ancestorsatrest site is excellent, thank you for blogging about it, otherwise I never would have known it exsisted.
Karina.