Church and Cemetery Records & Resources
HH-FCWCHR: SEARCHING AMERICAN CHURCH RECORDS
by Fran Carter-Walker, 97 pages, NEW in 2003! 8.5" x 11 " Price ... $18.00
Church records are among the most helpful of all records for genealogical purposes. Marriages, births and deaths are just a few of the many things we will learn about our ancestor through church records, but that's not all the story. Churches often kept records that exceed our deepest wishes for information. But the questions are -- how do we find them, how do we know where to look, and how do we get copies? Get answers and addresses in this book.
HH-FCWAMC: AMERICAN CHURCH RECORDS
by Fran Carter-Walker, 58 pages, 8.5" x 11 ", Price ... $16.00
Church records can hold the key to good genealogical research. Births, marriages and deaths are usually recorded in the church records. Christening records can help establish birth records and burial or funeral records can help establish the date of death. Marriages were frequently solemnized in the church and many church records can often be used to establish a residence. There is a listing of the various records found in churches and what they may contain. Different denominations have different requirements for record keeping by their churches. A listing of record keeping practices follows. How to find church records and a listing, state by state, of depositories will help you find what you are looking for.
HH-CH-REC: RESEARCHING CHURCH RECORDS IN AMERICA
By Ray Gooldy. Softbound. 15 pp. $7.00
HHJH-CH&T: CHURCH AND TOMBSTONE RECORDS
by John W. Heisey, 33 pages, 8.5" x 11 " Price ... $12.00
Church and/or cemetery records may be the only way to fill gaps in the vital records in your research. Hints and tips, addresses of church archives and cemetery associations, tombstone rubbings & cemetery transcribing tips included.