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Boone County Death Index 1882-1920
Note: Incomplete, ongoing transcription project - more
About This Index
This database consists of Boone County Indiana County
death records indexed by the Indiana Works Projects
Administration (WPA) in Indiana, circa 1938-1941. This
database indexes the death records of Boone County from 1882
to 1920. Information that may be found in this index for
each entry includes name, gender, color, age at time of
death, death date, and death place. The source of the
information is located in the death record books in Lebanon,
Boone County, Indiana.
With the information gathered from this index you may be
able to obtain a copy of the original death record from the
Health Department or the
Department of Health. It is important to use indexes
to locate original records because original records often
contain more information than do their indexes.
You may also use the information gathered in this index to
locate other records relating to your ancestor's death. For
example, using the date and place of death you may be able
to begin searching for an obituary from local newspapers.
Obituaries can be great sources of death information. They
usually provide details about a person's life, their family,
the events leading up to their death, survivors, or place of
burial. These are often details that would be difficult to
learn from standard vital records. To find an obituary, you
local and state libraries where the death took
place. Many Boone County public libraries maintain a
collection of local newspapers, from the earliest times to
the present. Indiana State Library does the same for the
entire state. Other types of death records to search for
and burial records and church death records.
Listed on the left menu are Boone County Death Indexes in
alphabetical order for the years 1882-1920. The
transcription project is ongoing, and more records will be
added as completed. The data was
transcribed exactly as shown, including what may be obvious
spelling errors and sometimes duplicate listings. Duplicate
listings often indicate that the death record may be
recorded in more than one book and/or page. Use this data only as a
secondary source to help you acquire actual
death records for the individuals
through the Boone County Health Department
or the State of
Indiana Board of Health.
Transcribed by: T. Stover - beginning July 2006
Stover, T., comp., Boone County Death Index 1882-1920, [database
online] Boone County Genealogy, INGenWeb. 2006.
<http://www.rootsweb.com/~inboone> Original data: Various
Boone County death records indexed by the Indiana Works
Projects Administration (WPA). Indiana: circa 1938-1941.