Tuesday, November 18, 2014

609 Born in Greece - Tennessee, Death Records, 1914-1955



FamilySearch.org offers a FREE database titled TENNESSEE, DEATH RECORDS, 1914-1955.  It includes 609 people who have Greece listed as their place of birth.  You will be able to view the actual death certificate.

RECORD DESCRIPTION from FamilySearch.org
The collection consists of Death records, 1914-1950; and Death certificates, 1951-1955. The collection includes a general index (with some volumes individually indexed) and images. The state of Tennessee began recording deaths in 1914.

RECORD CONTENT

The following information is usually found in the index:
  • Name
  • County
  • Age (1914 only)
  • Date of Death (starting in 1915)
  • Record Number (1914 only)
  • Volume and Page Numbers (starting in 1915)
The following information is usually found In the death record:
  • Name and age of deceased and date of death
  • Gender, race and marital status of deceased
  • Date and place of birth
  • Town, county and state where death occurred
  • Name of hospital or institution where death occurred
  • Cause of death
  • Occupation and residence of deceased
  • Length of stay in current locality
  • Names of parents, including maiden name of mother
  • Burial information
  • Name of informant, usually a spouse or relative
  • Funeral Home