Burials in Indian Reservation Cemeteries

If you are searching for Native American ancestors, you can search for burials in reservation cemeteries using this record collection in Ancestry Library Edition (Ancestry LE):

U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current

There are listings for reservation cemeteries in at least ten different states:

    • Arizona

 

    • California

 

    • Florida

 

    • Kansas

 

    • New York

 

    • North Dakota

 

    • Texas

 

    • Virginia

 

    Washington State

Search returns generally include the following information:

    • Name

 

    • Cemetery

 

    • Burial or Cremation Place

 

    • Has bio? Y or N (on Find a Grave page)

 

    Link (to Find a Grave page)

Search returns may also include this information:

    • Birth Date

 

    • Birth Place

 

    • Death Date

 

    • Spouse

 

    • Father

 

    Mother

You can search for specific individuals, or you can do a general search for all burials in a particular cemetery:

SEARCH—CEMETERY Danceground (Exact)

This search returns results for the Danceground Cemetery of the Potawatami tribe (located on their reservation in Jackson County, Kansas).

You can also do a non-specific search for Indian cemeteries:

SEARCH—CEMETERY Indian (Exact)

This also gets results:

SEARCH—CEMETERY reservation (Exact)

You can use Ancestry LE at Central Library or any of our branches.

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