Where’s Waldo (Buried)?

If you are looking for the grave of a restless spirit who seemed to have no fixed place of abode, it might not be enough to search this record collection:

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

Maybe this restless spirit didn’t die in the U.S.—maybe he or she died in another country. If so, there’s an easy way to include domestic and foreign burials in your initial search!

To begin, do this search in Ancestry Library Edition’s (Ancestry LE) Card Catalog:

SEARCH—TITLE U.S. Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current

Click on that title, and you should see a Related Data Collections section to the right of your screen. Click on the top choice:

Find a Grave Index Collection

You can now do a search in all these record collections simultaneously:

    Australia and New Zealand, Find a Grave Index, 1800s-Current
    Brazil, Find a Grave Index, 1800s-Current
    Canada, Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current
    Germany, Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current
    Global, Find a Grave Index for Burials at Sea & Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current
    Italy, Find a Grave Index, 1800s-Current
    Mexico, Find a Grave Index, 1800s-Current
    Norway, Find a Grave Index, 1800s-Current
    Sweden, Find a Grave Index, 1800s-Current
    U.S., Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current
    UK and Ireland, Find a Grave Index, 1300s-Current

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

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