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Spotlight: Cemetery Databases: Minnesota

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Valerie Beaudrault

Valerie Beaudrault
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Spotlight: Cemetery Databases: Minnesota

Maple Grove Cemetery, Kasson, Minnesota
The city of Kasson is in Dodge County in southeastern Minnesota, just west of the city of Rochester. Kasson has made a burial database for Maple Grove Cemetery available on its website. Click the City Departments link and choose Maple Grove Cemetery for a burial listing of approximately 2,500 records, and a cemetery map, both in PDF format. The fields in the database are name, location of plot, level, date of burial, type of burial, type of casket/vault, sexton, and death certificate number. Estimated date of burial is indicated by an X.

Roselawn Cemetery, Roseville, Minnesota
The city of Roseville is located in Ramsey County, Minnesota, in the Twin Cities area, just north of Saint Paul. The Roselawn Cemetery has made a burial database available on its website. Click the burial records icon to open the database homepage, and the Search Online link to search by name. The search may be limited by person type--the deceased (burials), or the plot owner. If there are more than 50 individuals with that surname, you will be asked to provide a given name. The data fields in the search results are last and first name of the deceased, owner's last and first name, grave location (section, block, lot, and space), birth date, death date, gender, and age. The location of the plot will be indicated on the accompanying cemetery map. Click the record to enlarge the map and see all of the spaces in the lot. The spaces containing graves are labeled with the names of the individuals buried in them. Click Create Report for Printing to save your results.

Union Cemetery, Maplewood, Minnesota
The city of Maplewood is located in Ramsey County, Minnesota,  just north of Saint Paul. Maplewood's Union Cemetery was founded in 1869. The Union Cemetery Association has made a burials database available on the cemetery's website. Click "Burial Search" and then "Search for burials" for a map of the cemetery and a searchable database. Enter a last name in the search box. If there are more than 50 individuals by that surname, you will be asked to provide a given name. The data fields in the search results are last and first name of the deceased, grave location (block, lot, and space), sex, date of birth, date of death, age, and place of death. The location of the plot will be indicated on the accompanying cemetery map. Click the record in the search results to enlarge the map and view the name labels on the graves. Create and print a report of your search results by clicking on the Create Report for Printing.


Posted by Jean Powers at 08/21/2014 03:51:01 PM | 


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