Monday, April 18, 2011

ST. LOUIS CEMETERY LISTS AND DEATH REGISTERS, 1764-1999: PART VII

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1866-1900

Babler Park Cemeteries of St. Louis County.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 28:4 (Winter 1995): 107. HG-P

Listings for the following family cemeteries in Babler Park in St. Louis County: Bethe, Puellmann, Bates.

Bartold and Wardenburg Family Cemeteries of St. Louis County.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 29:3 (Fall 1996): 83-84. HG-P

Listings for the following family cemeteries in St. Louis County: Bartold, Wardenburg, and Lueckens.

Cates, Lorraine. “Great St. Louis Cyclone of 1896- Death Toll.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 8:2 (June 1975): 43-. HG-P

This tornado continues to rank as one of the deadliest in American history (more than 100 fatalities).

Concannon, Marie. Grand Army of the Republic, Missouri Division, Index to Death Rolls, 1882-1940: taken from proceedings of the annual encampments. Columbia, Mo.: State Historical Society of Missouri, 1988. HG-929.3778

The Grand Army of the Republic was an organization for men who had served in the Union Army or Navy during the Civil War (it had more than 400,000 members in 1895).

Deaths in Missouri Newspapers, 1871-1875.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 19:4 (Winter 1986): 115. HG-P

Some St. Louis deaths listed.

Dreinhofer Family Cemetery.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 28:4 (Winter): 125. HG-P

Listings for persons with the following family names: Dreinhofer, Boening, Elebeck, Stosberg, Heimann.

Eddlemon, Sherida K. Missouri Birth and Death Records. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1995, vol. 1. HG-929.3778

Includes sections on St. Louis firemen’s deaths, 1861-1914, and miscellaneous Catholic Church burial records.

Eddlemon, Sherida K. Missouri Genealogical Records and Abstracts. Bowie, Md.: Heritage Books, 1990-. HG-929.3778

Volume 3 (1787-1839) includes listings for Compton Hill Cemetery(mostly 1880s and 1890s).

Family Cemeteries of St. Louis County.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 29:2 (Summer 1996): 35. HG-P

Listings for the following family cemeteries in St. Louis County: Pillman, Hartman, Pleasants, Stump. HG-P

Family Cemeteries of St. Louis County.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 29:3 (Fall 1996): 83-84. HG-P

Listings for the following family cemeteries in St. Louis County: Potts, Kesselring-Sandfos, Krueger-Kajewicz, Musselmeyer, Bernard.

The Great Cyclone At St. Louis and East St. Louis, May 27, 1896: being a full history of the most terrifying and destructive tornado in the history of the world. Edited and compiled by Julian Curzon. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1997. BR,BU,CB,CO,RB/SC,SLAS-977.86503

Includes names of many victims of the devastating tornado, sometimes with brief explanation of how death occurred. An index for this book is on the St. Louis Public Library website. Names of tornado fatalities are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Guinther, Virginia L. “Deaths: Globe-Democrat, 1881.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 32:4 (Winter 1999): 161-164. HG-P

Lists deaths and burial permits reported May 3-19, 1881.

Guinther, Virginia L. “Deaths Reported in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1883.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 28:1 (Spring 1995): 11-14. HG-P

Lists deaths and burial permits reported January 15-23, 1883.

Guinther, Virginia L. “Deaths Reported in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1883.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 28:2 (Summer 1995) 57-60. G-P

Lists deaths and burial permits reported January 24-30, 1883.

Guinther, Virginia L. “Deaths Reported in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1883.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 28:4 (Winter 1995): 113-117. HG-P

Lists deaths and burial permits reported February 6-13, 1883.

Guinther, Virginia L. “Deaths Reported in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1883.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 29:1 (Spring 1996): 15-19. HG-P

Lists deaths and burial permits reported February 14-24, 1883.

Guinther, Virginia L. “Deaths Reported in the St. Louis Globe-Democrat, 1883.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 29:3 (Fall 1996): 72-77. HG-P

Lists deaths and burial permits reported March 7-20, 1883.

Hawkins, Robert. “Fratellanza Society Burial Records.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 28:2 (Summer 1995): 37-41. HG-P

List of members of this Italian-American society buried in Calvary Catholic Cemetery 1867-1941 (most are for the period 1867-1920). Includes some burials of children of members. Listings provide name and date of burial.

Hodges, Nadine. Missouri Obituaries, vol. I: Abstracts of Obituaries Published Weekly During the Years 1880, 1881, and 1882 in the “St. Louis Christian Advocate,” publication of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, for the Missouri district. Kansas City, Mo.: N. Hodges, 1966. HG-929.3778

Northcott, Dennis. “Deaths Resulting From Yellow Fever.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 32:4 (Winter 1999): 145-148. HG-P

Abstracts of yellow fever cases and deaths occurring in St. Louis in 1878. Listings include name, nativity, age, race, dates of quarantine hospital admission and discharge, date of death (if a fatality), and remarks.

Northcott, Dennis. “Mexican Veterans.” St. Louis Genealogical Society Quarterly 32:4 (Winter 1999): 137-143. HG-P

Membership listing (1873-1880) of the “Mexican Veterans,” an association of veterans of the Mexican-American War (1846-1848). Listings are by regiment, and provide rank, company, and in some cases death date of veteran.

Old Cemeteries, St. Louis County, Mo. St. Louis, Mo.: St. Louis Genealogical Society, 1982-, 4 vols. HG,ST-929.3778

Volume 1 listings cover mostly the period 1870-1930, with some listings extending into the 1960s; volume 2 listings cover mostly the period 1840-1920, with some listings of early French burials; volume 3 listings cover mostly the period 1850-1910; and volume 4 listings cover mostly the period 1860-1900. Volume 4 includes some listings in Wesleyan Cemetery and City Cemetery for slaves and free black persons.

Saint Louis (Mo.) Coroner. Annual Report—Saint Louis Coroner, 1893-1916. Saint Louis, Mo.: Van Hoffmann Press, 1893-1916, pp. 505-510. ST-352.9

Section called “Disposition of Property of Deceased Persons for Year Ending March 31st, 1894,” records disposition of personal property of deceased persons whose deaths were referred to the Coroner’s Office between April 10, 1893 and March 23rd, 1894. Listings provide name of deceased person (if known), date of disposition of deceased’s property, list of items in deceased person’s possession at time of death, and name of person to whom property was delivered.

Saint Louis (Mo.) Coroner. Annual Report—Saint Louis Coroner, 1893-1916. Saint Louis, Mo.: Van Hoffmann Press, 1893-1916, pp. 587-593. ST-352.9

Section called “Disposition of Property of Deceased Persons for Year Ending March 31st, 1895,” records disposition of personal property of deceased persons whose deaths were referred to the Coroner’s Office between April 2, 1894 and March 30th, 1895. Listings provide name of deceased person (if known), date of disposition of property, list of items in deceased person’s possession at time of death, and name of person to whom property was delivered.

Saint Louis (Mo.) Coroner. Annual Report—Saint Louis Coroner, 1893-1916. Saint Louis, Mo.: Van Hoffmann Press, 1893-1916, pp. 688-689. ST-352.9

Listing of persons whose deaths were referred to the Coroner’s Office during the period September 9, 1895- March 28, 1896. Listings include name of deceased, date of death, and cause of death.

Saint Louis (Mo.) Coroner. Annual Report—Saint Louis Coroner, 1893-1916. Saint Louis, Mo.: Van Hoffmann Press, 1893-1916, pp. 696-702. ST-352.9

Section called “Disposition of Property of Persons Deceased for the Year Ending March 31st, 1896” lists only name of deceased person and list of items in person’s possession at time of death.

Saint Louis (Mo.) Coroner. Annual Report—Saint Louis Coroner, 1893-1916. Saint Louis, Mo.: Van Hoffmann Press, 1893-1916, pp. 692-694. ST-352.9

Listing of persons whose deaths were referred to the Coroner’s Office during the period April 1896-March 1897. Listings include name of deceased, age, nativity, marital status, occupation, and cause of death.

Saint Louis (Mo.) Coroner. Annual Report—Saint Louis Coroner, 1893-1916. Saint Louis, Mo.: Van Hoffmann Press, 1893-1916, pp. 695-702. ST-352.9

Section called “Disposition of Property of Persons Deceased for the Year Ending March 31st, 1897” lists name of deceased person, date of disposition of property, list of items in deceased person’s possession at time of death, and name of person items were delivered to.

Saint Louis (Mo.). Department of Vital Records. Registry of Deaths [1876-1908]. Saint Louis, MO: City of St. Louis Microfilm Department, 1960. 62 microfilm reels. HG-929.3778

Saint Louis (Mo.). Recorder of Deeds. Index of Birth and Death Records, St. Louis City, 1850-1910. Jefferson City, MO: Missouri State Archives, 1994. 23 microfilm reels. HG-929.377865

Since recording of births and deaths was not mandatory in Missouri during this time period, this index is by no means a complete listing of births and deaths occurring in St. Louis during the time period specified.

St. Louis and St. Louis County, Missouri Probate Records: vol. 3, 1861-1869, and vol. 4, 1869-1877. St. Louis, MO: St. Louis Genealogical Society, 1985. HG-929.3778

St. Louis Medical Society. Report to the St. Louis Medical Society on Yellow Fever; consisting of the report of the Committee appointed to inquire into the relations of the epidemic of 1878 to the city of St. Louis, and a report on the meteorological conditions and etiology of yellow fever, and of certain other diseases associated with a high temperature, and on the treatment of yellow fever. Thomas Kennard, Chairman of the Committee on Publication. St. Louis, MO: George O. Rumbold & Co., 1879. RB/SC,ST 616.928

Includes accounts by doctors who treated yellow fever victims during the epidemic, and provides names, ages, and sometimes other information about survivors and fatalities.

St. Paul Lutheran Church (Wildwood, Missouri) Death Register, 1880-1940.” St. Louis Genealogical Society 32:4 (Winter 1999): 149-150. HG-P

Register provides first, last, and sometimes middle or maiden names, dates of birth and death, and sometimes place of burial.

Violent Deaths in Missouri, 1866-1925 (selected).” Pioneer Times 9:2 (April 1985). HG-P

Abstracts of miscellaneous newspaper articles on violent deaths during the period listed (some St. Louis).

Woodruff, Audrey L. Missouri Obituaries: Abstracts of Obituaries Published Weekly in the “St. Louis Christian Advocate.” Bowling Green, MO: InfoTech Publications, 1992. HG-929.3778

Woodruff, Audrey L. State-wide Missouri Obituary Index, 1851-1882: as published weekly in the St. Louis Christian Advocate. Bowling Green, MO: InfoTech Publications, 1992. HG-929.3778

Woodruff, Audrey L. “Statewide Obituaries for the Years 1865-1866 Taken From the St. Louis Christian Advocate.” In Missouri Miscellany (1976-1983), vol. IV, pp. 1-31. HG-929.3778

Zimmer, Keith B. St. Louis Obituary Index, 1892-1910: Obituaries, Death Notices, and Burial Permits Appearing in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Newspaper. St. Louis Public Library, 1999-2000. HG,MI-071.7866

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