There are a number of online tools and directories for locating the graves of family members, friends or ancestors, including Find A Grave. This resource can either be accessed directly at findagrave.com or via Ancestry.com, where there are also a number of related online tools.Know More
Graves can be found by entering the known details of the deceased, including their names, dates of birth and death, the details of any single life event, and the names of their spouse and family members. Results are described as virtual cemetery experiences complete with images of grave markers, biographies and volunteer-submitted details or comments. This resource is internationally supported by volunteers who are known as Gravers. The resource lists over 110 million graves and memorials.
For those looking for the graves of veterans in the United States, the National Cemetery Administration offers a useful online nationwide gravesite locator. Updated daily, the site incorporates records from a number of different sources and is far more comprehensive than Find A Grave for finding those of veterans. Unfortunately, the database does not go further back than 1997. Details required for using this tool include only the deceased's last name as a minimum. If no information can be found, it is possible to mail a detailed request for information to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This service usually takes around four weeks.Learn more about Public Records
One of the most direct ways to find a grave, if the cemetery has a business office, is to go and talk with the staff. Alternatively, contacting the local city hall can help to locate graves in nearby cemeteries.Full Answer >
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act allows a hospital to disclose relevant health information to family members if the patient expressly agrees to the disclosure or if it believes that the patient will not object. This includes things such as treatment options, medication schedules, health status and payment options.Full Answer >
Inmates in jail in Hillsborough County can contact their family members by placing a collect call. Family members who accept the collect call must pay the fees, and the service provider facilitates this by making a range of payment options available.Full Answer >
You can find out if someone is bankrupt by searching county court records. Bankruptcy filings and judgments are public records.Full Answer >