Manuscript Group 1151, James E. Churchman Funeral Home, Newark, NJ, Records and Journal, 1902 – 1934
Archives Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
JAMES E. CHURCHMAN FUNERAL HOME, Newark, N.J.
Records and journal, 1902-1934. 2 microfilm reels.
Records from a Newark funeral home owned by James E. Churchman
1: Records (1917-1932): arranged chronologically, also
indexed alphabetically. Provides name and address of
decedent, date of birth, place of birth, occupation, sex, race,
marital status, cause of death, in addition to detailed
information about the decedent’s parents. They identify the
location of the funeral service, the place of burial, and costs.
2: Journal (1902-1934) arranged chronologically, indexed
alphabetically. Lists names and addresses of decedents,
date of birth, age at death, decedent’s height, particulars of
the funeral, and costs.
Gift of Edith Churchman Simmons, 1981.