The Gravestone Index

Data Archive > U.S. Surveys > General Population > Local/Regional > Others > Codebook


All frequencies are raw numbers (no weights used).
1) Book number (BOOKNUM)
TOTAL%
1) 1826012.5
2) 21387721.0
3) 31689925.5
4) 41192118.0
5) 51521623.0
TOTAL66173100.0
2) Year of birth (YBIRTH)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL661731948.40941
3) Cemetery Name (CEMNAME)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6598059.01332
4) Year Cemetery was established (books 2, 3, and 4 only) (YEAREST)
TOTAL%
1) 17842222.6
2) 18217869.3
3) 18252683.2
4) 18501732.0
5) 1852243828.7
6) 1853170.2
7) 1854166819.6
8) 1865107512.7
9) 1868/17288149.6
10) 18921902.2
11) 19027699.1
12) 1950770.9
Missing57676 
TOTAL8497100.0
5) City cemetery is located in. (CITYCEM)
NMeanStd.Deviation
TOTAL6617342.12624
6) Country information was collected in. (COUNTRY)
TOTAL%
1) Austrailia50457.6
2) Canada1240618.7
3) England718110.9
4) England, UK713610.8
5) Nova Scotia26544.0
6) Scotland12631.9
7) South Wales, UK9141.4
8) USA2754341.6
9) Wales, UK20313.1
TOTAL66173100.0
7) Year information was collected. (COLLYEAR)
TOTAL%
1) 200421743.3
2) 20053702055.9
3) 20061985830.0
4) 2007712110.8
TOTAL66173100.0
8) Symbol of Gothic window (GOTHICW)
TOTAL%
0) No6557399.1
1) Yes6000.9
TOTAL66173100.0
9) Marriage date (MARRIAG)
TOTAL%
0) No6522498.6
1) Yes9491.4
TOTAL66173100.0
10) Statue of a heart (HEART)
TOTAL%
0) No6571499.3
1) Yes4590.7
TOTAL66173100.0
11) Heart-shaped stone (HEARTSS)
TOTAL%
0) No6581199.5
1) Yes3620.5
TOTAL66173100.0
12) Military marker (books 1, 2, 3 and 4 only) (MILITAR)
TOTAL%
0) No4980097.7
1) Yes11572.3
Missing15216 
TOTAL50957100.0
13) Secular message (books 1, 2 and 3 only) (SECMESS)
TOTAL%
0) No3853098.7
1) Yes5061.3
Missing27137 
TOTAL39036100.0
14) Mention of occupation (books 1, 2 and 3 only) (OCCUPAT)
TOTAL%
0) No3890699.7
1) Yes1300.3
Missing27137 
TOTAL39036100.0
15) Pictorial (landscape, fauna, tools, etc.) (PICTORIA)
TOTAL%
0) No4952596.8
1) Yes16153.2
Missing15033 
TOTAL51140100.0
16) Deceased (engraved or lasered) (DECEAEL)
TOTAL%
0) No6569699.3
1) Yes4770.7
TOTAL66173100.0
17) Photo of deceased (books 1, 2, 3 and 4 only) (PHOTODEC)
TOTAL%
0) No5070199.5
1) Yes2560.5
Missing15216 
TOTAL50957100.0
18) Religious verbal message (RELMES)
TOTAL%
0) No5875588.8
1) Yes741811.2
TOTAL66173100.0
19) Symbol on face of stone (SYMBOL)
TOTAL%
0) No4350181.2
1) Yes1007418.8
Missing12598 
TOTAL53575100.0
20) Angel symbol (ANGEL)
TOTAL%
0) No6588099.6
1) Yes2930.4
TOTAL66173100.0
21) Symbol of book (book 1 only) (SYMBOOK)
TOTAL%
0) No824399.8
1) Yes170.2
Missing57913 
TOTAL8260100.0
22) Death's Head symbol (book 1 only) (SYMDEATH)
TOTAL%
0) No8259100.0
1) Yes10.0
Missing57913 
TOTAL8260100.0
23) Symbol of a dove (DOVE)
TOTAL%
0) No6583299.5
1) Yes3410.5
TOTAL66173100.0
24) Fish symbol (books 1, 2, 3 and 4 only) (FISH)
TOTAL%
0) No50949100.0
1) Yes80.0
Missing15216 
TOTAL50957100.0
25) Symbol of fingers (FINGERS)
TOTAL%
0) No6606599.8
1) Yes1080.2
TOTAL66173100.0
26) Symbol of divinity (SYMDIVIN)
TOTAL%
0) No6559999.1
1) Yes5740.9
TOTAL66173100.0
27) Gates symbol (GATES)
TOTAL%
0) No6605799.8
1) Yes1160.2
TOTAL66173100.0
28) Symbol of hands in prayer (not clasped) (HANDSIP)
TOTAL%
0) No6512598.4
1) Yes10481.6
TOTAL66173100.0
29) IHC, etc. (IHSE)
TOTAL%
0) No6596199.7
1) Yes2120.3
TOTAL66173100.0
30) Hands reaching down (HANDS)
TOTAL%
0) No66145100.0
1) Yes280.0
TOTAL66173100.0
31) Symbol of a lamb (LAMB)
TOTAL%
0) No6604099.8
1) Yes1330.2
TOTAL66173100.0
32) Symbol of a cross (SYMCROSS)
TOTAL%
0) No5850388.4
1) Yes767011.6
TOTAL66173100.0
33) Statuary (STATUE)
TOTAL%
0) No3527790.7
1) Yes36009.3
Missing27296 
TOTAL38877100.0
34) Statue of an angel (STAANGEL)
TOTAL%
0) No6594699.7
1) Yes2270.3
TOTAL66173100.0
35) Book statue (books 1, 2 and 3 only) (STABOOK)
TOTAL%
0) No39035100.0
1) Yes10.0
Missing27137 
TOTAL39036100.0
36) Statue representing divinity (STADIVIN)
TOTAL%
0) No6610699.9
1) Yes670.1
TOTAL66173100.0
37) Statue of a lamb (STALAMB)
TOTAL%
0) No6594199.6
1) Yes2320.4
TOTAL66173100.0
38) Cross statue (STACROSS)
TOTAL%
0) No6358596.1
1) Yes25883.9
TOTAL66173100.0
39) Effigy of deceased (EFFIGY)
TOTAL%
0) No6600099.7
1) Yes1730.3
TOTAL66173100.0
40) Weeping willow (WEEPWIL)
TOTAL%
0) No6606299.8
1) Yes1110.2
TOTAL66173100.0
41) Secular image (book 5 only) (SECULAR)
TOTAL%
0) No1515099.6
1) Yes660.4
Missing50957 
TOTAL15216100.0
42) Symbol of a church (book 5 only) (SYMCHURC)
TOTAL%
0) No15209100.0
1) Yes70.0
Missing50957 
TOTAL15216100.0
43) Symbol of hands clasped in prayer (books 3, 4 and 5 only) (HANDSCIP)
TOTAL%
0) No4384299.6
1) Yes1940.4
Missing22137 
TOTAL44036100.0
44) Crown symbol (books 2, 3, 4 and 5 only) (CROWN)
TOTAL%
0) No5784999.9
1) Yes640.1
Missing8260 
TOTAL57913100.0
45) Statue of a dove (books 3, 4 and 5 only) (STADOVE)
TOTAL%
0) No4399899.9
1) Yes380.1
Missing22137 
TOTAL44036100.0
46) Pictorial of a church (books 2, 3 and 4 only) (PICCHURC)
TOTAL%
0) No42676100.0
1) Yes210.0
Missing23476 
TOTAL42697100.0
47) Statue of death's head or an angel (books 3, 4 and 5 only) (STADEATH)
TOTAL%
0) No4394399.8
1) Yes930.2
Missing22137 
TOTAL44036100.0