Source Information Paris & Vicinity, France, Death Notices, 1860-1902 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2009.
Original data: ARFIDO S.A. Paris et sa région: Faire-part de décès. Série 12: Paris 1893-1902, Séries 15-18: Banlieue 1860-1902. Paris: ARFIDO S.A., 2006.

About Paris & Vicinity, France, Death Notices, 1860-1902

This database contains death extracts from the historic department of Seine, France from 1860-1902. The extracts were compiled from newspaper and other death notices by ARFIDO S.A., a French genealogical and heir research association.

The historic department of Seine encompassed Paris and vicinity. Today it is divided into the departments of Paris, Hauts-de-Seine, Seine-Saint-Denis, and Val-de-Marne. The extracts have been arranged into five series by ARFIDO. Series 12 covers the city of Paris from 1893-1902. Series 15-18 cover the banlieue, or outskirts or suburbs, of Paris from 1860-1902. This represents all the former municipalities of Seine, except for Paris.

Information listed on these extracts includes:

  • Name of deceased

  • Death date

  • Death place

Extracts in Series 12 also include the deceased’s age at time of death.

Where to Go From Here:

Information gathered from this database could be used to determine when and where to search for civil registration records, or to determine a more exact place of residence in a parish or commune. Knowing which parish or commune someone lived in would then help you to know where to search for parish church records.