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FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

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Record Description

The collection consists of indexes to deaths from the Ohio Department of Health in Columbus. The collection covers the years 1908 to 1932, 1938 to 1944, and 1958 to 2007. The index is provided by Ancestry.com.

Citation for this Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. From "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007." Index. Ancestry.com. www.ancestry.com : 2010. Citing multiple sources.

Record Content

Key genealogical facts found in this collection may include:

  • Age at Death
  • Estimated Birth Year
  • Date of Death
  • Certificate Number or page number
  • Name of Deceased
  • Name of Father
  • Name of Mother
  • Name of Spouse
  • Place of Death
  • Sex
  • Page Number

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know the following:

  • The name of the person at the time of death
  • The place where the death occurred
  • The approximate death date

Search the Collection

Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at FamilySearch Search Tips.

Related Websites

Online Ohio Death Records and Indexes http://www.deathindexes.com/ohio/

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Contributions to This Article

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.


 

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