Summary of Death Records in the United States by StateEdit This Page

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Places to look for Death Records

  • State Archives
  • City and County civil registrations
  • Chruch records of deaths and burials
  • Online records sites like Ancestry, Footnote, World Vital Records, Heritage Quest...
  • FamilySearch in the Advanced Search, Records Search, and Historic Books
  • Newspapers often listed articles about deaths
  • Family Bibles and personal histories
  • Obituraries
  • Tombstones usually give birth and death dates
  • Submitted genealogies posted by others
  • Google and other web site search sites, and don't forget to search Google Books

Look for more detailed information in the Wiki under each State by clicking on the link for Vital Records.


Summary of Online Death Records by State

  • This site is under construction ***  The plan is to add links to online death records only and to create a link for each state back to that States Vital Records page for more detailed information.  ***See UTAH below as an example***

Alabama

 

Alaska

 

Arizona

Arkansas

 

California

 

Colorado

  

Connecticut

 

Delaware

 

Florida

 

Georgia

 

Hawaii

 

Idaho

 

Illinois

 

Indiana

 

Iowa

 

Kansas

 
Kentucky

 

Louisiana

Maine

 

Maryland

 

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

  


Mississippi

 


Missouri

 


Montana

 


Nebraska

 


Nevada

 


New Hampshire

 


New Jersey

 


New Mexico 

 


New York

 


North Carolina

 


North Dakota

 


Ohio

 


Oklahoma

 


Oregon

 


Pennsylvania

 


Rhode Island

 


South Carolina

 


South Dakota

 


Tennessee

 


Texas

 


Utah

Utah Death Certificates 1904-1956 is searchable online at FamilySearch Record Search for free (index with images)

Utah Death Certificates 1904-1956 is searchable online at Utah State Archives  for free (index with Images)

Utah Death Index 1905-1951 is searchable online at Ancestry.com


Vermont

   

Virginia

  


Washington

  

West Virginia

Wisconsin

 

Wyoming

 


 

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