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
- 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***
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
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