Social Security Death Index
Social Security Administration
1937 to 2011
The Social Security Death Index was provided by the Social Security Administration (SSA). It contains data from 1937 to 2011. Entries include: name, date of birth, date of death, state or country of residence, and zip code of last residence.
United States Obituaries
U.S. Newspaper Sources
This database is a compilation of obituaries published in U.S. newspapers, collected from various online sources. Obituaries can vary in the amount of information they contain, but many of them are genealogical goldmines, including information such as names, dates, places of birth and death, marriage information, and family relationships.
California Death Index
California Department of Public Health, Center for Health Statistics
1905 to 1997
The California Death Index was compiled by the California Department of Public Health, Center for Health Statistics and covers 1905 to 1997. Records include the following information, when available: name, gender, death date, death location, birth date, birth location, mother's maiden name, and father's last name.
Texas Death Records
Texas Department of State Health Services
This collection of Texas death records covers years 1964 to 2010. Data fields when available include name, parents, birth date, gender, and birth location.
Texas State Death Index
Texas Department of Health
This index of Texas deaths was compiled by the Texas Department of Health and covers 1903-2000.
Ohio Death Records
Ohio Department of Health
1959 to 2012
This collection of Ohio death records was provided by the Ohio Department of Health Center for Public Health Statistics and Informatics. It contains data from 1959 to 2012.
Florida Death Index
Florida Department of Health
This Florida death index was created from microfiche provided by the Florida Department of Health, and covers 1877-1998.
North Carolina Death Records
North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics
Florida State Death Records
Florida Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics
1970 - 1998
This collection of Florida death records was compiled by the Florida State Department of Health, and covers years 1970 to 1998. When available each record contains the name of the deceased, death date, location, birth date, and age at death.
Veterans Burial Records
National Cemetery Administration, Veterans Affairs
ca. 1775 to 2008
This collection of veteran's burial records was provided by the National Cemetery Administration Department of Veterans Affairs. This database contains information on veterans buried in VA National Cemeteries, and other veteran's and private cemeteries.
Georgia Death Records
Georgia Health Department, Office of Vital Records
Washington, Death Certificate Index
This collection includes death certificate records from Washington. You can learn more about this collection at the FamilySearch website listed below:
Minnesota Death Index
Minnesota Department of Health
Kentucky Death Records
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
1911 - 1999
This collection of Kentucky death records was compiled by the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives and covers the years 1911-1999.
West Virginia Death Records
This collection of West Virginia death records covers 1853-1973. Information varies, but can include name, gender, race, birth date, birth place, age, death date, death place, occupation, residence, marital status, spouse's name, parent's names, cemetery name, and date of burial.
Michigan Death Index
Michigan Department of Vital and Health Records
This collection of Michigan death records covers 1971-1996. Information, when available, includes the person's name, gender, birth date, death date, and residence.
Massachusetts Death Index
Massachusetts Department of Health Services
This index of Massachusetts deaths covers the years 1970-2003. Information, when available, includes the person's name, date and place of death, birth date, and birth place.
Oregon Death Index
Oregon State Library
This index of Oregon death records includes 1898-2008. Information includes the person's name, date and place of death, certificate number, age, and spouse. NOTE: the original index includes only the last two digits of the year. Persons who lived to be more than 100 may appear in this collection to have died shortly after birth.
Ohio Obituary Records
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
1812 - 2011
This collection of Ohio obituary records was compiled by the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center from various Ohio newspapers, and covers years 1812-2011. (Please note that there are some gaps in coverage.) When available, each record contains the name of the deceased, spouse’s name, age at death, city of death, date of death, date of marriage, date of birth, as well as a link to additional newspaper references.
Kentucky, Death Records, Early
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
This collection contains death certificates from 1911-1953, returns of death for various counties from 1852-1910, and other related sources. Information in each record will vary by source, but generally includes the name, race, age, gender, date and place of death, date and place of birth, residence, and parents' names and birthplaces.