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Social Security Death Index
Social Security Administration
1937 to 2011
92,130,478
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
1900-present
40,000,000
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.
Veterans Burial Records
National Cemetery Administration, Veterans Affairs
ca. 1775 to 2008
3,258,924
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.
South Carolina, Early Death Records
South Carolina Department of Archives and History
1821-1955
1,053,232
This collection includes statewide death certificates, 1915-1955; Charleston death records, 1821-1914; Spartanburg death records, 1895-1897 and 1903-1914; and Union death records, 1900 and 1913-1914. Information varies by source, but could include name, date and place of death, age, gender, race, and death certificate number. A digital image is provided when available.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Death and Burial Records
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Archives
1850-1940
624,702
This collection contains death and burial records from various Evangelical Lutheran Church in America congregations and range from the mid-19th century through the early 20th century. The information contained in the records varies from congregation to congregation (and sometimes from minister to minister). Information can include the person's name, date and place of death, date and place of burial, parents' names, spouse's name, name and location of the church, event type, the title of the original record book, and a digitial image of the record.
South Carolina Death Records, 1950-1961
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
1950 - 1961
226,433
This collection of South Carolina death records was compiled by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, and covers years 1950-1961. When available each record contains the full name of the deceased, date of death, county of death, race, sex, age, and certificate number.
United States, Death and Burial Index
Courtesy FamilySearch.org
1867-1961
3,892
This collection includes death and burial records from the United States. You can learn more about this collection at the FamilySearch website listed below:
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