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.
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.
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.
Michigan Death and Burial Index
This collection of Michigan death and burial records comes from a variety of sources and covers 1867-1995. Not all counties for all years are included. Information varies by record, but could include the person's name; gender; race; birth date and place; occupation; residence; street address; marital status; spouse; date and place of death; age at death; place and date of burial; cemetery name; parents' names and birth places; and film number.
Michigan Death Records
Library of Michigan
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Death and Burial Records
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Archives
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.
Michigan, Wayne County Death Records
Detroit Public Library, Burton Historical Collection
1934 - 1953
Originally compiled by Ruth McMahon and held at the Burton Historical Collection within the Detroit Public Library, this index of Wayne County, Michigan deaths covers 1934-1953. It does not include deaths in Detroit. When available, records include the name of the deceased, age, date of death, place of death, and box and file number. To order a copy of a death record, please visit the website below for details.
United States, Death and Burial Index
This collection includes death and burial records from the United States. You can learn more about this collection at the FamilySearch website listed below:
Michigan, Detroit Death Records
Detroit City Directory for 1884
1883 - 1884
These records, "compiled from city mortuary reports", originally appeared in Detroit City Directory for 1884 and cover 1 June 1883 to 15 May 1884. When available, each record includes the first and last names of the deceased, date of death, and location of death.