Texas, Denton County Death Records Index, 1917-1965
The Texas, Denton County Death Records Index contains 13,042 records that start in 1917 and continue through 1965. These death records were compiled from the Denton County Clerk's office. To learn more about the Texas, Denton County Death Records Index, visit the Denton County Clerk website.
Information Available In This Collection
The information usually available through the Texas, Denton County Death Records Index includes the first, middle and last names of the deceased, along with the death location. Also included are page number of the source death certificate, date recorded, instrument date, volume number, document number and document ID.
About the Denton County Clerk
The source death certificates collected in the Texas, Denton County Death Records Index are maintained by the Denton County Clerk. Individuals wishing to request copies of death records should contact the Denton County Clerk using the information below.
The Denton County Clerk's office oversees the recording of instruments and also preserves county records, which include land, real estate deeds, maps, plats and surveys. Also recorded are vital records, including birth and death certificates and marriage licenses. The Denton County Clerk also supports the local county courts, Commissioners Court, probate and mental health courts. Notices of foreclosures and sheriff's sale of substitute trustee real estate details are also posted by the Denton County Clerk.
Individuals who want to obtain copies of death certificates may visit the Denton County Clerk, who has access to local death certificates, as well as those stored on the central database for the state through the Department of Health Vital Statistics Bureau. If the death record is less than 25 years old, however, the individual must be an immediate family member or a legal representative. Death records older than 25 years are considered public information.
The Denton County Clerk provides a direct link to an online database containing various court documents and records considered public information. These include records from the Commissioners Court and county courts, as well as access to sex offender information. They also oversee applications for assumed names and incorporation records that are also deemed public information. From historical county records to recent county records, the Denton County Clerk's office is a helpful resource for individuals performing research.
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