Individuals looking for information about individuals who died in the state of Florida can search the Florida Clerks of Court Death Records Index. This massive archive holds 446,522 death records in its collection, which spans the years between 1980 and 2010. All of the records in this collection were compiled by the Florida Clerks of Court, which is where the archive is currently stored. Individuals can learn more information about the Florida Clerks of Court Death Records Index by visiting the Florida Clerks of Court website.
Most of the records included in the Florida Clerks of Court Death Records Index include vital data on individuals who died in the state during this time, including the first, middle and last name and the location of the death. To make it easier to find specific death certificates and documents in this large collection, all records are listed by the instrument number, as well as the book and page number where the document is location. The date the death record was processed and filed is also included in the archive.
The divorce records of the Florida Clerks of Court Death Records Index are held by the Florida Clerks of Court. To obtain original copies of the death records in this collection, contact the Florida Clerks of Court at:
Florida Clerks of Court
P.O. Box 16428
Tallahassee, Florida 32317
Individuals looking for information on Florida residents can use a statewide online search tool to locate any number of vital records, including death certificates. Use of the online search tool simply requires inputting the full name of the person you want information about and the county where the event took place. A date range and the type of document you are seeking is also helpful in making the search more efficient. Fastest retrieval requires the instrument number for the certificate, as well as the book and page number where the document is located in the archive.
There is a small fee for official copies of documents, and payment can also be made online to the Florida Clerks of Court using a Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover or debit card. If you will be searching for more than one document throughout your genealogy project, you can even create an account to facilitate future payments. All records contained in the Florida Clerks or Court online search tool are identical to the records located at the courthouse, so you can rest assured you are getting official documentation of the event you are researching. Some documents may be downloaded directly from the Florida Clerk of Courts' website, while others must be sent by mail within three to five days.
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