Texas, Fort Bend County Death Records Index, 1965 - 2000
The Texas, Fort Bend County Death Records Index contains 11,565 records that start in 1965 and continue through 2000. These death records were compiled from the Fort Bend County Clerk. To learn more about the Texas, Fort Bend Death Records Index, visit the website for the Fort Bend County Clerk .
Information Available In This Collection
The records collected in the Texas, Fort Bend County Death Records Index include the first and last name of the deceased, the date of death and the location of death. Also included are the record identification number and record date of the source death certificate.
About the Fort Bend County Clerk
The Fort Bend County Clerk holds the original death certificates compiled in the Texas, Fort Bend County Death Records Index. Individuals who wish or obtain death certificate copies should contact the Fort Bend County Clerk's office using the following information.
The Fort Bend County Clerk holds the vital records for the county, including marriage licenses and birth and death certificates. Death certificates may be requested by anyone after 25 years have passed, while birth certificates remain private until 75 years have passed. If a birth or death certificate is still protected by the state, this means that only immediate family members, legal representatives and guardians, or a person with an authorized letter may access that record. The Fort Bend County Clerk accepts requests for death certificate copies in person or by mail.
The Fort Bend County Clerk is also responsible for recording the many county transactions and records, including land, real estate, personal property, liens, judgments, foreclosures, plats, surveys, livestock brands, military discharges and assumed name certificates. Most of these records are considered public, and another part of the Fort Bend County Clerk's job is to make this information accessible to the public. The Fort Bend County Clerk also supports the local court system and maintains all probate, civil and criminal court records.
In an effort to make their records easily accessible, the Fort Bend County Clerk has several online databases available to the public to search for various types of records. A death certificate index is also included, which will turn up the name of the deceased and the date of death only. A birth certificate index and marriage license index can also be searched online.
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