Texas, Grayson County Death Records Index, 1907-2011

The Texas, Grayson County Death Records Index dates back to 1907 and continues up through 2011 with 81,386 death records in the collection. These death records were retrieved from the Grayson County Clerk's office. To obtain further information on the Texas, Grayson County Death Records Index, visit the Grayson County Clerk .

Information Available in the Texas, Grayson County Death Records Index

The death records in the Texas, Grayson County Death Records Index offer the deceased's full name, plus the death certificate number and the date of death. Any missing information is typically due to a damaged source record.

About the Grayson County Clerk

To learn how to obtain physical copies of death certificates contained in the Texas, Grayson County Death Records Index, individuals should use the following information to contact the Grayson County Clerk's office.

Grayson County Clerk
100 West Houston, Suite 17
Sherman, Texas 75090
903-813-4243

The Grayson County Clerk's office is responsible for recording and preserving important county records, as well as making them available to the public. They are also responsible for protecting certain records and ensuring the privacy of residents according to Texas law. Death certificates are among the protected records, along with birth and adoption records. A death certificate is protected under law for 25 years from the date of death and can only be requested by an authorized individual. Similarly, a birth record is protected for 75 years. An authorized person includes a spouse, parent, sibling, grandparent, son or daughter, and a legal guardian. Also, the person of record may request a birth certificate.

The Grayson County Clerk's office maintains death records as far back as 1909, but these are only available for those who died in Grayson County. Individuals must fill out the appropriate request form and mail it or present it in person with a fee in order to obtain copies of death certificates. In addition to vital records, the Grayson County Clerk's office maintains a variety of additional record types, most of which are available to the public.

The most popular public records are available online through databases maintained by the Grayson County Clerk's office to ease the work load for the records department. Online records available for individuals to access and search for free include property records and deeds, meeting minutes and budget information recorded by the commissioner's court, a judicial records, which include family court records, civil, criminal, probate and jail records. Also available through the Grayson County Clerk's office, although not online, are assumed name records, marks and brands, liquor licenses, military discharges, election records and county financial records.


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