Texas, Harris County Death Records Index, 1941 - 1964
The Texas, Harris County Clerk Death Registers holds around 2,725 death certificates and records in its current collection. The death records in this compilation are dated between 1941 and 1964 and are stored and handled by the Harris County Clerk. Individuals can learn more information about the Texas, Harris County Clerk Death Registers by visiting the Harris County Clerk website.
Information Available In This Collection
The Texas, Harris County Clerk Death Registers index includes a variety of information on individuals who died in Harris County during the years listed above. Some of the vital statistics provided are a first, middle and last name for the deceased, as well as the gender. Other important information offered includes the date and location of death, and sometimes other important events that occurred on that day in history. The records also feature the parents' names for the deceased.
To make retrieval of documents from the archives as easy as possible, the death records are all filed under a file date, number and code number. The hard copies of the documents can be ordered directly from the website or by contacting the Harris County Clerk with the file information. Records are also listed according to the last and first name of the deceased.
About the Harris County Clerk
The records of the Texas, Harris County Clerk Death Registers are held by the Harris County Clerk. To obtain original copies of the records of this collection, contact the Harris County Clerk's office at:
Harris County Clerk
201 Caroline, Suite 460
Houston, TX 77002
Each death certificate and other documentation stored at the Harris County Clerk's office features all of the personal statistics listed above, as well as the file information that makes retrieval of the actual document fast and easy. Even the date of the filing is included in the data, which is typically a few weeks after the actual date of death.
Harris County is the largest county in Texas and the third largest county in the United States. The county was originally founded in 1836 and was named for an early settler to the area, John Richardson Harris. The county seat for Harris County is Houston, which is where the office for the Harris County Clerk is located.
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