Texas, Hood County Death Records Index, 1885 - 1964
The Texas, Hood County Death Records Index begins in the year 1885 and continues up through 1964. There are 3,119 death records in this index that were compiled from the Hood County Clerk. To learn more about the Texas, Hood County Death Records Index, visit the website for the Hood County Clerk .
Information Available In This Collection
The records in the Texas, Hood County Death Records Index usually contain the full name of the deceased, date and location of the death, the date recorded and the document number from the source death certificate.
About the Hood County Clerk
The Hood County Clerk holds the original records found in the Texas, Hood County Death Records Index. Copies of death records can be requested, and individuals who want to learn how to obtain death records should contact the Hood County Clerk, whose contact information is below.
An important responsibility of the Hood County Clerk is recording and preserving various types of county documents. These include vital records, and the Hood County Clerk issues marriage licenses and records birth and death certificates in conjunction with the state's Vital Statistics Bureau, which is the state repository for vital records. The Hood County Clerk preserves the historical death certificates in its possession and makes them available to the public on request, since death records in Texas are released after 25 years. Death certificates younger than 25 years can only be accessed by immediate family members or a legal representative.
In addition to preserving vital records, the Hood County Clerk also records land and real estate transactions, maps, plats and surveys, cattle brands, beer licenses, incorporation certificates, military discharges, and foreclosures. The Hood County Clerk also supports the county court system and files and records documents related to criminal, civil and probate cases, most of which are considered public record.
The Hood County Clerk offers public access to an online public records search database, although vital records like death certificates are not included. To obtain a copy of a death certificate, individuals may visit the Hood County Clerk's office or mail the request. Also, death certificates can be requested online through the Vital Statistics Bureau and Texas.gov.
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