Texas, Kaufman County Death Records Index, 1945 - 1964
There are 9,266 records in the Texas, Kaufman County Death Records Index that range from 1945 through 1964. These death records were compiled from the Kaufman County Clerk's office. Individuals who want to learn more about the Texas, Kaufman County Death Records Index should visit the website for the Kaufman County Clerk .
Information Available In This Collection
The information offered in the Texas, Kaufman County Death Records Index includes the first, middle and last names of the deceased, along with the death location, date of record and the certificate number from the source record.
About the Kaufman County Clerk
The source records in the Texas, Kaufman County Death Records Index are maintained by the Kaufman County Clerk. Individuals who want to learn about requesting copies of death certificates can contact the Kaufman County Clerk's office using the following information.
The Kaufman County Clerk's office is charged with the important duty of recording and preserving a variety of county records, many of which date back as far as the 1860s. Vital records like birth and death certificates and marriage licenses are included, as well as land records, maps, real and personal property records, and military discharge records. Death certificates older than 25 years are considered public record, but for any less than 25 years old, the state deems them private. In that case, only immediate family members or a legal guardian may access the death certificate.
Once the death certificate becomes public information, however, individuals may view the death certificate and request certified copies from the Kaufman County Clerk. This can be done in person or by mail. The Kaufman County Clerk can also satisfy requests for copies of death certificates for any county in Texas through its link with the Vital Statistics Bureau, which acts as the state's central repository for vital records.
Additionally, the Kaufman County Clerk supports the county court system by filing court documents from civil, juvenile, criminal, probate and mental health cases. Most of these court records are open for public inspections as well. The Kaufman County Clerk also collects filing fees and fines for the county. Also overseen are applications for cattle brands, legal guardianship records, commercial activity instruments and assumed name certificates for county residents operating under a business name.
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