South Carolina Death Records Index, 1950 - 1960

The South Carolina Death Register holds 12,403 records in its collection that span approximately one decade. The records and death certificates in this archive date between 1950 and 1960 and were compiled by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. For more information about the South Carolina Death Registers or the records it hold, visit the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control website.

Information Available In This Collection

The South Carolina Death Registers Index offers a wide range of details on individuals who died in the state of South Carolina during this time frame. Some of the vital statistics included in these records are the first, middle and last name of the individual. When information is available on the deceased, these records also offer the gender and race of the person, the date of birth and the age at death. The records also offer specific information about the death, including the full date and location where it was reported. These death records also include other significant events in history that may have occurred on the same day.

To make retrieval of death certificates easier, each record is catalogued by a certificate number. Hard copies of documents may be ordered right on the website, or by contacting the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control with the specific information about the document and the deceased.

About the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

The records of the South Carolina Death Registers are held by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. To obtain original copies of the records of this collection, contact the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control at:

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
2600 Bull Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-898-3432

Each death record in the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control features its own assigned certificate number, along with all of the information listed above. Individuals can order hard copies of documents by walking into the office, mailing or phoning in their requests. Email inquiries are also accepted.

The South Carolina Death Registers in the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control are recorded in alphabetical order, according to last, first and middle names. Certificate numbers are also included to make retrieval of documents as quick and accurate as possible.


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