Texas, Tarrant County Death Records Index, 1900-1985

There are 35,735 records contained in the Texas, Tarrant County Death Records Index that span from 1900 up through 1985. The Tarrant County Clerk's office was the source for the death records in this collection. To learn more about the Texas, Tarrant County Death Records Index, visit the website for the Tarrant County Clerk .

Information Available In This Collection

The Texas, Tarrant County Death Records Index typically offers first and last name of the deceased, date of death and the death location. Also included are the file date, death certificate number, document ID and the notification date, along with when the record was updated.

About the Tarrant County Clerk

The Tarrant County Clerk holds the source records for the Texas, Tarrant County Death Records Index. Individuals who wish to order death certificate copies should contact the Tarrant County Clerk's office using the following contact information.

Tarrant County Clerk
401 West Belknap, 9th Floor
Fort Worth, Texas 76196
817-884-1111

The Tarrant County Clerk is in charge of recording vital records and county transactions relating to real estate and also including fees, fines and taxes. Tarrant County has the third largest population, and the Tarrant County Clerk, in addition to collecting fees and recording documents, also manages cash bonds and funds for guardianships of minors. Also, the Tarrant County Clerk supports 15 county courts and records official documents related to civil, criminal and probate cases.

Individuals may request copies of death certificates from the Tarrant County Clerk in person or by mail. Anyone may request death certificates older than 25 years, but death certificates less than 25 years old are restricted to authorized individuals, meaning immediate family members or legal representatives. However, due to the size of Tarrant County, there are multiple branch locations, but not all of these branch locations will have access to every death certificate. In person requests should be made to the main office location.

Other types of records available at the Tarrant County Clerk's office include assumed name certificates, deeds of trust, liens, oil and gas leases, powers of attorney, land records, plats, maps and subdivision surveys, cemetery deeds, easements and cattle brands. Most of these are considered public record and certain types are available through an online public records search.


Texas Record Collections

Sign up for a free trial account and begin tracing your family history today.

Start 7-Day Free Trial »