Texas, Upshur County Death Records Index, 1894-1964
There are 9,071 records in the Texas, Upshur County Death Records Index that span from 1894 up through 1964. These death records were compiled from the Upshur County Clerk. To gain more information about the Texas, Upshur County Death Records Index and the role of the Clerk, visit the website for the Upshur County Clerk .
Information Available In This Collection
The records in the Texas, Upshur County Death Records Index typically include the first, middle and last names of the deceased, gender, date and location of death and the file number for the source record.
About the Upshur County Clerk
The Upshur County Clerk maintains the records found in the Texas, Upshur County Death Records Index. Individuals who want to request hard copies of death records can contact the Upshur County Clerk using the information below.
Upshur County Clerk
100 West Tyler Street, 2nd Floor
PO Box 730
Gilmer, Texas 75644
The Upshur County Clerk is in charge of preserving and filing county records, most of which are considered public record. These include land and real estate records, personal property records, assumed name certificates, birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, cattle brands and marks and mental health records. The Upshur County Clerk is also the clerk for the Commissioners Court and records all actions of this court, along with the probate court and county court.
Additionally, the Upshur County Clerk coordinates all general elections and any special elections, from training election personnel to supplying voting equipment to polling locations to counting votes. Individuals wishing to request copies of birth or death certificates can contact the Upshur County Clerk. Death certificates only become public information after 25 years, while birth certificates take 75 years to become public information in Texas. Authorized individuals, meaning the person of record, an immediate family member or legal representative, may request restricted birth and death certificates.
Individuals may request death records in person at the Upshur County Clerk's office or by mail. Also, Texas.gov, a website operated by the Vital Statistics Bureau, which is the state's central repository for all vital records, allows requests for death records to be made online, although death records through this service only date back to 1903.
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