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What Does a Death Records Report Include?

With a simple search by name, on Infotracer you could obtain basic death information related to someone's passing, such as date of death, date of birth, place of death, surviving family, and further death Information.

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Deceased's Records

The death records are death notices, obituaries, or files kept by cemeteries and burial homes. They reveal the cause of death, death certificate filing state, county and city, deceased's address, family members, siblings, parents, household size, place, and date of birth.

Family Records

Our report’s family records section has a wide range of data regarding a person’s family life. Among the marital and family that data can be found, if available, is parents’ names, or siblings' names, and more.

Personal Records

As for the personal records, get ready to receive well-documented findings, with your person of interest's address, date of birth, education, occupation, email address, assets, business associates, and more personal information.

Vital Records

Vital records document a person's major life events, such as birth, marriages, and divorces. Therefore, our report could reveal full name, birth records, divorce records, marriage records, gender, parents, marriage date, spouse's age, name, date and place of the divorce.

What are Death Records?

Death records comprise the official information that documents a person's death, including date, time, and place of death. A physician always signs legal death certificates before a Vital Statistics office releases the information to family members and public authorities.

Before the 17th century, in North America, death records, along with marriage and baptism records were kept by the local churches. In 1639, Massachusetts Bay was the first colony to have secular courts to keep vital records. By the end of the 1800s, European countries had already set in place centralized systems for recording deaths. In the United States, the first standardized death certificate model was developed in 1910. After the creation of a federal National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) during the 20th century, the 21st century brought local, state, and federal government organizations together under the National Vital Statistics System (NVSS). These agencies collect, process, and disseminate the information contained by vital records, including death records.

In most of the United States, a death certificate is considered a public domain document and is considered attainable regardless of the requester's connection to the deceased. Some jurisdictions like New York could restrict disclosing death certificates to anyone who is not a close relative, parent, spouse, child, or sibling of the departed unless they present a New York State Court Order. Nowadays, beyond the death certificates, there’s the data incorporated in death records which can be divided into three categories:

  • Dates: birth date, date of death, date of burial.
  • Names: maiden name, parents, children, other relatives, spouses, witnesses.
  • Places: the residence of the deceased, birthplace, place of death, mortuary location.

When conducting an online lookup for death records via Infotracer, simply type the deceased’s name and state into the search box. The resulting online report could include the date of birth, date of death, place of death, relatives, or surviving family members, and more.

Common Questions About Death Records

How To Find Death Records?

You can easily find death records online by using Infotracer.com or by searching for your state’s Department of State Health Services website, under the Vital Statistics Office section. You need the individual’s name and the state where the death occurred.

How To Find Death Records For Free?

State agencies sometimes allow free access to their online database of death records via searchable death indexes & records websites. Other sources could be Infotracer.com, the National Center for Health Statistics and the Vital Records section from Archives.gov’s Archives Library Information Center (ALIC).

Can You View Death Records Online?

If you know the city or state where the individual died and their full name, many states allow you to consult death records and newspaper obituaries regardless of your relationship to the deceased. Just head to the local Office of Vital Records’ website or try Infotracer.com lookup tool. For obituaries, try local libraries, websites of newspapers and funeral homes.

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