Online Searchable Death Indexes for the USA

Includes Obituaries, Cemeteries & the Social Security Death Index

This webpage lists places to find indexes for death records on the Internet, including obituaries, cemetery burials, military cemeteries, probate indexes, the Social Security Death Index, and other related items.

SSDI and Obituaries

Social Security Death Index (SSDI) the majority of the records in the Social Security Death Index are for deaths that occurred after about 1962

Obituaries Archive Search online archive of recent obituaries from over 2,800 newspapers, some dating back to the 1980s - you can obtain copies of individual obituaries online for a fee

Obituary Daily Times a database that indexes over 17 million obituaries (index only)

Death Records Indexes For Individual States and Counties

Alabama... Arizona... Arkansas... California... Colorado...

The Colorado section has moved to its own webpage... Connecticut... Delaware... Florida... Georgia...

The Georgia section has moved to its own webpage... Idaho... Illinois...

The Illinois section has moved to... For Cook County & Chicago Death Indexes see... Indiana...

The Indiana section has moved to its own webpage... Iowa... Kansas... Kentucky... Louisiana... Maine... Maryland... Massachusetts...

The Massachusetts section has moved to its own webpage... Michigan...

The Michigan section has moved to its own webpage... Minnesota... Mississippi... Missouri...

The Missouri section has moved to its own webpage... Montana... Nebraska... Nevada... New Hampshire... New Jersey... New Mexico... New York... North Carolina...

The North Carolina section has moved to its own webpage... North Dakota... Ohio...

The Ohio section has moved to its own webpage... Oklahoma... Oregon... Pennsylvania... Rhode Island: South Carolina...

The South Carolina section has moved to its own webpage... South Dakota... Tennessee...

The Tennessee section has moved to its own webpage... Texas...

The Texas section has moved to its own webpage... Utah... Vermont... Virginia...

The Virginia section has moved to its own webpage... Washington...
  • Washington State Digital Archives includes a Social Security Death Index for the State of Washington; mortality schedules 1860-1880; WA death index 1907-1960, and some cemetery and death indexes for individual counties
West Virginia... Wisconsin...

The Wisconsin section has moved to its own webpage... Wyoming...
 

General Section

If you don't find what you want here, try this more comprehensive listing of online death indexes...

Online Death Indexes, Records and Obituaries
(includes some state and county listings not included here)

Online Digitized Death Certificates

List of Digitized Online Death Certificates, Records, Registers or Ledgers for Arizona, California (partial), Delaware, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (Chicago and Cook County, plus 4 other counties), Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania (Philadelphia and Pittsburgh), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont and West Virginia; (coverage varies)

Military Cemeteries and VA Indexes

The reason for this webpage: Searching for Anthony Nelke, my grandfather

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