General Resources: Birth/Death Certificates

Archaic Medical Terms

Antiquus Morbus (Archaic Cause of Death Listing)
A Glossary of Archaic Medical Terms, Diseases and Causes of Death resources for genealogists has resources including books on surname origins, vital statistics, parish records, census records, passenger lists of vessels, and other ...

English Glossary of Archaic Medical Terms, Diseases and Causes of Death

English Glossary of Archaic Medical Terms, Diseases and Causes of Death
The glossary is a searchable database of medical terminology often found on death certificates. Since names have changed for various ...

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One-Step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse One Step Webpages
Steve Morse's site provides an interface to search databases with one step instead of the multiple steps required at the ...

List of Causes of Death on Death Certificates

Diseases Found on Death Certificates
List of diseases frequently found as cause of death on death certificates

Location-Specific Resources: Birth/Death Certificates

Georgia Virtual Vault

Georgia Virtual Vault
The Georgia Virtual Vault is the online home of the Georgia Archives and contains several collections of interest to genealogist. ...

Ordering Georgia Vital Records

Georgia Health Department (Vital Records)
Addresses and instructions for ordering birth, death, marriage, and divorce records for Georgia

Louisiana State Archives

Louisiana State Archives
The Louisiana State Archives has collections that include vital records, governmental records, assessment records, colonial documents, passenger manifests for the ...

Mississippi State Archives

Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Digital archives include the Educable Children records, Confederate pension applications, 19th century tax rolls, WWI record of service cards, map ...

Missouri State Archives

Missouri Digital Heritage
Missouri's digital archives, including over 2 million digitized death certificates

Ohio Death Certificates

Ohio Death Certificates
Uncertified copies of Ohio death certificates from 1908 to 1963 can be ordered online through the Ohio History Connection store.

Genealogy records at the Pennsylvania State Archives

Pennsylvania State Archives
The state archives for Pennsylvania has online records and indeces for land records, some birth  and marriage records, and death ...

Seeking Michigan - the online platform for the Michigan Historical Center

Michigan: Seeking Michigan
Michigan State Archives publishes Seeking Michigan, the online platform for the Michigan Historical Center. In addition to death records from ...

Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Online indices for confederate pensions, vital records, republic claims, county records, and more

Pennsylvania State Library

Pennsylvania State Library
"The Genealogy and Local History Collection of the State Library of Pennsylvania consists of a wide variety of indexes, genealogies, ...