Massachusetts Death Records Search

Perform a free Massachusetts public death records search, including death certificates, death indexes, deceased records, death registers & registries, obituaries, and death notices.


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Massachusetts Department of Public Health Death Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Employee Directory, Marriage Records, Vital Records Search Massachusetts Department of Public Health death records by first and last name. Search Records


Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security Unidentified Remains Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Marriage Records, Police Records, Vital Records View Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security unidentified bodies list by date found, sex, and physical description. Search Records

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Massachusetts State Death Certificates & Records Death Records, Genealogy, Vital Records Find Massachusetts death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates. Search Records

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Find Massachusetts Death Records

Massachusetts Death Records provide information relating to a person's death in Massachusetts. Death Records include information from Massachusetts and Federal death registries and indexes, including the National Death Index. Massachusetts Vital Records Offices, County Clerks, and the Massachusetts Health Department maintain Death Records.

Find Massachusetts Death Records, including:
  • Massachusetts Death Records online for free
  • Certified death certificates
  • Copies of death certificates and records
  • Massachusetts death index documents
  • Genealogical records
Find Death Records in Massachusetts

The Social Security Death Index (SSDI) collects death statistics on a national level, while local Massachusetts government offices maintain their own death registries. These Death Records databases provide useful vital statistics for researchers. County and City Clerks in Massachusetts make Death Records available to the general public and may provide death certificates upon request.

Where to find Massachusetts Death Certificates

Massachusetts death certificates are documents signed by authorized medical professionals that contain information related to a person's death including the time, place, and cause of death. Certified death certificates are essential documents for legal matters following an individual's death. Death certificates can be obtained from Massachusetts Clerks, Health Departments, and from the Office of the Coroner and Medical Examiner.

What Death Certificates are used for

Certified death certificates issued by local Massachusetts government offices help families of the deceased settle and resolve financial and legal matters. Death Records are an important part of facilitating transfers of financial accounts and resolving estate matters in Massachusetts. Transfers of bank accounts, collecting life insurance policies, real and personal property titles and utility accounts all require Massachusetts Death Records.

Massachusetts Genealogy

Genealogists and family researchers use Massachusetts vital records to trace family roots. Clerks and Archival Offices in Massachusetts provide public records access to Death Records including the deceased's full name, date and age at death.