Michigan Death Records Search

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


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Cadillac Wexford Public Library Website Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Employee Directory, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Cadillac Wexford Public Library home page including news and announcements, book groups, online resources, and genealogy information. Search Records


City of Detroit Vital Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records View City of Detroit birth and death certificates, including office hours and instructions. Search Records

Dearborn City Clerk Website Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Employee Directory, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Dearborn City Clerk general information including contact information and links to various clerk services. Search Records

Dearborn Public Library Website Birth Records, Business License Search, Death Records, Divorce Records, Employee Directory, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Dearborn Public Library home page, including services and contact information. Search Records

Livonia Public Library Genealogy Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Livonia Public Library genealogy section and find all the relevant and required information. Search Records

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Adoption Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Michigan Department of Health and Human Services adoption records, forms, and foster care information. Search Records

Michigan Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics Genealogy Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Michigan Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics genealogical data, including access to the Genealogical Death Indexing System. Search Records

Michigan Obituaries Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records Search Michigan obituaries by last name, first name, event date and keyword. Search Records

Michigan Vital Records Office Vital Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Michigan Vital Records Office birth, death, marriage and divorce records, including procedure for ordering, and eligibility requirements. Search Records

Taylor City Clerk Website Birth Records, Business License Search, Death Records, Divorce Records, Employee Directory, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Taylor City Clerk general information including downloadable forms, frequently asked questions, quick links, and contact information. Search Records

The Michigan Library Network Library Database Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Michigan Library Network online catalog and databases and find all the available information. Search Records

Washtenaw County Genealogy Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Washtenaw County genealogical records, including obituaries, birth records and biographies. Search Records

Wayne County Clerk Website Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Employee Directory, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Wayne County Clerk home page, including name, hours, phone number, and address. Search Records

Wayne County Clerk's Office Website Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Employee Directory, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Wayne County Clerk's Office general information, contact information, and services. Search Records

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

Wayne County Property Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Land Records, Marriage Records, Property Records, Vital Records Search Wayne County Register of Deeds to view index at no charge, and prices to search and print documents. Search Records

Wayne County Register of Deeds Website Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Employee Directory, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Wayne County Register of Deeds home page, including name, hours, phone number, and address. Search Records

Westland City Clerk Website Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Employee Directory, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Westland City Clerk general information including contact information, election results and dates, and birth and death certificates information. Search Records

Wexford County Register of Deeds Office County Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Land Records, Marriage Records, Property Records, Tax Records, Vital Records Search Wexford County Register of Deeds Office recorded documents by document number, legal description or and name. Search Records

William P. Faust Public Library of Westland Library Database Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Employee Directory, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records Search William P. Faust Public Library of Westland research databases, including biography, business, and ancestry resources. Search Records

Find Michigan Death Records

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

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

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

Where to find Michigan Death Certificates

Michigan 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 Michigan 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 Michigan 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 Michigan. Transfers of bank accounts, collecting life insurance policies, real and personal property titles and utility accounts all require Michigan Death Records.

Michigan Genealogy

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