Erie County Death Records Search (New York)

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


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Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Database http://www.buffalolib.org/content/research View Buffalo & Erie County Public Library research databases and find all the available information in an alphabetical order.

Buffalo Records Management Genealogy Records http://www.ci.buffalo.ny.us/Home/City_Departments/City_Clerk/GenealogyRecordsandResources View Buffalo Records Management genealogy records and resources webpage, including address and contact information.

Erie County Clerk Genealogy Records http://www2.erie.gov/clerk/index.php View Erie County Clerk Genealogy webpage, including information on how to search for records.

Erie County Death Certificates & Records https://www.health.ny.gov/vital_records/death.htm Find Erie County, New York death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Erie County Genealogy Records http://genealogytrails.com/ny/erie/ View Erie County genealogical records, including biographies, obituaries, marriages and births.

The Buffalo History Museum Library Database http://www.buffalohistory.org/Learn/Research-Library.aspx View The Buffalo History Museum research library and find all the relevant information.

Town of Tonawanda Historical Society Website http://www.tonawanda.ny.us/community/historical-society View Town of Tonawanda Historical Society general information page, including contact information, office hours and Tonawanda historical resources.

Find Erie County Death Records

Erie County Death Records are documents relating to an individual's death in Erie County, New York. These can include Erie County death certificates, local and New York State death registries, and the National Death Index. Death Records are kept by Vital Records Offices or Erie County Clerk's Offices, which may be run by the state or at the local level.

Learn about Death Records, including:
  • How to search online for Death Records
  • Where to get certified death certificates in Erie County, NY
  • How to get copies of Death Records
  • What information is part of the death index
  • What genealogists use Erie County vital records for