Rensselaer County Death Records Search (New York)

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


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City Clerk of Troy Website http://www.troyny.gov/departments/city-clerk/marriage-license/ View City Clerk of Troy's webpage, including information about obtaining a marriage license.

Rensselaer County Clerk's Office Website http://www.rensco.com/departments/county-clerk/county-clerks-office-frequently-asked-questions/ View Rensselaer County Clerk's Office FAQ's regarding services and forms.

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

Rensselaer County Historical Society Website http://www.rchsonline.org/library-and-research/ View Rensselaer County Historical Society genealogical information, become a member, hours and admission.

Troy City Vital Records Department Vital Records http://www.troyny.gov/departments/vital-records/ View Troy City Vital Records Department vital records webpage with contact information, office hours and links vital records services.

Find Rensselaer County Death Records

Rensselaer County Death Records are documents relating to an individual's death in Rensselaer County, New York. These can include Rensselaer County death certificates, local and New York State death registries, and the National Death Index. Death Records are kept by Vital Records Offices or Rensselaer 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 Rensselaer County, NY
  • How to get copies of Death Records
  • What information is part of the death index
  • What genealogists use Rensselaer County vital records for