Ohio Death Records Search

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


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Find Ohio Death Records

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

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

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

Where to find Ohio Death Certificates

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

Ohio Genealogy

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