Rhode Island Death Records Search

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


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Cumberland Town Clerk Vital Records View Cumberland Town Clerk vital records information, including staff list and contact details.

Cumberland Town Clerk Website View Cumberland Town Clerk home page, including name, hours, phone number, and address.

Narragansett Town Clerk Vital Records View Narragansett Town Clerk vital records information, including birth, death and marriage certificate information and marriage license information.

Narragansett Town Clerk Website View Narragansett Town Clerk general information page, including boards, land evidence, licenses, probate, vital statistics, contact, address, telephone and email.

North Providence Town Clerk Marriage Applications View North Providence Town Clerk marriage licenses information, including instructions, requirements and fees.

North Providence Town Clerk Vital Records View North Providence Town Clerk vital records information, including instructions, requirements and fees.

North Providence Town Clerk Website View North Providence Town Clerk home page, including name, hours, phone number, and address.

Providence Public Library Ask A Librarian Website View Providence Public Library Ask a Librarian home page including resources, general information, and educators.

Rhode Island Department of Health Vital Records View Rhode Island Department of Health vital records, including services provided and application procedure.

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Rhode Island Obituaries Search Rhode Island's Obituaries by names, event dates and keywords.

Rhode Island's Most Wanted Fugitives Database View Rhode Island's most wanted fugitive database including names, photos, last known addresses, and charges.

Richmond Town Clark Memorial Library City Services View Richmond Town Clark Memorial Library local resources, including municipal governments, school district, tax forms, address, telephone and fax.

Richmond Town Clerk Website View Richmond Town Clerk home page, including name, hours, phone number, and address.

Richmond Town Clerk's Office Vital Records View Richmond Town Clerk's Office of vital records and requirements to obtain copies of certificates and apply for marriage license.

South Kingstown Town Clerk City Records Search South Kingstown Town Clerk registry records database by name, date, document type and book/page.

State of Rhode Island Marriage Records Search State of Rhode Island historical marriage records by first and last name.

Westerly Town Clerk Website View Westerly Town Clerk home page, including name, hours, phone number, and address.

Westerly Town Clerk's Office Marriage Applications View Westerly Town Clerk's Office requirements for marriage licenses including fees, validity, and waiting period.

Westerly Town Clerk's Office Vital Records View Westerly Town Clerk's Office vital records requirements for obtaining certified copies of birth, death, marriage certificates.

Find Rhode Island Death Records

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

Find Rhode Island Death Records, including:
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  • Certified death certificates
  • Copies of death certificates and records
  • Rhode Island death index documents
  • Genealogical records
Find Death Records in Rhode Island

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

Where to find Rhode Island Death Certificates

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

Rhode Island Genealogy

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