Texas Death Records Search

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


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Attorney General of Texas Custodial Deaths Report Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Marriage Records, Police Records, Vital Records View Attorney General of Texas custodial deaths report by agency, including county, decedent's name and death date and time. Search Records


Obituary Central - Texas Obituaries Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records Search Texas Obituary Central for a location of all obituaries by first and last name and date. Search Records

State of Texas Burial Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records Search State of Texas cemetery records database full and partial keyword. Search Records

Texas Department of Criminal Justice Death Row Inmates Criminal Records, Death Records, Inmate Search, Jail Records Search Texas Department of Criminal Justice death row information by offender information. Search Records

Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Adoption Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records Search Texas Department of Family and Protective Services adoption agency records database by name, address, city, county and programs. Search Records

Texas Department of State Health Services Divorce Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Texas Department of State Health Services divorce records by file number, husband and wife name and date. Search Records

Texas Department of State Health Services Marriage Applications Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Employee Directory, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Texas Department of State Health Services marriage license indexes from 1966 and how to apply for one. Search Records

Texas Obituaries Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records Search Texas's Obituaries by names, event dates and keywords. Search Records

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

Texas State Historical Association Archives Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Texas State Historical Association state archives general information including Texas history, and links to other resources. Search Records

The Texas Tribune Publication Inmate Search Birth Records, Criminal Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Inmate Search, Jail Records, Marriage Records, Vital Records View The Texas Tribune Publication inmate and crime statistics, including charts, and death row list. Search Records

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

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

Young County Genealogy Records Birth Records, Death Records, Divorce Records, Genealogy, GIS Maps, Land Records, Marriage Records, Vital Records View Young County genealogy resources, including bibliographies, census and court records, maps, postmasters and post offices and cemetery indexes. Search Records

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

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

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

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

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Find Texas Death Records

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

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

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

Where to find Texas Death Certificates

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

Texas Genealogy

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


Death Records Search in Texas