The search for death records in the United States can be a daunting task. The vast amount of data stored on death certificates, obituaries, and other records can be difficult to navigate. However, with a little effort, death records can be uncovered.
To begin the search, it is important to know what information is included on a death certificate. The most common information included on death certificates is the deceased’s name, date of death, place of death, cause of death, and signature of the coroner or medical examiner. Other information that may be included on a death certificate includes the name of the deceased’s spouse, children, parents, siblings, and other relatives.
Once the name of the deceased is known, the next step is to search for death records. Death records can be found in a variety of locations, including government agencies, archives, and libraries. Government agencies, such as the Social Security Administration (SSA)