Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996

Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996

Beginning April 5, 1867, the State of Michigan required cities and townships to take an annual assessment of births and deaths. Statewide registration of marriages also started in 1867. Michigan instituted a statewide divorce registration in 1897. Michigan Death Index covers the years from 1971 to 1996, making this database of particular interest to those with relatives from Michigan. Each entry includes the following information: the full name of the decedent, gender, birth and death dates, the state, county and town of residence at time of death, and a link to order a copy of the original record.

  • Michigan Death Records, 1867-1897 index plus scanned images from the death ledgers (free)
  • Michigan Death Records, 1897-1952 from Seeking Michigan includes scanned images of the death certificates from 1897-1941; 1942-1952 is index only (free)
  • Michigan Death Records, 1867-1950 includes scanned death registers from 1867-1897; and scanned death certificates from 1897-1941; 1942-1950 is index only.

Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996

To obtain additional Michigan vital records:

  • Contact the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics, Vital Records Requests, P.O. Box 30721, Lansing MI 48909, or call 517-335-8666.


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Marriages of Sumner County,Tennessee, 1787-1838

The marriages abstracted here derive instead from original bonds and unrecorded licenses found amongst loose papers in the courthouse in Gallatin. For this reason, and for reasons that are manifest in the nature of the records themselves, this work assumes an importance of awesome dimensions.


Tennessee State Marriages (1780-2002)An index to around 2.8 million marriage licences, applications certificates and bonds. The index can be used to locate original records.

Tennessee Marriages (1796-1950)An index of 1.67 million marriages including the names of the bride and groom and the date and place of marriage. The index can be used to order copies of original records, which may contain further details.

Marriages of Sumner County,Tennessee, 1787-1838

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Pettis County, Missouri, Cemetery Index, 1812-1953

These cemetery records contain the name of the deceased, relatives, birth date, death date, etc., as well as age, when given. You may also find notes on some of the graveyards listed. The database includes more than 1,800 entries.

Pettis County, Missouri, Cemetery Index, 1812-1953

Bryant, Finney, b. Jan 30 1899, d. Dec 1 1918 Bryant, Finney J.; Jan 30, 1899 – Dec 1, 1918

Bryant, Finney Rataford; 24 Apr 1862 – 26 Aug 1940 h/o Hannah (Freeland)

Bryant, Frank Edgar; 5 Apr 1889 – 6 Dec 1941
Bryant, Hannah Wise, b. Aug 1861, d. 2 May 19271
Bryant, Herbert Eldon, b. 1917, d. 1958
Infant son of James Harvey Bryant and Bessie Hannah Hood; b. 18 Mar 1916; d. 19 Apr 1916—SEE OMER RAYMOND BRYANT
Bryant, James Harvey, d. Aug 25 1951, age 59Yrs 10Mo 13Da—born 15 Nov 1894
Bryant, Jerry L. 1953 1972
Bryant, Lettie B, b. 1887, d. 1957
Bryant, Lottie Belle McFatrich; 20 Mar 1887 – 21 Nov 1957 (mortuary marker) Bryant, Myrtie May Shull, w/o Ed, b. May 13 1892, d. Dec 9 1935—died in Dec

1934 according to MO Death Index
MO D CERT: Myrtle May Shull Bryant 13 May 1892 – 9 Dec 1934 w/o E D


1 Missouri Death Certificate gives birth year as 1862.

In 2002, the DAR produced A Location Index for Missouri Cemeteries. Edited by F. Susan Brown Biggs and Shirley M. Brown, the index is in two volumes and was published Dogwood Printing, Inc., in Ozark, MO. All DAR entries are in red. (A copy of this two-volume work is located at the Saint Louis Public Library and at the Jefferson County (MO) Library) For those living in the Sedalia area, this book is at Boonslick Regional Library and Marshall Public Library.

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Marriage Records from 1966 to 1969

Marriage records are great sources for genealogists because they document an individual in a particular place and time as well as provide details about that person’s marriage and establish important family relationships. Marriage records in this database from the Center for Health Statistics are linked to corresponding images of the index on which the marriage is recorded. Be sure to view these images as additional information, such as a marriage certificate number, may be found there, which may help you in obtaining a copy of the original marriage record. Marriage may be a sacrament. It is is none the less a civil contract. This is the established doctrine of the Republic. It ought to be so regarded in this Territory.

Marriage Records from 1966 to 1969


You can get a certificate — which is an official document — or a printout, which is a typed or handwritten copy of the information. A printout can be sent to you by email, but a certificate must be posted, or given to you in person if you order it at a Births, Deaths and Marriages office.

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You can search the Orleans Parish Marriage Records Index Database and order certified copies of marriage licenses for marriages that took place in Orleans Parish more than 50 years from the end of the current calendar year. Photocopies of marriage licenses are delivered by mail for $5 each, and certified copies are delivered by mail for $10 each.



Connecticut, Divorce Index, 1968-1997

Connecticut Marriage Records

Connecticut Department of Health, issues, documents, and stores certified copies of vital records including birth, marriage, divorce death certificates for occurrences that took place in Connecticut.  To verify current fees or for information on how to expedite a document, call (860) 509-7700.


American Vital Records from the Gentleman’s Magazine Ancestry

Barbour Collection (Connecticut Vital Records to 1870) American Ancestors

Barbour collection : Connecticut vital records prior to 1850 Family History Library

Church and vital statistics from Berkshire County, Massachusetts, 1766-1930 Family History Library

Connecticut, Divorce Index, 1968-1997

Connecticut Divorce Index, 1968-1997 Family Search

Connecticut Divorce Records

Connecticut Marriage Index


How Do I Search This Collection?

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of the person at the time of the divorce
  • The place where the divorce occurred
  • The approximate divorce date

This data collection contains a statewide index to divorces occurring in Connecticut between 1968 and 1997. This index was compiled by the Connecticut Department of Public Health. There are no images associated with this collection.

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