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Free Vital Records Online - Births, Marriages & Deaths

Search free online databases, indexes and digital images of vital records available online through vital records departments, archives, historical societies and other genealogy groups.
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How to Obtain a Copy of a Social Security Application Form
Learn how to request and obtain a copy of Form SS-5, Application for Social Security Number, for any deceased individual from the US Social Security Administration. The Social Security Application form includes extensive details about an individual, including name, date and place of birth, parent's names and the applicant's signature.

Minnesota Death Certificates Index
Search this free index of Minnesota deaths for free. If you find an ancestor in the deaths index, a non-certified copy of the death certificate can be ordered for delivery by postal mail. This free genealogy database indexes the death cards from 1904 to 1907 and the death certificates from 1908 to 2001.

Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1955
Indexes and images of Missouri death certificates can be searched online for free on the Web site of the Missouri Secretary of State. For death certificates less than 50 years old, you need to contact the Missouri Bureau of Vital Records.

Tennessee - Memphis / Shelby County Death Index 1848-1945
This free online searchable index to the recorded deaths within Memphis and Shelby County between 1848 and 1945 was created from the six volumes of the Memphis Death Register Books, 1848-1901, Memphis Burial Permits, 1902-1913, and Memphis/Shelby County Death Certificates, 1914-1945. The database also includes Freedmen's Bureau Marriage Index and Yellow Fever deaths.

Utah Death Certificates 1904-1954
Search the free index of Utah deaths provided online by the Utah History & Research Center. Digital images of the actual death certificates can also be downloaded for free.

Western States Marriage Record Index
Search through nearly a half million marriages included in this partial marriage index from the Western states. Most of the pre-1900 marriages in the index are from Arizona, Idaho and Nevada. A significant number of marriages from selected counties in California, western Colorado, Montana, Oregon, Utah, eastern Washington, and Wyoming are also included.

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