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Vital Records Online by State

U.S. Vital Records Online - State by State Listing

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Search indexed vital records online or browse actual digitized images of certificates of birth, death and marriage online. This listing directs you to vital records online for the United States, organized by state. The majority of these online vital records can be accessed for free. Those that require a fee to search or view are clearly indicated.

Alabama

  • Alabama Death Records, 1908-1974 Free
    A free name index to death certificates from the state of Alabama. Extracted information includes (where available) full birth and death date, place of birth and death, parents' names, spouses' name and occupation.

Arizona

  • Arizona Genealogy Birth and Death Certificates, 1844-1958 Free
    Search public birth certificates (1855-1933) and public death certificates (1844-1958) from the state of Arizona. This free vital records resource from Arizona Department of Health Services includes PDF images of the actual certificates.
  • Western States Marriage Records Index Free
    This growing database includes names and other information extracted from mostly pre-1900 marriage records in several western states, including quite a few from Arizona. More recent marriage records (as late as 1950s) are also included for several Arizona counties.

California

  • Western States Marriage Records Index Free
    This growing database includes names and other information extracted from mostly pre-1900 marriage records in several western states, including California - most notably the counties of Kern, Santa Barbara and Santa Clara. More recent marriage records are also included for several California counties.

Colorado

  • Western States Marriage Records Index Free
    This growing database includes names and other information extracted from 19th and 20th century marriage records in several western states, including a little over 5,000 records from Colorado. The majority of the included Colorado records are from Gilpin and Douglas counties.

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Florida

  • Florida Deaths, 1877-1939 Free
    Free name index of Florida death records created by Florida Department of Health and Vital Statistics. Extracted information in this database includes (where available) full birth and death date, place of birth and death, parents' names, spouses' name, occupation, and date and place of burial.

Georgia

  • Georgia Death Records, 1914-1927 Free
    The Georgia State Archives has online digitized copies of death certificates issued by the state of Georgia between 1919 and 1927. There are also a number of certificates from 1914-1918, with the bulk dating from 1917 and 1918.

Idaho

  • Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937 Free
    Free name index to death certificates from the state of Idaho includes most information found on the original certificates including (where available) full birth and death date, place of birth and death, parents' names, spouses' name, occupation, and date and place of burial. From FamilySearch.
  • Western States Marriage Records Index Free
    This growing database includes names and other information extracted from 19th and 20th century marriage records in several western states, including over 180,000 marriage records from the state of Idaho.

Illinois

  • Cook County Birth Certificates, 1878-1922 Free
    FamilySearch offers indexes and images of certificates of birth as recorded at Cook County, Illinois - including the City of Chicago. Collection still being digitized and placed online and currently includes only years 1878-1915.
  • Cook County Birth Registers, 1871-1915 Free
    Name index and images of birth registers as recorded at Cook County, Illinois - including the City of Chicago, online at FamilySearch. Collection currently includes years 1871-1879, 1906-June 1907, and July 1908-1915.
  • Cook County Marriage Records, 1871-1920 Free
    Search or browse name index and images of marriage licenses and returns recorded in Cook County, Illinois, including the City of Chicago, online at FamilySearch.
  • Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 Free
    The Illinois State Archives and the Illinois State Genealogical Society offer this free searchable index online. Available information includes the full name of both parties, date and county of marriage, and the Vol. and page number, and/or the license number for the marriage record.
  • Cook County Clerk's Office - Birth Cerificates, Marriage Licenses and Death Certificates Search is free. Payment required to view digital certificates.
    The Cook County Clerk's Office hosts this pay-per-view Web site to access their birth certificates (75 years or older), marriage licenses (50 years or older) and death certificates (20 years or older). Searches are free. Payment is required to view digital copies of the actual certificates. Covers Cook County and the City of Chicago.

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