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Indiana

  • Indiana Marriages, 1911-1959 Free
    Indexed in partnership with the Indiana Genealogical Society, this free online name index includes details taken from marriage returns and licenses for the counties of Adams, Blackford, Decatur, Franklin, Henry, Huntington, Owen, Rush, and Sullivan.

Kentucky

  • Kentucky Death Certificates and Records, 1852-1953 Paid Ancestry.com subscription required
    This Ancestry.com collection includes the Kentucky Death Index 1911-2000, plus digitized Kentucky death certificates from 1911-1953. Earlier death records including mortuary records, registers of death and return of death are also available for many counties.
  • Kentucky Birth Index 1911-1999 Paid Ancestry.com subscription required
    An index to births recorded in the U.S. state of Kentucky between 1911 and 1999, including the following information: name, gender, race, birth date, birthplace, and parents' names.
  • Kentucky Marriage Index 1973-1999 Free
    An index to about 2.3 million individuals who were married in Kentucky between 1973 and 1999 from the University of Kentucky. Also included are a Kentucky Death Index 1911-1992 and Kentucky Divorce Index 1973-1993
  • Kentucky Vital Records Project Free
    This free resource includes the statewide Kentucky Death Index, plus approximately 250,000 digitized Kentucky death certificates from the twentieth century.

Louisiana

  • Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875; 1894-1954 Free
    This free name index to Louisiana Deaths from FamilySearch includes statewide death records for all parishes for 1911-1954. Earlier death records available only for Jefferson Parish, 1850-1875 and 1905-1921.

Maine

  • Maine Marriage Index Free
    The Maine State Archives features this searchable online Marriage Index covering the years 1892 to 1996.
  • Maine Death Index Free
    A searchable online Death Index covering the years 1960 to 1996 from the Maine State Archives.

Massachusetts

  • Massachusetts Death Records, 1841-1915 Free
    A free name index and digitized images of Massachusetts statewide death registers and certificates from FamilySearch.
  • Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841-1910 Requires paid membership to NEHGS
    A name index and digitized images of Massachusetts statewide birth, death and marriage registers and certificates from the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS). Not all record images yet online, but those that are not can be ordered from NEHGS for a small fee.
  • Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911-1915 Requires paid membership to NEHGS
    A name index and digitized images of Massachusetts statewide birth, death and marriage registers and certificates from the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS). Births currently completed, marriages complete through 1914 and deaths still to be added in the future.

Michigan

  • Michigan Death Records, 1897-1920 Free
    The Seeking Michigan collection from the Library of Michigan features nearly 1 million digital images of death certificates online for free searching and viewing. Use the "Search Digital Archive" box at the top of this page to search this and other Seeking Michigan collections.
  • Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897 Free
    A free name index and digitized images of Michigan statewide death registration entries from FamilySearch.
  • Michigan Births, 1867-1902 Free
    A free name index and digitized images of Michigan statewide birth registration entries from FamilySearch.
  • Michigan Marriages, 1867-1902 Free
    A free name index and digitized images of marriages recorded in the state of Michigan from FamilySearch.

Minnesota

  • Minnesota Death Certificates Index Free
    The Minnesota Historical Society has a great online index to Minnesota death records from death cards from 1904 to 1907 and death certificates from 1908 to 2001.
  • Minnesota Birth Certificates Index Free
    A free index to Minnesota birth records from 1900-1934, and selected records from pre-1900 from te Minnesota Historical Society.
  • Minnesota Official Marriage System Free
    Free searchable index to marriage certificates from 87 participating Minnesota counties. Most marriage records date back to the 1860s, although some counties have them back to the early 1800s. Index links take you to an easy order form for purchasing a copy of the marriage certificate.

Missouri

New Hampshire

New Mexico

  • New Mexico Death Records, 1889-1945 Free
    FamilySearch has online a free name index to death certificates and records of death from the state of New Mexico. Available information (where provided) includes full name, date and place of birth and death, spouse and/or parents' names, occupation and date/place of burial.

North Carolina

Ohio

  • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free
    A free name index and digital images of Ohio statewide death certificates from FamilySearch.

Pennsylvania

  • Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915 Free
    This free online collection from FamilySearch includes a variety of digitized death records, depending on the time period: death certificates, returns of death, and even undertaker transit permits.
  • Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951 Free
    Digital marriage indexes online at FamilySearch are arranged by the names of brides and grooms with the year of marriage and license number. Fully searchable.

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