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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesGenealogy · 1 decade ago

How To Look Up Birth & Death Records For Free?

I wanted to see my fathers' birth & death record, I need to find a service that does this for free. If you know any website or anything please help me it means a lot. Thank you for your time.

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  • Tina
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    1 decade ago
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    Anything that current will you will not find online for free, except possibly a Social Security Death Index records. If you want actual birth and death certificates you will need to order them from your states Vital Records Department. These records are not generally available to the public for 50 to 100 years depending on the jurisdiction in which they are held.

    Vital records are not considered public records by all states and counties within those states and there is no website that offers birth, death and marriage records for all fifty states for no fee.

    Most states are collaborating with VitalChek to assist in the overwhelming number of request they are receiving for birth, marriage and death certificates since the Federal laws changed post 9/11. https://www.vitalchek.com/ Their services are not free but they do have information on what records are available from each state, who is eligible to order the records and what the current fees to order the records will be.

    A few websites have some vital records at no charge. For example, the state of Missouri has death certificates for the years 1910-1958 on their website at: http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources… A few pre 1910 birth and death certificates are also available on the site but all of their records have not been transcribed yet. Another example is Texas death certificates. They are available on FamilySearch.org at their pilot site at: http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsear… There are other Death Indexes that you can search, most notably the California Death Index 1940-1997 at http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ca/death/searc... , which is the (free version) at Rootsweb.

    The Social Security Death Index, which is a death record, you can search free on the FamilySearch.org site at: http://www.familysearch.org/eng/search/f… and on the Rootsweb site provided by Ancestry at http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ FamilySearch.org has some marriage records, as does Ancestry.com. Also, a new beta site on FamilySerch.org has more records at: http://fsbeta.familysearch.org/s/collect… several states were added.

    So, again, there is no one site except for possibly the Social Security Death Index for vital records and all vital records cannot be found online for "free" but some can if you know where to look.

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  • 4 years ago

    Social Security Death Records Free

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  • 4 years ago

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    Source(s): Any Record Search Database - http://AnyRecords.oruty.com/?KSY
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  • 4 years ago

    Get a No Cost Background Check Scan at FREEPEOPLESCAN.COM

    Its a sensible way to start. The site allows you to do a no cost scan simply to find out if any sort of data is in existence. A smaller analysis is done without cost. To get a detailed report its a modest payment.

    You may not realize how many good reasons there are to try and find out more about the people around you. After all, whether you're talking about new friends, employees, doctors, caretakers for elderly family members, or even significant others, you, as a citizen, have a right to know whether the people you surround yourself with are who they say they are. This goes double in any situation that involves your children, which not only includes teachers and babysitters, but also scout masters, little league coaches and others. Bottom line, if you want to find out more about someone, you should perform a birth and death records background check.

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  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Get a No Cost Background Check Scan at https://tinyurl.im/aH4Cj

    Its a sensible way to start. The site allows you to do a no cost scan simply to find out if any sort of data is in existence. A smaller analysis is done without cost. To get a detailed report its a modest payment.

    You may not realize how many good reasons there are to try and find out more about the people around you. After all, whether you're talking about new friends, employees, doctors, caretakers for elderly family members, or even significant others, you, as a citizen, have a right to know whether the people you surround yourself with are who they say they are. This goes double in any situation that involves your children, which not only includes teachers and babysitters, but also scout masters, little league coaches and others. Bottom line, if you want to find out more about someone, you should perform a background check.

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  • 5 years ago

    Why dont you see this place first https://tr.im/81014peoplesearch simply get a name all set. A Background Check displays the differences concerning a candidate's promises and details acquired through 3rd party resources like as arrest and also city legal courts, previous employers, educational institutions, and govt institutions.

    Criminal background check fluctuate from company to company. What almost all human resources departments do is put the details you offered from the places you have lived into a database and if you had any outstanding arrests, court warrants or legal actions against you, then they would appear. Traffic tickets do not usually appear unless you were involved in a DUI or DWI or if you were found criminally negligent for someones death in an accident (ie. going over 100 mph).

    However, I have noticed many HR divisions only set in the forms, yet never ever truly pull the arrest record. Lots of people today will be capable to acquire job opportunities although he previously had a number of extremely serious crimes he didn't divulge in his application, and none of the businesses he worked for ever looked him up.

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  • 4 years ago

    Birth & Death Records

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    If he died in West Virginia before 1950, you are probably in luck. If he died in Missouri before 1911, ditto. Otherwise you'll have to buy a copy from the county.

    You may be able to find his obituary in old newspapers in the library, on microfilm, for free.

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