Arizona Death Records

Enter a first and/or last name to search Arizona death records. This website was created to provide genealogists with access to the Arizona death records from a single place. Additional information on how to obtain Arizona death certificates is available below.

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Arizona death records

Death records contain information about a person's death, including the date of death, place of death, sometimes the names of the mother and father, and even the physician who attended the death. Death certificates issued by state and local governments will often include the place of residence, and the mother's maiden name.

This webpage gives you access to all of the online databases containing Arizona death records, Arizona death ceritificates, Arizona death notices, Arizona death indexes, and other related Arizona genealogy records.

Death records have long been used to help with genealogy research. They are considered to be "primary source" records, because the information is recorded by an eye witness, at the time the death takes place. The Internet has allowed people to store death records into various online archives. This has brought access to online death records much more easier for genealogy researchers.

Newspapers frequently publish notices of deaths, and in addition to death certificates, are a popular source of research by genealogists.

On this page you will find the most comprehensive databases containing death records of Arizona. We also suggest searching for "Arizona death records" using, which will yield all such databases.

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Enter a person's name or surname to look up Arizona death records.

How to Obtain Arizona Death Certificates

Arizona began statewide recording of births and deaths in July, 1909, though the Office of Vital Records has collected many of these records from 1884 and 1887 respectively. Marriage records, however, are still recorded in the county Superior Court clerk's office where the marriage occurred.

For birth and death records, write:

Arizona Department of Health Services
Vital Records Section
2727 W. Glendale Avenue
P.O. Box 3887
Phoenix, AZ 85030-3887
Tel: 602-255-3260

For marriage records and/or prior records, write to the clerk of the county in question.

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