Georgia Death Records

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

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Georgia 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 Georgia death records, Georgia death ceritificates, Georgia death notices, Georgia death indexes, and other related Georgia 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 Georgia. We also suggest searching for "Georgia death records" using, which will yield all such databases.

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How to Obtain Georgia Death Certificates

Birth and death records began on a statewide level in 1919. Compliance was not considered extensive until 1928. Records before that time were kept on a county basis, and vary from county to county. Marriage records are the most complete, available from the 1700s on in most areas, but also vary from county to county. For birth records after 1919, and marriage records after June, 1952, write:

Georgia Division of Public Health
Vital Records
Room 217-H 47
Trinity Ave., SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30334-5600
Tel: 404-656-4750

For prior records, contact the clerk of the county in question.

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