Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974 is a free collection at FamilySearch and is a searchable name index for Alabama death certificates. “The state of Alabama has recorded deaths from 1 January 1908. Be aware that although recording of deaths was mandatory, the state did not achieve 90 percent compliance of death registration until 1925.”

 

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What Can I Learn from Alabama Death Records?

The death index usually includes:

  • Name of the deceased
  • Death date and place
  • Last residence
  • Burial date and place
  • Birthdate and place
  • Names of parents
  • Name of spouse

 

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