Michigan death certificates online can be searched for free at FamilySearch in this collection, Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952. “The collection consists of an index to death records from the Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics in Lansing for the years 1921 to 1952.”

The records may include:

  • Name of deceased
  • Death date and place
  • Birthdate and place
  • Age
  • Marital status
  • Names of parents
  • Name of spouse
  • Race
  • Gender
  • Residence
  • Name and relationship of informant