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How to Obtain Wisconsin Death Certificates

The vital events of birth, marriage, and death were the main concern for the town offices of Wisconsin as well as the state in general as other states of US were maintaining the records to some extent since the very beginning and the reason why some states were maintaining the records vital events taking place within their states is because of the fact that they were aware that people of their states would require the data of vital events took place within their states at some time or the other. If the states had not given attention to this basic facility to the citizens of the states then they could be in trouble, this scenario was realized by many states of the US ahead of time but not by the state of Wisconsin. The state orders were made very clear in the year 1852 when the state office asked the town offices to record and register the births, deaths and marriages with them on behalf of state. However, Wisconsin began official recording and registration of births and deaths in 1907 when the State Bureau of Vital Statistics was established.

However, in order to access the date before the year 1907, you can write to the clerk of the county in question who is responsible for the issuance of the certificates and collection of and maintenance of the older vital statistics records with himself.

Death records or death certificates (MCCD), Are a substantial part of the legal process. This significant information is vital to state and local government official. The state death record database contains information about a person's death, location, date, time, residence. Sometimes the names of the mother and father, and Even the physician who declares vital statistics and the cause of a person's death. Death records have long been used to help with ancestry, 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.

Wisconsin County Death Records

Adams County
Ashland County
Barron County
Bayfield County
Brown County
Buffalo County
Burnett County
Calumet County
Chippewa County
Clark County
Columbia County
Crawford County
Dane County
Dodge County
Door County
Douglas County
Dunn County
Eau Claire County
Florence County
Fond du Lac County
Forest County
Grant County
Green County
Green Lake County
Iowa County
Iron County
Jackson County
Jefferson County
Juneau County
Kenosha County
Kewaunee County
La Crosse County
Lafayette County
Langlade County
Lincoln County
Manitowoc County
Marathon County
Marinette County
Marquette County
Menominee County
Milwaukee County
Monroe County
Oconto County
Oneida County
Outagamie County
Ozaukee County
Pepin County
Pierce County
Polk County
Portage County
Price County
Racine County
Richland County
Rock County
Rusk County
Sauk County
Sawyer County
Shawano County
Sheboygan County
Saint Croix County
Taylor County
Trempealeau County
Vernon County
Vilas County
Walworth County
Washburn County
Washington County
Waukesha County
Waupaca County
Waushara County
Winnebago County
Wood County


Wisconsin Death Record Certificates and Obituaries

Wisconsin State Department of Health, Vital Records Services
One West Wilson Street
P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI 53701-0309