Detroit Obituaries and Death Records Indexes
Wayne County Obituaries and Death Records Indexes
Detroit and Wayne County Cemeteries
- Detroit News Obituaries Archive, 1999-Current (copies of individual obituaries can be obtained online for a fee)
- Detroit News Index (from Seeking Michigan; some obituaries c. 1980s-1990s are indexed here; the obituary indexes are in the N-P section.)
- For a Detroit News Obituary Index, 1980-2001, see the Livonia Public Library link below
- Detroit Free Press Obituaries, 2001-Current
- Detroit Area Death Notices for Assorted Years 1800s-2003 not complete
- Detroit Deaths, June 1883 to 15 May 1884 from the 1884 Detroit City Directory
- Death Certificates Index for Armenian Immigrants through 1925 most are from Detroit and Highland Park, Michigan; and Brantford, St. Catharines, and Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Ordering Detroit and Wayne County Death Certificates
- Detroit and Nearby: Mt. Elliott Cemetery Association Genealogy Search - Burials includes listings for Mt. Elliott, Mt. Olivet, Resurrection (Clinton twp, Macomb County), All Saints (Waterford, Oakland County) and Guardian Angel (Rochester, Oakland County) cemeteries; (may not be complete)
- Michigan Jewish Cemetery Index (Irwin I. Cohn Index) not complete, but presently has about 64,000 listings - includes Jewish cemeteries in the greater Detroit area and some outside of Detroit
- Woodmere Cemetery - Some Early Burials (Detroit, Michigan) ongoing project
- Plymouth, Michigan: Assorted Cemetery Listings (scroll down to the Michigan section) includes Civil War Veteran Burials, Old Baptist Cemetery, Presbyterian Cemetery, Riverside Cemetery, Shearer Cemetery
Michigan Full State Death Indexes
- Ordering by Mail (fees and restrictions apply)...
- For information about ordering Detroit and Wayne County Death Certificates see...
- For information about ordering Vital Records (including death certificates) for the state of Michigan see...