Source Information Alabama, U.S., Death Index, 1908-1959 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2000.
Original data: State of Alabama. Index of Vital Records for Alabama: Deaths, 1908-1959. Montgomery, AL, USA: State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics, Record Services Division.

About Alabama, U.S., Death Index, 1908-1959

This database is an index of deaths recorded by the state of Alabama from 1908 to 1959. The registration of births and deaths on the county level began in 1881; however, state-level registration of deaths in Alabama did not begin until 01 January 1908. The index includes name of the deceased, county of death, date of death, and the state certificate number (volume and page). This database will prove useful to those seeking Alabama ancestors.

For copies of Alabama death records after 1908, contact:

Center for Health Statistics
State Dept. of Public Health
P.O. Box 5625
Montgomery, AL 36103-5625
Tel: 202-242-5033
Alabama Department of Public Health website