DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE DIVISION OF VITAL RECORDS
Certificates of death. Entries give name, sex, race, age, marital status, birthplace, date of birth, residence and occupation of decedent; date, place, and cause of death; names and birthplaces of parents; name of spouse, if any; names of attending physician and informant; and date and place of burial. Include deaths occuring in Baltimore City and the counties. Arranged chronologically by year and month, then alphabetically by jurisdiction, and then alphabetically by name of decedent. Access is restricted by law for 10 years after date of death. These records also exist on film, 1973-1979 [MSA SM39, 126 reels]. Death Records for 1988-1995 are unprocessed.[MSA T1890] Death records for 1980-1987 also exist on film [MSA TM7, 19 reels]. For Baltimore City records, 1874-1972 see BALTIMORE CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT [MSA CM1132 and C2108] and 1972-1973, Death Record, Baltimore City series [MSA SM28]. For deaths occuring in the counties, see Death Record, Counties series, 1969-1972 [MSA SM38 and S1488] and under DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, 1910-1969 [SM30, SM31, S1179, and S1268] and under BOARD OF HEALTH, 1801-1910 [MSA SM156 and S1178].