Death Index and Misc. Death
Miscellaneous Death Certificates
Death Returns 1885 - 1898
Deaths Notices --
The Lutheran Observer and The Southern Lutheran from
South Carolina State law required the recording of deaths in
1915. Death certificates were created to record deaths in South
Carolina in compliance with state law and to better serve public health
needs. They were also used in connection with the probate of wills and the
administration of estates.
Information pertaining to death is
reliable; including death, name of the attending physician or attending
medical professional, name and address of the funeral home used, and the
exact date and place of burial. Other information is dependent upon the
reliability of the informant. Copies of Death Certificates can be obtained
through writing, from the South Carolina Department of Archives and
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