Genealogy Copies

 

Information from records of birth, death and marriage are available for genealogical research purposes. The application can be downloaded here.

 

The information may be released for genealogy research subject to the following requirements:

 

The records are not subject for public viewing.

 

Birth Certificate

No information shall be released from a sealed birth certificate

The birth certificate has been on file for at least 75 years; and

The person to whom the birth certificate relates is known by the applicant to be deceased. (Proof required.)

 

Death Certificate

The death certificate has been on file for at least 50 years

 

Marriage Certificate

The marriage certificate has been on file for at least 50 years; and

The bride and groom are known by the applicant to be deceased. (Proof may be required.)

The time periods specified for birth, death and marriage records are waived if the applicant is a descendant of the person whose record is being requested. A descendant is a person in the direct line of descent such as a son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter, etc. Proof that the requester is a direct descendant is required.

 

Genealogy Forms