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Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915


This collection has several types of records: 1) Death certificate 2) Death register 3) Return of Death with a hospital certificate, physician’s certificate, and an undertaker’s certificate, and 4) Transit Permit with the permit to move a body and an undertaker’s certificate concerning the move. The records give the name of the deceased plus the date and place of death and/or burial. The records may also give the date and place of birth, names of parents and spouse, cause of death, and other information.

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"Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915." Database with images. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Philadelphia City Archives and Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.


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