Sussex County Death Certificates

Search for Sussex County DE death certificates. A death certificate search can provide information on time of death, place of death, legal proof of death, proof of death, wills, estates, filing for life insurance, death records, age at death, cause of death, certified death certificates, and genealogical research.


Coroners and Medical Examiners in Sussex County Delaware are responsible for determining the cause, time, and manner of death for a deceased person. As part of this job, they maintain Sussex County death records, including death certificates. These records list information about how the deceased person passed away, the time and place of death, and any personal information about the deceased, such as the person's name, date of birth, and age at death. Coroners and Medical Examiners report this information to state and local government authorities, who may also issue Sussex County death certificates. These records may be available through the Sussex County Coroner and Medical Examiner's website.

Kent County Medical Examiner & Coroner Georgetown DE 26351 Patriots Way 19947 302-933-3050


Hospitals in Sussex County Delaware provide a range of medical services to patients of all ages, and they also create death records for individuals who pass away or are declared dead at a Hospital. These death certificates list the deceased individual's name, the time and place of death, and age at death, and they may also include the cause of death. Sussex County Hospitals report death information to Delaware State and local government authorities, which issue certified Sussex County death certificates that act as legal proof of death. Hospital death certificates may be available online through the Hospital website.

Bayhealth Milford Memorial Milford DE 21 West Clarke Avenue 19963 302-422-3311

Beebe Medical Center Lewes DE 424 Savannah Road 19958 302-645-3300

Nanticoke Memorial Hospital Seaford DE 801 Road 535 19973 302-629-6611


Health Departments in Sussex County Delaware monitor public health and keep vital records, and they operate at the state, county, or local level. As part of this job, Health Departments maintain Sussex County death certificates, which include information about the deceased individual such as name, date of birth, time and place of death, and age at death. Death certificates may also include the cause of death. These records can be used to settle legal and financial matters, including wills, estates, and life insurance filings. Death certificates may be available through the Sussex County Health Department website.

Delaware Health Department Frankford DE 34314 Pyle Center Road 19945 302-732-9512

Georgetown Health Department Georgetown DE 544 South Bedford Street 19947 302-856-5506


Clerk Offices in Sussex County Delaware maintain and preserve public records for a local government, including vital documents such as death certificates. Sussex County death certificates provide information on the deceased individual's name, the place and time of death, and age at death. They may also include the cause of death. Sussex County Clerks often issue certified death certificates, which may be required to settle financial and legal matters such as wills, estates, or filing for life insurance. Death certificates can also be used for genealogical research, and some Clerk Offices maintain Sussex County vital records that date back to the 1600s. Clerk Offices typically provide online access to death certificates.

Sussex County Clerk Georgetown DE PO Box 29 19947 202-879-2700