Knox County Death Certificates

Search for Knox County IL 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 Knox County Illinois are responsible for determining the cause, time, and manner of death for a deceased person. As part of this job, they maintain Knox 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 Knox County death certificates. These records may be available through the Knox County Coroner and Medical Examiner's website.

Knox County Medical Examiner & Coroner Galesburg IL 152 South Kellogg Street 61401 309-343-0480


Hospitals in Knox County Illinois 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. Knox County Hospitals report death information to Illinois State and local government authorities, which issue certified Knox County death certificates that act as legal proof of death. Hospital death certificates may be available online through the Hospital website.

Galesburg Cottage Hospital Galesburg IL 695 North Kellogg Street 61401 309-343-8131

OSF St. Mary Medical Center Galesburg IL 3333 North Seminary Street 61401 309-344-3161


Clerk Offices in Knox County Illinois maintain and preserve public records for a local government, including vital documents such as death certificates. Knox 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. Knox 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 Knox County vital records that date back to the 1600s. Clerk Offices typically provide online access to death certificates.

Knox County Clerk Galesburg IL 200 South Cherry Street 61401 309-345-3815

Williamsfield City Clerk Williamsfield IL 117 East Gale Street 61489 309-639-2303

Yates City Village Clerk Yates City IL 102 W Main St 61572 309-358-1694