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Is there such a thing as a free site on-line to look up someone death certificate?

I just found out, after Google'n them, that a good friend from my childhood died in '97. Sux, I kno.....I want to kno what the cause of it was, though. He was only 22 at the time.

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TheLostMuppet

Asked by TheLostMuppet at 9:45 PM on Mar. 17, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • google free library 24 hour phone lines - your library probably has a link to one. Ask a 24 hour librarian if she can give you the obit for your friend. Otherwise wherever your friend died email the obit editor to get a copy of the newspaper obit, mite cost ya. Social Security has death dates but I'm not sure about the actual notices on file. Sorry for your loss.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:48 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

  • Or check the Newspaper from his city?
    Homeschoolmom99

    Answer by Homeschoolmom99 at 9:53 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

  • Obits do not always give the cause of death and I think that is what the OP is asking. You would have to see a death certificate with the coroner's cause of death report. And I'm not sure how you go about obtaining this information. You might seek the cemetary where your friend is buried. I don't know if they have that info, or would give it to you. Your best bet might be to try to contact a mutual friend who might know the cause.
    PSMother

    Answer by PSMother at 10:42 PM on Mar. 17, 2009

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