Florida Vital Statistics
In an effort to enhance the research potential
of African Americans, we are accepting vital records. The records may be
in the form of Death Certificates, Birth Certificates and Marriages. The
records may be in the form of transcriptions or by using the submission
forms that are provided. If you do not have time or would prefer to have
the certificate transcribed, please
contact us. Submission forms
can be found on the menu above or on State pages
In order to protect the privacy of living
persons the following policy will be enforced
*** All submitted records must
be of African Americans
information exactly as it appears on the death certificate.
If no information is listed and the field is a required field, enter "unk"
or a dash ( - ) in the box.
*** All records will be listed
on the State page that issue the record.
Scanned copies of the certificates are not mandatory but are
*** Submitter's email address will not be
Only African American birth certificates prior
to 1950 will be accepted.
Birth Certificates: Since the African
American Griots project covers all 50 States and Canada and find it
impossible to know all of the laws pertaining to the release of records
pertaining to living individuals, therefore birth certificates will not
be accepted UNLESS they are MORE THAN 100 years old. When a birth
certificate is submitted it must be of an African American who is
Marriage Certificates: Only marriage
certificates prior to 1929 will be accepted. When submitting the
marriage record, please do not submit records for anyone that is living.
At this time a marriage submission form is not available. Only
transcriptions and scanned copies for transcribing are being accepted.
Submit Death Certificate Records
FILE/REGISTER NO: 11936
GIVEN NAME: Oscar
DATE OF DEATH: 24 June 1956
STATE OF DEATH: Alabama
COUNTY OF DEATH: Jefferson
DATE OF BIRTH: 01 Jan 1898
FATHER'S NAME: unknown
FATHER'S BIRTHPLACE: -
MOTHER'S NAME: Elmyra ?
MOTHER'S BIRTHPLACE: -
RACE OR COLOR: 11936
MARITAL STATUS: Married
SPOUSE'S NAME: -
PLACE OF BURIAL: Woodlawn Cemetery, Birmingham, Ala
DATE RECORD FILED: 25 Jun 1956
INFORMANT: Oma PIERCE