- Check the Social
Security Death Index; this index provides birth
and death dates online for free.
copy of the original Social Security Application will note the birth
& death dates, as well as location of birth, parents' names
their birth places.
everyone is in the SSDI, many women
did not have SS cards as they were stay at home moms and railroad
did not get SS death benefits. In
order to be in
this index at all, someone must have made out a form to claim the SS
records were officially recorded in Texas as of 1903; however, it was
not mandatory until World War II. The city of Denison kept
earlier records than the state, but only
for people living inside the Denison city limits.
W Chestnut St., Denison,
applies only to people living
inside the city limits, not just the post office addressing.
The County Clerk's
office will have all
other county death certificates.
Wills and Probates
are in the County Clerk's
office and often mention the death dates.
of Last Years Unnatural Deaths Over which Justice Hinkle Has Held
Inquests, May 1886 - March 1887
Development of Undertaking Services
listings - Grayson
Officer Down : Texas Line of Duty Deaths
Grayson County Death Notices
Out of County Death Notices
Out of State Death Notices
a Family History Center
County Records on microfilm through Interlibrary loan