Q.Where do I go to get a birth certificate or death certificate? A.The Detroit Health Department, Vital Records Division, Herman Kiefer Health Complex, 1151 Taylor (zip 48202-1732) near the John C. Lodge expressway. The phone numbers are 313-876-4049 [recorded message] and 313-876-4133. Person must have died in Wayne County, Michigan & within the city limits of Detroit.Cost is $20.00.Call first before ordering as pricing may have changed.Hours are 8 – 4pm Eastern time SHARP Mon - Fri. FREE parking. Cash, certified check, money order are accepted.Phone lookups will not be done. A walk-in service is available. Public browsing of the records is not permitted.Make payment to – City of Detroit.DO NOT REQUEST A DEATH CERT. FOR A MARRIED WOMAN USIN HER MAIDEN NAME.
Personal checks or credit/debit cards are not accepted.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Wayne County excluding Detroit but within Wayne county, Michigan Cost is $22.00
Cathy M. Garrett- Clerk of Wayne County C/o Birth and Death Records Division 201 Coleman A. Young Municipal Center Detroit, Mi 48226
The DPL [Detroit Public Library] has a city of Detroit death index starting with 1918.This index is located in the Burton Collection Room.Free access. It's on micro-fiche and has ONLY those persons who died "within" the city limits of Detroit.
1930 - Name: Elsie Kelland Gender: Female Birth Year: abt 1915 Birthplace: Michigan Race: White Home in 1930: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Daughter Father's Name: James H Kelland Father's Birthplace: Canada Mother's Name: Emma Kelland Mother's Birthplace: Michigan Occupation: Age at first marriage: 22 Parents' birthplace: Canada/Canada
James H Kelland 52, Canada - church janitor Emma Kelland 52, MI - Age at first marriage: 22 Parents' birthplace:MI/MI Elsie Kelland 15, MI Ruth Kelland 17, MI
1940 - Name: Shirley Ann Caudron Age: 3 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1937 Gender: Female Race: White Birthplace: Michigan Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Niece Home in 1940: Detroit, Wayne, Michigan View Map Street: Forest Avenue House Number: 1306 Sheet Number: 9A
Amos Johnson 43, MO Augusta Johnson 42, MI Herman Caudron 25, PA - widowed, nephew Shirley Ann Caudron 3, MI Frank Rock 35, PA - cousin
Social Security Death Index first name: Herman middle name: last name: Caudron name suffix: birth date: 28 October 1914 social security number: place of issuance: Michigan last residence: zip code of last residence: 48031 death date: February 1974 estimated age at death: 60
U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010 Name: Herman Caudron Gender: Male Birth Date: 28 Oct 1914 Death Date: 6 Feb 1974 SSN: 381071400 Enlistment Date 1: 18 Jun 1943 Branch 2: ARMY Enlistment Date 2: 2 Jul 1943 Release Date 2: 19 Feb 1946
Order Herman's death cert [see above].He may be buried next to Elsie. His death cert should show his parents names & their birthplaces.