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Death certificate
« on: Monday 06 July 20 01:02 BST (UK) »
Hi

I am still having trouble locating a death certificate for my great grandmother Grace R Taggart born in missouri in 1897 and died in 1947 Brookline Ma.

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #1 on: Monday 06 July 20 02:06 BST (UK) »
Massachusetts death records from that time frame aren't typically online.  You would need to purchase it.

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #2 on: Monday 06 July 20 02:47 BST (UK) »
Thank you for your help shelly


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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #3 on: Monday 06 July 20 02:58 BST (UK) »
https://www.everplans.com/articles/massachusetts-death-certificate

They ask for Social Security Number. That might not be easy!

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #4 on: Monday 06 July 20 10:14 BST (UK) »

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #5 on: Monday 06 July 20 10:17 BST (UK) »
Or the town if you are sure she died in the town.
https://brooklinema.gov/300/Vital-Records

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #6 on: Monday 06 July 20 11:11 BST (UK) »
https://www.everplans.com/articles/massachusetts-death-certificate

They ask for Social Security Number. That might not be easy!
Sorry, didnít read. This must be new. I saw something about them changing the rules, but I didnít know it had gone through. Give the town a try anyway.

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #7 on: Monday 06 July 20 13:30 BST (UK) »
Someone who died in 1947 might not have even had a Social Security number.  The Massachusetts death index says her death record was in vol. 30, page 523, so that is probably sufficient for them to know which person you're looking for. 

I would try the town first, but be aware that many government offices are closed or backlogged due to the pandemic.

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Re: Death certificate
« Reply #8 on: Monday 06 July 20 15:52 BST (UK) »
Thank you all for your help. Stay safe