Death Certificates

Certified copies of death certificates can be obtained for anyone who was living in Putnam at the time of the event or who died in the Town of Putnam, Connecticut from 1855 until present. If you are looking for the records of someone who has died out of town but within the State of Connecticut, please contact the Town Clerk's office in the town where the death occurred.

For anyone who died on or after July 1, 1997, certified copies that show the social security number of the deceased will be issued to the immediate family members only! Certified copies of death certificates without social security numbers will be issued to anyone else.

Obtaining Death Certificates by Mail
To obtain a certified copy of a death certificate by mail please include the following information:

  • Name and date of death
  • Include photocopy of driver's license
  • Indicate relationship to deceased (include supporting documentation)
  • $20.00 per copy, bank check or money order - made payable to Town of Putnam
  • Self addressed stamped return envelope

Mail your request to
Town of Putnam
Town Clerk's Office            
126 Church Street
Putnam, CT  06260