Lucas County Probate Court
Judge Jack R. Puffenberger

The cost for obtaining a certified copy of a Birth Record or a Death Record is $5.00 for each copy requested.

If submitting your request through the mail, please send money orders only (no checks and please do not send cash).

Please send your request and a money order in the amount of $ 5.00 for each copy requested, along with a self addressed stamped envelope, to the following address:

Lucas County Probate Court
Lucas County Court House
700 Adams Street
Toledo, Ohio 43604-1634
Attn: Birth/Death Records Department

Please allow up to two weeks for processing your request

Please click on the appropriate link below for a request form for either a Birth Record or a Death Record, complete the form and bring it into the Lucas County Probate Court for processing or mail the completed form along with the proper payment amount and a self addressed stamped envelope to the above listed address. 

Birth Records

***** Click here to obtain a transcript from the Record of Births *****

Our court has birth records from 1867 to 1908. We have two indexes that list in alphabetical order everyone who's birth in Lucas County was properly registered. The books have the following information:

-Name in full
-Date of birth
-State, county and city
-Gender
-Race
-Father's name and mother's maiden name
-Residency of parents
-By whom the birth was reported

Death Records

***** Click here to obtain a certified copy of a Death Record *****

We have death records from 1867 to 1908. They include the following information:

-Name in full
-Date of death
-Marital status
-Age
-Birth place
-Place of death
-Occupation
-Father's name and mother's maiden name
-Race
-Cause of death
-Place of residence
-By whom reported

                      
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