Certified copies of a death certificate can only be
obtained from the Bureau of Vital Statistics in the county in which
a person died. For Ashland County the address is Bureau of Vital Statistics,
1763 State Route 60, Ashland, OH 44805
. The telephone number is (419) 282-4231. Some funeral directors order additional copies
of the death certificate upon request of the family, for the family's
convenience. For life insurance and other official purposes a certified
copy is usually necessary.