Designation: County Clerk & Recorder
Phone: (309) 547-3041 Ext. 117
Fax: (309) 547-3326
Office Address: Fulton County Clerk/Recorder, 100 N. Main, P.O. Box 226, Lewistown IL 61542
Office Hours: Monday–Friday 8:00am–4:00pm
Term of Office: 4 year term Expires 2026
Death records are not public records. Death records may be received by persons who have a personal or property right interest with the decedent. If not a relative of decedent, a letter or document from office or agency needing death certificate must accompany request.
Fee – First certified copy is $17. Each additional copy of same certificate is $13.
To order a certified copy of a death certificate by mail:
1. Print and complete the entire Application For Request of Record available here.
2. Send a legible/readable copy of yours or your spouses driver’s license.
3. Send a money order (no personal checks) for required fee payable to Fulton County Clerk .
4. Mail all of the above to: Fulton County Clerk, PO Box 226, Lewistown, IL 61542
Search Fee – Death $17 per name to be searched
If you do not have date information (a month and year), a Search fee is required. If the record is found, the Search fee includes a certified copy. If no record is found, the Search fee is retained and a “No Record Found” certificate will be sent.
If you have complete date information and no record is found, the fee will be refunded.