Sunday, May 11, 2008

Online Death Records and Indexes - New Additions and Updates

The Online Searchable Death Indexes and Records Website has been updated with links to the following items...

Arizona
- Arizona Death Records 1844-1957 (update: 1844-1877 and 1957 added)
- Miscellaneous Arizona Obituaries Index

Arkansas
- Craighead County Deaths & Obituaries Index 1885-2008 -- from The Jonesboro Sun

Colorado
- Pitkin County: Ute Cemetery Burials (in Aspen) -- includes some Civil War veterans

Indiana
- Putnam County Cemeteries - Listed by Township -- searchable by name (not complete)

Missouri
- Missouri Death Certificates 1910-1957 (update: death certificates for 1940-1944 and 1957 added)
- St. Charles County: St. Charles Library Local Indexes -- includes: Oak Grove Cemetery Database and St. Charles Local Newspaper Index (starts with 1988)

New York
- Onondaga County Public Library's WPA Files, Newspaper Index 1814-1900 -- includes some deaths (also has Onondaga County State Census Indexes for 1855 & 1865)

North Carolina
- Macon County Cemeteries
- Assorted Macon County Obituaries 1920-present -- over 10,000 obituaries (also has a link to some cemetery photos)

Ohio
- Franklin County: Obetz Cemetery Burials - Columbus, Ohio

Pennsylvania
- Philadelphia City Death Certificates 1803-1915 from FamilySearch Labs (being tested)
- Westmoreland County: Latrobe Bulletin Obituaries and Death Notices Index, December 18, 1902-present -- from the Adams Memorial Library

South Carolina
- South Carolina Death Index 1915-1957 (update: year 1957 added)
- Dillon County: Extracts of Obituaries from the Dillon Herald 1940-2008

South Dakota
- South Dakota State Archives - WPA Cemeteries Search -- pre-1940s (not complete)

Tennessee
- Tennessee Death Index 1914-1924 (update: year 1924 added)

Texas
- Texas Deaths 1890-1976 from FamilySearch Labs -- includes text summaries with some information from the death certificates (being tested)
- Harris County: Houston Funeral Home Records Index (for the Fogle West and Boulevard Funeral Homes)

Virginia
- Newport News: Daily Press Obituary Index 1898-1988 -- from the Newport News Public Library System

Washington
- Washington Deaths 1907-1960 from FamilySearch Labs -- includes text summaries with some information from the death certificates (being tested)

See: Online Searchable Death Records Indexes and Obituaries

2 comments:

Cindy Kelly said...

Hi Joe,

Thanks for the update; however, do you know when the Cook County, Illinois records will be online? I know that it has been push back twice since January's target. Was wondering if you heard anything further?

Joe said...

Hi Cindy,
The latest I've heard is it might be June or July. See: Online Death Certificates