Tuesday, September 01, 2009

Online Indexes for Obituaries and Death Records - Latest Additions

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

California
- San Diego Public Library's Digital Library - Includes Obituaries Indexes (indexes obituaries and death notices in the San Diego Union, 1868-1915; and the San Diego Herald, 1851-1860)

Colorado
- Denver Death Index 1870-1909 (update: years 1906-1909 added)
- Larimer County Genealogical Society - Online Databases (includes indexed scanned obituaries 1980s-1990s)
- Mesa County Cemetery Records
- Weld County: City of Evans Cemetery Burials

Georgia
- Clarke County: Oconee Hill Cemetery Tombstone Inscriptions (Athens)
- Richmond County: African American Funeral Programs from the East Central Georgia Regional Library (mostly from the Augusta, Georgia area)

Illinois
- Cook County: The Roll of Honor, Containing the Names of Soldiers, Sailors, and Marines of All the Wars of Our Country Who Are Buried in the Cemeteries of Cook County (scanned searchable book from 1922)
- Cook County: Burr Oak Cemetery Headstones Photo Database (near Alsip, Illinois) not yet complete
- See: Online Chicago & Cook County, Illinois Death Records & Indexes

- La Salle County Genealogy Guild Record Search (includes indexes for some obituaries, probate records and others)

Indiana
- Shelby County Genealogy Indexes - Cemeteries, Obituaries & More

Louisiana
- Louisiana Death Index 1850-1875, 1894-1954 from FamilySearch Labs
- Orleans Parish: Louisiana Biography and New Orleans Obituary Index 1804-1972 (includes "selected biographical references")

Massachusetts
- Massachusetts Death Records 1906-1915 from FamilySearch Labs (will eventually cover 1841-1915; includes scanned images of the death registers and certificates)
- Middlesex County: St. Patrick Cemetery Burials (Lowell, Massachusetts)
- Worcester County: Town of Rutland Death Records to the end of the year 1849 (also includes birth and marriage records)

Michigan
- Michigan Death Records Collection 1897-1920 (update: now 99% complete)
- Arenac County Historical Society Obituaries Indexes (also includes other genealogy indexes)
- Arenac County Cemetery Inscriptions Index
- Jackson County Death Indexes 1886-1899 and 1900-1901 (list of names only, no dates)
- Monroe County: Monroe Commercial Obituary Index 1870-1873 and 1877-1879
- Van Buren County GenWeb Site (includes a death index 1935-1945 and some cemetery burials)

Minnesota
- Hubbard County Cemeteries (includes Greenwood Cemetery, largest cemetery in Park Rapids, MN)

Missouri (St. Louis)
- St. Louis Post-Dispatch Obituary Index (update: more years added; includes 1880-1930, 1942-1945, 1960-1964, and 1992-2008)
- Westliche Post Obituaries Index 1880-1887 - St. Louis German Language Newspaper (update: more years added)
- See: Online St. Louis, Missouri Death Records, Indexes & Obituaries

New Hampshire
- Carroll County: Conway Death Records 1887-2003 & Cemeteries of Conway, Albany & Eaton, NH (update: more years added to death index; cemeteries added)
- Hillsborough County: Cemetery Records of Hillsborough, NH (includes 19 Municipal Cemeteries and Gravesites)

North Carolina
- Onslow County Death Index 1982-2008 (also has indexes for births 1976-recent, marriages 1962-recent, and more)

North Dakota
- Fargo Forum Obituaries Database, 1892-1909 & Nov. 1982-1995 (update: more years added)

Ohio
- Erie County: Oakland Cemetery Burials (Sandusky, Ohio)
- Lucas County: Mt. Carmel Cemetery Index (in Toledo, OH) surnames only
- Summit County: Akron Beacon Journal Obituaries Index 1937-2008 (update: several years added)
- Wood County Sentinel Obituaries Index 1867-1876 (newspaper from Bowling Green, Ohio)

Oregon
- Benton County Genealogical Society Newspaper Project - names published in Benton County newspapers 1865-1925 (work in progress) includes some deaths
- Marion County: Burials in Pioneer Cemeteries
- Multnomah County: Historic Pioneer Cemeteries - Burial Search

Pennsylvania
- Dauphin County: Harrisburg Newspaper Index - Marriages & Deaths from 4 Newspapers, 1799-1827

Tennessee
- Blount County Death Records Database (includes more than 42,000 entries from Blount County newspapers and funeral home records)
- Davidson County: Death Notices in Nashville Newspapers 1855-1907 (not complete)

Texas
- Gillespie County: Fredericksburg Genealogical Society Indexes (includes cemetery burials index and obituaries index 1980-2004)

Virginia
- African American Cemeteries in Albemarle and Amherst Counties - Burial Search

Washington
- Benton County: Tri-City Herald Obituaries Index 2000-March 2009
- Thurston County: Masonic Memorial Park Cemetery Burials (in Tumwater, Washington)

General Obituaries
Added to the general obituaries webpage...
- Necrology Index of Obituary Listings for Congregational Clergy and Missionaries
- Evangelical Messenger Obituary Index 1900-1912

See: Online Searchable Death Records Indexes and Obituaries

1 comment:

Bobbie said...

You are so good to us. Thanks for another round of updates!