3,890 Obituary and Obituary Index Collection Links from the U.S.

One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historic newspapers is to find obituaries. Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information and sometimes more importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family.  This family name information is often not […]

715 Free Obituary and Obituary Index Collection Links for the Western States

One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historic newspapers is to find obituaries.  Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information and sometimes more importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family.  This family name information is often not […]

250 Free Obituary and Obituary Index Links for the New England States

One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historic newspapers is to find obituaries.  Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information and sometimes mote importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family.  This family name information is often not […]

325 Obituary and Obituary Index Collections from Canada

One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historic newspapers is to find obituaries.  Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information, and sometimes mote importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family.  This family name information is often not […]

1,555 Free Obituary and Obituary Index Links for the Mid West States

One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historic newspapers is to find obituaries.  Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information and sometimes more importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family.  This family name information is often not […]

560 Free Obituary and Obituary Index Links for the Mid-Atlantic States

One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historic newspapers is to find obituaries.  Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information, and sometimes mote importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family.  This family name information is often not […]

1,195 Free Obituary and Obituary Index Collection Links for the Southern States

One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historic newspapers is to find obituaries.  Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information, and sometimes more importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family.  This family name information is often not […]

Did You Know That Ancestry Has 57 FREE Obituary Index Collections?

Did you know that there are many Free Obituary Index Collections available on Ancestry dot com? And yes, you do not need a subscription to access them. Here is the list of the 57 Free Obituary and Obituary Index Collections (as of June 24, 2021): Beaver County, Pennsylvania, Obituary Records, 1920-1969 FREE Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted […]

Over 100 Million Online Obituary Records Available from FamilySearch

Did you know that there are about 100 million newspaper obituary records available from FamilySearch in 43 different collections? All but 1 collection have searchable indexes, and there are collections with images from newspapers, images from index card transcriptions only, and collections that are indexes only. Now, the great majority do not have newspaper images […]

Where to Find Old Obituaries Online

One of the main goals for genealogists in searching historic newspapers is to find obituaries. Obituaries are a gold mine of information. They provide death dates and locations, funeral and cemetery information and more importantly – information about the relatives of the deceased’s family and extended family. This family name information is often not found […]