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What's Available in USA Obituaries also includes

Business Press (Ontario, California) Obituaries, 1999: Serving the western section of metropolitan Los Angeles, the Business Press is an important source of news for the residents of southern San Bernardino County. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
Fresno Bee (California) Obituaries, 1996-99: Serving the over 500,000 residents of the central California area, the Fresno Bee is one of the most important newspapers between Modesto and Bakersfield. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1996 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
Irish Herald (San Francisco, California) Obituaries, 1999: Founded in 1962, the Irish Herald is the oldest Irish newspaper on the West Coast of the United States. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA), Obit., 1998-1999: Serving the diverse community north of the San Francisco Bay area, the Press Democrat is an important source of news for the residents of Sonoma county. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1998 and the first eight months of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
Press Enterprise (Riverside, California) Obituaries, 1999: Published in Riverside, the Press Enterprise serves the southern California San Bernardino-Riverside metropolitan area. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 11,100 records and over 42,000 names.
Sacramento Bee (California) Obituaries, 1998-99: Started in 1857, the Sacramento Bee has a reputation for straight facts and no-nonsense news reporting. The obituaries in this database were collected from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
San Diego Union-Tribune (California) Obituaries, 1998-99: As the oldest business in the county, the San Diego Union-Tribune is an important part of the community. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
San Diego Union-Tribune (California) Obituaries, 1998-99: As the oldest business in the county, the San Diego Union-Tribune is an important part of the community. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
San Diego Union-Tribune (California) Obituaries, 1993-94: The San Diego Union-Tribune is the oldest business in the county and one of the oldest newspapers in the state. This database is a collection of obituaries from the newspaper in 1993 & 1994. Each record provides the individual's name, death date, death location, name of spouse and children, if any. It also reveals the person's birth place and birth date along with helpful notes regarding their life.
San Francisco Chronicle (California) Obituaries, 1999: Started by Charles and Michael deYoung in 1865, the San Francisco Chronicle is one of the largest regional newspapers in the United States. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
San Francisco Examiner (California) Obituaries, 1990-99: One of the most prominent Bay Area newspapers, the San Francisco Examiner serves the diverse population of northern California. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1990 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. csgaz -Gazette (Colorado Springs) Obituaries, 1997-2000: Just a short drive from Denver, Colorado Springs is the home of the Gazette. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1997 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
rocky - Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado) Obituaries, 1998-99: Colorado's oldest newspaper, the Rocky Mountain News serves the over 1.6 million residents of the east-central part of the state. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.

Connecticut


The oldest newspaper in continuous circulation in the nation, the Hartford Courant serves the nearly 900,000 people of greater Hartford, Connecticut. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in the 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
The oldest newspaper in continuous circulation in the nation, the Hartford Courant serves the nearly 900,000 people of greater Hartford, Connecticut. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in the 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.

Florida

fltimes - Florida Times Union (Jacksonville) Obituaries, 1999: The Florida Times Union, located in Jacksonville, serves the diverse population of over one million people in northeastern Florida. This database is a collection of some obituaries and other helpful entries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
fltoday - Florida Today (Brevard County) Obituaries, 1998-99: Located in scenic Brevard County, Florida, the Florida Today has been serving the area for over thirty years. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in the 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
miami - Miami Herald (Florida) Obituaries, 1999: Headquartered in one of the largest metropolitan areas in Florida, the Miami Herald serves the millions of residents of Dade County. This database is a collection of some obituaries and other helpful entries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
palm - Palm Beach Post (Florida) Obituaries, 1998-99: Serving the nearly one million residents in the Palm Beach, Florida area, the Palm Beach Post has been an important part of the community for over 100 years. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first four months of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
saras - Sarasota Herald-Tribune (Florida) Obituaries, 1998-99: Located on the western coast of Florida, the Sarasota Herald-Tribune serves the over 250,000 residents of the greater Sarasota area. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.

Georgia

atlcon - Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia) Obituaries, 1998-99: One of the important newspapers in northern Georgia, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution serves the over 1.5 million people who live in and around the state capital. This database is a collection of obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.

Idaho

idstate - Idaho Statesman (Boise) Obituaries, 1998-2000: Started in a log hut in 1864, the Idaho Statesman serves the entire Treasure Valley area of western Idaho, an area home to nearly 300,000 people. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and early 2000. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.

Illinois

chidaily - Chicago Daily Herald (Illinois) Obituaries, 1998-99: Serving the over 1.6 million people living in Cook, Dupage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will Counties of Illinois, the Chicago Daily Herald was founded in 1872 and is now the third largest newspaper in the state. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. C
chisun - Chicago Sun Times (Illinois) Obituaries, 1998-2000: One of the largest newspapers in the United States, the Chicago Sun-Times serves the over 5 million residents of Cook County, Illinois. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and early 2000. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
lombard - Lombard, Illinois Newspaper Obituaries, 1929-53: Settled in the mid-1830's as Babcock's Grove, Lombard, Illinois is now a suburb of Chicago. This collection of obituary notices, taken from two village newspapers, include the names of over 2000 persons.
panta - Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois) Obituaries, 1991-2000: Serving eight counties of central Illinois, the Pantagraph reaches over 115,000 readers daily and is the oldest business in McLean County. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1991 and early 2000. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
peoria - Peoria Journal Star (Illinois) Obituaries, 1991-99: Established in 1855 as the Peoria Daily Transcript, the Peoria Journal Star has a circulation of nearly 100,000. This database is a collection of obituaries from the newspaper between 1991 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.

Indiana


Across the Ohio River from Kentucky, Evansville, Indiana is home to over 100,000 people. Founded in 1845 and serving the residents of Vanderburgh County, the Evansville Courier is an important element in this community. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
Serving the three counties of Berrien, Cass, in Michigan, and St. Joseph, in Indiana, the South Bend Tribune is an important part of the greater South Bend community. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in the 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 6600 records and about 23,000 names.
Serving the three counties of Berrien, Cass, in Michigan, and St. Joseph, in Indiana, the South Bend Tribune is an important part of the greater South Bend community. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in the 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.

Iowa

Serving the over quarter million residents in the Des Moines metropolitan area, the Des Moines Register is an important part of the community. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1990 and October 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. b>

Kansas

ksobits - Atchison and Leavenworth, Kansas Obituaries, 1998: Preserving genealogical documents for nearly a half a century, the Leavenworth County Genealogical Society is one of the most important such societies in Kansas and Missouri. This database, created by the society, is a name index of obituaries in four area newspapers in 1998. Compiled from the Tonganoxie Mirror, the Platte County Mirror, the Basehor Sentinel, and the Atchinson Globe, it contains the names of nearly 800 persons. Each record includes the name of deceased, and the date of publication. For researchers of Kansas and Missouri ancestors.
kscity - Kansas City Kansan Obituaries, 1998: Serving the Wyandotte County area of Kansas, the Kansas City Kansan is an important local newspaper featuring news from the community. This database, compiled by the Leavenworth County Genealogical Society, is a collection of obituaries that appeared in the newspaper in 1998. It includes the names of nearly 2200 persons.
leavenworth - Leavenworth Times (Kansas) Obituaries, 1954, 1958, 1967-78: The longest continuously published newspaper in Kansas, the Leavenworth Times is located in the county seat of Leavenworth. This database is an index of obituaries that appeared in the newspaper in 1954, 1958, and between 1967 and 1978. It provides the names of over 12,200 persons.
leavenworth2 - Leavenworth Times (Kansas) Obituaries, 1955-56: Historically one of the most important newspapers in eastern Kansas, the Leavenworth Times is the longest continuously published newspaper in the state. This database is an index of obituaries that appeared in the newspaper in 1955 and 1956. It provides the names of over 5,000 persons.
leavenworth6 - Leavenworth Times (Kansas) Obituaries, 1950: The longest continuously published newspaper in the state, the Leavenworth Times is an important part of the Leavenworth County area. This database this database is an index of obituaries that appeared in the newspaper in 1950. Each record provides the decedent's name and date of publication. Additional notes are provided, often including cause of death or location of burial. It provides the names of over 1900 persons.
leavenworth3 - Leavenworth Times (Kansas) Obituaries, 1957-64: Published continuously longer than any other newspaper in the state, the Leavenworth Times serves the county seat of Leavenworth, often called the "First City of Kansas." This database is an index of obituaries that appeared in the newspaper between 1957 and 1964. It provides the names of over 5100 persons.
leavenworth4 - Leavenworth Times (Kansas) Obituaries, 1965-66, 1979-82: Called the "First City of Kansas," Leavenworth is the seat for the county of the same name. Taken from the longest continuously published newspaper in the state, the Leavenworth Times, this database is an index of obituaries which appeared in the newspaper between 1965 and 1966, as well as 1979-1982. It provides the names of over 5400 persons.
leavenworth5 - Leavenworth Times (Kansas) Obituaries, 1994-98: Called the "First City of Kansas," Leavenworth is the seat for the county of the same name. Taken from the longest continuously published newspaper in the state, the Leavenworth Times, this database is an index of obituaries which appeared in the newspaper. Updated with material from 1998, it includes the names of over 6000 persons who died between 1994 and 1998.

Kentucky

courier - Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY), Obituaries, 1990-1999: Straddling the Kentucky-Indiana border, Louisville, Kentucky is one of the largest cities in the state. Serving the diverse population in three counties (Clark and Floyd in Indiana and Jefferson in Kentucky), the Courier-Journal has a wide readership. This database is a collection of some obituaries from this newspaper between 1990 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains about 414,400 records and nearly 1.51 million names.

Louisiana


Established in 1848 as the Democratic Advocate, the Baton Rouge Advocate serves the 500,000 people who live in the area. This collection of obituaries includes many persons who died between 1990 and early 2000. Also included are entries of varied public events. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, information regarding family, occupation, and other biographical facts are readily found here. With over 90,700 records and about 317,600 names, this database can be of value to researchers of ancestors from Louisiana.
Once part of the French Empire, New Orleans is now a diverse city of over a million people. Taken from small local newspapers, some published over a century ago, this database lists deaths for over 2700 residents of the area between 1840 and 1970. Many of these newspapers, like the New Orleans Parish, are obscure and contained printed obituaries for persons larger newspapers may not have printed. Information provided includes date of death and, in some cases, relatives still living.

Maine


Serving all of northeastern Maine, the Bangor Daily News began publication over 110 years ago. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains about 9,800 records and over 34,300 names.
Located in one of the most important cities of the state, the Portland Press Herald has served Maine for over 75 years. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains about 800 records and over 2600 names.

Maryland

Baltimore Sun (Maryland) Obituaries, 1998-99: The Baltimore Sun was founded in 1837 when Baltimore was the largest city in the state and larger, even, than Washington D.C. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1998 and the first eight months of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains over 600 records and about 2200 names.

Massachussets

Among the oldest and largest metropolitan areas in the United States, Boston is home to some important newspapers. The Boston Herald is one of these dailies serving the diverse population. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1991 and the first half of 1999.
Founded by Mary Baker Eddie in 1908, the Christian Science Monitor is an international newspaper distributed largely by mail. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains over 2,300 records and about 10,100 names.
Located in the town of Quincy, Massachusetts, the Patriot Ledger serves the over 2 million residents of the metropolitan Boston area. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1993 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains about 35,000 records and nearly 129,000 names.

Michigan

Detroit News, Obituaries, 1995-99: Metropolitan Detroit is home to over 2.1 million people. Among the most important newspapers of the area is the Detroit News. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1995 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 6900 records and about 24,000 names.
Grand Rapids Press (Michigan) Obituaries, 1990-2000: Serving Kent County, Michigan, the Grand Rapids Press is one of the older newspapers of the state. This collection of obituaries includes many persons who died between 1990 and early 2000. It also contains entries of varied public events. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, information regarding family, occupation, and other biographical facts are readily found here. It contains nearly 400 records and over 1,200 names.

Missouri

Audrain County, Missouri Obituaries, 1885-1903: Located in central Missouri, Audrain County was created in 1836 and was home to over 20,000 persons at the turn of the century. This database is a collection of obituaries taken from the Mexico Intelligencer, published in the county seat of Mexico. In addition to providing the decedent's name and date of death, it reveals the person's age or date of birth. As with many rural newspapers, it includes the names of many who people who lived in surrounding counties, making this a valuable source of information regarding Missouri residents.
Boone County, Missouri Obituaries, 1871-91: Created in 1820, just a year before Missouri was admitted to the Union, Boone County was home to over 25,000 people in 1880. Between 1871 and 1891, the county was served by the Columbia Missouri Herald newspaper. This database is a collection of over 5500 obituaries from the newspaper for these years.
Boone County, Missouri Obituaries, 1892-1901: Home to nearly 30,000 people in 1900, Boone County was created in 1820, just a year before Missouri became a state. At the turn of the century, the Columbia Missouri Herald was the most important newspaper of the county and the five nearby counties of Audrain, Callaway, Howard, Cooper, Monroe and Randolph. This database is a collection of nearly 6000 obituaries published in the newspaper between 1892 and 1901.
Boone County, Missouri Obituaries, 1902-13: One of the oldest counties in the state, Boone County, Missouri was home to over 30,000 people in 1910. At the time, the Columbia Missouri Herald was the most important newspaper of the area, including the five nearby counties of Audrain, Callaway, Cooper, Howard, Monroe and Randolph. This database is a collection of nearly 5000 obituaries published in the newspaper between 1902 and 1913.
Audrain County, Missouri Obituaries, 1904-16: Formed in 1836 and located in central Missouri, Audrain County boasted a population of over 20,000 residents around the turn of the century. This database is a collection of obituaries taken from the Mexico Intelligencer, between 1904 and 1916. In addition to providing the decedent's name and date of death, it reveals the person's age or date of birth. This newspaper was published in the county seat of Mexico, and as with many rural newspapers, it includes the names of people who lived in surrounding counties, making this a valuable source of information regarding Missouri residents. It contains over 5400 names.
Audrain County, Missouri Obituaries, 1917-29: Created in 1836 and located in central Missouri, Audrain County was home to nearly 25,000 persons just before the start of the Depression. This database is a collection of obituaries taken from the Mexico Intelligencer, published in the county seat of Mexico. In addition to providing the decedent's name and date of death, it reveals the person's age or date of birth. As with many rural newspapers, it includes the names of many people who lived in surrounding counties, making this a valuable source of information regarding Missouri residents. It contains nearly 4200 names.
Audrain County, Missouri Obituaries, 1930-42: Situated about eighty miles west of St. Louis, Audrain County was formed from three neighboring counties in 1836. This database is a collection of obituaries taken from the Mexico Intelligencer, published in the county seat of Mexico. It contains entries between 1930 and 1942. In addition to providing the decedent's name and date of death, it reveals the person's age or date of birth. As with many rural newspapers, it includes the names of many people who lived in surrounding counties, making this a valuable source of information regarding Missouri residents. It contains about 4900 names.
Callaway County, Missouri Obituaries, 1910-30: Formed in 1820 and located in central Missouri, Callaway County is one of the oldest counties in the state. This database is an index of obituary notices taken from local newspapers within the county. Spanning twenty years and listing over 10,000 persons, this index contains information not only on residents of the county, but in some cases, residents of surrounding counties.
Callaway County, Missouri Obituaries, 1830-1910: Formed in 1820 and located in central Missouri, Callaway County is one of the oldest counties in the state. This database is an index of obituary notices taken from local newspapers within the county. Spanning nearly a century and listing over 10,000 persons, this index contains information not only on residents of the county, but in some cases, residents of surrounding counties.
Callaway County, Missouri Obituaries, 1920-55: As one of the oldest counties in the state of Missouri, Callaway County is an important part of that state's history. This database is an index of obituary notices taken from local newspapers within the county between 1920 and 1955. Listing nearly 10,000 people, this index contains information not only on residents of the county, but in some cases, residents of surrounding counties.
Cole County, Missouri Obituaries, 1871-99: Created in 1820 as one of the earliest divisions in the territory, Cole County, Missouri is located in central Missouri where the Missouri and Osage Rivers converge. This database is a collection of obituaries taken from the Daily Tribune, between 1871 and 1899. In addition to providing the decedent's name and date of death, it reveals the person's age or date of birth. This newspaper was published in the county seat of Jefferson City, and as with many rural newspapers, includes the names of people who lived in surrounding counties, making this a valuable source of information regarding Missouri residents.
Jasper County, Missouri Newspaper Obituaries, 1999: Bordering each other in the central United States, Jasper County, Missouri and Cherokee County, Kansas are home to the Joplin Globe and Columbus Daily Advocate respectively. This database is a collection of obituaries from both newspapers in 1999. Entries often include the decedent's full name, date of birth, death date, and location of burial. It provides the names over 1,600 persons.
Kansas City Star (Missouri) Obituaries, 1991-99: Before driving an ambulance in Italy a young Ernest Hemingway worked as a reporter for the Kansas City Star. Founded in 1880, this newspaper serves the diverse population of both Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1991 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 265,000 records and about one million names.
Montgomery County, Missouri Obituaries, 1889-1935: Touching the Missouri River in eastern Missouri, Montgomery County was created in 1818 from St. Charles County. This database is a collection of obituaries taken from a number of newspapers published between 1889 and 1935 in the town of Wellsville. In addition to providing the decedent's name and date of death, it reveals the person's age or date of birth. As with many rural newspapers, it includes the names of many people who lived in surrounding counties, making this a valuable source of information regarding Missouri residents. Providing the names of over 3800 persons, this can be a helpful collection for those seeking ancestors from early Missouri.

Nevada

Las Vegas Review Journal (Nevada) Obituaries, 1999: Reputed as the largest newspaper in Nevada, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has a daily circulation in excess of 160,000. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 30,000 records and about 105,000 names.

New Jersey

The Record, Bergen County, NJ Obituaries, 1990-99: Serving the over 5 million people of northern New Jersey and metropolitan New York City, the Bergen Record is published in Hackensack, New Jersey. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1990 and September 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains over 84,300 records and about 296,000 names.

New Mexico

Santa Fe New Mexican Obituaries, 1999: The oldest newspaper in the west, its first issue appeared in 1849. Serving northern New Mexico and the surrounding region, the Santa Fe New Mexican is published in the state capital. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 2,000 records and about 7,000 names.

New York

Buffalo News (New York) Obituaries, 1992-2000: The largest city in western New York, Buffalo is home to nearly a million persons. Founded in 1880, the Buffalo News serves not only city residents, but people in outlying areas as well. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1992 and early 2000. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains over 36,500 records and about 150,000 names.
New York Times (New York City, New York) Death and Marriage Index, 1890: One of the most recognized and respected American newspapers, the New York Times has been in circulation for over 100 years. This database is a collection of death notices and marriage notices from the newspaper in 1890. Each record provides the individual's name, age or birth date, and issue date of the entry. In many cases, names of parents, spouse, and children are given along with the page number on which the obituary originally appeared. In addition to providing information on New York City residents, many out of town and foreign marriages and obituaries are included. It contains the names of about 10,000 persons.
Newsday (Long Island, New York) Obituaries, 1995-99: One of the important newspapers in the largest metropolis in the United States, the Newsday newspaper serves the over 2 million residents of the Long Island, New York area. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1995 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains over 3500 records and about 12,400 names.

North Carolina

Greensboro News Record (North Carolina) Obituaries, 1992-99: Serving the diverse population of central North Carolina, the Greensboro News Record has been an important part of the community for over 100 years. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1992 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains about 120,500 records and nearly about 421,000 names.
News and Observer (Raleigh, North Carolina) Obituaries, 1998-99: One of the premier newspapers of the state, the News and Observer serves the nearly half a million people who live in the greater Raleigh area of North Carolina. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1998 and the first eight months of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains over 28,500 records and nearly 100,000 names.

Ohio

Situated across the river from Campbell, Kenton, and Boone Counties in Kentucky, Cincinnati is one of the largest cities in Ohio. Serving over 1.1 million people in Ohio and Kentucky, the Cincinnati Enquirer is a prominent publication in the community. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1998 and early 2000. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains about 14,700 records and over 51,000 names.
Serving the nearly one million people of the greater Columbus, Ohio area, the Columbus Dispatch has been in circulation since 1871. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 6000 records and about 25,000 names.
Serving a metropolitan area with over one million people, the Cincinnati Post is an important part of both Cincinnati and northern Kentucky. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1996 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 350 records and about 1300 names.
Founded in 1898, the Dayton Daily News serves over a half a million people who live in the Montgomery County area of Ohio. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1993 and early 2000. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains over 84,200 records and about 295,000 names.

Oklahoma

Journal Record (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Obituaries, 1999: Published daily, Monday through Friday, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the Journal Record is an informed source of news and legal developments in the business community of the state. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 6,500 records and over 21,000 names.

Pennsylvania

Located in one of the older cities in the state, the Allentown Morning Call serves the diverse population of eastern Pennsylvania. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and early 2000. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains over 3300 records and about 10,000 names.
Serving the residents of Pennsylvania's capital, the Harrisburg Patriot is an important part of the community. This collection of some obituaries from the newspaper provides information regarding deceased persons such as birth date and location, occupation, surviving family, and other biographical facts. It also contains entries of varied public events. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company, it contains over 82,000 records and about 288,000 names of persons who died between 1990 and early 2000.
Bordering Maryland, just west of Philadelphia, Lancaster County is home to over 422,000 people. The Lancaster New Era and Intelligencer Journal serve this diverse population and publishes many obituaries for recently deceased residents. This collection of such obituaries covers some persons who died between 1990 and early 2000. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 44,000 records and over 150,000 names.
Serving the ethnically diverse eastern Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia Inquirer has marketed itself as a large newspaper with a local feel. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 5,900 records and over 19,200 names.

Rhode Island

Providence Journal (Rhode Island) Obituaries, 1998-99: In publication since the early 19th Century, the Providence Journal serves the over 600,000 residents of the greater Providence area in Rhode Island. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in the 1998 and the first half 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 5200 records and about 19,000 names.

South Carolina

Herald (Rock Hill, South Carolina) Obituaries, 1991-99: Having served the York County area of South Carolina for over 125 years, the Herald is an important part of Rock Hill. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1991 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 19,000 records and about 77,000 names.
Herald (Rock Hill, South Carolina) Obituaries, 1991-99: Having served the York County area of South Carolina for over 125 years, the Herald is an important part of Rock Hill. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1991 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 19,000 records and about 77,000 names.

Tennessee

Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tennessee) Obituaries, 1998-99: Located on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, the Commercial Appeal has been a key part of the Memphis community for many years. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 12,500 records and about 44,000 names.
Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) Obituaries, 1994-2000: Serving the eastern half Tennessee and a combined population of over half a million, the Knoxville News-Sentinel is one of the important newspapers in the state. This database is a collection of some obituaries from this newspaper between 1994 and early 2000. It also contains entries of varied public events. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 30,000 records and about 101,000 names.
Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) Obituaries, 1994-2000: Serving the eastern half Tennessee and a combined population of over half a million, the Knoxville News-Sentinel is one of the important newspapers in the state. This database is a collection of some obituaries from this newspaper between 1994 and early 2000. It also contains entries of varied public events. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 30,000 records and about 101,000 names.

Texas

Austin American Statesman (Texas) Obituaries, 1998-2000: A published daily for over 125 years, the Austin American Statesman serves the diverse population of nearly 600,000 persons in the capital of Texas. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1998 and early 2000. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 5200 records and about 18,000 names.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Texas) Obituaries, 1990-2000: Located in the heart of one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States, the Forth Worth Star-Telegram serves the over 1.5 million people who live in the area, including residents of such places as Arlington, Benbrook, and North Richland Hills. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1990 and early 2000. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Information and Learning Company in connection with the newspaper, information regarding family, occupation, and other biographical facts are readily found here. With over 210,000 records and nearly 760,000 names, this database can be of value to researchers of Texan ancestors.

Utah

Salt Lake Tribune (Utah), Obituaries, 1991-1999: One of the oldest newspapers in Utah and even in the west, the Salt Lake Tribune serves the nearly one million residents of northern Utah. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1991 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the UMI Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains over 39,000 records and about 147,000 names.

Virginia

One of the largest newspapers in Virginia, the Richmond Times-Dispatch serves the over 500,000 residents of the state's capital. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1998 and the first eight months of 2000. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts. Compiled by the Bell and Howell Company in connection with the newspaper, it contains nearly 5600 records and about 19,600 names.
Richmond, Virginia Newspaper Obituaries, 1804-38: Laid out by William Byrd II in 1737, Richmond became the state capital of Virginia in 1780. This database is a collection of obituaries from the Richmond Enquirer and the Richmond Whig. It contains the names of nearly 3800 persons who died between 1804 and 1838. Records from the Richmond Enquirer cover the years 1804-1828 and obituaries from the Richmond Whig cover the years 1824-1838.
The Roanoke Times and World News serves the nearly 200,000 residents of western Virginia. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.

Washington

News Tribune (Tacoma, Washington) Obituaries, 1998-99: Printed within sight of the majestic Mount Rainier, the News Tribune is an important part of the Tacoma, Washington community. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
Seattle Post-Intelligencer (Washington) Obituaries, 1990-99: As printed on its front page, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer has been "the voice of the Northwest since 1863." This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1990 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.

West Virginia

Charleston Daily Mail (West Virginia) Obituaries, 1998-99: One of two major newspapers in the state of West Virginia, the Charleston Daily Mail serves the nearly quarter million residents of the Charleston metropolis. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
Charleston Gazette (West Virginia) Obituaries, 1998-2000: In publication for 125 years, the Charleston Gazette serves 200,000 residents of the Kanawha River Valley in West Virginia. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in 1998 and early 2000. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
Gazette-Mail (Charleston, West Virginia) Obituaries, 1998-99: A weekly publication by the Gazette and the Daily Mail, the Sunday Gazette-Mail serves the over 200,000 people who live in the metropolitan Charleston area. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper between 1998 and the first eight months of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.

Wisconsin

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (Wisconsin) Obituaries, 1998-99: Located in the largest city in the state of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel serves the nearly a million people of the county. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in the 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel (Wisconsin) Obituaries, 1998-99: Located in the largest city in the state of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel serves the nearly a million people of the county. This database is a collection of some obituaries from the newspaper in the 1998 and the first half of 1999. Information provided often includes birth date and location, occupation, military service, surviving family members, and other biographical facts.
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