GENEALOGY & LOCAL
Our Obituary Index
is for the death notices appearing in the Painesville
Telegraph, from 16 July 1822 to 30 April 1986, and in the News-Herald
(Willoughby), 25 March 1986 to the present, can be found in the Genealogy and Local History Room.
Also included are obituaries from the Northern Ohio Journal
(Painesville), 11 July 1874 to 26 June 1880; the Painesville
Republican, 1898 to 1906; and the Willoughby Gazette, 1
October 1868 to 25 September 1869.
Morley Library does not
have microfilm for all the newspapers in this index, specifically the
Painesville Republican and various editions of the Painesville
Telegraph [covering a time period of about 1890 to 1910].
Copies of articles found in the
Morley Library Obituary Index may be requested
by email (firstname.lastname@example.org),
phone (440 352 3383),
or snail mail (Morley Library 184 Phelps St. Painesville, OH 44077).
Please specify your choice of paper or electronic copy.
There is a charge of $1.00 per sheet of paper or $1.00 per electronic
file. An invoice for your copies will be
included in the mailing or electronic file. Please do not prepay.
Note some obituaries can not be supplied as an electronic file.
Please limit your requests to four (4) individuals at a
Cleveland Public Library has two tools to help
locate death notices and obituaries. One is the Cleveland
Necrology File, an online database of Cleveland area death notices from circa 1850 to
1975. The other is the Cleveland News
Index. This includes entries in the Cleveland Press and the Cleveland
Plain Dealer from 1976 to the present.
For Ashtabula County area the
Ashtabula County District Library has an
covering 1816 to the present. "The emphasis of this resource is to
compile local obituaries from the past few decades. This index is
not comprehensive and definitive."
Links to other local records:
RECORDS, CEMETERY RECORDS,
CENSUS ENUMERATIONS, CHURCH
RECORDS, CITY DIRECTORIES,
HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE
YEARBOOKS, MAPS AND ATLASES,
MILITARY RECORDS, NATURALIZATION,
PROBATE AND WILLS and
last updated 10 MARCH 2015.