Deaths were not recorded in the State of Ohio before 1867. From 1867-1908 deaths were noted by the County Probate Court; however this file is not complete.
Morley Library has the Lake County Probate Court Births/Deaths on microfilm. From December 1908 death records are maintained by the County Bureau of Vital Statistic.
The Ohio Historical Society has an online OHIO DEATH CERTIFICATE INDEX, 1913-1944.
see also OBITUARIES
Page last updated 21 MARCH 2013.