Sunday, May 21, 2017

Online Indexes for Death Records, Cemeteries and Obituaries (USA) - Latest Additions and Updates

The Online Searchable Death Indexes and Records Website (USA) has been updated with links to the following items...

Alaska
- Alaska Vital Records, 1816-1959 from FamilySearch -- index and digital images of births (1816-1912), marriages (1816-1959), and deaths (1816-1959) from the Alaska State Archives; not yet complete

Arizona
- Arizona Death Records Index 1870-1966 and Birth Index 1855-1941 (Update: year 1966 added to the death records and year 1941 added to the birth records)
- Maricopa County: Mesa City Cemetery Records, 1885-1960 (from FamilySearch; includes digitized images of the records)

Arkansas
- Pulaski County: Oakland and Fraternal Historic Cemetery Records, 1867-2013 (in Little Rock, Arkansas; from FamilySearch)

California
- Riverside County: Hemet-San Jacinto Genealogical Society Obituaries Index
- San Bernardino County Historical Archives Online Catalog - Arrowhead (indexes deaths, probates, coroner's inquests, births, marriages, and other items; coverage varies by type of record)
- San Bernardino County: Agua Mansa Pioneer Cemetery Burials (in Colton CA)
- California Cemetery Transcriptions, 1850-1960 (at FamilySearch; Includes some cemeteries in Amador, Fresno, Los Angeles, Mariposa, Merced, Napa, Riverside, Sacramento, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Siskiyou, Solano, Stanislaus, Sutter, Tulare, Yolo, and Yuba counties. Coverage varies by cemetery.)

Colorado
- Denver Public Library Obituary Indexes 1922-2014 (update: year 1922 added)
- El Paso County: Pikes Peak Genealogical Society Cemetery Database

Georgia
- Georgia's Virtual Vault (includes Colonial Estate Records, Colonial Will Books, Colonial Wills, and other items)

Illinois
- Cook County: Archdiocese of Chicago Cemetery Records, 1864-1989, from FamilySearch

See: Online Chicago & Cook County, Illinois Death Records & Indexes

Indiana
- Allen County and Fort Wayne, Indiana Databases (update: more years added to the Fort Wayne and Allen County Area Obituary Index, 1837 to October 20, 2016)
- Allen County: St. John Cemetery Burials (Lutheran Cemetery in Fort Wayne)
- Hamilton County: Compiled Records From Hamilton East Public Library (at Ancestry/requires payment) includes Evans-Godby-Trout Funeral Home Records
- Pike County Cemeteries

Iowa
- Iowa Death Records, 1921-1940 from FamilySearch
- State Historical Society of Iowa Death Indexes c.1917-c.1939; PDF files for many Iowa counties; coverage varies by county (update: year 1939 added for some counties)
- Iowa Armed Forces Grave Registrations, ca. 1835-1998 from FamilySearch
- Lee County: Indexes for Deaths, Obituaries and Cemeteries

Kansas
- Cowley County: Arkansas City Traveler Digital Archives (includes obituaries)

Kentucky
- Kentucky Death Certificates and Records 1852-1964 (at Ancestry/requires payment) includes digitized Kentucky death certificates from 1911-1964 (update: year 1964 added)

Massachusetts
- Massachusetts Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001 at FamilySearch; coverage varies by town

Michigan
- Macomb County: Mt. Elliott Cemetery Association Genealogy Search (in Clinton Twp, Michigan; for Mt. Elliott, Mt. Olivet, Resurrection, All Saints and Guardian Angel Cemeteries)

Missouri
- Missouri Death Certificates Index and Images 1910-1966 (update: year 1966 added)
- Saline County Cemeteries
- Saline County: Ridge Park Cemetery Burials (Marshall, MO)
- Saline County, Missouri Cemetery Index, 1840-1963 (at Ancestry/requires payment)
- St. Louis City Wills Indexes, 1816-1967 (update: more years added)

New Jersey
- New Jersey Death Records Index, June 1878-June 1895 (update: July 1894-June 1895 added)
- New Jersey Death Index, 1901-1903 (at Ancestry/requires payment)

New York
- New York State Genealogical Research Death Index, 1957-March 1967 (update: entries for January 1966 to March 1967 added)
- Tompkins County: Ithaca City Cemetery Records
- Ulster County: Poorhouse Burial Records Database (New Paltz, New York)
- Ulster County: Old Dutch Church Genealogy Records (First Reformed Protestant Dutch Church of Kingston, New York; includes graveyard burial records, 1696-1880, and other items)

North Carolina
- Cabarrus County: Independent Tribune Obituary Index 2001-2014 (also has indexes for delayed birth certificates, marriages and other items)
- Harnett County: Greenwood Cemetery Burials Search (Dunn, North Carolina)

Oklahoma
- Oklahoma State Vital Records Index - Births and Deaths (indexes births more than 20 years ago and deaths more than 5 years ago; copies of the records can be ordered for a fee if eligibility requirements are met)

Oregon
- Oregon Death Index, 1877-1952 (from FamilySearch; indexes selected death records from Oregon)

Pennsylvania
- Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906-1964; at Ancestry/requires payment (update: year 1964 added)
- Pennsylvania Death Records Indexes 1906-1966 (update: year 1966 added)
- Adams County Library System Index of Local Obituaries
- Northumberland County Cemeteries

Rhode Island
- Rhode Island Vital Records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953 (from FamilySearch; includes deaths, 1901-1953)

South Carolina
- Richland County: Indexes of Local History and Genealogy (includes South Carolina State Hospital Cemetery Survey Index, and Randolph Cemetery Survey -- African American Cemetery in Columbia, South Carolina)
- Richland County: Randolph Cemetery Burials (African American Cemetery in Columbia)

Tennessee
- Anderson County: City of Oak Ridge Public Library Obituary Index, September 1943-Recent (from the Oak Ridge Journal and Oak Ridger newspapers)
- Bradley County Obituary Index 1865-Current (from the Cleveland Bradley County Library)
- Hawkins County Cemetery Burials
- Knox County Cross Index Search (indexes obituaries, wills, marriages and other items)
- Sullivan County Obituary Index 1990-1999

Texas
- Dallas County Probate Records, 1846-early 1900s (digitized images from the microfilm)
- Nolan County: Cemetery Burials and Other Genealogy Indexes
- Wise County: Cemetery Burials and Other Genealogy Indexes
- Yoakum County Cemeteries

Virginia
- Carroll County Death Register, 1855-1896

Wisconsin
- Door County Genealogy Indexes (includes a death index, 1857-1933, and some cemetery burials)

Social Security Death Index Page
- Social Security NUMIDENT Files, 1936-2007 from the National Archives

This is a list of the most recent additions. There are many more links for death records indexes at: Online Searchable Death Records Indexes and Obituaries (USA)

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Online Military Indexes and Records Website (USA) - Latest Updates

The Online Military Indexes and Records Directory (USA) has been updated with links to the following items...

Revolutionary War
 - New Hampshire Revolutionary War Records, 1675-1835 (at FamilySearch)
 - New Jersey Revolutionary War Damage Claims, 1776-1782
 - North Carolina Revolutionary Pay Vouchers, 1779-1782 (at FamilySearch)
 - Revolutionary War Soldiers of North and South Carolina

War of 1812
 - War of 1812 Index to Service Records, 1812-1815 (at FamilySearch)
 - North Carolina War of 1812 Pay Vouchers

Spanish American War
 - Michigan Spanish American War Medal Recipients

Civil War
 - Arkansas Ex-Confederate Pension Records, 1891-1939 (at FamilySearch)
 - Florida Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1885-1955 (at FamilySearch)
 - Illinois: Photographs of Civil War Soldiers (ongoing project; does not have photos of every soldier)
 - Kentucky Confederate Pension Applications, 1912-1950 (at FamilySearch)
 - Maine Civil War Era Soldiers (2500 digitized images of veterans of the Civil War from the Maine State Archives)
 - Massachusetts: Middlesex County: Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Mustered out from Lowell, Massachusetts; also has a list of Civil War veterans buried in Lowell Cemetery
 - Minnesota Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1869-1940 (at FamilySearch)
 - Mississippi Confederate Veterans and Widows Pension Applications, 1900-1974 (at FamilySearch)
 - New Hampshire Civil War Service and Pension Records, 1861-1866
 - North Carolina Confederate Pension Applications, 1901
 - Pennsylvania Civil War Muster Rolls, 1860-1869 (at Ancestry/requires payment)
 - Pennsylvania Grand Army of the Republic Membership Records, 1865-1936 (at FamilySearch)

World War I
 - Kansas: Camp Funston Military Records, 1914-1919 (at Ancestry/requires payment)
 - Maine World War I Draft Registration Index, 1917-1919 (at FamilySearch)
 - Minnesota: YMCA World War I Service Cards, 1917-1919 (digitized index cards from FamilySearch)
 - New York: Roll of Honor: Citizens of the State of New York Who Died While in the Service of the United States During the World War [WWI]
 - Pennsylvania WWI Veterans Service and Compensation Files, 1917-1919, 1934-1948 (at Ancestry/requires payment)
 - Texas World War I Records, 1917-1920 at FamilySearch

  World War II
 - Fields of Honor Database (burials database for three American War Cemeteries in Europe: Ardennes and Henri-Chapelle -- both in Belgium, and Margraten in the Netherlands. Many of the listings include memorial pages with a photograph.)
 - Arizona World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945 (at FamilySearch)
 - Colorado World War II 4th Draft Registration Index
 - Iowa World War II Bonus Case Files, 1947-1954 (at Ancestry/requires payment)
 - Iowa World War II Bonus Case Files for Beneficiaries, 1947-1959 (at Ancestry/requires payment)
 - Missouri Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946 (at FamilySearch)
 - New Mexico World War II Records, 1941-1945 (at Ancestry/requires payment)
 - North Carolina: Discharge and Statement of Service Records, 1940-1948 (at FamilySearch; does not include all counties)
 - Ohio: Summit County World War II Database (indexes Summit County servicemen and women in the Akron Beacon Journal during WWII)

Vietnam War
 - United States Casualties of the Vietnam War, 1956-1998 (at FamilySearch; includes Vietnam War dead, missing and prisoners of war)
 - Arkansas Vietnam War Project: Killed in Action

This is a list of the most recent additions. There are many more links for military records and indexes at: Online Military Indexes and Records (USA)

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Online Death Records, Indexes, Obituaries and Cemeteries - Latest Additions and Updates

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

California
- Monterey County: Cementerio El Encinal Burial Search
- San Bernardino County: Ontario City Library Newspaper Index (includes obituaries and birth and marriage announcements)

Colorado
- Routt County: Bud Werner Library Genealogy Database (indexes some cemetery burials and obituaries; has some entries for Grand Junction; also has separate PDF files of deceased Steamboat Springs Veterans)

Connecticut
- Connecticut Death Records Index, 1897-1966 (update: year 1966 added)
- Fairfield County: Oak Lawn Cemetery Burials (Fairfield, Connecticut)
- Fairfield County: Shelton Cemetery Transcriptions
- Litchfield County: Sharon People Index and Cemetery Headstone Transcriptions
- New Haven County: Pine Grove Cemetery Burials in Ansonia, Connecticut
- New Haven County: Evergreen Cemetery Burial Records Search (New Haven, Connecticut)
- New London County: Gales Ferry Cemetery Burials (Ledyard, Connecticut)
- New London County: Stonington Cemetery Plot Owners
- Tolland County: Bolton Center and Belknap (Quarryville) Cemetery Indexes
- Tolland County: Old North Burial Ground (Vernon, Connecticut)
- Windham County: Thompson Cemeteries and Headstone Inscriptions

Florida
- Orange County: Orlando Sentinel Obituary Indexes, 1949-1991
- Putnam County Cemeteries

Georgia
- Georgia Death Certificates 1928-1940 Index and Images (update: year 1940 added)
- Oconee County Probate Death Certificates Index, 1927-2010 (at Ancestry/requires payment)

Illinois
- Lake County: Mount Olivet Cemetery Burials (Zion, Illinois)
- Ogle County: Byron Obituary Listing, 1874-2000
- Will County: Compiled Records from Lockport Area Genealogical and Historical Society, 1811-1990 (at Ancestry/requires payment); includes cemetery books, church records, and other items

Indiana
- Indiana Death Certificates 1899-2011 at Ancestry (requires payment) index and scanned copies of the death certificates
- Dearborn County Newspaper Indexes, 1820s-1870s (indexes birth, marriage and death notices)
- Monroe County Death Records Index, c.1882-2014 (also includes a probate index and other items)
- Ohio County: Rising Sun Newspaper Index 1833-1860 (indexes births, marriages, divorces and deaths in Rising Sun newspapers)

Iowa
- Mahaska County: Forest Cemetery Burial Records (Oskaloosa, Iowa)
- Sioux County: Grace Hill Cemetery Burials (in Hawarden, Iowa)

Louisiana
- Louisiana Death Records Index 1911-1965 (update: year 1965 added)
- Louisiana Statewide Death Index 1900-1964 (at Ancestry/requires payment) also has some entries from 1819-1899 (update: more years added)
- Orleans Parish: New Orleans Times-Picayune Obituary Indexes (for various years; some years incomplete)

Maine
- Androscoggin County: Lewiston Area Cemetery Records
- Kennebec County: Burials in Augusta City Cemeteries

Massachusetts
- Middlesex County: Burials of St. Peter's Cemetery 1900-1913 (Lowell); also has Civil War Veterans Buried in Lowell Cemetery, and other items
- Middlesex County: Mount Auburn Catholic Cemetery (Sand Banks Cemetery) Burials and Veterans Graves (Watertown, Massachusetts)
- Middlesex County: Arlington Cemetery Burials (Watertown)

Michigan
- Eaton County: Delta Township Cemetery Burials

- Detroit: Death Certificates Index for Armenian Immigrants through 1925 (most are from Detroit and Highland Park, Michigan; and Brantford, St. Catharines, and Hamilton, Ontario, Canada); See: Online Detroit and Wayne County Death Records & Indexes

Missouri
- Missouri Death Certificates Index and Images 1910-1965 (includes free downloadable images of the death certificates) update: year 1965 added
- Andrew County Tombstone Transcriptions
- Buchanan County: Northwest Missouri Genealogical Society Indexes (includes Atchison County Deaths, 1878-1888; Births and Deaths from the St. Joseph Gazette for assorted years in the 1950s, Deaths from Catholic Tribune, 1889-1894, and other items)
- Buchanan County: Mount Mora Cemetery Burials (in St. Joseph, Missouri)
- Callaway County Probate Records Indexes
- Callaway Obituary Index, 1990-mid 2012
- Cass County Cemetery Burials Index

Montana
- Ravalli County: Riverview Cemetery Interments (in Hamilton, Montana)

Nebraska
- Butler County Tombstones
- Douglas County: Omaha Area Cemetery Burials (has over 200,000 entries)
- Douglas County: Prospect Hill Cemetery Markers (Photos) in Omaha
- Pottawattamie County: Death, Cemetery and Obituary Indexes

Nevada
- Nevada Death Records, 1911-1965 (at Ancestry/requires payment) includes digitized copies of the death certificates

New Hampshire
- New Hampshire Death Certificates, 1938-1959 from FamilySearch (includes digitized images of the death certificates) update: collection is now indexed
- Carroll County: Lakeview Cemetery Burials (in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire)

New Jersey
- New Jersey Deaths (index), 1670-1988 at FamilySearch (indexes selected death records; not complete but has 650,000 entries)

New Mexico
- New Mexico Wills and Probate Records, 1801-1993 (at Ancestry/requires payment) for Sandoval, Soccoro and Valencia Counties; coverage varies by county

New York
- New York State Genealogical Research Death Index, 1957-July 1966 (update: entries for January-July, 1966 added)
- Allegany County Historical Society Genealogy Indexes (includes cemetery burials and obituaries)
- Cattaraugus County: Olean Public Library Obituary Database (for the 1980s and 1990s; not complete)
- Herkimer County: Herkimer Evening Telegram Obituary Index
- Niagara County: Lockport Union Sun and Journal Obituary Index, 1900-1903 and 2007-2011
- Ontario County: Woodlawn Cemetery Burials (Canandaigua, New York)
- Oswego County: Town of Granby Cemeteries
- Rensselaer County: Town of Nassau Cemeteries
- Rensselaer County: Stephentown Cemeteries Name Index

North Carolina
- Alamance County Area Obituary Indexes and Abstracts (has indexes for 1875-1914 and abstracts for 1915-1929)

Ohio
- Carroll County: Obituary Indexes, 1844-1868 and 1876-1880; and Cemetery Burials
- Clermont County Genealogical Society Death Index
- Licking County: Hartford Cemetery Burials
- Lucas County: Toledo-Lucas County Public Library - Blade Obituaries Index 1837-Present (update: more years added)
- Mahoning County: Poland Township Cemeteries
- Mahoning County Genealogy Indexes (includes Coroners Inquests, Estates Decedent Index, Youngstown City Death Records, 1892-1904, and other items)
- Pendleton County Birth, Marriage and Death Records Indexes (includes cemetery burials, obituaries and other items)
- Summit County: Glendale Cemetery Burials (in Akron)
- Summit County: Burials in East Liberty and Greensburg Cemeteries (Green, Ohio)
- Summit County: Mount Peace Cemetery Burials (in Akron)
- Summit County: Oakwood Cemetery Records (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio)
- Trumbull County: Hubbard Obituary Index (from the Hubbard Public Library)

Oklahoma
- Jackson County: City of Altus Cemetery Database
- Jackson County Probate General Index, 1907-1920

Pennsylvania
- Lancaster County Archives Online Genealogy Indexes (includes indexes for death registers, coroner's inquests, veteran burials, wills and other items)
- Lancaster County: Old Chestnut Level Cemetery Burials (Drumore Township)

South Carolina
- South Carolina Death Records and Index 1915-1965 from FamilySearch; includes digitized images of the death records (update: more years added)
- South Carolina Probate Search (for the following counties: Barnwell, Beaufort, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Jasper, Marlboro, Newberry, Saluda and York)
- Lexington County Public Library Newspaper Obituary/Death Notice Index

South Dakota
- South Dakota Death Index 1879-1955 (at Ancestry/requires payment) update: more years added

Texas
- Potter County Probate Index, 1901-2013 (at Ancestry/requires payment)

Utah
- Utah Death Certificates Index 1905-1965; includes free downloadable images of the death certificates (update: year 1965 added)

Vermont
- Washington County: Berlin Cemetery Indexes

Virginia
- Williamsburg: Virginia Gazette Obituary Index, 1930-2015 (from the Williamsburg Regional Library; includes PDF images of the obituaries; covers Williamsburg City, James City County, and York County)

Washington
- Washington Death Certificates Index 1907-1960 and 1965-2014 from the Washington State Digital Archives (update: years 1965-2014 added)
- Island County: Camwood Obituary Project (indexes obituaries from the Stanwood/Camano News)

West Virginia
- West Virginia Will Books, 1756-1971 (from FamilySearch; coverage varies by county; index is 20% complete)
- Wirt County Cemetery Burials and Obituaries

Wisconsin
- Barron County Cemeteries
- Dane County: Blooming Grove Cemetery Burials

This is a list of the most recent additions. There are many more links for death records indexes at: Online Searchable Death Records Indexes and Obituaries

Sunday, March 20, 2016

Online Indexes for Death Records, Cemeteries and Obituaries (USA) - Latest Additions

Listed below are the latest additions and updates to the Online Searchable Death Indexes and Records Directory...

Arizona
- Arizona Death Records Index 1870-1965 and Birth Index 1855-1940 (update: year 1965 added to the death index; year 1940 added to the birth index) includes PDF images of the birth and death certificates

California
- Humboldt County Wills Index, Feb. 26, 1855-Aug. 7, 1931
- San Francisco County: California Mortuary Records of Chinese Decedents, 1870-1933 (at Ancestry/requires payment)

Colorado
- Pueblo County: Roselawn Cemetery Burials (Pueblo, Colorado)

Connecticut
- Connecticut Death Records Index, 1897-1965 (from the Connecticut State Library)
- New London County: Norwich City Cemetery Burials

Florida
- Santa Rosa County Obituary Indexes

Georgia
- Houston County: Evergreen Cemetery Tombstone Transcriptions 1827-1997 (in Perry, Georgia)

Idaho
- Idaho Death Certificates Index, 1938-1961 from FamilySearch
- Ada County: Idaho Statesman Obituary Index 1957-Present (update: more years added)

Illinois
- Grundy County: Obituary and Cemetery Indexes (includes an obituary and death notice index from the Coal City Courant and other sources, and an index to the cemeteries of southern Will and Grundy Counties)
- Grundy County Cemeteries
- Logan County Cemetery Surname Index (from the Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society)
- Macon County: Decatur Public Library Herald and Review Obituary Database
- Pike County Cemeteries

Indiana
- Indiana Wills and Probate Records, 1798-1999 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county
- Lake County: Post Tribune or Gary Post Tribune Obituary Index, 1921-current (from the Lake County Public Library)
- LaPorte County Indiana Obituaries Indexes
- Madison County Pioneer Cemeteries
- Morgan County Public Library Obituary Finder and Cemetery Database (also has a partial probate index)

Iowa
- Decatur County Genealogy Indexes (includes indexes for deaths 1906-1921, and some cemetery burials)
- Lucas County: Chariton Newspaper Index 1867-2005 (indexes obituaries, weddings, deaths and other items; from the Chariton Public Library)
- Monroe County Genealogy Indexes (includes indexes for probate records, wills and cemetery burials)

Kansas
- Riley County Cemeteries (from the Riley County Genealogical Society)

Kentucky
- Kentucky Death Index 2000-2013 (update: year 2013 added)
- Kentucky Death Certificates and Records 1852-1963 (at Ancestry/requires payment) includes digitized Kentucky death certificates from 1911-1963, plus earlier records for some counties (update: digitized death certificates for 1954-1963 added)

Maine
- Hancock County Probate Index 1790-2000

Maryland
- Anne Arundel Genealogical Society Obituaries Index c.2004-c.2007

Massachusetts
- Middlesex County: Wakefield Death Record Search 1850-2014 (update: more years added)
- Middlesex County: Chelmsford Cemetery Archive

Michigan
- Michigan Death Records, 1867-1950 (at Ancestry/requires payment) includes scanned death registers from 1867-1897; and scanned death certificates from 1897-1941; 1942-1950 is index only
- Michigan Masonic Deaths, 1929-1937 (Extracted from Transactions and Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of the State of Michigan)
- Oakland County: Milford Times Obituary Index 1929-1959 (update: more years added)

Minnesota
- Minnesota Wills and Probate Records 1801-1999 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county
- Minnesota Death Search 1997 to Recent (You must know the person's date of birth or Social Security number to do a search.)
- Anoka County Genealogical Society Indexes (includes indexes for births, marriages, deaths and probate records)
- Meeker County Influenza Epidemic Deaths, 1916-1919

Missouri
- Missouri Deaths, 1883-1930 (for 15 Counties) at FamilySearch (images only; not yet indexed; for Andrew, Audrain, Buchanan, Cape Girardeau, Clinton, Cole, Howard, Jefferson, Macon, Marion, Monroe, Morgan, Scotland, Texas, and Warren counties. Coverage varies by county.)
- Jackson County: Midwest Genealogy Center Indexes; includes indexes for: Independence Examiner Newspapers -- birth, death, marriage, divorce, and other records 1900-1959 (some years are incomplete); Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times Obituaries 1975-2006 (not complete); Kansas City Call Newspaper Obituaries 1995-2001 (African American newspaper in Jackson County)

Missouri (St. Louis)
- St. Louis City Wills Indexes, 1816-1962 (update: more years added)
- St. Matthew Cemetery Burials (Cemetery in South St. Louis)
- United Hebrew Cemetery Burials
See: Online St. Louis Death Records and Indexes

Montana
- Montana: County Births and Deaths, 1840-2004 at FamilySearch (Includes registers and certificates from Broadwater, Deer Lodge, Jefferson, Lewis and Clark, Powell and Silver Bow counties. Coverage varies by county.)

New Jersey
- New Jersey Death Records Index, June 1878-June 1894 (update: one year added)
- Warren County: Belvidere Apollo/Intelligencer Obituary Index 1826-1953 (update: years 1915-1953 added)

New Mexico
- Lea County: Hobbs Public Library Obituaries Index
- Otero County Cemeteries

New York (State)
- New York State Genealogical Research Death Index, 1957-1965 (update: June-Dec 1965 added; does not include NYC)
- Allegany County: Burial Lists for 3 Cemeteries in Cuba, New York
- Hamilton County Cemeteries

North Carolina
- North Carolina Estate Files, 1663-1979 at FamilySearch (partially indexed; coverage varies by county)

North Dakota
- Emmons County Cemeteries and Burials

Ohio
- Ohio Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county
- Geauga County Cemetery Burials and Estate Records Index
- Lake County: Evergreen Cemetery Burials (in Painesville, Ohio)
- Mahoning County: Youngstown Vindicator Obituary Index Search, Nov. 2011 to Feb. 2014

Oklahoma
- Muskogee County: Greenhill Cemetery Online Burial Search (Muskogee, Oklahoma)
- Oklahoma County: Resurrection Memorial Cemetery Burials (Catholic Cemetery in Oklahoma City)

Oregon
- Douglas County Genealogical Society Indexes; includes indexes for some cemetery burials and other items

Pennsylvania
- Pennsylvania Death Records Indexes 1906-1965 (update: year 1965 added)

South Carolina
- "CSI: Dixie" - South Carolina Coroners Reports, 1800-1900 (has 1,582 digitized coroners reports from Anderson, Edgefield, Greenville, Kershaw, Spartanburg and Union Counties)

Tennessee
- Tennessee Wills and Probate Records, 1727-2008 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county

Texas
- Caldwell County Genealogical and Historical Society Research Center Obituary Index (dates not given)
- Erath County: City of Stephenville Cemetery Burials (for West End Memorial Cemetery and East End Memorial Cemetery)

Utah
- Utah County: Salem City Cemetery Burials

Washington
- Spokane County: Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Indexes (includes obituaries, cemetery burials and other items)

Wisconsin
- Brown County: Bay Area Genealogical Society Gravesite Search
- Green County Obituaries Indexes and Cemetery Surname Indexes
- Winnebago County: Neenah Public Library Obituary Index, 1907-1910 and 1912-1943

This is a list of the most recent additions. There are many more links for death records indexes at: Online Searchable Death Records Indexes and Obituaries

Sunday, October 18, 2015

Online Death Indexes, Obituaries, Cemeteries and Probate Records - Latest Additions and Updates

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

California
- Los Angeles County: Antelope Valley Genealogical Society's Area Cemeteries (burials index for some cemeteries in Lancaster, Palmdale, Acton and Leona Valley)

District of Columbia
- District of Columbia Deaths, 1874-1961 at FamilySearch; includes index and digitized images of the death certificates (update: years 1960 and 1961 added)

Florida
- Nassau County: Fernandina Death and Burial Records, 1896-1916

Georgia
- Georgia Wills and Probate Records, 1742-1992 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county

Idaho
- Idaho Death Index, 1890-1964 (at Ancestry/requires payment) update: years 1963 and 1964 added

Illinois
- Illinois Wills and Probate Records, 1772-1999 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county
- Adams County: Card Index to Deaths, 1877-1990 (at FamilySearch)
- Cook County: Ancestry's (fee-based) probate database for Illinois includes indexed and digitized probate records for Cook County and Chicago c.1871-c.1923; See: Online Chicago and Cook County, Illinois Death Records and Indexes. Scroll down to the "Chicago and Cook County Probate Records and Indexes" section.
- Knox County: Galesburg Public Library Birth, Obituary, and Wedding Index, 2006-recent; from the Register Mail newspaper
- McLean County: Central Illinois Obituaries, 1850-1880 (from Bloomington, Illinois Newspapers)
- St. Clair County: Walnut Hill Cemetery Burials, 1855-2014 (Belleville, Illinois)

Indiana
- Benton County Cemeteries
- Grant County Death Certificates Index (from the Grant County Health Department)
- Greene County Death Records Index, 1895-1996
- Sullivan County Genealogy Indexes (Update: more indexes added, more years added to the obituary index)

Iowa
- Iowa Wills and Probate Records, 1758-1997 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county
- Boone County Cemeteries
- Dallas County Cemeteries
- Iowa County Obituaries Index (also has other genealogy indexes)
- Webster County Death Certificate Index, 1925-1933

Kansas
- Franklin County: Obituaries in Ottawa, Kansas Newspapers 1965-2003
- Republic County: Belleville City Cemetery Burials

Louisiana
- Louisiana Death Records Index 1911-1964 (update: year 1964 added)

Maine
- Waldo County: Births, Deaths and Marriages Recorded in Town Reports (from the Belfast Free Library)

Michigan
- Washtenaw County: University of Michigan, Alumni Records - Necrology File Index (for students who died prior to 1965)

Minnesota
- Germanic Genealogy Society of Minnesota Cemetery Transcriptions (includes transcriptions for 8 primarily German cemeteries in Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Scott and Todd Counties)

Mississippi
- Mississippi Wills and Probate Records, 1780-1982 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county

Missouri
- Missouri Wills and Probate Records, 1766-1988 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county

Missouri (St. Louis)
- St. Louis City Wills Indexes, 1816-1956 (update: more years added)
- Ancestry's (fee-based) Missouri Probate database includes indexed and digitized records for St. Louis City Probate Files c.1812-c.1898 and Wills c.1816-c.1967. See: Online St. Louis, Missouri Death Records, Indexes and Obituaries. Scroll down to the "St. Louis Probate Records and Wills" section.

Nebraska
- Cheyenne County: Greenwood Cemetery Burials (Sidney, Nebraska)

New Jersey
- New Jersey Probate Records, 1678-1980 at FamilySearch (free; browsable images only; not indexed; coverage varies by county; most end in 1920)
- New Jersey Wills and Probate Records, 1785-1924 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county
- Essex County: Glendale Cemetery Burials (Bloomfield, New Jersey)
- Morris County Probated Estates Search

New York (State)
- New York Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county

New York City
- New York Wills and Probate Records at Ancestry (requires payment; coverage varies)
- New York County, New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1658-1880 at Ancestry (requires payment; some volumes are missing)
- New York Probate Records at FamilySearch (unindexed; does not include the present day Bronx; coverage varies)
- Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogates Office, City of New York 1665-1801

See the "Probate Records and Wills" section at: Online New York City Death Records Indexes and Obituaries

North Carolina
- North Carolina Probate Records, 1735-1970 from FamilySearch (images only; not yet indexed; coverage varies by county; most records are from 1800-1930)
- North Carolina Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county
- Cumberland County Cemeteries
- Gaston County: Genealogy and Local History Indexes (includes: Early Church Histories and Cemeteries of Gaston and Lincoln Counties Index, and other items)
- Northampton County Burials Database (lists over 4300 burials in Northampton County)

Ohio
- Diocese of Cleveland Catholic Cemeteries Burial Search (update: 3 cemeteries added); See: Online Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, Ohio Death Records and Indexes

Oregon
- Clackamas County: Clackamas Review Obituary Index, 1926-April, 1999 (city of Milwaukie)
- Multnomah County: Assorted Death Indexes (includes indexes for Portland death certificates 1889-1902, Multnomah County probate cases 1852-1939, St. Mary's Cemetery burials (catholic cemetery in Portland), some obituaries, and other items)

Pennsylvania
- Pennsylvania Wills and Probate Records, 1683-1993 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county

Tennessee
- Hamilton County: Chattanooga Public Library Newspapers Obituary Index 1897-2014 (updated: more years added)

Texas
- Williamson County Clerk Death Index Search (c. 1930s-recent; also has indexes for births and marriages)

Utah
- Utah Death Certificates Index 1905-1964; includes free downloadable images of the death certificates (update: years 1963 and 1964 added)
- Utah State Archives Online Death Indexes (includes Beaver County Death Registers Index, 1900-1905; Box Elder County: Garland City Cemetery Interment Registers Index, 1893-1961; Sanpete County Clerk Death Register, 1898-1905; Salt Lake County Coroners' Inquest Case Files Index, 1870-1871 and 1886-1937; Salt Lake County Probate Case Files Index, 1852-1896)

West Virginia
- West Virginia Wills and Probate Records, 1724-1978 (at Ancestry/requires payment) coverage varies by county
- Wood County Obituaries Indexes 1841-1900 (from the Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library)

This is a list of the most recent additions. There are many more links for death records indexes at: Online Searchable Death Records Indexes and Obituaries

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Ancestry's New Collection of U.S. Wills and Probate Records

In early September, Ancestry.com added some new U.S. databases with indexed and digitized wills and probate records for all 50 states. Coverage varies by county and not all counties are included. Access to this collection requires a fee-based subscription to Ancestry.com.

Ancestry's U.S. Probate Records and Wills Collection

Have fun digging around in these new records! :)

For more online death records and indexes see:
Online Death Indexes, Records, Obituaries and Cemeteries