Monday, July 14, 2014

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

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

California
- Contra Costa County Obituary Index 1855-1920, and Probate Indexes
- Orange County Catholic Cemeteries- Burial Search
- Stanislaus County: Genealogical Society of Stanislaus County Indexes (includes burial permits, probate abstracts and other items)

Colorado
- Elbert County: Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery Burials (Diocese of Colorado Springs)
- Montrose Genealogy Center Cemetery Transcriptions (also has some listings for Delta and San Miguel Counties)
- Montrose County: Cedar Creek Cemetery Burials (Montrose, CO)

Connecticut
- Middlesex County: Pine Grove Cemetery Burials (Middletown, Connecticut)

Florida
- Palm Beach: Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery Burial Records Search

Georgia
- Georgia Death Certificates 1928-1940 at FamilySearch (update: years 1931-1940 added)
- DeKalb County: Sylvester Cemetery Database, 1811-2002
- Fulton County: Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta Cemeteries (PDF files with burial listings for individual cemeteries)

Illinois
- DuPage County: Bloomingdale Public Library Obituary Index (includes PDFs for many of the obituaries)
- Jackson County: St. Andrew Catholic Cemetery Burials
- Lake County: Highland Park Obituary Index 1874-2009 (update: more years added)

- Cook County Death Index 1878-1922 and Chicago Death Index 1959-1994 at FamilySearch (update: years 1959-1994 for Chicago added) See: Online Chicago & Cook County, Illinois Death Records & Indexes

Indiana
- Warrick County Genealogy Indexes (includes WPA death records index 1882-1920, cemetery burials and more)

Iowa
- Iowa: County Death Records, 1880-1992 at FamilySearch

Kansas
- Cowley County: Arkansas City Public Library Obituary Index, 1993-2011, and Riverview Cemetery Burials

Kentucky
- Clark County: Winchester Cemetery Burial Records (Winchester, KY)

Massachusetts
- Bristol County: Swansea Cemeteries
- Essex County: Gloucester Cemetery Inventory
- Middlesex County: City of Waltham Cemetery Records Search (for Mount Feake and Grove Hill Cemeteries)
- Suffolk County: Boston Public Library Obituary Database 1932-1941 and 1953-2010; for the Boston Evening Transcript, Boston Globe, and the Boston Herald/Herald American (update: more years added)
- Worcester County: Town of Charlton Cemeteries

Michigan
- Alpena County Obituary and Cemetery Indexes (also has Alpena Catholic Church records indexes and other items)
- Emmet County: Greenwood Cemetery Burials (Petoskey, Michigan)
- Mason County: Lakeview Cemetery Burials (Ludington, Michigan)
- Oakland County: Rochester-Avon Historical Society Obituaries Index
- Oakland County: Royal Oak Public Library Obituary and Cemetery Indexes (has Daily Tribune Obituaries 2010-present, and Royal Oak Cemetery burials)

Minnesota
- Hennepin County: Saint Vincent de Paul Cemetery Burials (Catholic cemetery in Osseo, Minnesota)

Missouri
- Catholic Cemetery Burials in Iron, St. Francois and Ste. Genevieve Counties

Nebraska
- Knox County Cemeteries

New York
- Jefferson County Estate Claims Index
- Monroe County: Burials in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery (Clarkson, NY)
- New York City: Brooklyn Daily Eagle Newspaper 1841-1955 (update: several more years added)
- Saratoga County Cemeteries
- Schenectady County: Park View Cemetery Burials (Schenectady, New York)
- Schenectady County: Vale Cemetery Burials (Schenectady, New York)
- Westchester County: Field Library Obituary Index (index of death notices from Peekskill, New York newspapers from the mid-1800s to the present)

North Carolina
- Wake County: Raleigh News and Observer Newspaper Index 1926-1992 (includes death notices)

Ohio
- Montgomery County: Dayton Memorial Park Cemetery Burials (Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio)
- Tuscarawas County Genealogical Society Obituary Indexes (for the Dover Daily Reporter 1954-1967 and the Dover Times-Reporter 2003-2011)

Oklahoma
- McClain County: Hillside Cemetery Burials (Purcell, Oklahoma)
- Pottawatomie County: Fairview Cemetery Burials (Shawnee, Oklahoma)
- Sequoyah County: Sallisaw Memorial Cemetery Burials (Sallisaw, Oklahoma)
- Woods County: Alva Cemetery Burials (Alva, Oklahoma)

Oregon
- Multnomah County (and Lane County): Portland Catholic Cemeteries Burial Search (includes Mount Calvary and Gethsemani Catholic Cemeteries in Portland, and Mount Calvary Cemetery in Eugene)

Pennsylvania
- See: Recently Added Online Pennsylvania Death Records Indexes, Obituaries and Cemeteries

Rhode Island
- Rhode Island Historical Cemetery Commission Grave Search

Tennessee
- TNGenWeb Cemetery Database (has burial listings for several counties)
- Montgomery County Death Sources Database and Leaf-Chronicle Obituary Index
- Tipton County: Covington Leader Obituaries Index 1917-1953

Texas
- Harris County: Kingwood Observer Obituary File Index 1993-Feb 2013 (update: more years added)

Virginia
- Bristol Church and Family Cemeteries Index (includes entries from some nearby counties in Virginia and Tennessee)

Wisconsin
- Oneida County: Rhinelander Area Newspaper Obituary Index 1882-2006
- Rock County: Fassett Cemetery Burials (Edgerton, Wisconsin)
- Rock County: Eastlawn Cemetery Burials (Beloit, Wisconsin)

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

Monday, July 07, 2014

Pennsylvania Cemetery, Obituary and Death Records Indexes - Latest Additions

Links to the items listed below were recently updated or added to: Online Pennsylvania Death Records Indexes, Obituaries and Cemeteries

Pennsylvania Death Indexes - Updates and Additions
- Pennsylvania Death Certificates 1906-1963 at Ancestry (fee-based) (Update: years 1925-1963 added)

- Allegheny Valley Daily News Obituary Indexes 1900-1953
- Allegheny County: The Homewood Cemetery - Burials Index (in Pittsburgh)
- Allegheny County: Smithfield East End Cemetery Burials (in Pittsburgh)
- Cambria County: Obituary and Death Notice Indexes for the Cambria Tribune, Johnstown Tribune and Tribune-Democrat (Johnstown, PA); and the Journal (Nanty Glo, PA)
- Centre County: Centre Daily Times Obituaries Index -- index covers 1937-2011; some scanned obituary images are available from April 1961-August 1985 (update: some scanned obituary images are now available online)
- Dauphin County Cemetery Database
- Delaware County: Cumberland Cemetery Burials (Media, Pennsylvania)
- Lancaster County: Lititz Public Library Obituary Index
- Montgomery County: Montefiore Cemetery Burials (Jewish Cemetery in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania)
- Northumberland County: Tifereth Israel Cemetery Burials (Jewish Cemetery in Mount Carmel, Pennsylvania)
- Warren County: Court House Vital Records -- Deaths 1893-1905 (not yet complete)

This article was updated on 29 October 2014

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

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

The Online U.S. Military Records and Indexes website has been updated with links to the following items...

War of 1812
 - War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910 from FamilySearch
 - War of 1812 Pension Application Files at Fold3 (not yet complete; ongoing project)
 - Michigan: War of 1812 Pensioners Index, 1883

Spanish American War
 - Wisconsin Genealogy Spanish American War Database

Civil War
 - United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933 at FamilySearch
 - Kentucky: Battle of Perryville Casualty Database
 - North Carolina Confederate Soldiers Burial Database (ongoing project)
 - South Carolina: Confederate Rolls of South Carolina
 - Texas: United Confederate Veterans Robert E. Lee Camp No. 158 in Fort Worth (from the Fort Worth Library Digital Archives)
 - Washington: Civil War Veterans Buried In Washington State
 - Wisconsin Genealogy Civil War Database

World War I
 - Alaska WWI Military Service Records: Personnel Information and Death Statistics
 - Arkansas World War I Discharge Records Index
 - California: San Francisco World War I Enemy Alien Registration Affidavits, 1918, from FamilySearch
 - New York Soldiers of the Great War: Fallen New York Soldiers of World War One
 - Texas: A Short History and Photographic Record of the 359th Infantry Texas Brigade (scanned searchable book); primarily from 39 Northeast Texas counties, but some other counties are included

World War II
 - United States Marine Corps Casualty Card Databases (for World War II, the Interwar Period 1946-1950, and WWII War Dogs)
 - Arkansas First Registration Draft Cards, 1940-1945 from FamilySearch (index is not yet complete)
 - Louisiana First Registration Draft Cards, 1940-1945 from FamilySearch (not yet complete)
 - Michigan: World War II Honor List of Missing and Dead

Vietnam War
 - Indiana Vietnam War Deaths

This is a list of the most recent additions. There are many more military indexes listed at: Online Military Indexes and Records