United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a name index and images of obituaries from thousands of newspapers throughout the United States. This collection is created in partnership with GenealogyBank. There are more than 23 million records and 46 million images in this collection. The index may contain errors.


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What Can I Learn from GenealogyBank Obituaries?


These obituary records may include:

  • Name of the deceased
  • The age of deceased
  • Birth date and place
  • Death date and place
  • Names of parents, spouse or other relatives
  • Name of newspaper, date and place of publication
  • Mortuary or undertaker


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