Before making a request, do a quick
in case the obituary is available there.
If you find a volunteer for your area, use the listing's Email link to send
your request directly to him or her. If you don't find a volunteer, send
your request to the
OBIT-LOOKUPS-L Mailing List for subscription information).
After receiving a lookup,
post or publish
the obituary or an abstract to help other researchers.
Please do not send the same request to more than one volunteer.
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for your area, even on a limited basis, because every lookup
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The areas the volunteer covers and the resources available are listed along with the volunteer's name and e-mail address, and web page if any. Entries in
green are web sites for libraries, newspapers, death records, cemeteries, and genealogical/historical societies. Many library web sites have information about local obituaries and newspapers.
City or Town/Newspapers/Libraries, Etc.
Washington Post newspaper
John W -
Washington Post (January 1987 to 2 weeks ago; and 1877-1986 Historical). Fee for full text.