Obituary Search

Use these research tools to begin your obituary research.

Click HERE to access the Massive Obituary Project

And click HERE to search the ODT Index of 8,786,465 obituaries!

Search the Associated Press digital archives for hundreds of news obituaries. Results will contain your submitted surname:

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ObitsArchive.com - The ABSOLUTE Largest Archive of Obituaries on the web with hundreds of thousands to search through!

Special Obituary Collections on the Web - A collection of sites which host an archive of obits for an organization or group.

Other Obituary Resources on the Web - A collection of sites which center around obituary research.

Obituary Central Users' Discussion Forum - A discussion forum for the users of these sites.

Social Security Death Index
A valuable research tool along with important SSDI tips!

Obituary Links Page - A comprehensive directory of links to online obituaries, cemetery inscriptions, birth, marriage, and death notices, arranged by state and county!

Obituary Archive Search Engine - A collection of search engines that accesses only obituaries, allowing keyword (surname) searches!

Canadian Obituary Links - Links to online Canadian obituaries, cemetery inscriptions, birth, marriage, and death notices, arranged by territory!

Family Surname Obituary Archives Online - Thousands of links to online obituaries, cemetery inscriptions, birth, marriage, and death notices, arranged by state and county!

Obituary Central Birth Calculator - Tool for determining birth date.

GenealogyBuff.com - Could someone please simplify things?

GenLookups.com - A directory of lookup volunteers and sites arranged by state!

FamGen.net - A place to put your family tree online for free!

Surname Search Utility - Have you had trouble researching your surnames using the popular search engines?    Try this tool for your hard-to-deal-with surnames!

Adoption Resources - Online resources for researching adoption records and adoption parent/child location.

Marriage Search Engines - Marriage research tools for various states.

Historical & Genealogical Societies of the United States - Many of the society pages have collections of data that can be researched online.   This tool is an ever-growing directory of online society pages as well as links to society addresses and lists.

Search for Ancestors - An interactive directory of genealogy surname search engines.  Search right from this website.


Obituary Registry
Genealogy Web Directory - Obits
Legacy ObitFinder

Obituary Daily Times
Free Obituary Lookups
Obituary Database
The Dictionary of Genealogy
Obituary Mailing Lists
Investigative Research