West Virginia Obituaries





 

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Obituaries are notices of a deceased, usually placed in newspapers by funeral homes, or members of the deceased's family. The obituary traditionally can include valuable information, such as date of death and names of close family members. This page provides links to West Virginia obituaries, death records, West Virginia obituary databases and other West Virginia genealogy resources

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 total number WV obituary indexes: 685

 

Large Obituary Databases

There are some sites on the internet that have large obituary databases from many sources and often, because of their size can provide a search box to quickly find the obituary for which you may be searching:


World's Largest Online Newspaper Archive instantly search over 660 million obituary, marriage, birth and death announcements in 12 million newspaper pages from 1690-today

 

Legacy.com Search for obituaries and Guest Books from over 175 Legacy.com-affiliated newspapers across the United States

 

Tributes.com - Online Obituaries, Funeral Notices and Death Records this is the largest collection of online RECENT obituaries, searchable by name, location or funeral home

 

Obituary Daily Times a searchable database of over 14 million newspaper obituaries

 

GenealogyBank - Over 1 Billion Records - West Virginia Newspapers search death notices and obituaries in West Virginia newspapers

 

West Virginia Obituaries

Databases of obituaries from many newspapers typically may contain the following information: date of death, age at death, newspaper name, date of paper and page of citation. Some sites may even have scanned original West Virginia obituaries and provided them online.


West Virginia Newspapers & Obituary Help - at AncestorHunt.com, this site has a large collection links to newspaper obituaries

West Virginia Obituaries this archive, maintained by US GenWeb Archives, includes records submitted by volunteers and transcribed newspaper obits

Directory of West Virginia Obituaries and Newspaper Links transcription of over 250,000 obituaries as provided by researchers

 

Obits Index - West Virginia recent obituaries of individuals born in West Virginia.

 

West Virginia Genealogy Resources

I recommend you try these sites as they may contain West Virginia obituaries or other online vital records that could be useful in your research:

 

West Virginia Obituary Records Search results can include location and date of death, death certificate access and newspaper obituary - at Genealogy Archives

 

West Virginia Marriage Records Search results can include full bride and groom names, bride and groom family members, marriage cert access - at Genealogy Archives

 

West Virginia Birth Records Search results can include name of mother, father, place of birth, birth certificate access

 

Cyndi's List - Obituaries large collection of links, indexed in alphabetical order

 

West Virginia Death Certificates how to obtain death certificates for West Virginia



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