Friday 21 June 2019

FindMyPast adds 5.7m United States Obituary Notices

FindMyPast has added a further 5.7million records to its United States Obituary Notices collection. The top-up brings the total of transcriptions in the record set to more than 38million, all indexed from the and websites.

The detailed transcriptions provide first name, surname, birth date, death date and place, and the obituary text, plus a link to the source website where additional information and photos may be found.

Inevitably, there are a lot of Irish surnames in the index, most of them relating to deaths in the 20th century and the early 21st, making this collection useful for locating Irish immigrants and their descendents.

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