Note: This file is not an official or complete record of deaths in the Cleveland area during those years. It was not always customary during this time period for individuals to use paid newspaper notices. In addition, the cemetery records included in this database may not be complete.
The Cleveland News Index lists citation information for local news stories, feature articles and reviews from:
For full text of current obituaries, see http://obits.cleveland.com/obituaries/cleveland/.
If you have a Cleveland Public Library Card, you can use the Plain Dealer Historical database to access full-text copies of the Plain Dealer from 1845 to 1991.
A listing of available databases can be found at http://cpl.org/research-learning/researchdatabases/
If you are unable to visit the Center for Local & Global History, you can request up to three digital scans of newspaper items per day by emailing email@example.com or calling (216) 623-2864.
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