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Cleveland Necrology File

The Necrology File contains paid death notices from Cleveland newspapers, 1850-1975.

Cleveland News Index

The Cleveland News Index indexes Cleveland newspaper death notices and obituaries from 1975 to present. Death Notices

Connect to full text death notices, as listed in the Plain Dealer.  Six months

Cuyahoga County Archives

A key repository of records for Cuyahoga County.

Genealogy Home Resources

These Genealogy resources are regular household items you can use to help with your own genealogical research.

Genealogy Resources at the Cleveland Public Library and Records and Resources in Cuyahoga County

This online guide contains helpful information on how to use the Cleveland Public Library to do genealogical research. It also provides information about local agencies that house vital records.

Historical Marriage License Index

Provided as a service by the Judges of the Probate Court to assist the public in accessing records. Lists brides and grooms from 1810 - April 1998

Western Reserve Historical Society

The Western Reserve Historical Society, a non-profit, cultural institution, serves as the primary center for the study and presentation of northeastern Ohio's human history. The Society exists to collect, preserve, interpret and exhibit the possessions and to collect and make available for scholarly research the documentation of the diverse peoples who have made the Western Reserve and northeastern Ohio their home.


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