Online index to United States Mennonite Newspaper Obituaries, starting 1864

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An ongoing project indexes the obituaries for several Mennonite and Amish newspapers. The weekly newspapers are for the Mennonite Church (MC) in North America. They reflect the current diversity of origins in Mennonite Church U.S.A.
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An ongoing project indexes the obituaries for the major Mennonite newspapers. The weekly newspapers are for the Mennonite Church (MC) in North America. They reflect the current diversity of origins in Mennonite Church U.S.A.  
  
Main index currently includes 77,180 names. Check the site often for additions. The site can be searched by name in a main index, a maiden name index, and a yearly index for each publication.  The site is very easy to use.
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Main index currently includes 77,180 names. Check the site often for additions. The site can be searched by name in a main index, a maiden name index, and a yearly index for each publication.  The site is very easy to use.  
  
=== Content: ===
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=== Content: ===
  
Obituaries for:
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Obituaries for:  
  
* Herald of Truth, 1864—1908
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*Herald of Truth, 1864—1908  
* Gospel Witness, 1905—1908
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*Gospel Witness, 1905—1908  
* Gospel Herald, 1908—1998
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*Gospel Herald, 1908—1998  
* The Mennonite, 1998—present (in process)
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*The Mennonite, 1998—present (in process)  
* Mennonite Weekly Review, parts; 1987; 2002/July-December to the present (in process)
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*Mennonite Weekly Review, parts; 1987; 2002/July-December to the present (in process)  
* Lazarus Project—an expanded obituary project, various years including 1921, 2004, 2005, & 2006
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*Lazarus Project—an expanded obituary project, various years including 1921, 2004, 2005, & 2006
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=== Internet address:  ===
  
=== Internet address: ===
 
 
*http://www.mcusa-archives.org/MennObits/index.html
 
*http://www.mcusa-archives.org/MennObits/index.html
  
===Cost===
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=== Cost ===
Free
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Free  
  
 
[[Category:United_States]]
 
[[Category:United_States]]

Revision as of 02:22, 18 February 2010

An ongoing project indexes the obituaries for the major Mennonite newspapers. The weekly newspapers are for the Mennonite Church (MC) in North America. They reflect the current diversity of origins in Mennonite Church U.S.A.

Main index currently includes 77,180 names. Check the site often for additions. The site can be searched by name in a main index, a maiden name index, and a yearly index for each publication.  The site is very easy to use.

Content:

Obituaries for:

  • Herald of Truth, 1864—1908
  • Gospel Witness, 1905—1908
  • Gospel Herald, 1908—1998
  • The Mennonite, 1998—present (in process)
  • Mennonite Weekly Review, parts; 1987; 2002/July-December to the present (in process)
  • Lazarus Project—an expanded obituary project, various years including 1921, 2004, 2005, & 2006

Internet address:

Cost

Free