Alabama 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 Alabama obituaries, death records,  databases and AL genealogy resources

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Alabama County Pages

total number AL obituary indexes: 883


Large Obituary Databases

There are some sites on the internet that have large 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:

GenealogyBank - Recent Obituaries 1992 - Current browse GenealogyBank's collection (1977- current) of hundreds of US newspapers

GenealogyBank -  Historical Newspaper Archive 1690 - 2007  search over1 billion newspaper articles in this mega collection of older newspapers including obituary, marriage, birth and death announcements - Obituary and Death Notice Database search by name, age of notice or region for recent obituaries and guest books from over 800 newspapers in the United States and worldwide. updated daily. - 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 is a daily index of over 16 million published obituaries


Alabama 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 Alabama obituaries and provided them online.

Alabama Newspaper Obituaries at Ancestorhunt   this site has a useful range of links to AL resources


Alabama Deaths Index 1908-59   includes name of the deceased, county of death, date of death, and the state certificate number - at's  Historical Newspaper Collection - Alabama 1878-1976   scanned images of old newspaper pages


Alabama USGenWeb Obituary Project  database of archived newspaper obituaries and obits contributed by members, maintained by US GenWeb Archives


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


Obits Index - Alabama recent obituaries of individuals born in Alabama


Alabama Obituary Lookup Volunteers having trouble finding that elusive obit? get some help from one of these volunteers


Alabama Genealogy Resources

These sites may contain Alabama records that could be useful in your research:


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


Cyndi's List - Obituaries a large collection of links to useful resources  including obit mailing lists, newsgroups, funeral homes and an  alphabetical name database


How to Obtain Alabama Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates this site covers methods of obtaining Alabama vital records, such contacting the relevant government vital records office by phone, by post or by applying online, if available

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