Indiana, Daviess County, Washington Times Herald Obituaries - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Daviess, Indiana, 
United States
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Location of Daviess County, Indiana
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Record Description
Record Type Obituaries
Collection years 1984-2012
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection includes records from 1984 to 2012. It consists of an index and images of obituary clippings from the Washington Times Herald bound in book form. Contains deaths from Daviess, Martin, Pike and Knox Counties and other areas. The collection was compiled by Kay Hedrick. Some years are missing.


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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Obituaries

  • Name of the deceased
  • Age
  • Birth date and place
  • Death date and place
  • Names of parents, spouse or other relatives
  • Name of newspaper, date and place of publication

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