Cemetery and Death Records

Death Notices -- Detroit News - Death Notices that appeared in the Detroit News 2001-present.
Ancestor Hunt - Obituary Search Engines
Detroit Area Death Notices - Collection of Death Notices from 1800's to near present in order by date.
Genealogy Death Indexing System - GENDIS is Michigan's online index for death's occurring in the state between 1867-1897.
Michigan Death Notices Free full text obituaries covering 2001 to the present.
Interment.net free online library of burial records from thousands of cemeteries worldwide.
Obit Finder - Covers recent obits for the US and Canada.
Nationwide Gravesite Locator - Searchable directory of grave sites for military personnel buried in national cemeteries around the country.
Obituary Central
Ohio Obituary Index
Searchable Death Indexes and Records - A site that lists all the available death indexes with online capability.
Wayne County Death Record Index - Index compiled by Detroit Public Library from original records held at the Burton Historical Collection. These records do not include deaths that occurred in the city of Detroit.

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