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How to Order Obituaries from the Clark County Public Library
RB Hayes Obits
RB Hayes Obits
  1. 1. The charge is $2.50 per obituary name (no extra charge for multiple listings.)
  2. 2. List the obituary name and any information included in the citation - date(s), page, and column. Also please remember to include your name and return address.
  3. 3. Mail with check or money order made out to "Clark County Public Library" for the total amount - (number of obituaries x $2.50):
Local History/Genealogy Librarian
Clark County Public Library
201 S. Fountain Ave.
Springfield, OH  45506

RB Hayes Obits
  1. Requests are processed in the order received. Turnaround time will depend upon the number of requests pending, but we try to complete requests within two weeks.
  2. Look-ups will be done even if the name is not found in the index, as long as you have a death date. Our newspaper collection dates back to 1860. The same fees apply.

    It is always possible for the researcher to visit the Clark County Public Library in person. Copies of obituaries on site are $.15 per page. For information about hours, location, and other genealogical research, please visit our website:

    http://www.ccpl.lib.oh.us

    Clark County Public Library has access to only Clark County Newspapers. For other newspapers listed in the Obituary Index, check the "List of Newspapers" under "Location" to verify which library owns the newspaper microfilm. This information may be found online at http://www.rbhayes.org/hayes/index/list.asp.

    CCPL contact person:
    Cathy Hackett
    chackett@ccpl.lib.oh.us
    Phone: 937-328-6903