Ohio Obituary Index

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Rutherford B. Hayes

Presidential Library & Museums

How to Order Obituaries from the Bliss Memorial Public Library

The charge is $2.50 per obituary (not per person - some people have several obits.)
Make a list of the name and the citation - newspaper name or abbreviation, date, page, column.
Mail with check made out to "Bliss Memorial Public Library" for amount - (number of obits X $2.50):

Bliss Memorial Public Library
attn: Obituary
20 S. Marion St. Box 39
Bloomville, OH 44828

RB Hayes Obits

The Bliss Library staff will mail you the copies of the obits as soon as they can get to them. The turnaround time will depend on the amount of traffic this web service generates.

If the researcher can visit the Bliss Library in person, the cost of copies is only 10 cents each since the researcher does the looking up. For information about their location and hours, visit their web site:


The only paper that Bliss Public Library has on microfilm is THE BLOOMVILLE GAZETTE. For other newspapers listed in the Obituary Index, check the List of Newspapers under "Location" to determine which library owns which newspapers at http://www.rbhayes.org/hayes/index/list.asp.

Bliss Library Contact Person:
Karen Miller
[email protected]