Ohio Obituary Index

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How to Order Obituaries from the Dr. Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library

Gallipolis, Ohio

The charge is $3.00 per request.  Requests by email, letter, or telephone must be specific. Staff does only limited research.  A request should include the name of the deceased, newspaper name or abbreviation, date, page, and column, if available.
Processing will begin after receipt of check or money order made payable to "Bossard Memorial Library" for amount due (calculated as number of obits X $3.00) and mailed to:

Genealogy Department
Dr. Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library
7 Spruce St.
Gallipolis, OH 45631

Requests must include the requestor's name, address, phone number and email (if available).  The Bossard Memorial Library staff will mail you the copies of the obits as soon as time allows.

All requests are answered on a "first come - first served" basis.

Library staff encourage researchers to visit the Dr. Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library in person, if possible.   Copies of the obituaries on-site are only $.10 per page. For information about hours and location, visit our web site at www.bossardlibrary.org.

The following newspapers are available in digital format from the Gallia County Newspaper Digital Archives:

Gallipolis Daily Tribune (1895-selected dates in 2017)

Times Sentinel (1895-selected dates in 2017)

Gallia Times (1946-1966)

Gallipolis Tribune (1901-1902)

Daily Tribune (1907-1928)

Saturday Times Sentinel (2002-2003)

Please note that not all issues are available for all years.

This archive is most suited to printed text rather than photos. Higher quality copies of newspaper photos can be viewed and copied at the Library from the master microfilmed copy of the paper.



Dr. Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library
[email protected]
Phone: 740-446-7323
Fax: 740-446-1701