Ohio Obituary Index

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How to Order Obituaries from the Mary Lou Johnson-Hardin County District Library

The charge is $3.00 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 "MLJ-Hardin County District Library" for amount - (number of obits X $3.00):

Genealogy Department
MLJ-Hardin County District Library
325 East Columbus St.
Kenton, OH 43326

RB Hayes Obits

The MLJ-HCDL 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.

Of course, it is always possible for the researcher to visit the MLJ-Hardin County District Library in person. Copies of the obituaries on site are only $.20 each since you do the look-ups! For information about hours and location, try their web site:


MLJ-Hardin County District Library only has Kenton and Hardin County newspapers. 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.

MLJ-HCDL Contact Person:
Sandy Thaxton
[email protected]