Ohio Obituary Index

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Rutherford B. Hayes

Presidential Library & Museums

How to Order Obituaries from the Wadsworth Public Library

The charge is $2.50 per obituary (not per person - some people have multiple obituaries.)
Make a list of the name (s) and the citation, including newspaper name or abbreviation, publication date, page number and column.
Mail with check made out to "Wadsworth Public Library" for full amount due: number of obituaries X $2.50:

Wadsworth Public Library
Attn: Adult Services Dept.
132 Broad Street
Wadsworth, OH 44281
RB Hayes Obits The Wadsworth Public Library staff will mail the copies of the obituaries to you as soon as reasonably possible. 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 Wadsworth Public Library in person. Copies of the obituaries on site are free since you do the look-ups. For information about hours and location, visit the library's website at:


Wadsworth Public Library does NOT have any of the newspapers which are indexed in the Hayes Obit Index except the Wadsworth papers and the obituaries which appear in the Wadsworth Obituary File. Check the list of newspapers under "Location" to verify which library owns the newspaper microfilm at http://www.rbhayes.org/hayes/index/list.asp.

Wadsworth Public Library Contact Person:
Sandra Murphy
[email protected]
Phone: 330-334-5761 x 260
Fax: 330-334-6605