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Ottawa County Obituaries

Obituaries are a valuable resource for genealogists.

Key resources for obituaries


There are multiple sources for Ottawa County obituaries. Newspapers in Toledo, Port Clinton, Elmore, Oak Harbor or Fremont may have carried the news of the death of a resident. Some may have been reported only in church publications. Obituaries from smaller papers have been collected and indexed by the Hayes Library and by the Harris-Elmore Library. The Toledo Library maintains an index for those published in the Toledo Blade.

On-line data: Hayes Presidential Center Library Obituary Indexes
  Toledo-Lucas County Public Library Obituary Index
  Harris-Elmore Public Library Digital Collection
  Oak Harbor Public Library's Ottawa County Exponent Archives (about 1897-about 1957)
  Toledo Blade Archives (about 1940-about 2007)

Contributed Obituaries:

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Obituary Date Name Image Link Source Contributor
June 12, 1884 Nichols, Achsa Scott   The Sandusky Register Kim Willie
February 21, 1885 Nichols, Roswell   The Sandusky Register Kim Willie
April 16, 1895 Townsend, Dr. Charles DeKay   The Clyde Enterprise Kim Willie

Your contributions of obituaries will make this page a valuable resource to others.
New obituaries submitted must be from the 1927 or earlier.

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