Dayton Obituary and Genealogy Database

The Dayton Obituary and Genealogy Database contains genealogical information for researchers, including the following:

Fill in as much or as little information as you know about the obituary you need to find.

Full-text obituaries: Many full-text obituaries can be found in the Dayton Daily News 1898-1922 and the Dayton Daily News 2018-Present databases (Library card holders only) as well as the Dayton Daily News Obituary page (2007-present).

Questions about the use of this database or to obtain a copy of an obituary or death notice, please send a request to history@daytonmetrolibrary.org giving the complete citation found in the index. Because of the high volume of requests, we ask that you send no more than three requests at a time. For statistical purposes, please indicate your zip code.