Welcome to the Hawaii
USGenWeb Obituary Project!
Public Domain Obituaries (pre-1931) and Abstracts:
(See copyright info)
is a new project for
encourage individuals with
Ways You Can Help:
you currently receive a
can also help us by submitting a letter to the publisher of any local
Go through old newspapers (published prior to 1931) and copy the obituaries found. We will also accept single obituaries that you have in your files. You can submit either complete obituaries or abstracts (just the facts) of the obituaries. Check with your local library to see what old newspapers they have on microfilm.
-you were the original author of the obituary, or
-the newspaper in question grants permission to reprint the obituary, or
-the obituary is that of a family member (you must give the relation), or
-you submit an abstract of your obituaries. A good abstract might give the paper's name, name of deceased, age, date of death, and date that the obituary appears in the paper (in parenthesis).
Guidelines Page for more information.
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