This is a new project for Tennessee and we hope to make it a success by
getting many local newspapers & funeral homes involved! We need
people willing to transcribe newspaper obituaries that have agreed to
let us print them. Please look at the list below and if you would like
to volunteer to transcribe these papers please contact Adopt Me!.
Please Adopt Me!.
if you would like to submit your keepsakes for this project.
you can help:
Go through old newspapers (published prior to 1923) 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. The California Obituary
Project will abide by today's copyright laws. We will no longer put
online obituaries published after December 31, 1923, unless 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 should include the paper's name, name of deceased, age, date
of death, and date that the obituary appears in the paper (in