Books with Oregon Obituaries at GFO

AuthorTitleDescriptionDewey Class. #
 Oregon Obituaries 1958-1962 (Newspaper clippings).(no publication date) 4 volumes. Each volume indexed, about 7,000 names total. [979.5 A000 Clipping]
Gurley, LottieGurley Obituary File.Indexed on-line at, about 800 names. [979.5 A000 News]
Hiday, NellieNewspaper Clippings – 1937, 1938, and 1939 (Mostly Obituaries, but some Anniversaries)(no publication date) Indexed, about 400 names. [979.5 A000 Clipping]
Piland, LoisOregon People (Newspaper clippings)(no publication date) Indexed. Some obits, mostly marriages. [979.5 A000 Clipping]
Smith, FernGenealogical data copied from the Pacific Christian Advocate (published in Oregon) for the years 1864–1890 (1867 missing).Salem, Oregon : Mahonia Chapter DAR, 1961-1964. 3 volumes. Alphabetical by surname. [979.5 A000 News]
Van Valin and PaulOregon Vital Records from the Oregon Spectator [1846–1857]… and the Oregon Statesman, Marriages and Deaths [1851–1854].(no publication date) Indexed, most are marriages. [979.5 A000 News]
Works Progress AdministrationVital Records from Oregon Newspapers (In the Oregon Historical Society Library collection) : Indexed by Name for Births, Deaths, and Marriages.Microfilm, 6 reels [979.5 A000 News]
Yaquina Chapter DARObituaries and News Items of People born in the 1800s.Waldport , Oregon : Yaquina Chapter DAR, 1991. 3 volumes from many Oregon newspapers. Indexed, about 500 names. [979.5 A000 News]
Morrell, Joyce SimpsonNewspaper Obituaries and Death Notices Astoria, Oregon : Clatsop County Genealogical Society, c1988. 2 volumes. Alphabetical by surname. [979.5 C614 News]
Wooldridge, AliceObituaries –Southwestern Oregon Coos and Curry Counties.(no publication date) 1953 thru 1971, 6 volumes. Indexed by year, about 600 names per year for 18 years for total about 10,000 names. [979.5 C778 Clipping]
Woodridge, Alice, compiled byEarly History of Coos County from Newspapers 1890–1941.2 volumes, each indexed, about 2500 names total. [979.5 C778 Clipping]
Wooldridge, Alice HPioneers and Incidents of The Upper Coquille Valley 1890–1940.Myrtle Creek, Oregon: The mail Printers, 1971. Indexed, about 800 obits. [979.5 C778 C786 History 1890–1940]
Norma Austin, Lois Shaffer, Violet Wagers, and Hubert WagersDouglas County, Oregon : Newspaper Index.1867–1880, various newspapers. Roseburg, Oregon : Genealogical Society of Douglas County, 2001. 3 volumes, each indexed by date. Index only, deaths, marriages, other events mixed. [979.5 D734 News]
Childers, LidaAshland Tidings: Ashland, Oregon, newspaper abstracts: Index.Ashland, Oregon, 1992. Index only, 2 volumes, deaths plus others, index only, 1876–1927. [979.5 J13 A826 News]
Lacy, RubyDemocratic Times : newspaper abstracts : Jacksonville, Oregon : Vol 1 : 7 Jan 1871–Dec 28 1877.Ashland, Oregon, 1990. Indexed, deaths plus other articles. [979.5 J13 J14 News]
Childers, Lida and Ruby LacyJacksonville newspapers : The Democratic News : Reveille : The Oregon Intelligencer : The Oregon Reporter [1901–1904]. Ashland, Oregon, Lacy Publishers, c. 1988. 2 volumes, each indexed, mixed with other articles. [979.5 J13 J14 News]
Lacy, RubyMedford newspapers : Southern Oregon Eye, 4 Jan 1899–25 Jan 1900 : Pacific Record Herald, 3 Jan 1929 thru 24 Mar 1932.Ashland, Oregon, 1991. Indexed, mixed death plus other items. [979.5 J13 M488 News]
Childers, Lida and Ruby LacyMedford Enquirer, 9 Feb. 1900–3 July 1903.Ashland, Oregon, 1988. Indexed, about 780 names, mostly obits. [979.5 J13 M488 News]
Chain, PaulineObituaries, Taken from Newspaper Clippings Gathered by Erma Sumner Rufener, Volume 5.Madras, Oregon : Stone Mountain Enterprises, 1989. #65 on spine. 1970s and 1980s, alphabetical by surname. [979.5 J452 News]
Chain, PaulineObituaries, Bend Bulletin and Madras Pioneer. Madras, Oregon : Stone Mountain Enterprises, 1989, 1994. 2 volumes, alphabetical by surname. #71 and #72 on spine. [979.5 J452 News]
Chain, PaulineObituaries, Madras Pioneer.Madras, Oregon : Stone Mountain Enterprises, 1989, 1990. 4 volumes, alphabetical by surname. #73 thru #76 on spine. [979.5 J452 News]
Toftdahl, GregoryOregon Newspaper Death Notices 1890–1902 – An Index to Death Notices Published in Eugene, Lane Co. OR.Springfield, Oregon: By the author, 1992. By years then alphabetical by surname. [979.5 L265 E87 News 1890–1902]
 Index of the Daily and Sunday Oregonian.1914 thru 1929, missing 1914, 1915, 1916, 1928. Portland, Oregon: Oregonian. Multiple volumes, each index only, look under “Deaths.” [979.5 M961 News]
Father Augustine DeNobleDeaths and Burials of Tillamook County, Oregon : Taken from the Kilchis Advance (1880–1882) and the Tillamook Headlight (1888–1898).Tillamook, Oregon: Tillamook County Historical Society, 1986. 2 volumes, each indexed, about 700 names. [979.5 T574 News]
Gurley, Mrs WayneWasco County Records Part II: Wasco Co. Vital Statistics from files of The Weekly Mountaineer & Times-Mountaineer 1865–1891. Salem, Oregon: The Ink Spot. Indexed, about 600 obits. [979.5 W3122 News]
Elliott, LornaWasco County, Oregon: Birth & Death Extracts From The Dalles Newspapers 1890–Aug. 29, 1895.The Dalles, Oregon: Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society, 1990. Index surname only, about 800 obits. [979.5 W3122 VR]
Balfour, Gyneth SueObituaries for Washington County, OR : genealogical material abstracted from the Hillsboro Argus and the Hillsboro Independent, Hillsboro, Oregon.Portland, Oregon. 1887–1930. 3 volumes, each indexed, about 7800 names total. [979.5 W317 H649 News]
Johnson, Katherine, Yamhill County Genealogical SocietyWooden Scrapbook Index: Yamhill County, Oregon – Obituaries.Dallas, Oregon (no publication date). Index only. [979.5 Y192 Clipping]
 Fay Ray Scrapbook Notices & Clippings (Newberg)Oregon: , 1966. Obits and funeral cards, not indexed [979.5 Y192 N535 Clippings]
Library Association
of Portland
Library Association of Portland Newspaper Index 1855–1984.Portland, Oregon: Library Association of Portland, 1984) 2 sets of microfiche, indexes only, obits usually have dates and age, e.g. 1906–1986 Ag 80. About 700,000 cards, maybe a third to a half are obits. [979.5 M961 P852 News]
Fitzgerald, LucilleDeaths and burials in Union County, Oregon 1860–Mar 1974.La Grande, Oregon: Oregon Genealogical Society. 3 rolls microfilm. Card alphabetical by surname, has birth, death, parents, spouse. [Microfilm: OR U582 | VR-DEA]