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Obituaries are useful in genealogical research because they often contain birth dates and places; names of parents, siblings, spouse, children and other relatives; death information; and place of burial. Local genealogical and historical societies, public libraries, newspaper publishers, and other organizations maintain clipping files of obituaries. Printed abstracts of obituaries can also be found in various published sources, such as genealogical periodicals.  
 
Obituaries are useful in genealogical research because they often contain birth dates and places; names of parents, siblings, spouse, children and other relatives; death information; and place of burial. Local genealogical and historical societies, public libraries, newspaper publishers, and other organizations maintain clipping files of obituaries. Printed abstracts of obituaries can also be found in various published sources, such as genealogical periodicals.  
  
The Family History Library has collected some obituaries for Australia. These are listed in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:  
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The Family History Library has collected some obituaries for Australia. These are listed in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:  
  
[http://webview/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=550629&subject_disp=Australia+-+Obituaries&columns=*,180,0 AUSTRALIA - OBITUARIES]
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AUSTRALIA, [STATE] - OBITUARIES  
 
AUSTRALIA, [STATE] - OBITUARIES  
  
AUSTRALIA, [STATE], [TOWN] - OBITUARIES<br>
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AUSTRALIA, [STATE], [TOWN] - OBITUARIES<br>  
  
 
'''A wiki artcile descibing an online collection is found at:'''  
 
'''A wiki artcile descibing an online collection is found at:'''  
  
[[Australia, New South Wales, Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Australia, New South Wales, Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings (FamilySearch Historicla Records)]]  
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[[Australia, New South Wales, Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings - FamilySearch Historical Records|Australia, New South Wales, Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings (FamilySearch Historicla Records)]]
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==Online Resources==
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*[http://oa.anu.edu.au/ Obituaries Australia]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9182 Australia and New Zealand Obituary Collection], ($), index, incomplete.
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*[http://www.obits.com.au/ Funeral Notices, Death Notices, and Obituaries for Australia], index.
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*[http://www.ryersonindex.org/ The Ryerson Index to death notices and obituaries in Australian newspapers], 1803-Current, index.
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot.au/index.html Obituary Depot Australia]
  
=== Websites  ===
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== Websites  ==
  
*http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot.au/index.html  
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot.au/index.html Directory Australian Obituaries]
 
*[[Australia, New South Wales Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings|Australia, New South Wales Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings]]
 
*[[Australia, New South Wales Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings|Australia, New South Wales Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings]]
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*[http://www.legacy.com/ns/about/newspapers/international.aspx?cid=11&sid=203 Legacy.com]
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*[http://www.ryersonindex.org/ The Ryerson Index]
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*[http://oa.anu.edu.au/ Obituaries Australia]
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*[http://www.obits.com.au/ Australian Death Notices]
  
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Obituaries are useful in genealogical research because they often contain birth dates and places; names of parents, siblings, spouse, children and other relatives; death information; and place of burial. Local genealogical and historical societies, public libraries, newspaper publishers, and other organizations maintain clipping files of obituaries. Printed abstracts of obituaries can also be found in various published sources, such as genealogical periodicals.

The Family History Library has collected some obituaries for Australia. These are listed in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

AUSTRALIA – OBITUARIES

AUSTRALIA, [STATE] - OBITUARIES

AUSTRALIA, [STATE], [TOWN] - OBITUARIES

A wiki artcile descibing an online collection is found at:

Australia, New South Wales, Alphabetical Index to Newspaper Cuttings (FamilySearch Historicla Records)

Online Resources[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]