Montgomery County Chapter
Ohio Genealogical Society

Finding Death Dates in Dayton, Ohio

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The following guide, which is sorted by time period, provides information on finding death dates in
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. This guide sheet was submitted by Shawna Woodard, Genealogy Librarian
at the Dayton Metro Library, 215 E. Third Street, Dayton, OH 45402.

Time Period

Index

Call Number / Web Site / Phone Number

1850-1890

Dayton Obituary Index

www.daytonmetrolibrary.org

      click Research and Databases

      scroll down to Dayton Obituary Index

 

1843-2000

Woodland Cemetery

Gen R & DRD 977.173 M787 2001

Also available in CD-ROM

And on their website www.woodlandcemetery.org

 

Varies,

~1860 - present

about 14 Montgomery County Cemetery Books

Gen R 977.172

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmontgs/cemeteries.htm

 

1867-1881

Index to City of Dayton Deaths

Gen R 977.173 I382

 

1867- ~1996

Dayton National Cemetery

www.interment.net or www.findagrave.com

 

1906-1982

Edward W. Luthman Funeral Home Collection

Gen R 304.663 S769G 2006

 

1908-1953

Ohio Death Certificates

http://www.familysearch.org/

 

1909-present

Montgomery County Board of Health Vital Statistics

or

Ohio Department of Health Vital Statistics

937-496-3117

or

http://www.odh.state.oh.us/VitStats/vsmain1.htm

 

1913-1944

Ohio Historical Society Death Certificate Index

www.daytonmetrolibrary.org

      click Research and Databases

      click One Search

      scroll down to Ohio Death Certificate Index

or

www.ohiohistory.org

 

1934-1938

Dayton Journal Index

Gen R & DRD 071.77173 DJ

 

1945-1954

Ohio Death Certificate Index

Microfilm 977.1 I384 at Main library

 

1953-1954

Dayton Obituary Index

www.daytonmetrolibrary.org

      reference desk

      indexes

 

1908-1932, 1938-1944, 1958-2007

Ohio Death Index

Available in the main library and branches through the Ancestry Library Edition subscription

 

~1962-present

Social Security Death Index

Available in the main library and branches through the Ancestry Library Edition subscription

or free access through

www.rootsweb.com

 

1985 - present

Dayton Obituary Index

www.daytonmetrolibrary.org

      click Research and Databases

      scroll down to Dayton Obituary Index

 

Updated February 27, 2011