Welcome to the Massachusetts
USGenWeb Obituary Project!
Ways You Can Help:
- You can help us
by submitting a letter to the publisher of any
local Massachusetts Newspaper and get permission
for current obits to be published. A sample
letter can be found here.
- Go through old
newspapers (published prior to 1929) 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.
Obituary Project will abide by today's copyright laws.
Obituaries published after December 31, 1929, unless:
- you were the
original author of the obituary, or
- the newspaper
in question grants permission to reprint the
- the obituary is
that of a family member (you must give the
- 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).
Do you have an
Obituary for Massachusetts? Please submit it via
Massachusetts Record Submission Forms. We'll be happy to add it to this project!
Listed by Counties
**Only the Counties with
Obituraries are Linked**
Links go directly to the Archives ftp while Table of Contents are
ALL CURRENT NAMES PAGE - Obituary Indexes
ALL NAMES (This index page
is on the NH Obits Project - It contains some
obituaries of those who were born or lived at one
time in Massachusetts)
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