Obituary Search

Hours & Locations

Local History Center
Williams County Public Library
107 E. High Street
Bryan OH 43506
833-633-READ ext. 275

Hours of Service:

9:00am - 8:00pm

Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday:
9:00am - 6:00pm

Local History Manager:
Jared Schnee (

Williams County Obituary Index

Our obituary index lists the date and page location of an obituary from local newspapers. This database is a work in progress, and not all local newspapers are represented here, so if you do not see the individual that you are searching for, please check back at a later date or contact the Local History Center.

How to Use this Index

Use the form to the left to conduct your search. Each field is optional and narrows the search.

What to do with your results

You will get a list of obituaries from your search. Each result has a direct link which links directly to that individual result. You can then print the information or contact the Local History Center with a request.

Williams County Public Library
attn: Jared Schnee
107 E. High Street
Bryan OH 43506

Limit: 10 obituaries per patron request.

This service is provided free of charge, however, donations are greatly appreciated!

NOTICE: This summer, in Utah will be digitizing the WCPL Local History Center microfilm of the Edgerton Earth, the Leader-Enterprise, and the Tri-State Alliance. Starting on Monday, June 17th, these microfilmed newspapers will be unavailable for 6 weeks, while being digitized. We thank you for your patience and understanding.