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Covers most of the Bloomington newspapers (1824 – current month). Try also:
- MCPL Library card holders can access the Herald-Times Online via Newsbank for full text obituaries published after 1988.
- The Monroe County Coroner’s Reports (1896 – 1935) [PDF]
- The Smithville News and its predecessor, Name It & Take It, (1897 – 1915) had several interruptions. Any obituaries found were added to the Obituary Index. Go to Smithville News to learn more about the project or to view obituaries.
- Monroe County’s RootsWeb Listserv includes transcriptions of older obituaries.
- The Christian Record (1843 – 1884) had several interruptions but death notices have been included in this Obituary Index. However, these entries are not on microfilm but part of our Vertical File under the heading: Newspapers & Magazines -- Christian Record.