Copies of articles found in the Morley Library Obituary
Index may be requested
by email (firstname.lastname@example.org),
phone (440 352 3383),
or mail (Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, OH 44077).
Please let us know whether you'd like mail or email in response.
There is a charge of $1.00 per sheet of paper or electronic
file. An invoice for your copies will be
included with your response. Please do not prepay.
Note: some obituaries can not be supplied as an electronic file.
Quality of pictures and illustrations from the microfilm can not be
Please limit your requests to four (4) individuals at a
As of December 1st, 2014 the Lake County General Health District new "temporary
permanent" location is Victoria Place (located at One Victoria Square in
They now occupy Suites 125, 215 & 285. For more information, check
GENEALOGY & LOCAL HISTORY COLLECTION
Morley Library has a special collection to help those
interested in researching their family genealogy and local history.
The Genealogy and Local History Room is open during all regular library hours.
However the room is not always staffed. Morley Library's local historian
is usually available Monday from 9:00 to 4:00, Tuesday and Wednesday from 2:30
to 4:00, and Thursday from 9:00 to 11:00 and 2:30 to 4:00. You can
call the Library to verify staff availability. Basic assistance can be supplied by the Reference
Department and Children's Room staffs.
If you have a question about the Genealogy &
Local History Room or a specific Painesville-area genealogy or local history
query, you can e-mail us at
SUGGESTIONS FOR BEGINNERS IN GENEALOGY
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SOURCES OF INFORMATION FOR LOCAL GENEALOGY & LOCAL HISTORY
The following is a list of materials that can be used in doing local research for
the Lake County area. Lake County was a part of Trumbull County (1800-1806) and Geauga
County (1806-1840) and Cuyahoga County (Willoughby only, 1810-1840). These sources include
but are not limited to:
SCHOOL AND COLLEGE YEARBOOKS, MAPS AND ATLASES,
RECORDS, NATURALIZATION, NEWSPAPERS,
PROBATE AND WILLS and
Lake County Genealogical Society
Lake County OHGenWeb page
Lake County Historical Society
Morgan Library of Ohio Imprints, which includes:
Bibliography of Ohio Imprints,
Ohio Name Index, 1796-1850
Student Name Index, through 1877
Ohio Historical Society
Painesville History page
Perry Historical Society
Page last updated 4 DECEMBER 2014.