I got the coolest email yesterday!
It all started five days ago. I was working on tying up some loose ends on a cousin, Eva F Evans. She died at just 25 years of age. She had at least 5 children – 4 were living at the time of her death. I was trying to sort out one of her daughters, Goldia – Golden – Goldie (you pick, every record so far has been different). I came across something. I don’t remember what. That something led me to a free Obituary Service offered by the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library. I gave it a try and four day – FOUR DAYS – later I had the two images shown above. Super cool!
The email I received contained this info:
The Toledo-Lucas County Public Library does not charge for copies of obituaries. Your obituary is attached to this email. Please continue to limit your requests to a maximum of three obits at a time.
If you wish to ask for more obituaries, please go to this link to search for and request them: http://www.toledolibrary.org/obits/.
If you wish assistance with genealogical questions other than obituaries, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
I was so impressed with their quick turn around time! So, if you need an obit for the Toledo, Ohio area, give this a shot. And if you ask about assistance with other genealogical questions, let me know how it goes. Wouldn’t it be so great if every library had the resources to offer this kind of service?