AHSGR’s Obituary Collection is available to search, view, and download on FamilySearch.org. Obituary dates range from 1899 to present. The obituaries are collected and digitized by the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, then sent to Family Search for indexing and access. View AHSGR’s obituaries on Family Search here.

How to Submit a German Russian Obituary to AHSGR

If you have newspaper obituaries for processing, please send them to AHSGR-Obits, 631 D St., Lincoln, NE 68502-1149. If possible, copy them onto an 8½-by-11-inch sheet of paper (portrait orientation) and write or type the name and date of the publication at the top of the sheet, or tape the obituary to an 8½-by-11-inch sheet of paper (portrait orientation) with the name and date at the top.

You may also mail the clipping with the name and date of publication indicated on the obituary. If the obituary will not fit on one page, number the pages. If you have obituaries in digital form, please contact us online for more information and include the name and date of the publication. For example: Scottsbluff Star Herald, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, July 22, 2014.

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