Thursday, February 7, 2008


If you are in need of an obituary and are not in a great hurry for it, a volunteer from Genealogy Pit Stop will go to Carnegie Library and find it free of charge.

If you are in a hurry, the following is copied from the Carnegie Library at East Liverpool, OH website:

Carnegie Public Library Genealogy "Look-up" Service
Are you searching for your family tree, for your roots, or just looking for records of someone dear to you?

We Can Help!

If you are from out of the area and need assistance obtaining an obituary from our local newspaper or other resources, please email the Reference Department at or send a letter to the Reference Department, Carnegie Public Library, 219 E. Fourth Street, East Liverpool, OH 43920.

Please make your request as specific as possible as it will be researched and processed for up to 30 minutes. Open-ended and "needle-in-the-haystack" requests are highly discouraged. Researchers seeking inquiry for such questions should consult a researcher for hire. There is a list of genealogists at the Board for Certification of Genealogists website.

We also have a subscription to Ancestry Library Edition available through library computers. Stop by to search for your family's information!


Edith McDowell Obituary

East Liverpool, OH Tribune

December 16, 1919

Mrs. Edith McDowell, former local resident, died at her home in Akron Tuesday evening following an extended illness of complications. Deceased is survived by her husband, John McDowell and one son, Harold. The remains have been shipped to the home of Samuel Burbick of Maplewood where funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock, Rev. W. H. Clarke, officiating. Interment at Riverview Cemetery.


Mrs. George McDole Obituary

East Liverpool, OH Tribune

Jan. 28, 1919 pg. 7

Mrs. James M McDole of Broadway received word today of the death of her sister-in-law, Mrs. George McDole, a former resident of East Liverpool, which occurred yesterday at her home 326 Princeton place, East End, Pittsburg, following an illness of influenza and pneumonia.

Besides her husband deceased is survived by two children, Harold McDole of Chicago, and Miss Ruth, at home.

Private funeral services will be conducted at 3 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the Thomas Moreland chapel, Penn avenue, Pittsburg. Burial will be made in Pittsburg.


Charles McDowell Obituary

East Liverpool, OH Tribune

Mar. 1906 pg. 25

Mrs. A. S. Young, of Pennsylvania avenue, received a telegram yesterday announcing the sudden death of her brother, Charles McDowell, aged 39, at Buffalo, N. Y. The message did not give any details of the death. Mrs. Young left yesterday to attend the funeral which will be held today or tomorrow. The deceased had been engaged in business at Buffalo for a number of years and was single.

JOHN McDOLE - Obituary

John McDole Obituary

East Liverpool, OH Tribune

Sept. 21, 1905 pg. 5

John McDole, one to the most highly respected residents of Smiths Ferry, died early yesterday morning at his home, after an illness of several weeks. The funeral arrangements had not been completed yesterday afternoon. Mr. McDole was about 65 years of age and had made his home in Smiths Ferry for some years. He leaves several children, one son, Will McDole, living in East End. The deceased was a brother of James McDole, of this city.

EDNA McDOLE - Obituary

Edna McDole Obituary
East Liverpool, OH Tribune

July 7, 1900 pg. 24

Death of a Child

Edna, the one-year-old daughter of Elmer McDole, died Saturday. Interment was made Monday at Spring Grove Cemetery.