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Cowlitz County, Washington Obituaries

at the Longview Public Library

The Genealogy Collection at the Longview Public Library is maintained by the Lower Columbia Genealogical Society (LCGS). You are welcome to view and print copies of obituaries and other articles from the Library's microfilm collection of local newspapers. If you are unable to come to the library, you may request copies of obituaries by submitting this form. The Library also offers access to Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest Online to anyone visiting the library. Cardholders can also log in to HeritageQuest remotely.

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*Year listing current through 2020. Alphabetical tables current through March 20, 2019

Citation Key
DN: Longview Daily News - later called The Daily News
  ♦ Jan. 26, 1923 through September 2019 on microfilm at Longview Public Library (print copies through the present)
  ♦ some newspapers also at Cowlitz County Museum
KB: Kalama Beacon
  ♦ April 1872 to May 1873, newspapers at Cowlitz County Museum
KC: Kelso Courier
  ♦ March 1889 to Sept. 1889, newspapers at Cowlitz County Museum
KN: Kelsonian Newspaper
  ♦ Sept. 1888 to Sept. 1926, microfilms at Longview Public Library
KT: Kelso Tribune
  ♦ July 1924 to June 1928, newspapers at Cowlitz County Museum
Also available on microfilm at the Library: Lewis River News: 1919 to 1978.