Early African American Deaths in the Pittsburgh Courier, Book Four, from January 2, 1926-December 25, 1926


Book 4 covers January to December 1926 and is comprised of deaths and obituaries printed in the Pittsburgh Courier from over thirty states and the District of Columbia. The majority of the deaths featured in this book are from the states of Kentucky, Ohio, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

  • Kentucky: Earlington, Covington, Henderson, Louisville, Madisonville, Owensboro, Paducah, and Somerset
  • New York: Albany, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Harlem, and New York City
  • North Carolina: Burlington, Dunn, Greensboro, Kingston, Leakesville, Raleigh, Red Springs, Wilmington, and Winston Salem
  • Ohio: Akron, Bellaire, Bridgeport, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Delaware, Mansfield, Mt. Vernon, Steubenville, Toledo, and Youngstown
  • Pennsylvania: Apollo, Beaver, Brackenridge, Canonsburg, Cardale, Chester, Clairton, Claysburg, Donora, Elizabeth, Ford City, Greensboro, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Johnstown, Marianna, Midland, Millsboro, Monessen, Monongahela, New Castle, New Kensington, Philadelphia, Phillipsburg, Pittsburgh, Sewickley, Sharpsburg, Uniontown, Washington, and Williamsport
  • Tennessee: Brownsville, Chattanooga, Dyersburg, and Humboldt
  • Texas: Corsicana, Fort Worth, Palestine, Taylor, and Temple
  • Virginia: Danville, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Lynchburg, Petersburg, Roanoke, Salem, South Boston, and Staunton
  • West Virginia: Charleston, Clarksburg, Hansford, Lorado, Montgomery, Morgantown, Moundsville, Wheeling, and White Sulphur Springs

Death locations from other states include from Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Wyoming, and Utah.

This book contains an alphabetical listing of all the deaths that are featured in the book and concludes with an every name index at the end of the book.

Marlene Garrett Bransom

2012, 8.5x11, paper, 184 pp.

ISBN: 9781558565579