Tulare County Obituary Index

These files contain information on obituaries published in Tulare County, sorted alphabetically, that are found in the newspapers or other publications.

Ordering Copies:

Copies of obituaries from the following newpapers and time frames (please note the newspapers and time frames involved: the Tulare library does not have copies of all of the obituaries which are indexed for other locales):

Tulare Advance Register - all dates
All Porterville Newspapers - 1890 to 2013
Visalia Times Delta - Oct. 19, 1979 to Dec. 31, 1986 (some missing) & Jan. 1, 2001 to Dec. 31, 2013
Hanford Sentinel/Lemoore Advance - January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2013
Kingsburg Sentinel/Selma Enterprise - January 1, 2001 to December 31, 2013
Exeter Sun - 1902 to December 31, 2012

There is a $5.00 fee per obituary.
If you are ordering multiple obituaries, the fee is $5.00 per obituary for one (1) through five (5) obituaries
and $3.50 for each additional obituary ordered at the same time.

Send all requests to:
Sequoia Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 820
Tulare, CA 93275

Make all checks payable to the Sequoia Genealogical Society

All other Visalia area obituiaries:

The Tulare County Library in Visalia will accept obituary requests by email, phone, or mail. Staff will work on your request as time permits. Staff can send a scanned copy of the obituary by email, so be sure to provide your email address if you have one. The library will accept a $5.00 donation in exchange for working on your request.

Tulare County Library
Annie R. Mitchell History Room
200 West Oak St.
Visalia, CA 93291-4993
email: questions@tularecountylibrary.org
559-713-2727

All other Tulare County area obituiaries can be ordered on an "as can be found" basis from the:


Sequoia Genealogical Society
P. O. Box 820
Tulare, CA 93275

for $5.00 per obituary. (Please note that costs may vary depending on the location of the library and estimated travel expenses to the outlying areas.)You must include the name and date of death or publication.


Once at the appropriate newspaper listed below, the names can be accessed by choosing the first letter of the individual's surname below or by typing in the surname to lessen the download time.


Porterville Area:
Porterville Enterprise Weekly to 1908;
Porterville Evening Recorder after 1908 to date

Tulare Area:
The Tulare Register to December, 1884
Tulare Daily Evening Register 1887 to Sept. 1893 & Jan. to Aug. 1894
Daily Tulare Register Oct. to Dec. 1893
Tulare Daily Register Sept. 1894 to Feb. 25, 1895
The Daily Tulare Register Feb. 27, 1895 to Dec. 1899
Tulare Advance Register 1900 - date

Visalia Area:
Visalia Weekly Delta October 8, 1859 to April 10, 1862
Equal Rights Expositor September 27, 1862 to February 26, 1863
Visalia Delta June 19, 1862 to December 21, 1899

Visalia Times Delta:
Jan. 1, 1979 to December 31, 1986
Jan. 1, 1998 to date

Exeter Sun:
1902 to 2012 (some missing)

To save space on the Surname index below the names of the newspapers have been abbreviated. Please use the following table for reference:

Equal Rights ExpositorERE
Porterville Enterprise WeeklyPEW
Porterville Evening RecorderPER
The Tulare RegisterTTR
Tulare Daily Evening RegisterTDER
Daily Tulare RegisterDTR
Tulare Daily RegisterTDR
The Daily Tulare RegisterTDTR
Tulare Advance RegisterTAR
Visalia Times DeltaVTD
Visalia Weekly DeltaVWD
Hanford Sentinel/Lemoore AdvanceHSLR
Kingsburg Sentinel/Selma EnterpriseKSSE
Coalinga RecordCR
Avenal ProgressAP
Exeter SunESP

Click on the first letter of the surname you want to find (the date(s) listed is not the date of death but date of publication of the obituary in the newspaper listed):
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