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The Valdosta Daily Times Vital Records Index is a record of birth announcements, death notices/obituaries, engagement announcements, and wedding announcements found in the Valdosta Daily Times. from 1945-1964. Currently, we are adding material each semester to bring the index up through 1993.

  • Search this index for records between 1945 and 1964. (Additional content is frequently added)
  •  If you are searching for vital records from after 1993, please consult our Valdosta Daily Times Index, which contains records from 1994 to the present.

Gendex, a notebook of vital records of the Valdosta Daily Times from 1868-1945 has now been digitized and put online. You can browse the database from the VDT Index site.

For death notices older than 1945, search GENDEX, a genealogical index of death records for the Valdosta Daily Times from the years 1868-1988. It was originally created by Valdosta's South Georgia Regional Library in print form.

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How to Search the Valdosta Daily Times Vital Records Table
The search forms are divided by record type. (Obituary, Wedding, Birth, etc.) Please type the name of the person you are researching into the appropriate search box and click search. A results page will provide you with a list of exact and approximate matches.

The VSU Archives creates an annual index to the Valdosta Daily Times.  Each article has been assigned a subject heading and is listed with a citation to its date and page in the paper.  The letters below represent subject headings.  Please select the letter you wish to search.  Once in the file, use the EDIT and Find in Page commands to search for your specific term.

Search the Valdosta Daily Times Vital Records Table for births, deaths, weddings, and engagements.

 Browse the VDT Index by Date