Online Kentucky Death Indexes, Death Certificates and Vital Records Indexes
Kentucky Death Records Indexes, Obituaries and Cemeteries by County
- Kentucky Vital Records Indexes at Ancestry (these require payment)
- Allen County Genealogy Database includes some death indexes and cemetery burials
- Boone County Family Cemetery Registers
- Boyd County Cemeteries & Ashland Daily Independent Obituary Index (various years) from the Boyd County Library; also includes other genealogy indexes
- Boyle County Genealogy and Vital Records Indexes includes indexes for deaths, obituaries, cemeteries, marriages and more; also has some genealogy indexes for Casey County
- Carter County Cemeteries, Transcribed Genealogy Records and Images includes some death certificates and obituaries
- Clark County: Winchester Cemetery Burial Records (Winchester, KY)
- Daviess County: Owensboro Area Obituary Index and Abstracts, 1842-present ongoing project
- Edmonson County: Mammoth Cave National Park Cemetery Database
- Fayette County and Lexington...
- Hardin County: Elizabethtown City Cemetery Burials
- Harrison County Funeral Home Indexes
- Henderson County Public Library Obituary Finder, 1957-present (more years are being added)
- Jefferson County and Louisville...
- Jessamine County: Maple Grove Cemetery Burials (in Nicholasville, KY)
- Johnson County...
- Kenton County Cemeteries, Death Records 1852-1880 (incomplete), and other Genealogy Indexes
- Knox County Cemeteries
- Laurel County Death Records, 1856-1858
- Lawrence County...
- Lexington: see Fayette County above
- Lincoln County Cemeteries
- Louisville: see Jefferson County above
- McCracken County: Oak Grove Cemetery Burials (Paducah, KY) PDF files
- Meade County Deaths, 1852-1909 some years missing
- Metcalfe County Cemeteries and Assorted Death Records
- Trimble County Obituaries, 1928-1989
- Warren County: Fairview Cemetery Online Burial Search in Bowling Green, Kentucky
- Wayne County, Kentucky Cemeteries Project scanned pages from the Wayne County, Kentucky Cemeteries book
Ordering Kentucky Vital Records
- Kentucky Obituaries Archive - Recent (you can obtain copies of individual obituaries online for a fee) includes the Bowling Green Daily News (7/2/1999-Current); Covington Kentucky Post (4/2/1990-Current); Henderson Gleaner (4/14/2006-Current); Lexington Herald-Leader (1/25/1984-Current); Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (9/1/1988-Current); Russellville News-Democrat & Leader (12/13/2005-Current); and more