Kentucky Death Records Search

Perform a free Kentucky public death records search, including death certificates, death indexes, deceased records, death registers & registries, obituaries, and death notices.


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John L. Street Public Library Database View John L. Street Public Library additional resources for a list of resources available to the library patron.

Kentucky Department For Libraries and Archives Website View Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Kentucky Obituaries Vital Records Search Kentucky Obituaries Death and Vital Records by city and last and first name.

Kentucky Office of Vital Records Vital Records Search Kentucky Office of Vital Records vital records index by name.

Kentucky State Death Certificates & Records Find Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Rowan County Public Library Genealogy Records View Rowan County Public Library genealogy for a list of resources available to the library patron.

Russell County Clerk Website View Russell County Clerk home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Russell County Clerk's Office Marriage Applications View Russell County Clerk's Office marriage license information, including requirements and application form.

Russell County Death Certificates & Records Find Russell County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Russell County Library Website View Russell County Library home page including book search, upcoming events, genealogy information, and more resources.

Scott County Clerk County Records View Scott County Clerk recorded documents, including open records requests and forms.

Scott County Death Certificates & Records Find Scott County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Scott County Genealogy Records View Scott County genealogical records, including obituaries, birth records and biographies.

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Shelby County Clerk Legal Records Division Website View Shelby County Clerk Legal Records Division home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Shelby County Death Certificates & Records Find Shelby County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Simpson County Clerk Website View Simpson County Clerk home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Simpson County Death Certificates & Records Find Simpson County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Spencer County Death Certificates & Records Find Spencer County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Taylor County Clerk County Records Search Taylor County Clerk recorded documents database by name, book/page and date.

Taylor County Clerk Website View Taylor County Clerk home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Taylor County Clerk's Office Marriage Applications View Taylor County Clerk's Office marriage license information, including requirements and fees.

Taylor County Death Certificates & Records Find Taylor County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Todd County Death Certificates & Records Find Todd County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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Trigg County Clerk Website View Trigg County Clerk home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Trigg County Death Certificates & Records Find Trigg County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Trimble County Clerk Website View Trimble County Clerk home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Trimble County Death Certificates & Records Find Trimble County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Trimble County Genealogy Records View Trimble County genealogical records, including biographies, obituaries, marriages and births.

Union County Clerk Website View Union County Clerk home page, including forms and contact information.

Union County Death Certificates & Records Find Union County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Union County Public Library District Website View Union County Public Library District home page, including upcoming events and contact information.

Warren County Death Certificates & Records Find Warren County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Warren County Public Library Database View Warren County Public Library online databases and find all the required genealogical information.

Washington County Clerk Website View Washington County Clerk home page, including his name and duties.

Washington County Death Certificates & Records Find Washington County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Wayne County Clerk Website View Wayne County Clerk home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Wayne County Death Certificates & Records Find Wayne County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Wayne County Public Library Genealogy Records View Wayne County Public Library genealogy section and find all the relevant genealogical information.

Webster County Clerk Website View Webster County Clerk home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Webster County Clerk's Office Marriage Applications View Webster County Clerk's Office marriage licenses, including license validity, age requirements. procedures, information requirements, and filing fees.

Webster County Death Certificates & Records Find Webster County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

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Whitley County Clerk Website View Whitley County Clerk home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Whitley County Death Certificates & Records Find Whitley County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Whitley County Genealogy Records View Whitley County genealogical records, including obituaries, birth records and biographies.

Wolfe County Genealogy Records View Wolfe County genealogy resources, including history, geography, municipalities, vital and courthouse records, newspapers, databases and death index.

Wolfe County Genealogy Records (Kentucky) View Wolfe County genealogical records, including biographies, obituaries, marriages and births.

Woodford County Death Certificates & Records Find Woodford County, Kentucky death records, and learn about the fees and process for requesting copies of certified death certificates.

Find Kentucky Death Records

Kentucky Death Records provide information relating to a person's death in Kentucky. Death Records include information from Kentucky and Federal death registries and indexes, including the National Death Index. Kentucky Vital Records Offices, County Clerks, and the Kentucky Health Department maintain Death Records.

Find Kentucky Death Records, including:
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  • Certified death certificates
  • Copies of death certificates and records
  • Kentucky death index documents
  • Genealogical records
Find Death Records in Kentucky

The Social Security Death Index (SSDI) collects death statistics on a national level, while local Kentucky government offices maintain their own death registries. These Death Records databases provide useful vital statistics for researchers. County and City Clerks in Kentucky make Death Records available to the general public and may provide death certificates upon request.

Where to find Kentucky Death Certificates

Kentucky death certificates are documents signed by authorized medical professionals that contain information related to a person's death including the time, place, and cause of death. Certified death certificates are essential documents for legal matters following an individual's death. Death certificates can be obtained from Kentucky Clerks, Health Departments, and from the Office of the Coroner and Medical Examiner.

What Death Certificates are used for

Certified death certificates issued by local Kentucky government offices help families of the deceased settle and resolve financial and legal matters. Death Records are an important part of facilitating transfers of financial accounts and resolving estate matters in Kentucky. Transfers of bank accounts, collecting life insurance policies, real and personal property titles and utility accounts all require Kentucky Death Records.

Kentucky Genealogy

Genealogists and family researchers use Kentucky vital records to trace family roots. Clerks and Archival Offices in Kentucky provide public records access to Death Records including the deceased's full name, date and age at death.


Death Records Search in Kentucky