KENTUCKY VITAL RECORDS INDEX

Indexes to selected Kentucky vital records are available here for searching. This data was acquired from Kentucky's state Office of Vital Statistics for noncommercial use only. It may not be used for any commercial purpose. Any reselling, profit making, or surcharges added by an Internet provider for access to the data will result in loss of access to the data. Accessing the data will be interpreted by the University as agreement to the above terms.

More information is available from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, the Kentucky Historical Society, and the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics.

The vital records index data was obtained from the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics in 1994 for a research project. We do not have the resources or funding to update the indexes. Contact the Kentucky Office of Vital Statistics if you need additional information or data for other years.

 

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BECAUSE OF THE VOLUME OF REQUESTS AND THE RESOURCES NEEDED TO PROCESS THEM, THE NUMBER OF MATCHES RETURNED FOR EACH SEARCH IS LIMITED, SO MAKE YOUR SEARCH AS SPECIFIC AS POSSIBLE. WE CANNOT PROVIDE ACCESS TO THIS DATA IN ANY WAY OTHER THAN THIS SEARCH SERVICE - NO FTP, NOTHING. THERE IS NO WAY TO CIRCUMVENT THE LIMIT ON SEARCH RESULTS. PLEASE DON'T ASK.

The original data is from the Kentucky Department of Health Statistics in Frankfort. If you need copies of the files contact them.

Please refer to the notes for each index for more information. This includes information about the quality of the data and known sources of errors. We cannot make changes to the data.


KENTUCKY DEATH INDEX FOR 1911-1986

Please see the explanatory notes for more information. The best results are generally obtained by searching with both first and last names of the deceased. Adding a qualifier - place of death or residence - can substantially narrow the search.


(Optional additional field to qualify search.)
The Place of Death is a five-character field that is usually an abbreviated form of the county name. The Residence field is usually the name of a city, county, or state. There are misspellings in the data in both fields. See the lists of the Place of Death and Residence values that occur in the data.


KENTUCKY DEATH INDEX FOR 1987-1992

Please see the explanatory notes for more information. This index can only be searched by the name of the deceased. The best results are generally obtained by searching with both first and last names.


(Optional additional field to qualify search.)
The Place of Death is a five-character field that is usually an abbreviated form of the county name. The Residence field is usually the name of a city, county, or state. There are misspellings in the data in both fields. See the lists of the Place of Death and Residence values that occur in the data.

 

KENTUCKY MARRIAGE INDEX FOR 1973-1993

Please see the explanatory notes for more information. This index can be searched by the name of the bride, the name of the groom, or a combined field that includes the surnames of both.


KENTUCKY DIVORCE INDEX FOR 1973-1993

Please see the explanatory notes for more information. This index can be searched by the name of the husband, the name of the wife, or a combined field that includes the surnames of both.


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