Source Information

Ancestry.com. Kentucky, Death Index, 1911-2000 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2000.
Original data: Commonwealth of Kentucky, Health Data Branch, Divisision of Epidemiology and Health Planning. Kentucky Death Index, 1911-present. Frankfort, KY, USA: Kentucky Department of Information Systems.

About Kentucky, Death Index, 1911-2000

This important database contains an index to more than 2.6 million death records of individuals living in Kentucky from 1911 on. All records contain the following information: name of the individual, date of death, county of death, county of residence, age at death, and volume and certificate number.
Death certificates for Kentucky can be obtained from the Kentucky Department for Public Health at the following address:

Department for Public Health
Vital Records
275 E Main St - IE-A
Frankfort, KY 40621-0001
MAIN TELEPHONE: 502-564-4212
FACSIMILE: 502-227-0032
HOURS: 8AM-3PM
General Note: The fee is $6.00 per name.