|Kentucky Wiki Topics|
|Local Research Resources|
- 1787-1854 - Kentucky Obituaries, 1787-1854, ($)
- Rootsweb Kentucky Counties Obituary Index
- Genealogy Buff Obituary Files Scroll down to databases
- Kentuckiana Obituaries
- ObitsArchive.com Kentucky
- 1899-2012 - United States, Obituaries, American Historical Society of Germans from Russia, 1899-2012 at FamilySearch — index and images
- 1980-2014 - United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014 Index and images
- 2001-2014 - Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014 at FamilySearch — index
- Clift, Garrett Glenn. Kentucky Obituaries, 1787–1854. Baltimore, Maryland.: Genealogical Pub., 1977. FHL book 976.9 V28c. This includes obituaries from several newspapers reprinted in The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, volumes 39 to 40. It is indexed.
Eastern Kentucky University Library Special Collections and Archives has compiled an index to obituaries and death notices from Madison County newspapers, beginning with 1823.
Obituary files may be kept in local public libraries and by newspaper publishers. Some obituaries have also been published and indexed in genealogical periodicals that are available in the Family History Library. These are referenced in the "Places" section of the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI), which is described in the "Periodicals" section.
Obituaries and indexes from a few individual newspapers may be found in the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:
- KENTUCKY - OBITUARIES
- KENTUCKY, [COUNTY] - OBITUARIES
- KENTUCKY, [COUNTY] - VITAL RECORDS
- Genealogy Buff Obituary Files Scroll down to databases.