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== Collection Time Period ==
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== Record Description ==
  
This index covers events from 1843 through 1970.  
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1867 to 1961. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
 
 
== Record Description  ==
 
  
This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
*Family Records  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.<br>
*Church Records
 
*Civil Registration
 
  
This index is not complete for any particular place or region.  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Kentucky, Deaths and Burials, 1843-1970." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
  
=== Record Content  ===
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[[Kentucky Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
  
The key genealogical facts found in death or burial index entries may include:
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== Record Content and Use  ==
  
*Name of the deceased
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Deaths and Burials Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
*Gender
 
*Names of the parents
 
*Name of the spouse (if married)  
 
*Death or burial date
 
*Death or burial place
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
  
 
== Coverage Table  ==
 
== Coverage Table  ==
  
This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.  
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The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
 
 
Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by state.
 
 
 
As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.<br>
 
 
 
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== Related Websites ==
 
 
== How to Use the Collection ==
 
 
 
Use this file to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
 
 
 
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection  ===
 
 
 
Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
 
 
 
*[[IGI]]
 
*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
 
*[[IGI Batch Numbers for the British Isles and North America]]
 
 
 
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].
 
 
 
== Record History  ==
 
 
 
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 1998, a few of the entries were published on 7 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "North America Vital Records Index." This is an index of some deaths and burials throughout Kentucky. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.
 
 
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
 
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing to accomplish its program of identifying the ancestry of mankind.
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/ Kentucky Genalogical Web Project]  
 
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*[http://www.kentuckygenealogy.org/ History of Kentucky]
=== Record Reliability  ===
 
 
 
Church records and civil registration were official sources and are some of the most reliable sources of information available on those who were born, married, or died in Kentucky.
 
 
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
 
 
 
[http://www.kygenweb.net/ Kentucky Genalogical Web Project]  
 
 
 
[http://www.kentuckygenealogy.org/ History of Kentucky]
 
  
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[[Kentucky Vital Records|Kentucky Vital Records]]  
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*[[Kentucky]]
 
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*[[Kentucky Vital Records]]
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
 
 
 
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== Sources of Information for This Collection ==
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== Contributions to This Article ==
  
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
"Kentucky Death and Burials, 1843-1970." database and images, ''FamilySearch'' ([[https://www.familysearch.org/ http://www.familysearch.org]): accessed March 11, 2011. entry for [https://www.familysearch.org/search/recordDetails/show?uri=https://api.familysearch.org/records/pal:/MM9.1.r/M6Z8-CHK/p1 Samuel Johnson], died 21 May 1917;citing Death Records, reference p 652, FHL film 1844129, Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.  
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"Kentucky Death and Burials, 1843-1970." database, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed March 11, 2011), Samuel Johnson, died 21 May 1917; citing Kentucky, Death Records, FHL film 1,844,129, Campbell County Courthouse, Newport, Kentucky, United States.  
  
 
[[Category:Kentucky|Vital]]
 
[[Category:Kentucky|Vital]]

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Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1867 to 1961. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Records collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.

"Kentucky, Deaths and Burials, 1843-1970." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Deaths and Burials Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Marriages, 1785-1979 Deaths and Burials, 1843-1970
Adair 4,216 14,651 4,452
Allen 6,102 6,079 4,992
Anderson 4,441 3,962 2,790
Ballard 708 6,894 3,921
Barren 6,827 28,333 13,322
Bath 1,173 5,146 4,303
Bell 0 10,123 14,145
Boone 4,487 12,419 3,370
Bourbon 186 3,224 9,187
Boyd 104 9,590 17,521
Boyle 1,326 8,008 9,291
Bracken 2,490 12,617 3,701
Breathitt 2,144 5,068 2,808
Breckinridge 1,667 11,020 5,216
Bullitt 1,629 8,706 2,686
Butler 2,548 6,656 2,812
Caldwell 2,192 9,750 5,963
Calloway 3,757 7,878 6,385
Campbell 6,941 41,104 49,779
Carlisle 0 2,120 4,030
Carroll 621 5,872 3,682
Carter 3,061 10,839 7,137
Casey 1,796 24,698 3,666
Christian 5,365 44,303 26,890
Clark 1,863 26,847 10,248
Clay 3,404 8,674 2,936
Clinton 2,575 1,224 1,772
Crittenden 4,426 11,923 3,637
Cumberland 3,622 1,032 2,241
Daviess 3,467 14,697 22,686
Edmonson 968 12,959 2,098
Elliott 459 140 1,103
Estill 1,860 13,701 2,922
Fayette 3,845 1,382 53,008
Fleming 2,032 6,807 5,220
Floyd 1,986 1,710 6,649
Franklin 3,047 11,161 10,645
Fulton 1,025 11,018 7,735
Gallatin 800 7,781 1,605
Garrard 3,566 11,058 3,926
Grant 1,208 4,653 3,488
Graves 5,573 8,822 12,815
Grayson 3,470 3,815 4,969
Green 2,894 4,861 2,648
Greenup 2,945 9,224 6,258
Hancock 2,316 5,799 2,363
Hardin 4,199 10,630 8,580
Harlan 1,515 9,024 15,522
Harrison 2,786 14,850 21,806
Hart 5,178 1,798 5,937
Henderson 3,203 10,544 14,524
Henry 1,418 4,774 4,581
Hickman 2,191 9,470 3,330
Hopkins 5,551 3,123 15,693
Jackson 368 8,886 1,148
Jefferson 116,782 183,250 443,766
Jessamine 4,252 2,532 4,188
Johnson 3,095 8,143 6,645
Kenton 10,139 29,104 49,897
Kentucky 161,254 265,519 657,964
Knott 0 2,175 2,369
Knox 2,513 5,605 8,226
LaRue 3,000 12,221 3,220
Laurel 2,590 5,977 5,202
Lawrence 745 9,808 4,220
Lee 114 3,507 1,452
Leslie 0 241 2,102
Letcher 1,512 1,768 7,434
Lewis 1,817 2,926 5,050
Lincoln 152 7,236 7,381
Livingston 1,440 6,399 2,569
Logan 504 41,343 9,687
Lyon 1,605 5,502 2,426
Madison 2,099 16,816 11,342
Magoffin 149 8,846 1,765
Marion 2,324 3,592 7,375
Marshall 4,904 14,481 4,064
Martin 0 4,050 1,315
Mason 3,832 16,853 13,543
McCracken 2,344 14,484 24,414
McCreary 221 0 1,900
McLean 1,174 1,546 4,309
Meade 2,483 15,757 2,297
Menifee 100 1,203 1,012
Mercer 4,704 1,341 6,024
Metcalfe 701 5,312 2,591
Monroe 5,529 2,473 4,431
Montgomery 2,612 3,526 5,613
Morgan 4,666 8,860 3,417
Muhlenberg 2,414 7,519 12,673
Nelson 3,580 23,555 6,627
Nicholas 1,006 10,868 3,287
Obion 1,429 468 0
Ohio 2,549 11,032 7,608
Oldham 2,674 2,871 3,293
Owen 803 33,061 3,384
Owsley 1,435 11,367 861
Pendleton 3,847 5,563 4,370
Perry 3,488 626 9,198
Pike 2,256 25,365 15,421
Powell 2,149 3,205 1,331
Pulaski 4,874 22,754 10,395
Robertson 1,107 2,046 1,067
Rockcastle 339 11,834 2,843
Rowan 1,379 11,727 3,043
Russell 658 1,749 2,501
Scott 4,186 356 6,530
Shelby 1,177 12,244 7,607
Simpson 3,831 13,147 5,178
Spencer 1,319 5,883 1,710
Taylor 1,528 2,796 4,366
Todd 2,381 2,421 6,036
Trigg 1,720 1,630 3,901
Trimble 2,665 3,051 1,370
Union 2,566 4,899 7,336
Warren 4,065 9,556 16,453
Washington 4,779 15,023 3,813
Wayne 1,972 782 2,974
Webster 717 4,864 7,930
Whitley 4,184 2,564 9,036
Wolfe 1,453 1,042 1,639
Woodford 2,692 3,007 4,548
Total 574,119 1,532,718 1,971,681

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Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Kentucky Death and Burials, 1843-1970." database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed March 11, 2011), Samuel Johnson, died 21 May 1917; citing Kentucky, Death Records, FHL film 1,844,129, Campbell County Courthouse, Newport, Kentucky, United States.