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Death Records for Wayne County, Kentucky

This is a list of web sites where you can look up deaths recorded for Wayne County, KY.  Many of these links are "off-site".

Order Copies of KY Death Certificates.
Available for years 1911 - Present only.

Mortality Schedules for 1850 & 1860
Deaths recorded for people who died the year of the 1850 and 1860 census.

Deaths Recorded by Rev. George E. Bell 1905 -1962
Rev. Bell of Bell Hill Church kept personal diaries listing the death date for friends, relatives, neighbors, and members of his church.  He began recording these dates in 1905, six years before the state of KY began recording deaths.

Kentucky Vital Records Project Beginning in 1911
This site includes a searchable index of most death certificates recorded in Kentucky.  Some records include photocopies of the actual death certificate and/or transcription.

Rootsweb Death Index 1911 - 2000
This site includes a searchable index of most death certificates recorded in Kentucky.  You can search by name, year, or county.

Funeral Homes Online
Online obituaries in Wayne and surrounding counties.

The Outlook Newspaper
Online obituaries for current and former Wayne Countians.

Obituaries for former Wayne Countians in Muncie, IN

Social Security Death Index
A searchable index for deaths in the US. - Updated Feb 12, 2012

Wayne County, Kentucky Cemetery Book Project
A list of cemeteries in Wayne County with names and dates of those buried there.

 

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