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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Finding aid only for Manuscripts Collection 508. Index of deaths (1 vol.) in the Ohio County, Kentucky region from 1914 to 1962 kept by an unnamed funeral home in Ohio County. Also four account books for the same unnamed funeral home, listing payer, itemized costs, and payment information for funerals from 1914 to 1939. The deceased’s name is rarely mentioned.


United States History

MSS 508 B1 F2 FUNERAL Ledgers (Summary) Transcription - 1914 to 1963.doc (392 kB)
Index of Deaths for Ohio County Area

MSS 508 B1 F3 Funeral Ledger Transcription - 1914 to 1919.doc (129 kB)
Funeral home ledger from Ohio County, 1914-1918

MSS 508 B1 F4 Funeral Ledger Transcription - 1919 to 1929.doc (332 kB)
Funeral home ledger from Ohio County, 1919-1929

MSS 508 B1 F5 Funeral Ledger Transcription - 1930 to 1936.doc (307 kB)