Daviess County, Kentucky

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Daviess is a county in Kentucky. It was formed in 1815 from the following county/ies: Ohio. Daviess began keeping birth records in 1853, marriage records in 1815, and death records in 1853. It began keeping land records in 1815, probate records in 1812, and court records in 1822. For more information, contact the county at P.O. Box 609, Owensboro 42302-0609. On the attached map, Daviess is located at B6.

For information about the state of Kentucky see Kentucky Family History Research.

The Counties and County Seats of Kentucky

Obituary Lookups

The following link has 3 sections: 1842-1919 (Detailed abstracts of obituaries), 1920-1989 (brief abstracts of obituaries), and 1990-present (detailed abstracts of obituaries). This website is run by the Daviess County Public Library. The staff here has always been quite helpful in assisting with research from the Kentucky Room.



The following is a link to the USGenWeb site for Daviess County, Kentucky. Here's you can find all sorts of information from other contributors, including Cemetary records, Wills, Marriage records and the like.


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