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Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Although Kentucky enacted a statute in 1852-1862 requiring registration of births and deaths,many counties did not comply. A second law was written in 1874-1879, and 1892-1910 but, again, was not always followed. By 1911, the law was more clearly defined and kept by 1920. Any existing births 1852-1960 and death records 1852-1953 can be accessed online. See [[How to Find Kentucky Birth Records|How to Find Kentucky Birth Records]] and [[How to Find Kentucky Death Records|How to Find Kentucky Death Records]] for links to indexes and images.  
 
Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Although Kentucky enacted a statute in 1852-1862 requiring registration of births and deaths,many counties did not comply. A second law was written in 1874-1879, and 1892-1910 but, again, was not always followed. By 1911, the law was more clearly defined and kept by 1920. Any existing births 1852-1960 and death records 1852-1953 can be accessed online. See [[How to Find Kentucky Birth Records|How to Find Kentucky Birth Records]] and [[How to Find Kentucky Death Records|How to Find Kentucky Death Records]] for links to indexes and images.  
  
Original marriage records are held at the office of the [[{{PAGENAME}}#{{PAGENAME}}_Courthouse|{{PAGENAME}} Clerk]], with divorce records 1849-1958 located with the [[{{PAGENAME}}#{{PAGENAME}}_Courthouse|{{PAGENAME}} Circuit Court.]] For more information see [[How to Find Kentucky Marriage Records|How to Find Kentucky Marriage Records]]. For Kentucky divorce records see the wiki page [[Kentucky Vital Records#Divorce_Records|Kentucky Vital Records]].<noinclude>[[Category:Templates for KY pages]]</noinclude>
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Original marriage records are held at the office of the [[{{PAGENAME}}#County_Courthouse|{{{1}}} County Clerk]], with divorce records 1849-1958 located with the [[{{PAGENAME}}#County_Courthouse|{{{1}}} County Circuit Court.]] For more information see [[How to Find Kentucky Marriage Records|How to Find Kentucky Marriage Records]]. For Kentucky divorce records see the wiki page [[Kentucky Vital Records#Divorce_Records|Kentucky Vital Records]].<noinclude>[[Category:Templates for KY pages]]</noinclude>

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Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Although Kentucky enacted a statute in 1852-1862 requiring registration of births and deaths,many counties did not comply. A second law was written in 1874-1879, and 1892-1910 but, again, was not always followed. By 1911, the law was more clearly defined and kept by 1920. Any existing births 1852-1960 and death records 1852-1953 can be accessed online. See How to Find Kentucky Birth Records and How to Find Kentucky Death Records for links to indexes and images.

Original marriage records are held at the office of the {{{1}}} County Clerk, with divorce records 1849-1958 located with the {{{1}}} County Circuit Court. For more information see How to Find Kentucky Marriage Records. For Kentucky divorce records see the wiki page Kentucky Vital Records.