From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Owensboro Area Obituary Index

This database is not exclusively African American in focus; it has been added to this site as a source for locating obituary information. The database is an online index of obituaries taken from the Owensboro Messenger and the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer. The index was developed by and is maintained by the Daviess County Public Library in Owensboro, KY. Presently, the online database covers the time periods: 1842-1919, 1920-1989, and 1990-present.

*Owensboro Area Obituary Index.

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Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer (newspaper)

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Owensboro Area Obituary Index,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 16, 2021,

Last modified: 2020-08-27 12:37:08