Indiana counties began recording deaths in 1882. Transcriptions of deaths can be ordered through the Dearborn County Health Department. Deaths have been microfilmed by the Family History Library (1882-1900) and the Indiana State Library (1882-1937).
The following death records have been indexed online:
- 1882-1886 Deaths
- 1887-1894 Deaths
- 1894-1896 Deaths
- 1897-1899 Deaths
- 1899-1900 Deaths
- Lawrenceburg City Deaths 1882-1888
These indexes are also available to purchase in paperback book.
Deaths were recorded on the state level starting in 1899. Indiana Death Certificates (1899-2011) are available on Ancestry (subscription required).
Coroner’s Inquests may hold additional details about a death by violence or casualty. Dearborn County Coroner’s Inquests from 1886-1937 have been indexed.