Bullitt County History

1917 Shepherdsville Train Wreck Victims
Death Certificates

We have located images of most of the death certificates for the victims of the 1917 Shepherdsville train wreck. All 49 victims are listed below. Those for whom death certificate images are available will be linked to those images. You will need to return from the image page to this page to continue.


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The Bullitt County History Museum, a service of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is located in the county courthouse at 300 South Buckman Street (Highway 61) in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The museum, along with its research room, is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday. Admission is free. The museum, as part of the Bullitt County Genealogical Society, is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and is classified as a 509(a)2 public charity. Contributions and bequests are deductible under section 2055, 2106, or 2522 of the Internal Revenue Code. Page last modified: 13 Jul 2015 . Page URL: bullittcountyhistory.org/bchistory/wreckvictimsdc.html