Anderson County, Kentucky

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==== Populated Places  ====
  
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* [[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
 
* [[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
 
 
* [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans. 
 
* [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans. 
 
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/african_american_records.htm African American Records] at Anderson County KYGenWeb Project  
[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/african_american_records.htm African American Records] at Anderson County KYGenWeb Project  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/anderson.html Anderson Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.   
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/anderson.html Anderson Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.   
 
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/cemeteries/cemeteries%20index.html Cemeteries of Anderson County] at Anderson County KYGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/cemeteries/cemeteries%20index.html Cemeteries of Anderson County] at Anderson County KYGenWeb  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=517525&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Anderson++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some records of cemeteries in Anderson County.]  Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
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*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists *[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=517525&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Anderson++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some records of cemeteries in Anderson County.]  Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3676&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=7&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk list of Anderson County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3676&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=7&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk list of Anderson County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/census/census.directory.htm Census Directory] at Anderson County KYGenWeb  
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/census/census.directory.htm Census Directory] at Anderson County KYGenWeb  
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky  Census Transcriptions  1850 - 1930
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The USGenWeb Census Project
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*[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ Census Online] ~ Census Online
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/church/churches.toc.html Churches] at Anderson County KYGenWeb  
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/church/churches.toc.html Churches] at Anderson County KYGenWeb  
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]
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*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
See [http://courts.ky.gov/counties/Anderson/ Anderson County] at Kentucky Court of Justice for information on circuit court.  
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*See [http://courts.ky.gov/counties/Anderson/ Anderson County] at Kentucky Court of Justice for information on circuit court.  
 
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*See [http://www.elect.ky.gov/countyclerks.htm Kentucky: State Board of Elections] for contact information for county clerk. You may need to scroll down the page.  
See [http://www.elect.ky.gov/countyclerks.htm Kentucky: State Board of Elections] for contact information for county clerk. You may need to scroll down the page.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
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*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research & Reference]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/anderson/anderson_history.html Anderson County KY History] at Kentucky Genealogy Trails  
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/anderson/anderson_history.html Anderson County KY History] at Kentucky Genealogy Trails  
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives] ~ The Archives of Appalachia
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/military/military_records.htm Miltary Records] at Anderson County KYGenWeb  
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/military/military_records.htm Miltary Records] at Anderson County KYGenWeb  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
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==== Miscellaneous ====
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html KY Postcards] Kentucky Postcards ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
[http://www.theandersonnews.com/ The Anderson News]  
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*[http://www.theandersonnews.com/ The Anderson News]  
  
 
Physical Address:<br>The Anderson News<br>1080 Bypass South, Suite 3<br>Lawrenceburg, KY 40242<br>Phone: 502-839-6906<br>Fax: 502-839-3118  
 
Physical Address:<br>The Anderson News<br>1080 Bypass South, Suite 3<br>Lawrenceburg, KY 40242<br>Phone: 502-839-6906<br>Fax: 502-839-3118  
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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Anderson County KYGenWeb has the following on line:  
 
Anderson County KYGenWeb has the following on line:  
  
[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/birth%20records/births.html Births]  
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/birth%20records/births.html Births]  
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/marriages/marriages.toc.htm Marriages]
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/death.toc/death.html Death Records and Obituaries]
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*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births & Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths & Burials] ~ KY Deaths & Burials 1843 - 1970
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths & Marriages
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index]  The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/marriages/marriages.toc.htm Marriages]
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/death.toc/death.html Death Records and Obituaries]
 
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/anderson/anderson.html Anderson County KY Archives]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/anderson/anderson.html Anderson County KY Archives]  
 
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/ Anderson County KYGenWeb] part of the USGenWeb project.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/anderson/ Anderson County KYGenWeb] part of the USGenWeb project.&nbsp;  
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*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195202&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Anderson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] at FamilySearch  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195202&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Anderson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog] at FamilySearch  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Anderson/ Anderson County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] at Linkpendium.
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Anderson/ Anderson County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] at Linkpendium.

Revision as of 17:24, 3 January 2011

This article is about a north-central Kentucky county. For other uses, see Anderson.

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Anderson County, Kentucky
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Facts
Founded January 16, 1827
County Seat Lawrenceburg
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Contents

County Courthouse

Anderson County, Kentucky Couthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1827--Anderson County was created 16 January 1827 from Franklin, Mercer and Washington Counties.
County seat: Lawrenceburg [1]

Boundary Changes

On January 28, 1854 a minor change in the line between the county of Franklin and Anderson was approved by legislation. It was to include the house in which R.C. McKee lived. See County Formations Database at Kentucky Land Office webpage.

Record Loss

1859, 1915--Disasters destroyed most records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Alton Fairview Klondyke Sparrow
Alton Station Fox Creek Lawrenceburg Stringtown
Anderson City Gee McBrayer Tyrone
Ashbrook Glensboro Nevin Van Buren
Avenstoke Hickory Grove Ninevah Wayside
Ballard Houchin (hist.) Pleasant Grove (hist.)
Birdie Jefferies (hist.) Sidney (hist.)
Drydock Johnsonville Sinai












Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Physical Address:
The Anderson News
1080 Bypass South, Suite 3
Lawrenceburg, KY 40242
Phone: 502-839-6906
Fax: 502-839-3118

Obituaries

Probate

Wills at Anderson County KYGenWeb

Taxation

Vital Records

Anderson County KYGenWeb has the following on line:

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).