Bath County, Kentucky

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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
 
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  

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Bath County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Bath County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 15, 1811
County Seat Owingsville
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Bath County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1792 1852 1820 1811 1811
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Bath County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG
Bath County Courthouse
PO Box 609
Owingsville, KY 40350
Phone: 606.674.2613[1]

History

Parent County

1811--Bath County was created 15 January 1811 from Montgomery County.
County seat: Owingsville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864,1964--Disasters destroyed many records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Bethel Oakla Polksville Sharpsburg
Clear Creek Furnace Olympia Preston Slate Valley
Jackson Schoolhouse (hist.) Owingsville Reynoldsville Wyoming
Kendall Springs (hist.) Peasticks Salt Lick
Midland Pebble

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African Americans

United States African Americans Gotoarrow.png Kentucky African Americans

Biographies

Cemeteries
Confederate Monument in Owingsville, Kentucky

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

  • Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Search can be searched by name, place and/or date.  This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky. 
  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
  • Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
  • Bath 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. 

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18207,961
18308,79910.5%
18409,76311.0%
185012,11524.1%
186012,1130%
187010,145−16.2%
188011,98218.1%
189012,8136.9%
190014,73415.0%
191013,988−5.1%
192011,996−14.2%
193011,075−7.7%
194011,4513.4%
195010,410−9.1%
19609,114−12.4%
19709,2351.3%
198010,0258.6%
19909,692−3.3%
200011,08514.4%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21011.txt


1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Bath County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Kentucky Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.

See Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • [1] ~ The Archives of Appalachia

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Bath, Kentucky page 268, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).