Bracken County, Kentucky Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
Line 75: Line 75:
 
*[[Robertson County, Kentucky|Robertson]]
 
*[[Robertson County, Kentucky|Robertson]]
  
== Resources ==== ==
+
=== Resources ====
  
==== African American  ====
+
==== African American  ====
  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:  
Line 84: Line 84:
  
 
* [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. 
=== Cemeteries ====
+
 
 +
=== Cemeteries = ===
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====

Revision as of 00:01, 11 August 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Bracken County

Contents

County Courthouse

Bracken County Courthouse, Brooksville, Ky.

History

Parent County

1796--Bracken County was created 14 December 1796 from Campbell and Mason Counties.  County seat: Brooksville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1848--A disaster caused the loss of some records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Augusta Cumminsville Parina (hist.) Stoney Point
Belmont (hist.) Foster Petra Wellsburg
Berlin Germantown Powersville Willow
Bladeston Gertrude Rock Springs Willow Grove
Bradford Johnsville Santa Fe Woolcott
Bridgeville Lenoxburg South Higginsport
Brooksville Milford Stepstone
Chatham Neave Stonewall











Neighboring Counties

Resources =

African American

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

Cemeteries =

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Bracken County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

  1. Will Book A: 1798-1815
  2. Will Book B: 1815-1823

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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