Breathitt County, Kentucky Genealogy

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Revision as of 18:14, 11 August 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Breathitt County

Contents

County Courthouse

Breathitt County Courthouse, Jackson, Ky.

History

Parent County

1839--Breathitt County was created 8 February 1839 from Estill, Clay and Perry Counties.  County seat: Jackson [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1866, 1873--Disasters destroyed most records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Altro Guerrant Mountain Valley Simpson
Barwick Haddix Ned Stevenson
Bays Hardshell Noble Talbert
Beech Houston Noctor Taulbee
Canoe Hurst Oakdale Turkey
Chenowee Jackson Panhandle Vancleve
Clayhole Jetts Creek Paxton War Creek
Copebranch Keck Portsmouth Watts
Crockettsville Kragon Press Wells Fork
Dalesburg Lambric Quicksand Whick
Elkatawa Lawson Rock Lick Widecreek
Evanston Little Roosevelt Wilhurst
Fivemile Lost Creek Rousseau Wilstacy
Flintville Lunah Sebastains Branch Wolverine
Frozen Creek Moct Sewell
Guage Morris Fork Shoulderblade





















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

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).