Breathitt County, Kentucky Genealogy

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*[http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] Local volunteers through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
 
*[http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] Local volunteers through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
 
may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
 
may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=540753&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Bell++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Bell County].&nbsp; 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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*{{FHL|540753|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Bell County}}.&nbsp; 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=3722&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=50&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Bell 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=3722&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=50&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Bell 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.
  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
 
*[http://usgenweb.org]  USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org]  USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Boone/ Boone County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Boone/ Boone County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

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Breathitt County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Breathitt County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 8, 1839
County Seat Jackson
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Breathitt County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

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 Research

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

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

may take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • [1] ~ The Archives of Appalachia

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

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).