Breckinridge County, Kentucky

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Breckinridge County Archives<br>P.O. Box 538 - Courthouse<br>Hardinsburg, KY 40143<br>(270) 756-6112<br><br>Open 8AM&nbsp;to 4PM Monday to Friday
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[http://www.breckinridgecountyky.com/index.php?page=government Breckenridge County Courthouse ]<br>Courthouse Square; PO Box 538<br>Hardinsburg, KY 40143<br>Phone: 370-756-2246<br><br>
  
[http://www.breckinridgecountyky.com/ Breckenridge County Courthouse] <br>Courthouse Square; PO Box 538<br>Hardinsburg, KY 40143<br>Phone: 370.756.2246&nbsp;<br><br>County Archives has some marriage&nbsp;records from 1800, some birth records 1853-1969, <br>some death&nbsp;records 1853-1993 and land records<br>from 1800; Clerk Circuit Court has probate and&nbsp;<br>Court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Breckinridge County, Kentucky page 268, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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Breckinridge County Archives<br>P.O. Box 538 - Courthouse<br>Hardinsburg, KY 40143<br>(270) 756-6112
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County Archives has some marriage records from 1800, some birth records 1853-1969, some death records 1853-1993 and land records from 1800. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has probate and court records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Breckinridge County, Kentucky page 268, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:59, 17 October 2012

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Breckinridge County, Kentucky
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Facts
Founded December 9, 1799
County Seat Hardinsburg
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Contents

Quick Dates

Breckinridge County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing


County Courthouse

Breckinridge County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

Breckenridge County Courthouse
Courthouse Square; PO Box 538
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
Phone: 370-756-2246

Breckinridge County Archives
P.O. Box 538 - Courthouse
Hardinsburg, KY 40143
(270) 756-6112

Open 8AM to 4PM Monday to Friday

County Archives has some marriage records from 1800, some birth records 1853-1969, some death records 1853-1993 and land records from 1800.
Clerk Circuit Court has probate and court records.[1]

History

Parent County

1799--Breckinridge County was created 9 December 1799 from Hardin County.
County seat: Hardinsburg [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Addison Corners Holt Mystic
Ammons Custer Horn Back Hill Raymond
Axtel Dempster Hudson Rockvale
Basin Spring Dyer I[[]] Roff
Bewleyville Fairfield Kingswood Rosetta
Big Spring Falls of Rough Kirk Sample
Buras Fisher Locust Hill Se Ree
Cannons Point Frymire Lodiburg Stephensport
Cave Spring Garfield Madrid Stinnettsville
Centerview Glen Dean Mattingly Tar Fork
Chenaultt Graysville McCoy Union Star
Clifton Mills Hardinsburg McDaniels Vanzant
Cloverport Harned McQuady Webster
Cobblers Knob Hensley Mook Westview
Codyville High Plains Mooleyville Woodrow
Constantine Hinton Hills

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African Americans

United States African Americans Gotoarrow.png Kentucky African Americans

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18103,430
18207,485118.2%
18307,345−1.9%
18408,94421.8%
185010,59318.4%
186013,23625.0%
187013,4401.5%
188017,48630.1%
189021,03420.3%
190020,534−2.4%
191021,0342.4%
192019,652−6.6%
193017,368−11.6%
194017,7442.2%
195015,528−12.5%
196014,734−5.1%
197014,7890.4%
198016,86114.0%
199016,312−3.3%
200018,64814.3%
Est. 200825,21035.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21027.txt

For tips on accessing Breckinridge County, Kentucky census records online, see: Kentucky Census.

Church

Court

Genealogy

The Kasey family of Breckinridge County, Kentucky is discussed in:


Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Breckinridge 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 1: 1800-1893
  2. Will Book 2: 1894-1935

Taxation

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Breckinridge County, Kentucky is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[3] digitized by Ancestry ($).

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), Breckinridge County, 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).
  3. G. Glenn Clift, Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800 (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).