Calloway County, Kentucky Genealogy

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Calloway County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 19, 1821
County Seat Murray
Courthouse
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Contents

Quick Dates

Calloway 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

First Calloway County Courthouse, Central Park, Murray, Ky. (Originally stood at Wadesboro, Ky.) Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
Calloway County Courthouse, Murray, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

History

Parent County

1821--Calloway County was created 19 December 1821 from Hickman County.
County seat: Murray [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1906--A disaster destroyed most records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Almo Faxon Kirksey Pleasant Hill
Almo Heights Five Points Lynn Grove Pottertown
Backusburg Fort Heiman Midway Protemus
Bakers Crossroads Hamlin Murray Shiloh
Boatwright Harris Grove New Concord Stella
Coldwater Hazel New Providence Wadesboro
Crossland Hico Penny Wiswell
Dexter Irvin Cobb Resort

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

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