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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky|Kentucky ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Clark_County,_Kentucky|Clark County]]''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Clark County
 
| county = Clark County
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| seat wl = Winchester
 
| seat wl = Winchester
 
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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky|Kentucky ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Clark_County,_Kentucky|Clark County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Clark County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Clark County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Clark County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Clark County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Clark County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Clark County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Clark County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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== History  ==
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[[Image:Clark County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]] [http://www.clarkcoky.com/ Clark County Courthouse]<br>34 S Main Street Rm 103<br>Winchester, KY 40391-2600<br>Phone: 606.745.0282<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clark County, Kentucky page 269, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1792'''--Clark County was&nbsp;created 6 December 1792&nbsp;from [[Bourbon County, Kentucky|Bourbon]] and [[Fayette County, Kentucky|Fayette]] Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Winchester <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1792'''--Clark County was&nbsp;created 6 December 1792&nbsp;from [[Bourbon County, Kentucky|Bourbon]] and [[Fayette County, Kentucky|Fayette]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Winchester <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Agawam  
 
| Agawam  
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| Schollsville
 
| Schollsville
 
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| Becknerville
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Becknerville,_Kentucky Becknerville]
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195306&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Clark%2C+Forest+Grove&columns=*,0,0 Forest Grove]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Clark%2C+Forest+Grove|subject|disp=Forest Grove}}
 
| Mina  
 
| Mina  
 
| Sewell Shop
 
| Sewell Shop
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| Stoner Creek Settlement (hist.)
 
| Stoner Creek Settlement (hist.)
 
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| Bloomingdale  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloomingdale,_Kentucky Bloomingdale]
 
| Hampton Manor  
 
| Hampton Manor  
 
| Old Pine Grove  
 
| Old Pine Grove  
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| Trapp
 
| Trapp
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195305&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Clark%2C+Boonesboro&columns=*,0,0 Boonesboro]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Clark%2C+Boonesboro|subject|disp=Boonesboro}}
 
| Hootentown  
 
| Hootentown  
 
| Pinchem  
 
| Pinchem  
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| Kiddville  
 
| Kiddville  
 
| Rabbit Town  
 
| Rabbit Town  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195307&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Clark%2C+Winchester&columns=*,0,0 Winchester]
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| Colby Hills  
 
| Colby Hills  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Madison County, Kentucky|Madison]]  
 
*[[Madison County, Kentucky|Madison]]  
 
*[[Montgomery County, Kentucky|Montgomery]]  
 
*[[Montgomery County, Kentucky|Montgomery]]  
*[[Powell County, Kentucky|Powell<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1229374028937_365" />]]
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*[[Powell County, Kentucky|Powell]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kyclark.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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==== African Americans  ====
  
==== African American Research ====
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''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kentucky African Americans|Kentucky African Americans]]''
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
 
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
 
  
==== Biographies ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
 
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/clark.html Clark Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/clark.html Clark Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project  
 
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
 
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
*[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.
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.  
may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.
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*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1013 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Clark County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
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*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|437147|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Clark 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.  
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1013 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Clark County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=437147&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Clark++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Clark 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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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3851&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=19&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Clark 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=3851&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=19&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Clark 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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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
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{{Historical populations
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|type = USA
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|heading = Census
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|footnote = Source: [http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en "American FactFinder".] United States Census Bureau.
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|1800 |7653
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|1810 |11519
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|1820 |11449
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|1830 |13051
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|1840 |10802
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|1850 |12683
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|1860 |11484
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|1870 |10882
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|1880 |12115
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|1890 |15434
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|1900 |16694
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|1910 |17987
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|1920 |17901
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|1930 |17640
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|1940 |17988
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|1950 |18898
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|1960 |21075
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|1970 |24090
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|1980 |28322
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|1990 |29496
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|2000 |33144
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}}
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
  
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| *[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930<br>
 
| *[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930<br>
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]
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*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
 
*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
 
*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research & Reference]
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*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
  
==== Family Histories ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
*'''[Lampton]''' Keith, Clayton. ''Sketch of the Lampton Family in America, 1740-1914''. Louisiana, Mo.: C. Keith, 1914. [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=400886 FHL US/CAN&nbsp;Film 1321273 Item 10]; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13599 Ancestry] ($).
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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
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*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
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===== Bibliography  =====
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[[Image:Khp.jpg|right|300x290px|Kentucky Horse Park]]
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*'''[Hall]''' Hayden, Richard A. "Early Hall Family Pioneers of Frederick County, Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 37, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1993):163-174. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 37 (1993)}}.
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*'''[Hickman]''' Buford, Marcus Bainbridge. ''A Genealogy of the Buford Family in America, With Records of a Number of Allied Families.'' San Francisco, Calif., 1903. Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/genealogyofbufor00bufo Internet Archive] - free.
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*'''[Hickman]''' Fay, Mary Smith. "The Three James Hickmans: Identifying Revolutionary War Veterans," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 41, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1997):52-54. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg}}.
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*'''[Lampton]''' Keith, Clayton. ''Sketch of the Lampton Family in America, 1740-1914''. Louisiana, Mo.: C. Keith, 1914. {{FHL|400886|title-id|disp=FHL US/CAN&nbsp;Film 1321273 Item 10}}; digital version at [http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=13599 Ancestry] ($).
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*'''[Stafford]''' Stafford, Carolyn Joy. ''The Biography of Thomas Moore Stafford, 1841-1910 of City of Louisville, Clark, and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky and Citrus and Lee Counties, Florida: Saddler, Soldier, Settler''. Brandon, Fla.: C.J. Stafford, 2007. {{FHL|1413735|item|disp=FHL Book 921.73 St13s}}; digital version at [https://dcms.lds.org/view/action/ieViewer.do?from_proxy=true&dps_pid=IE50149&dps_dvs=1344458429614~448&dps_pid=IE50149&change_lng=en Family History Archives].
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*'''[Watts]''' Heinemann, Charles Brunk. ''John Watts Family of Clark County, Kentucky: (Watts Family No. 2).'' 1934?. {{FHL|318569|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 W349he}}.
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/] ~ The Archives of Appalachia
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
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*[http://kdl.kyvl.org/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=kyetexts;cc=kyetexts;view=toc;idno=B92-116-28170966 Hand-book of Clark County and the City of Winchester (1889)]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
  
==== Miscellaneous ====
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==== Miscellaneous ====
  
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html KY Postcards] Kentucky Postcards ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html KY Postcards] Kentucky Postcards ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
  
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
  
 
==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]  
 
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]  
*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project  
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources  
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function  
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate  
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)  
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*'''1793-1868''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 19 (1793-1868)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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*'''1792''' - Burbridge, Sandra, submitter. [http://www.kykinfolk.com/clark/burbridge/1792tax.htm "1792 Tax Roll for Clark County, Kentucky"], Clark County KyGenWeb.<br>
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*'''1800''' - 1800 Tax List of {{PAGENAME}} is included in Clift's ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800,''<ref>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).</ref> digitized by [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3720 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
 
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births & Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births &amp; Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search  
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths & Burials] ~ KY Deaths & Burials 1843 - 1970
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths &amp; Burials] ~ KY Deaths &amp; Burials 1843 - 1970  
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths & Marriages  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages  
*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000  
*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases  
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/clark/] Clark County KYGenWeb
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/clark/ Clark County KYGenWeb]
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
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*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
*[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.
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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://usgenweb.orgUSGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb Project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195304&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Clark&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Clark/ Clark County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Clark/ Clark County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Founded December 6, 1792
County Seat Winchester
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Clark County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1793 1852 1810 1793 1793
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Clark County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG
Clark County Courthouse
34 S Main Street Rm 103
Winchester, KY 40391-2600
Phone: 606.745.0282[1]

History

Parent County

1792--Clark County was created 6 December 1792 from Bourbon and Fayette Counties.
County seat: Winchester [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Agawam Ford Meadowbrook Schollsville
Becknerville Forest Grove Mina Sewell Shop
Bel Air Goffs Corner Mount Zion Stoner Creek Settlement (hist.)
Bloomingdale Hampton Manor Old Pine Grove Tebbs
Bon Haven Hedges Pilot View Trapp
Boonesboro Hootentown Pinchem Vianna
Charleston (hist.) Hunt Pine Grove Wesleyan Park
Colby Kiddville Rabbit Town Winchester
Colby Hills Lisletown Renick Wyandotte
Dunaway Station (hist.) Locust Grove Rightangle
Elkin Log Lick Rockwell Village (hist.)
Flanagan Lyndale Ruckersville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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African Americans

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Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1800 7,653
1810 11,519 50.5%
1820 11,449 −0.6%
1830 13,051 14.0%
1840 10,802 −17.2%
1850 12,683 17.4%
1860 11,484 −9.5%
1870 10,882 −5.2%
1880 12,115 11.3%
1890 15,434 27.4%
1900 16,694 8.2%
1910 17,987 7.7%
1920 17,901 −0.5%
1930 17,640 −1.5%
1940 17,988 2.0%
1950 18,898 5.1%
1960 21,075 11.5%
1970 24,090 14.3%
1980 28,322 17.6%
1990 29,496 4.1%
2000 33,144 12.4%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

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

*USGenWeb Census Project ~ Kentucky Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930
The USGenWeb Census Images ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project
*Kentucky Census Transcriptions ~ The USGenWeb Census Project
*Census Online ~ Census Online

Church

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography
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  • [Hall] Hayden, Richard A. "Early Hall Family Pioneers of Frederick County, Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 37, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1993):163-174. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 37 (1993).
  • [Hickman] Buford, Marcus Bainbridge. A Genealogy of the Buford Family in America, With Records of a Number of Allied Families. San Francisco, Calif., 1903. Digital version at Internet Archive - free.
  • [Hickman] Fay, Mary Smith. "The Three James Hickmans: Identifying Revolutionary War Veterans," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 41, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1997):52-54. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg.
  • [Lampton] Keith, Clayton. Sketch of the Lampton Family in America, 1740-1914. Louisiana, Mo.: C. Keith, 1914. FHL US/CAN Film 1321273 Item 10; digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [Stafford] Stafford, Carolyn Joy. The Biography of Thomas Moore Stafford, 1841-1910 of City of Louisville, Clark, and Nicholas Counties, Kentucky and Citrus and Lee Counties, Florida: Saddler, Soldier, Settler. Brandon, Fla.: C.J. Stafford, 2007. FHL Book 921.73 St13s; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Watts] Heinemann, Charles Brunk. John Watts Family of Clark County, Kentucky: (Watts Family No. 2). 1934?. FHL Book 929.273 W349he.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Clark 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), Clark County, Kentucky page 269, 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).