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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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Guide to '''Clark County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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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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== Clark County Kentucky Courthouse ==
 
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== Quick Dates ==
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Clark County's civil records start the following years:
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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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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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== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Clark County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1341852738962_80" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1341852738962_664" />Clark County Courthouse<br> 34 S Main Street Rm 103<br> Winchester, KY 40391-2600<br> Phone: 606.745.0282&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage,&nbsp;land and probate records from 1793;&nbsp; Circuit Circuit Court has divorce and court records<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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== Clark County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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== Clark County Kentucky Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Agawam  
 
| Agawam  
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| Schollsville
 
| Schollsville
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Becknerville,_Kentucky Becknerville]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Becknerville,_Kentucky Becknerville]  
 
| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Clark%2C+Forest+Grove|subject|disp=Forest Grove}}  
 
| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Clark%2C+Forest+Grove|subject|disp=Forest Grove}}  
 
| Mina  
 
| Mina  
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| Stoner Creek Settlement (hist.)
 
| Stoner Creek Settlement (hist.)
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloomingdale,_Kentucky 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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*[[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  ==
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== Clark County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kyclark.png|thumb|right|400px]]
  
 
==== African Americans  ====
 
==== African Americans  ====
  
''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kentucky African Americans|Kentucky African Americans]]''
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''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kentucky African Americans|Kentucky African Americans]]''  
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project  
 
*[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  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
  
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
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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://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://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project  
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{{Census|Kentucky}}  
 
{{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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===== Bibliography  =====
 
===== Bibliography  =====
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[[Image:Khp.jpg|right|300x290px|Kentucky Horse Park]]
  
 
*'''[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)}}.  
 
*'''[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}}.
 
*'''[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] ($).  
 
*'''[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] ($).  
*'''[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 [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH21,24483 Family History Archives].
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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].  
 
*'''[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}}.
 
*'''[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}}.
  
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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]  
 
*[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)]
 
*[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)]
  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb  
 
*[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
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Woodward's). (Confederate)|2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Woodward's)]] - CSA - Company A.
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:- [[11th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)|11th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)]] - CSA - Company C.
  
 
==== Miscellaneous  ====
 
==== Miscellaneous  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1793-1868''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 19 (1793-1868)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
 
*[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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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
'''[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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*'''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  ====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Clark County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|C517231}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f1/Igikentuckyaf.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1874''' - Clark County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517232}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875-1876''' - Clark County Birth Index 1875-1876. Batch {{IGI|C517233}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1829-1853''' - Clark County Marriage Index 1829-1853. Batch {{IGI|M539821}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1852-1859''' - Clark County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|M517231}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Clark County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517234}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Clark County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517235}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1895''' - Clark County Marriage Index 1895. Batch {{IGI|M517231}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*[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  
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
 
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Clark County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Clark County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/clark/ Clark County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/clark/ Clark County KYGenWeb]  
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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)
  
== References  ==
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== Clark County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
 
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Guide to Clark County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Contents

Clark County Kentucky 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]

Clark County Kentucky History

Parent County

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

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Clark County Kentucky 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

Clark County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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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.  %±
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
Kentucky Horse Park
  • [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

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Clark County, Kentucky served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Clark County, Kentucky:

- 2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Woodward's) - CSA - Company A.
- 11th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate) - CSA - Company C.

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

Birth
  • 1852-1861 - Clark County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517231 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874 - Clark County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517232 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875-1876 - Clark County Birth Index 1875-1876. Batch C517233 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1829-1853 - Clark County Marriage Index 1829-1853. Batch M539821 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1852-1859 - Clark County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch M517231 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Clark County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517234 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1878 - Clark County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517235 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1895 - Clark County Marriage Index 1895. Batch M517231 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
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Clark County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Clark County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Clark County Kentucky Genealogy 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).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f1/Igikentuckyaf.pdf.