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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Clinton_County,_Kentucky|Clinton County]]''
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Guide to '''Clinton County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Clinton_County,_Kentucky|Clinton County]]''
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== Clinton County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
  
== Quick Dates  ==
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Clinton County's civil records start the following years:
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.clintoncounty.ky.gov/ Clinton County Courthouse]<br>212 Washington<br>Albany, KY 42602<br>Phone: 606.387.5234&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage, land and probate records 1865<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clinton 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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[http://www.clintoncounty.ky.gov/ Clinton County Courthouse]<br>212 Washington<br>Albany, KY 42602<br>Phone: 606.387.5234<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clinton County, Kentucky page 269, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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== Clinton County Kentucky History  ==
 
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[[Image:Governor DeWitt Clinton.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Governor DeWitt Clinton.JPG]]  
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The county is named after New York Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DeWitt_Clinton DeWitt Clinton] (1769-1828).  
 
The county is named after New York Governor [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DeWitt_Clinton DeWitt Clinton] (1769-1828).  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''1865, 1890--'''Disasters destroyed some records.
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'''1865, 1890--'''Disasters destroyed some records.  
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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== Clinton County Kentucky Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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*[[Wayne County, Kentucky|Wayne]]
 
*[[Wayne County, Kentucky|Wayne]]
  
= Resources  =
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== Clinton County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== African Americans  ====
 
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
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{{Census|Kentucky}}  
  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
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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  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ The Archives of Appalachia]
 
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ The Archives of Appalachia]
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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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  
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==== Probate  ====
 
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*'''1863-1943''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 2 (1863-1943)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== School Records  ====
 
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[http://kykinfolk.com/clinton/schools.html Clinton County Schools] - Clinton County KYGenWeb  
 
[http://kykinfolk.com/clinton/schools.html Clinton County Schools] - Clinton County KYGenWeb  
  
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==== Vital Records ====
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1852-1859''' - Clinton County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|C517251}} 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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*'''1852-1859''' - Clinton County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|M517251}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1878''' - Clinton County Marriage Index 1878. Batch {{IGI|M517252}} 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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== Clinton 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]  
 
*Clinton County Public Library<br>302 King Drive<br>Albany, KY 42602<br>Phone: (606) 387-5989
 
*Clinton County Public Library<br>302 King Drive<br>Albany, KY 42602<br>Phone: (606) 387-5989
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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== Clinton County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/clinton/ Clinton County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/clinton/ Clinton County KYGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Clinton/ Clinton County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Clinton/ Clinton County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Guide to Clinton County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded February 20, 1835
County Seat Albany
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Contents

Clinton County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Clinton County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1859 1852 1840 1848 1863
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Clinton County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

Clinton County Courthouse
212 Washington
Albany, KY 42602
Phone: 606.387.5234[1]

Clinton County Kentucky History

Governor DeWitt Clinton.JPG

The county is named after New York Governor DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828).

Parent County

1835--Clinton County was created 20 February 1835 from Cumberland and Wayne Counties.
County seat: Albany [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865, 1890--Disasters destroyed some records.

Clinton County Kentucky Places / Localities

Populated Places

Aaron Cumberland City Marlow Snow
Albany Decide Narvel Static
Alpha Desda Nora Upchurch
Browns Crossroads Highway Ootens Store (hist.) Wago
Bug Hobart Rolan Waterview (hist.)
Cannons Mill Huntersville Savage Watauga
Cartwright Ida Seventy Six Willis Creek
Cedar Knob Jones Mill Shipley Wolf River Dock

Neighboring Counties

Clinton 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.
18403,863
18504,88926.6%
18605,78118.2%
18706,49712.4%
18807,21211.0%
18907,047−2.3%
19007,87111.7%
19108,1533.6%
19208,5895.3%
19309,0044.8%
194010,27914.2%
195010,6503.6%
19608,886−16.6%
19708,174−8.0%
19809,32114.0%
19909,135−2.0%
20009,6345.5%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21053.txt

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

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Kentucky denominations, view the Kentucky Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Clinton County, Kentucky. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Kentucky Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Clinton County, Kentucky newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

School Records

Clinton County Schools - Clinton County KYGenWeb

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more background information and state-wide resources see the wiki page Kentucky Taxation.

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1859 - Clinton County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch C517251 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage
  • 1852-1859 - Clinton County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch M517251 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1878 - Clinton County Marriage Index 1878. Batch M517252 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Unsorted

Clinton County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Clinton County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Clinton County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Clinton 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 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.