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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Clinton_County,_Kentucky|Clinton County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Clinton County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[[Image:Clinton_County_Kentucky_Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Clinton County Courthouse, Albany, Ky.]]
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== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Clinton County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://kykinfolk.com/clinton/ Clinton Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Clinton_County_svg.png
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| state = Kentucky
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| founded year = 1835
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| founded date = February 20
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| seat wl = Albany
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[[Image:Governor_DeWitt_Clinton.JPG|thumb|right|400px|Governor DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828)]]
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== Clinton County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Clinton County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Clinton County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg]]
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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>
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== Clinton County Kentucky History  ==
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[[Image:Governor DeWitt Clinton.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
  
 
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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1835'''--Clinton County was created 20 February 1835&nbsp;from [[Cumberland County, Kentucky|Cumberland]] and [[Wayne County, Kentucky|Wayne]] Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Albany <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1835'''--Clinton County was created 20 February 1835&nbsp;from [[Cumberland County, Kentucky|Cumberland]] and [[Wayne County, Kentucky|Wayne]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Albany <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''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  ==
  
== African American  ==
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[[Image:Kyclinton.png|thumb|right|400px]]
  
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:
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==== African Americans  ====
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/African_American_Research African American Research] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kentucky African Americans|Kentucky African Americans]]''
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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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.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
  
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==== Biographies  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through [http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/clinton/cemeteries.html Cemeteries of Clinton County]] - Clinton County KYGenWeb
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/clinton.html Tombstone Transcription Project]
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;Cemetery Search]&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1015 Find A Grave]
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*The[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|447621|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Clinton 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://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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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
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*[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
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3860&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=36&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Clinton 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.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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==== Census  ====
  
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1015 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Clinton County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1840= 3863
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| 1850= 4889
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| 1860= 5781
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| 1870= 6497
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| 1880= 7212
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| 1890= 7047
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| 1900= 7871
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| 1910= 8153
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| 1920= 8589
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| 1930= 9004
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| 1940= 10279
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| 1950= 10650
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| 1960= 8886
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| 1970= 8174
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| 1980= 9321
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| 1990= 9135
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| 2000= 9634
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*[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
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/clinton.html Clinton 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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*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=447621&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Clinton++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Clinton 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.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3860&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=36&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Clinton 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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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The USGenWeb Census Project
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*[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ Census Online] ~ Census Online
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{KY Church Intro}}
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]
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*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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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
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*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{KY History}}
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ The Archives of Appalachia]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
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==== Miscellaneous  ====
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html KY Postcards] Kentucky Postcards ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{KY Newspaper abstracts|Appling}}
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]
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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.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations
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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
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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*'''1863-1943''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 2 (1863-1943)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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==== School Records ====
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[http://kykinfolk.com/clinton/schools.html Clinton County Schools] - Clinton County KYGenWeb
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==== Taxation ====
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{{KY Tax Intro}}
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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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===== Marriage =====
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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
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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
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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
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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
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages
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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
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*[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://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
==== Vital Records ====
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== Clinton County Kentucky Genealogy 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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*Clinton County Public Library<br>302 King Drive<br>Albany, KY 42602<br>Phone: (606) 387-5989
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195310&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Clinton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References ==
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== Clinton County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/clinton/ Clinton County KYGenWeb]
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*[http://kygenweb.net KYGenWeb] Project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
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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.
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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.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives]
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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.
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Clinton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Clinton/ Clinton County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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== Clinton County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
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<references />{{Kentucky|Kentucky}} {{-}} </div>
 
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Revision as of 00:03, 3 July 2013

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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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Clinton County, Kentucky
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Facts
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]
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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.