Clinton County, Kentucky Genealogy

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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 take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.
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*[[Cemeteries of Clinton County - Clinton County KYGenWeb|Cemeteries of Clinton County]] - Clinton County KYGenWeb
 
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/clinton.html Tombstone Transcription Project]  
*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://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]  
*[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 [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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*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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*[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://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.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.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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Contents

County Courthouse

Clinton County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

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 [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865, 1890--Disasters destroyed some records.

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

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

School Records

Clinton County Schools - Clinton County KYGenWeb

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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