Clinton County, Kentucky Genealogy

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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''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>  
  
 
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==== African American Research ====
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The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
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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  
 
*[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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*[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  
 
*[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 may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.
 
 
*[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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*[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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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ The Archives of Appalachia]
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Revision as of 19:47, 21 January 2011


Clinton County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Clinton County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 20, 1835
County Seat Albany
Courthouse
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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 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




Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

School Records

Clinton County Schools - Clinton County KYGenWeb

Taxation

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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