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== County Courthouse  ==
  
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Crittenden County's civil records start the following years:
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[[Image:{{KYCrittendencourthouse}}]]&nbsp;<br>[http://www.crittenden.clerkinfo.net/ Crittenden County Courthouse]<br>107 S. Main Street Suite 202<br>Marion, KY 42064<br>Phone: 270.965.3403<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Crittenden 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:{{KYCrittendencourthouse}}]] Crittenden Co., KY Courthouse<br>107 S. Main Street Suite 202<br>Marion, KY 42064
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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'''1865, 1870--'''Disasters destroyed most records.<br>'''1880 Census--'''Crittenden County, Kentucky&nbsp;is missing about 1,500 people.  
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'''1865, 1870--'''Disasters destroyed most records.<br>'''1880 Census--'''Crittenden County, Kentucky&nbsp;is missing about 1,500 people.<br>'''March 28, 1905''' - [http://www.flickr.com/photos/7388762@N03/4671394683/ Photo of "The Day After the Fire that Destroyed Much of Marion, Kentucky"]
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== African Americans  ====
 
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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  
 
*[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://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/crittenden.html Crittenden 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/crittenden.html Crittenden 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;  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|432179|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Crittenden 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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*The [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|432179|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Crittenden 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.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3890&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=55&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Crittenden 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=3890&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=55&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Crittenden 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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===== Bibliography  =====
 
===== Bibliography  =====
  
*'''[Asher]''' Coldiron, Kara Lee. ''Asher, a Partial Genealogy''. Lincoln, Neb.: K.L. Coldiron, 1986. {{FHL|448794|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 As35ck}}
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*'''[Asher]''' Coldiron, Kara Lee. ''Asher, a Partial Genealogy''. Lincoln, Neb.: K.L. Coldiron, 1986. {{FHL|448794|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 As35ck}}  
 
*'''[Baker]''' Chapman, Peggy Brown. ''Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties &amp; Jackson Purchase, Kentucky''. Lubbock, Texas: P.B.&nbsp;Chapman, 1995. {{FHL|751704|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 B171cp}}  
 
*'''[Baker]''' Chapman, Peggy Brown. ''Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties &amp; Jackson Purchase, Kentucky''. Lubbock, Texas: P.B.&nbsp;Chapman, 1995. {{FHL|751704|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 B171cp}}  
*'''[Cruce]''' Kidwiler, Pauline Cruce. ''Cruce Family Genealogical Records, 1829-1988 George Washington Cruce (1829-1912) on Down to 1988 as Nearly as Possible''. MSS. Microfilmed 1989. {{FHL|373592|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 1320816 Item 7}}
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*'''[Cruce]''' Kidwiler, Pauline Cruce. ''Cruce Family Genealogical Records, 1829-1988 George Washington Cruce (1829-1912) on Down to 1988 as Nearly as Possible''. MSS. Microfilmed 1989. {{FHL|373592|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 1320816 Item 7}}  
*'''[Lynn]''' Taylor,&nbsp;Jessie Pope. ''Lynn, 1788-2000''. Salem, Ky.: J.P. Taylor, 2000. {{FHL|1012350|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 L993}}; digital version at '''Family&nbsp;History Archives'''.
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*'''[Lynn]''' Taylor,&nbsp;Jessie Pope. ''Lynn, 1788-2000''. Salem, Ky.: J.P. Taylor, 2000. {{FHL|1012350|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 L993}}; digital version at '''Family&nbsp;History Archives'''.  
*'''[Newcom]''' Newcom, Randall Hershel. ''The Family of Newton N. Newcom''. Elizabethtown, Ky.: R.H. Newcom, 1986. {{FHL|423555|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 A1 no. 6509}}
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*'''[Newcom]''' Newcom, Randall Hershel. ''The Family of Newton N. Newcom''. Elizabethtown, Ky.: R.H. Newcom, 1986. {{FHL|423555|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 A1 no. 6509}}  
*'''[Rawlins]''' Talley, Gloria Jean and Leonard Carey Rawlins. ''One Family: Rawlings, Rawlins, Rollins''. Newburgh, Ind.: First Cousins Family Reunion, 2000. {{FHL|1193753|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 R199tg}}
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*'''[Rawlins]''' Talley, Gloria Jean and Leonard Carey Rawlins. ''One Family: Rawlings, Rawlins, Rollins''. Newburgh, Ind.: First Cousins Family Reunion, 2000. {{FHL|1193753|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 R199tg}}  
*'''[Shewmaker]''' Isakson, Oyjdal Shewmaker Marvel. ''Shewmaker-Shoemaker, Livingston and Crittenden County, Kentucky''. Hobart, Ind.: Isakson, 1967. {{FHL|142829|item|disp=FHL Film 1320527 Item 8}}; digital version at '''Family History Archives'''.
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*'''[Shewmaker]''' Isakson, Oyjdal Shewmaker Marvel. ''Shewmaker-Shoemaker, Livingston and Crittenden County, Kentucky''. Hobart, Ind.: Isakson, 1967. {{FHL|142829|item|disp=FHL Film 1320527 Item 8}}; digital version at '''Family History Archives'''.  
 
*'''[Tackwell]''' Koetting, Patricia G. Lowery and Jerome D. Koetting. ''Tackwell Genealogy''. Rio Rancho, N. Mex.: J.D. and P.G. Koetting, 1996. {{FHL|769533|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 T119k}}; digital version at '''Family History Archives'''.
 
*'''[Tackwell]''' Koetting, Patricia G. Lowery and Jerome D. Koetting. ''Tackwell Genealogy''. Rio Rancho, N. Mex.: J.D. and P.G. Koetting, 1996. {{FHL|769533|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 T119k}}; digital version at '''Family History Archives'''.
  
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/revwar.html Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb Rev. War Soldiers]  
 
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/revwar.html Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb Rev. War Soldiers]  
 
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/civilwarvets.html Richard P'Pool's data base&nbsp; for Crittenden Co., Civil War Soldiers Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/civilwarvets.html Richard P'Pool's data base&nbsp; for Crittenden Co., Civil War Soldiers Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb]  
*[http://usgwarchives.org/ky/military/wwi/crittenden.html Crittenden Co., Ky. Fallen WW1 Soldiers]  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/crittenden.html Crittenden Co., Ky. Fallen WW1 Soldiers]  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/ky/crittenden/military/tip-433.txt U.S. ARMY &amp; ARMY AIR CORPS CASUALITIES WW II - CRITTENDEN Co., Kentucky], courtesy:&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/crittenden/military/tip-433.txt U.S. ARMY &amp; ARMY AIR CORPS CASUALITIES WW II - CRITTENDEN Co., Kentucky], courtesy:&nbsp;USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://www.the-press.com/history.html The Crittenden Press History]
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*[http://www.the-press.com/history.html The Crittenden Press History]  
 
*[http://www.the-press.com/index1.html The Crittenden Press]
 
*[http://www.the-press.com/index1.html The Crittenden Press]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1833-1968''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 3 (1833-1968)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/delayedbirths.html Delayed Births from late 1800-1910]  
 
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/delayedbirths.html Delayed Births from late 1800-1910]  
 
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittbths.html Crittenden Co., Ky Births 1911-1930]  
 
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittbths.html Crittenden Co., Ky Births 1911-1930]  
*[http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/death/search.cgi Ky. Death records 1911-2000]
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*[http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/death/search.cgi Ky. Death records 1911-2000]  
*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ (Some Ky Deaths) Browning Funeral Home Records]
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ (Some Ky Deaths) Browning Funeral Home Records]  
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/dthcert.html Some Crittenden Co., Ky Death Certs.], courtesy:&nbsp;Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/dthcert.html Some Crittenden Co., Ky Death Certs.], courtesy:&nbsp;Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb  
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/biblerecords.html (Some Crittenden Co., KY Bible Records)], courtesy:&nbsp;Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/biblerecords.html (Some Crittenden Co., KY Bible Records)], courtesy:&nbsp;Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittcomort.htm Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb 1860 Mortality]  
 
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittcomort.htm Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb 1860 Mortality]  
 
*[http://www.kyvitals.com/ Ky Vital Records Project]  
 
*[http://www.kyvitals.com/ Ky Vital Records Project]  
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/gensoc.html Crittenden County Genealogical Society, Inc.]  
 
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/gensoc.html Crittenden County Genealogical Society, Inc.]  
 
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crithissoc.html Crittenden County Historical Society, Inc.]
 
*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crithissoc.html Crittenden County Historical Society, Inc.]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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County Seat Marion
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Crittenden County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1842 1852 1850 1842 1842
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Crittenden County Courthouse, Marion, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
 
Crittenden County Courthouse
107 S. Main Street Suite 202
Marion, KY 42064
Phone: 270.965.3403[1]

History

Parent County

1842--Crittenden County was created 26 January 1842 from Livingston County.
County seat: Marion [2]

Boundary Changes

County Pronunciation

Record Loss

1865, 1870--Disasters destroyed most records.
1880 Census--Crittenden County, Kentucky is missing about 1,500 people.
March 28, 1905 - Photo of "The Day After the Fire that Destroyed Much of Marion, Kentucky"

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Crayne Marion Nunn Sheridan
Deanwood Mattoon Piney Tolu
Dycusburg Mexico Piney Fork Tribune
Frances Midway Repton View
Irma New Salem Shady Grove Weston
Levias

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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African Americans

United States African Americans Gotoarrow.png Kentucky African Americans

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Some of the best online Crittenden County cemetery resources are:

Additional resources include:

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18506,351
18608,79638.5%
18709,3816.7%
188011,68824.6%
189013,11912.2%
190015,19115.8%
191013,296−12.5%
192013,125−1.3%
193011,931−9.1%
194012,1151.5%
195010,818−10.7%
19608,648−20.1%
19708,493−1.8%
19809,2078.4%
19909,196−0.1%
20009,3842.0%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21055.txt

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


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]
General
Bibliography
  • [Asher] Coldiron, Kara Lee. Asher, a Partial Genealogy. Lincoln, Neb.: K.L. Coldiron, 1986. FHL Book 929.273 As35ck
  • [Baker] Chapman, Peggy Brown. Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties & Jackson Purchase, Kentucky. Lubbock, Texas: P.B. Chapman, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 B171cp
  • [Cruce] Kidwiler, Pauline Cruce. Cruce Family Genealogical Records, 1829-1988 George Washington Cruce (1829-1912) on Down to 1988 as Nearly as Possible. MSS. Microfilmed 1989. FHL Film 1320816 Item 7
  • [Lynn] Taylor, Jessie Pope. Lynn, 1788-2000. Salem, Ky.: J.P. Taylor, 2000. FHL Book 929.273 L993; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Newcom] Newcom, Randall Hershel. The Family of Newton N. Newcom. Elizabethtown, Ky.: R.H. Newcom, 1986. FHL Book 929.273 A1 no. 6509
  • [Rawlins] Talley, Gloria Jean and Leonard Carey Rawlins. One Family: Rawlings, Rawlins, Rollins. Newburgh, Ind.: First Cousins Family Reunion, 2000. FHL Book 929.273 R199tg
  • [Shewmaker] Isakson, Oyjdal Shewmaker Marvel. Shewmaker-Shoemaker, Livingston and Crittenden County, Kentucky. Hobart, Ind.: Isakson, 1967. FHL Film 1320527 Item 8; digital version at Family History Archives.
  • [Tackwell] Koetting, Patricia G. Lowery and Jerome D. Koetting. Tackwell Genealogy. Rio Rancho, N. Mex.: J.D. and P.G. Koetting, 1996. FHL Book 929.273 T119k; digital version at Family History Archives.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Crittenden 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. Voice of Dorothy Murphy (b. 1927), life-long resident of Central City, Ky. (2011)