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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Crittenden_County,_Kentucky|Crittenden County]]''
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Guide to '''Crittenden 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]]  [[Crittenden_County,_Kentucky|Crittenden County]]''
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== Crittenden County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
  
== 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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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Crittenden County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Crittenden County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Crittenden County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Crittenden County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Crittenden County, Kentucky#Land|Land]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Crittenden County, Kentucky#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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== History  ==
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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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== Crittenden County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
*Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb - http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/ Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb]
  
 
==== County Pronunciation  ====
 
==== County Pronunciation  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''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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== Crittenden County Kentucky Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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*[[Webster County, Kentucky|Webster]]
 
*[[Webster County, Kentucky|Webster]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Crittenden County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kycrittenden.png|thumb|right|400px]]
  
 
==== African Americans  ====
 
==== African Americans  ====
  
''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kentucky African Americans|Kentucky African Americans]]''
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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/Crittenden/crittenden.htm Crittenden Co., Ky African American Griots]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/Crittenden/crittenden.htm Crittenden Co., Ky African American Griots]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb&nbsp;&nbsp; http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
*Ken Gilkey list of Crittenden Co., Ky Cemeteries http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/critcem.html
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*Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb (Unmarked Burials)&nbsp; [http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittunmarkedbur.html http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittunmarkedbur.html]
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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&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.
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Some of the best online Crittenden County cemetery resources are:  
  
*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://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/ Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb]
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/critcem.html Ken Gilkey list of Crittenden Co., Ky Cemeteries]
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittunmarkedbur.html Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb (Unmarked Burials)]
  
*[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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Additional resources include:  
 
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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=1016 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Crittenden County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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*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.
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*[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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*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1016 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Crittenden County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
 
*[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;
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*[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;  
 
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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.  
*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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*[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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{{Census|Kentucky}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*US GenWeb Archives&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/crittenden/churches/early-ch.html http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/crittenden/churches/early-ch.html]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/crittenden/churches/early-ch.html Crittenden County Church Records in USGenWeb Archives]  
*Crittenden Co., Ky Church Directory&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.zetify.com/churches/in/Crittenden-KY-Churches http://www.zetify.com/churches/in/Crittenden-KY-Churches]
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*[http://www.zetify.com/churches/in/Crittenden-KY-Churches Crittenden Co., Ky Church Directory]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
*Crittenden Co., KY Court Minutes Records 1852-1860&nbsp; http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/courtminrec1.html  
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/courtminrec1.html Crittenden Co., KY Court Minutes Records 1852-1860]
*County Court Records (Some Records Fees Charged)
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*[http://www.familyhistory101.com/county/ky-county-crittenden.html County Court Records (Some Records Fees Charged)]
 
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/Crittdeeds.html Crittenden Co., Ky Deeds 1841-1901]
[http://www.familyhistory101.com/county/ky-county-crittenden.html http://www.familyhistory101.com/county/ky-county-crittenden.html]
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/Deeds.html Crittenden Co., Ky Deeds 1847-1857]
 
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*Crittenden Co., Ky Deeds 1841-1901 http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/Crittdeeds.html  
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*Crrittenden Co., Ky Deeds 1847-1857&nbsp;&nbsp; http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/Deeds.html
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*Morre Crittenden Co., Ky. Court Records&nbsp; 1852-1860  
 
*Morre Crittenden Co., Ky. Court Records&nbsp; 1852-1860  
*Crittenden Co., Court Excercts 1862&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/CrittCoCt1862.rtf http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/CrittCoCt1862.rtf]
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/CrittCoCt1862.rtf Crittenden Co., Court Excercts 1862]
*Some Crittenden Court Records 1871-1884&nbsp; http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/cckycrecs.html
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/cckycrecs.html Some Crittenden Court Records 1871-1884]
  
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
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*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family  
 
*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family  
 
*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
 
*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
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===== General  =====
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*Fohs Hall Community Arts Foundation and Crittenden County Genealogical Society. ''Crittenden County, Kentucky History and Families''. Marion, Ky.: Riverbend Pub., 1991. {{FHL|597381|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 976.9893 H2c}}; Index: {{FHL|597381|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 976.9893 H2c index}}
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*Rawdon, Rebecca R. ''Crittenden County Families''. West Valley City, Utah: R.R. Rawdon, 1992-. {{FHL|614446|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Fiche 6104064}}
  
 
===== Bibliography  =====
 
===== Bibliography  =====
  
*'''[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}}
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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}}
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*'''[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}}  
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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}}
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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'''.
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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}}
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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}}
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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'''.
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*'''[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'''.
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*History of Crittenden County, Kentucky&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.the-press.com/history.html http://www.the-press.com/history.html]
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*[http://www.the-press.com/history.html History of Crittenden County, Kentucky]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*Old Fire Maps Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb&nbsp; [http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/oldfiremaps.html http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/oldfiremaps.html]  
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/oldfiremaps.html Old Fire Maps Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb]  
*Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[http://www.uky.edu/KentuckyAtlas/21055.html http://www.uky.edu/KentuckyAtlas/21055.html]
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*[http://www.uky.edu/KentuckyAtlas/21055.html Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb Rev. War Soldiers&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/revwar.html http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/revwar.html]
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/revwar.html Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb Rev. War Soldiers]
*Richard P'Pool's data base&nbsp; for Crittenden Co., Civil War Soldiers Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb &nbsp;[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/civilwarvets.html &nbsp;&nbsp;http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/civilwarvets.html]
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/civilwarvets.html Richard P'Pool's data base&nbsp; for Crittenden Co., Civil War Soldiers Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb]
*Crittenden Co., Ky. Fallen WW1 Soldiers&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://usgwarchives.org/ky/military/wwi/crittenden.html http://usgwarchives.org/ky/military/wwi/crittenden.html]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/crittenden.html Crittenden Co., Ky. Fallen WW1 Soldiers]
*U. S. ARMY &amp; ARMY AIR CORPS CASUALITIES WW II - CRITTENDEN Co., Kentucky<br>U.S. GenWeb Archives&nbsp; &nbsp; http://files.usgwarchives.org/ky/crittenden/military/tip-433.txt
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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  ====
  
*The Crittenden Press History&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.the-press.com/history.html http://www.the-press.com/history.html]  
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*[http://www.the-press.com/history.html The Crittenden Press History]  
*The Crittenden Press&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; http://www.the-press.com/index1.html
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*[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  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1851-1907''' - Crittenden County Birth Index 1851-1907. Batch {{IGI|C517261}} 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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*'''1873-1875''' - Crittenden County Birth Index 1873-1875. Batch {{IGI|C517263}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1874''' - Crittenden County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517262}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Crittenden County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|M517261}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Crittenden County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517264}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Crittenden County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517265}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Unsorted =====
  
 
*Some Crittenden County Ky. marriage Records 1857-1868  
 
*Some Crittenden County Ky. marriage Records 1857-1868  
*Some mg recs. 1905-1942 Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb&nbsp; [http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/critmgrec.html http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/critmgrec.html]
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/critmgrec.html Some mg recs. 1905-1942 Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb]
*Delayed Births from late 1800-1910&nbsp; [http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/delayedbirths.html http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/delayedbirths.html]
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/delayedbirths.html Delayed Births from late 1800-1910]
*Crittenden Co., Ky Births 1911-1930&nbsp; [http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittbths.html http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittbths.html]  
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittbths.html Crittenden Co., Ky Births 1911-1930]  
*Ky. Death records 1911-2000&nbsp; [http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/death/search.cgi http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/death/search.cgi]
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*[http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/death/search.cgi Ky. Death records 1911-2000]
*(Some Ky Deaths) Browning Funeral Home Records&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/]
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ (Some Ky Deaths) Browning Funeral Home Records]
*Some Crittenden Co., Ky Death Certs. Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/dthcert.html  
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/dthcert.html Some Crittenden Co., Ky Death Certs.], courtesy:&nbsp;Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb  
*(Some Crittenden Co., KY Bible Records) Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/biblerecords.html
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/biblerecords.html (Some Crittenden Co., KY Bible Records)], courtesy:&nbsp;Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb  
*Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb 1860 Mortality&nbsp;&nbsp; http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittcomort.htm
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittcomort.htm Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb 1860 Mortality]
*Ky Vital Records Project&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.kyvitals.com/ http://www.kyvitals.com/]
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*[http://www.kyvitals.com/ Ky Vital Records Project]
*Crittenden Co., Ky Unmarked Burials Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittunmarkedbur.html
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittunmarkedbur.html Crittenden Co., Ky Unmarked Burials],&nbsp;courtesy:&nbsp;Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Crittenden County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*Crittenden Co., Ky. Library&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.crittendenlibrary.org/ http://www.crittendenlibrary.org/]  
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*[http://www.crittendenlibrary.org/ Crittenden County, Kentucky Library]  
*Crittenden Co., KYGenWeb&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/gensoc.html http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/gensoc.html]  
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/gensoc.html Crittenden County Genealogical Society, Inc.]  
*Crittenden Co., KYGenWeb&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crithissoc.html http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crithissoc.html]
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*[http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crithissoc.html Crittenden County Historical Society, Inc.]
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
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Guide to Crittenden County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Crittenden County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Facts
Founded January 26, 1842
County Seat Marion
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Contents

Crittenden County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Crittenden County, Kentucky 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]

Crittenden County Kentucky 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"

Crittenden County 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

Crittenden County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African Americans

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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 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

Birth
  • 1851-1907 - Crittenden County Birth Index 1851-1907. Batch C517261 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1873-1875 - Crittenden County Birth Index 1873-1875. Batch C517263 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874 - Crittenden County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517262 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1861 - Crittenden County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch M517261 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Crittenden County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517264 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1878 - Crittenden County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517265 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Unsorted

Crittenden County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Crittenden County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Crittenden County Kentucky Genealogy 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)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 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.