Crittenden County, Kentucky 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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*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 Book 976.9893 H2c}}; Index: {{FHL597381|item|disp=FHL 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 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 & Jackson Purchase, Kentucky''. Lubbock, Texas: P.B. Chapman, 1995. {{FHL|751704|item|disp=FHL 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 & Jackson Purchase, Kentucky''. Lubbock, Texas: P.B. Chapman, 1995. {{FHL|751704|item|disp=FHL 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 Film 1320816 Item 7}}
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*'''[Lynn]''' Taylor, Jessie Pope. ''Lynn, 1788-2000''. Salem, Ky.: J.P. Taylor, 2000. {{FHL|1012350|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 L993}}; digital version at '''Family 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 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 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 Book 929.273 T119k}}; digital version at '''Family History Archives'''.
  
 
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Revision as of 20:22, 21 January 2011

 


Crittenden County, Kentucky
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Founded January 26, 1842
County Seat Marion
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Contents

County Courthouse

Crittenden County Courthouse, Marion, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
Crittenden Co., KY Courthouse
107 S. Main Street Suite 202
Marion, KY 42064

History

Parent County

1842--Crittenden County was created 26 January 1842 from Livingston County.
County seat: Marion [1]

Boundary Changes

County Pronunciation

Record Loss

1865, 1870--Disasters destroyed most records.
1880 Census--Crittenden County, Kentucky is missing about 1,500 people.

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

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

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
  • Fohs Hall Community Arts Foundation and Crittenden County Genealogical Society. Crittenden County, Kentucky History and Families. Marion, Ky.: Riverbend Pub., 1991. FHL Book 976.9893 H2c; Index: Template:FHL597381
  • Rawdon, Rebecca R. Crittenden County Families. West Valley City, Utah: R.R. Rawdon, 1992-. FHL Fiche 6104064
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

Web Sites

References

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