Daviess County, Kentucky

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[[Image:Daviess County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]] [http://www.daviessky.org/homepage.asp Daviess County Courthouse]<br>212 St Ann Street<br>Owensboro, KY 42303<br>Phone: 270.685.8434<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Daviess County, Kentucky page 270, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[[Image:Daviess County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]] [http://www.daviessky.org/homepage.asp Daviess County Courthouse]<br>212 St Ann Street<br>Owensboro, KY 42303<br>Phone: 270.685.8434<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Daviess County, Kentucky page 270, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

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County Seat Owensboro
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Kentucky county in the Western Coal Fields region.

Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Daviess County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1815 1852 1820 1815 1812
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Daviess County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG
Daviess County Courthouse
212 St Ann Street
Owensboro, KY 42303
Phone: 270.685.8434[1]

History

Parent County

1815--Daviess County was created 14 January 1815 from Ohio County.
County seat: Owensboro [2]

Boundary Changes

County Pronunciation

Record Loss

1865--A disaster destroyed some records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Birk city Handyville Oklahoma Sorgho
Boston Knottsville Owensboro Spice Knob
Browns Valley Lawrence Panther Stanley
Curdsville Livia Pettit Sutherland
Delaware Maceo Philpot Thruston
Dermont Masonville Pleasant Ridge Tuck
Ensor Maxwell Red Hill Utica
Gatewood Moseleyville Rome West Louisville
Grandview Newman Saint Joseph Whitesville
Griffith Oak Ridge Scythia Yelvington
Habit

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

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

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18203,876
18305,20934.4%
18408,33159.9%
185012,36248.4%
186015,54925.8%
187020,71433.2%
188027,73033.9%
189033,12019.4%
190038,66716.7%
191041,0206.1%
192040,733−0.7%
193043,7797.5%
194052,33519.5%
195057,2419.4%
196070,58823.3%
197079,48612.6%
198085,9498.1%
199087,1891.4%
200091,5455.0%
Est. 200894,4183.1%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21059.txt

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

Church

Court

Genealogy

  • [Bransford] Bransford, Clifton Wood. "Jacob Ammonet of Virginia: and a Part of His Descendants," Publications of the Southern History Association, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jan. 1899):35-40. Digitized by Internet Archive. Copy: FHL Film 1015826 Item 18.

Land

Local Histories

  • [1] ~ The Archives of Appalachia

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

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), Daviess County, Kentucky page 270, 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)