Daviess County, Kentucky Genealogy

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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.  
 
*[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.  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1018 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Daviess County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1018 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Daviess County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=353314&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Daviess++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Daviess 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|353314|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Daviess 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=3908&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=29&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Daviess 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=3908&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=29&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Daviess 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://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org] USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org] USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195317&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Daviess&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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**[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Daviess/ Davies County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
 
**[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Daviess/ Davies County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
  

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Daviess County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Daviess County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 14, 1815
County Seat Owensboro
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Contents

County Courthouse

Daviess County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1815--Daviess County was created 14 January 1815 from Ohio County.
County seat: Owensboro [1]

Boundary Changes

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • [1] ~ The Archives of Appalachia

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

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).