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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Estill_County,_Kentucky|Estill County]]''  
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Guide to '''Estill County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== Quick Dates ==
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== Estill County Kentucky Courthouse ==
  
Estill County's civil records start the following years:
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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
 
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== History  ==
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[http://www.estillky.com/ Estill County Courthouse]<br>130 Main Street<br>Irvine, KY 40336-1098<br>Phone: 606.723.5156<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Estill 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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== Estill County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1964--'''A disaster destroyed some records.  
 
'''1964--'''A disaster destroyed some records.  
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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== Estill County Kentucky Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ravenna,_Kentucky Ravenna]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Powell County, Kentucky|Powell]]
 
*[[Powell County, Kentucky|Powell]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Estill County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
  
==== African American Research ====
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==== African American Research ====
  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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*&nbsp;[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
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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=1021 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Estill 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=1021 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Estill 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 {{FHL|457203|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Estill 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://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch.org Family History Library Catalog ]lists {{FHL|457203|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Estill 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=3945&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=118&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Estill 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=3945&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=118&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Estill 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://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*Park, E.C. ''History of Irvine and Estill County, Kentucky''. Lexington, Ky.: Transylvania, 1906. Digital version at [http://kdl.kyvl.org/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=kyetexts;cc=kyetexts;view=toc;idno=B92-132-29323075 Kentuckiana Digital Library].
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*Park, E.C. ''History of Irvine and Estill County, Kentucky''. Lexington, Ky.: Transylvania, 1906. Digital versions at {{FSbook|937932}} - free; [http://kdl.kyvl.org/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=kyetexts;cc=kyetexts;view=toc;idno=B92-132-29323075 Kentuckiana Digital Library].  
 
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
 
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Estill County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|C517301}} 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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*'''1874''' - Estill County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517302}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Estill County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|M517301}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1874''' - Estill County Marriage Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517302}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
 
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
 
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Estill County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Estill County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyestill/ Estill County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyestill/ Estill County KYGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Estill/ Estill County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Estill/ Estill County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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== Estill County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
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Guide to Estill County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Estill County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Estill County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1808 1852 1810 1809 1808
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Estill County Courthouse, Irvine, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Estill County Courthouse
130 Main Street
Irvine, KY 40336-1098
Phone: 606.723.5156[1]

Estill County Kentucky History

Parent County

1808--Estill County was created 27 January 1808 from Clark and Madison Counties.
County seat: Irvine [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1964--A disaster destroyed some records.

Estill County Kentucky Places / Localities

Populated Places

Alumbaugh Irvine Palmer Sparks
Cobhill Jinks Patsey Spout Springs
Cressy Kimbrell Pilot Texola
Crystal Leighton Pitts Thomas
Evelyn Little Rock (hist.) Pryse Wagersville
Fitchburg Locust Branch Ravenna West Irvine
Fox Millers Creek Rice Station (hist.) Winston
Furnace Mountain Spring (hist.) Ross Creek (hist.) Wisemantown
Greenbriar (hist.) Noland Shade Witt
Hargett North Irvine South Irvine Witt Springs
Iron Mound















Neighboring Counties

Estill County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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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.
18102,082
18203,50768.4%
18304,61831.7%
18405,53519.9%
18505,9858.1%
18606,88615.1%
18709,19833.6%
18809,8607.2%
189010,8369.9%
190011,6697.7%
191012,2735.2%
192015,56926.9%
193017,0799.7%
194017,9785.3%
195014,677−18.4%
196012,466−15.1%
197012,7522.3%
198014,49513.7%
199014,6140.8%
200015,3074.7%
Est. 200814,948−2.3%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21065.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1861 - Estill County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517301 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1874 - Estill County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517302 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage
  • 1852-1861 - Estill County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch M517301 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1874 - Estill County Marriage Index 1874. Batch C517302 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Unsorted

Estill County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Estill County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Estill County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Estill 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 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.