Estill County, Kentucky Genealogy

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Estill County's civil records start the following years:  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== African American Research ====
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==== African American Research ====
  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of 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 name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.  
 
*Find A Grave also gives a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1021 list of cemeteries in Estill County] and links to the  information for the individuals buried there,  
 
*Find A Grave also gives a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1021 list of cemeteries in Estill County] and links to the  information for the 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 records of cemeteries in Estill County}}.  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 records of cemeteries in Estill County}}.  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 list of 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 list of 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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==== 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 version at [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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*[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]]

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Estill County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 27, 1808
County Seat Irvine
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Contents

Quick Dates

Estill County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

County Courthouse

Estill County Courthouse, Irvine, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

History

Parent County

1808--Estill County was created 27 January 1808 from Clark and Madison Counties.
County seat: Irvine [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1964--A disaster destroyed some records.

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

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.
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




Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).