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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Fleming_County,_Kentucky|Fleming County]]''  
 
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Fleming_County,_Kentucky|Fleming County]]''  
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Guide to '''Fleming 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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== Fleming County Kentucky Courthouse ==
  
Fleming County's civil records start the following years:
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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[http://courts.ky.gov/counties/fleming/ Fleming County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square <br>Flemingsburg, KY 41041-1399<br>Phone: 606.845.8461<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fleming 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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== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Fleming County, Kentucky Courthouse 2.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]
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== History  ==
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== Fleming County Kentucky History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss  ====
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Effective '''1/1/1824 '''[[Nicholas County, Kentucky|Nicholas]] County was created from Fleming County.
  
== Places / Localities ==
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==== Record Loss ====
  
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== Fleming County Kentucky Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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*[[Rowan County, Kentucky|Rowan]]
 
*[[Rowan County, Kentucky|Rowan]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Fleming County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kyfleming.png|thumb|right|400px]]
  
 
==== African American Research  ====
 
==== African American Research  ====
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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  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/biographies.htm Various biographies concerning citizens of Fleming County<br>]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/biographies.htm Various biographies concerning citizens of Fleming County<br>]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
  
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*USGenWeb's Fleming County site has numerous [http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/cemeteries.htm cemetery transcriptions] as well as tombstone photos and information on current cemetery restoration projects  
 
*USGenWeb's Fleming County site has numerous [http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/cemeteries.htm cemetery transcriptions] as well as tombstone photos and information on current cemetery restoration projects  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/poorfarm.htm Fleming County Poor Farm Cemetery]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/poorfarm.htm Fleming County Poor Farm Cemetery]  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/fleming.html Fleming Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks<br>
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/fleming.html Fleming Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks<br>  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
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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=1023 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Fleming 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=1023 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Fleming 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|Kentucky%2C++Fleming|subject|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Fleming 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 [[Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]] lists {{FHL|Kentucky%2C++Fleming|subject|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Fleming 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=3959&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=28&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Fleming 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=3959&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=28&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Fleming 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://kykinfolk.com/fleming/1840flemcen.html 1840 Heads of Households and Revolutionary War Pensioners for Fleming County]
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/1840flemcen.html 1840 Heads of Households and Revolutionary War Pensioners for Fleming County]  
 
*[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  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/churches.htm Churches in Fleming County] ~ Information on a few of Fleming County's oldest churches.
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{{KY Church Intro}}
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/churches.htm Churches in Fleming County] ~ Information on a few of Fleming County's oldest churches.  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
 
*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/legal.htm Various legal matters in Fleming County<br>]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/legal.htm Various Legal Matters in Fleming County<br>]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/courtorders.htm Various Court Orders of early Fleming County]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
 
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
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*'''[Argo]''' Sharp, John L. ''From Adam to the Royalty of England and Scotland to the Families of Fleming County, Kentucky: or the Ancestors of Selvinous Dina Argo''. Morehead, Ky.: J.L. Sharp, 1976. {{FHL|218813|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Ar38a}}  
 
*'''[Argo]''' Sharp, John L. ''From Adam to the Royalty of England and Scotland to the Families of Fleming County, Kentucky: or the Ancestors of Selvinous Dina Argo''. Morehead, Ky.: J.L. Sharp, 1976. {{FHL|218813|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Ar38a}}  
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*'''[Asbury]''' Holtzclaw, B.C. "Asbury of Westmoreland County, Virginia," ''Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 5, No. 3 (Jul. 1967):55-65; Vol. 5, No. 4 (Oct. 1967):77-87; Vol. 6, No. 1 (Jan. 1968):10-26. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6131 Ancestry] ($).
 
*'''[Bennington]''' ''Bennington Family [Will of William Bennington, Fleming County, Kentucky, 1801]''. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. {{FHL|386627|item|disp=FHL Film 1638368 Item 3}}  
 
*'''[Bennington]''' ''Bennington Family [Will of William Bennington, Fleming County, Kentucky, 1801]''. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. {{FHL|386627|item|disp=FHL Film 1638368 Item 3}}  
*'''[Burgess]''' Reginald, R. ''The House of the Burgesses: Being a Genealogical History of Edward Burgess of King George and Stafford counties, Virginia, with His Sons - Garner Burgess of Fauquier Co., Virginia; William Burgess of Stafford Co., Virginia; Moses Burgess of Orange County, Virginia; Reuben Burgess of Rowan Co., North Carolina - and His Grandsons - Edward Burgess of Culpeper Co., Virginia; John Burgess of Harrison Co., Kentucky; Henry Burgess of Fleming Co., Kentucky; Edward Burgess of Scott Co., Kentucky; John P.B. Burgess of Halifax Co., Virginia; Edward Burgess of Kanawha Co., West Virginia; William Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; Reuben Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; and Thomas Burgess of White Co., Tennessee - Together with Their Known Descendants Named Burgess''. San Bernardino, Calif.: Borgo Press, 1983. {{FHL|397340|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 B912r}}
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*'''[Burgess]''' Reginald, R. ''The House of the Burgesses: Being a Genealogical History of Edward Burgess of King George and Stafford counties, Virginia, with His Sons - Garner Burgess of Fauquier Co., Virginia; William Burgess of Stafford Co., Virginia; Moses Burgess of Orange County, Virginia; Reuben Burgess of Rowan Co., North Carolina - and His Grandsons - Edward Burgess of Culpeper Co., Virginia; John Burgess of Harrison Co., Kentucky; Henry Burgess of Fleming Co., Kentucky; Edward Burgess of Scott Co., Kentucky; John P.B. Burgess of Halifax Co., Virginia; Edward Burgess of Kanawha Co., West Virginia; William Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; Reuben Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; and Thomas Burgess of White Co., Tennessee - Together with Their Known Descendants Named Burgess''. San Bernardino, Calif.: Borgo Press, 1983. {{FHL|397340|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 B912r}}
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*'''[Fulton]''' Engle, Caroline Dayton. "Major Hugh Fulton of Augusta Co., Va., and Fleming Co., Ky.," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 60, No. 1 (Mar. 1972):65-67. {{FHL|39597|item|disp=FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 60}}  
 
*'''[Heflin]''' Heflin, Donald L. ''Reuben Heflin of Somewhere in Virginia to Mason, Fleming &amp; Mason counties, KY, 1785-1863''. Georgetown, Ky.: D.L. Heflin, 1995. {{FHL|763416|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 H361hdd}}  
 
*'''[Heflin]''' Heflin, Donald L. ''Reuben Heflin of Somewhere in Virginia to Mason, Fleming &amp; Mason counties, KY, 1785-1863''. Georgetown, Ky.: D.L. Heflin, 1995. {{FHL|763416|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 H361hdd}}  
'''[Hester]''' Searl, Hester Geraldine Lester. ''Hester Genealogy,&nbsp;A Story of Some Descendants of John Hester and Early Settler of Fleming County, Kentucky, Who Arrived in America in the Year 1740''. Patterson, Calif.: H.G.L. Searl, 1972. {{FHL|415052|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 H469s}}
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*'''[Hester]''' Searl, Hester Geraldine Lester. ''Hester Genealogy,&nbsp;A Story of Some Descendants of John Hester and Early Settler of Fleming County, Kentucky, Who Arrived in America in the Year 1740''. Patterson, Calif.: H.G.L. Searl, 1972. {{FHL|415052|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 H469s}}  
*'''[Hilligoss]''' Danell, Jennie. ''Hilligoss Family of Fleming County, Kentucky and Rush County, Indiana''. Fresno, Calif.: J. Danell, 197-?. {{FHL|445372|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 H558d}}
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*'''[Hilligoss]''' Danell, Jennie. ''Hilligoss Family of Fleming County, Kentucky and Rush County, Indiana''. Fresno, Calif.: J. Danell, 197-?. {{FHL|445372|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 H558d}}  
*'''[Owens]''' Owens, David Hatfield. ''Owens Family of Virginia (Richmond, King George, Stafford, Prince''
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*'''[Owens]''' Owens, David Hatfield. ''Owens Family of Virginia (Richmond, King George, Stafford, Prince''  
 
*''William, Fauquier Counties) and Kentucky (Mason, Lewis, Fleming, Bracken, Mercer, Boyle Counties)''. Ann Arbor, Mich.: D.H. Owens, 1991. {{FHL|502871|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Ow2od 1991}}  
 
*''William, Fauquier Counties) and Kentucky (Mason, Lewis, Fleming, Bracken, Mercer, Boyle Counties)''. Ann Arbor, Mich.: D.H. Owens, 1991. {{FHL|502871|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Ow2od 1991}}  
*'''[Smith]''' Hall, William K. ''Robert Smith Born about 1732, Died about 1798 of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania and Fleming County, Kentucky''. St. Louis, Mo.: W.K. Hall, 1989. {{FHL|489773|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 Sm51hb}}
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*'''[Smith]''' Hall, William K. ''Robert Smith Born about 1732, Died about 1798 of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania and Fleming County, Kentucky''. St. Louis, Mo.: W.K. Hall, 1989. {{FHL|489773|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 Sm51hb}}  
*'''[Vincent]'''
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*'''[Vincent]'''  
 
*'''[Walton]''' Walton, John. "Job Walton of Fleming County, Kentucky," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 52, No. 1 (Mar. 1964):15-24. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 52
 
*'''[Walton]''' Walton, John. "Job Walton of Fleming County, Kentucky," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 52, No. 1 (Mar. 1964):15-24. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 52
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/landrecords.htm Various Land Records of Fleming County<br>]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/landrecords.htm Various Land Records of Fleming County<br>]  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/deeds.htm Various Deeds of Fleming County]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/deeds.htm Various Deeds of Fleming County]  
 
*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
 
*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/elizavillehistory.htm History of Elizaville, Fleming County]
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{{KY History}}
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/earlyflemurgsettlers.htm Early Settlers of Flemingsburg, Fleming County]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/gath.htm Lost Town of Gath, Fleming County]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/elizavillehistory.htm History of Elizaville, Fleming County]  
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/earlyflemurgsettlers.htm Early Settlers of Flemingsburg, Fleming County]  
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/gath.htm Lost Town of Gath, Fleming County]  
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
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*[http://kdl.kyvl.org/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=kyetexts;cc=kyetexts;view=toc;idno=B92-114-27763377 Condensed History of Fleming County, Kentucky&nbsp;(1908)]
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/confsoldiersgrave.htm Confederate Solders' Grave Locations in Fleming County]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/confsoldiersgrave.htm Confederate Solders' Grave Locations in Fleming County]  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/bluelickscentennial_.htm Battle of Blue Licks Centennial Monument, Fleming County]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/bluelickscentennial_.htm Battle of Blue Licks Centennial Monument, Fleming County]  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/battleofhillsboro.htm Battle of Hillsboro], from an 1861 article in a newspaper from Springfield, MA
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/battleofhillsboro.htm Battle of Hillsboro], from an 1861 article in a newspaper from Springfield, MA  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
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:- [[2nd Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles (Confederate)|2nd Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]]. Companies B and C.
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:- [[6th_Regiment,_Kentucky_Cavalry_(Confederate)|6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Company H.
  
 
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==== Miscellaneous  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/news_mags.htm Newspapers and Magazines of Fleming County]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/news_mags.htm Newspapers and Magazines of Fleming County]  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]  
 
*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
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{{KY Newspaper abstracts|Appling}}
  
 
==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/obituaries.htm Various obituaries of citizens of Fleming County]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/obituaries.htm Various obituaries of citizens of Fleming County]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project  
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function  
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate  
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ky/fleming/webbbs_config.pl Fleming County, Kentucky Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From various funeral homes in the Flemingsburg, Ewing, Elizaville, Hillsboro, Plummers Landing, and Wallingford areas.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/wills.htm Various wills filed in Fleming County]
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{{KY Probate Intro}}
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*'''1798-1966''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books A to R (1798-1966)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/wills.htm Various wills filed in Fleming County] at KY Kinfolk
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{KY Tax Intro}}
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*'''1800''' - 1800 Tax List of {{PAGENAME}} is included in Clift's ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800,''<ref>G. Glenn Clift, ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800'' (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).</ref> digitized by [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3720 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{KY Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth  =====
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*'''1852-1860''' - Fleming County Birth Index 1852-1860. Batch {{IGI|C517321}} 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''' - Fleming County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517322}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Fleming County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517323}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1852-1860''' - Fleming County Marriage Index 1852-1860. Batch {{IGI|M517321}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Fleming County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517324}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Fleming County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517325}} 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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== Fleming 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]
  
== Web Sites ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Fleming County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/ Fleming County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/ Fleming County KYGenWeb]  
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/fleming/toc.html Fleming County KY, USGenWeb Archives]  
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Fleming/ Fleming County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
*[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.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/fleming/toc.html State of Kentucky Website]
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Fleming|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Fleming/ Fleming County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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Guide to Fleming County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Fleming County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Fleming County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1798 1852 1810 1798 1798
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

Fleming County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Flemingsburg, KY 41041-1399
Phone: 606.845.8461[1]

Fleming County Kentucky History

Parent County

1798--Fleming County was created 10 February 1798 from Mason County.
County seat: Flemingsburg [2]

Boundary Changes

Effective 1/1/1824 Nicholas County was created from Fleming County.

Record Loss

Fleming County Kentucky Places / Localities

Populated Places

Bald Hill Dalesburg Hill Top Plummers Mill
Battle Run Elizaville Hillsboro Poplar Grove
Beechburg Ewing Locust Poplar Plains
Bluebank Fairview Mount Carmel Ryan
Carpentersville (hist.) Flemingsburg Muses Mills Sherburne
Colfax Flemingsburg Junction Nepton Stringtown
Concord Foxport Olive Branch Sunset
Cowan Goddard Pleasureville Tilton
Craintown Grange City Plummers Landing Wallingford

Neighboring Counties

Fleming 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.
18005,016
18108,94778.4%
182012,18636.2%
183013,49910.8%
184013,268−1.7%
185013,9144.9%
186012,489−10.2%
187013,3987.3%
188015,22113.6%
189016,0785.6%
190017,0746.2%
191016,066−5.9%
192015,614−2.8%
193012,931−17.2%
194013,3273.1%
195011,962−10.2%
196010,890−9.0%
197011,3664.4%
198012,3238.4%
199012,292−0.3%
200013,79212.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21069.txt

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

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Kentucky denominations, view the Kentucky Church Records wiki page.

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]
Bibliography
  • [Argo] Sharp, John L. From Adam to the Royalty of England and Scotland to the Families of Fleming County, Kentucky: or the Ancestors of Selvinous Dina Argo. Morehead, Ky.: J.L. Sharp, 1976. FHL Book 929.273 Ar38a
  • [Asbury] Holtzclaw, B.C. "Asbury of Westmoreland County, Virginia," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 3 (Jul. 1967):55-65; Vol. 5, No. 4 (Oct. 1967):77-87; Vol. 6, No. 1 (Jan. 1968):10-26. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [Bennington] Bennington Family [Will of William Bennington, Fleming County, Kentucky, 1801]. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. FHL Film 1638368 Item 3
  • [Burgess] Reginald, R. The House of the Burgesses: Being a Genealogical History of Edward Burgess of King George and Stafford counties, Virginia, with His Sons - Garner Burgess of Fauquier Co., Virginia; William Burgess of Stafford Co., Virginia; Moses Burgess of Orange County, Virginia; Reuben Burgess of Rowan Co., North Carolina - and His Grandsons - Edward Burgess of Culpeper Co., Virginia; John Burgess of Harrison Co., Kentucky; Henry Burgess of Fleming Co., Kentucky; Edward Burgess of Scott Co., Kentucky; John P.B. Burgess of Halifax Co., Virginia; Edward Burgess of Kanawha Co., West Virginia; William Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; Reuben Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; and Thomas Burgess of White Co., Tennessee - Together with Their Known Descendants Named Burgess. San Bernardino, Calif.: Borgo Press, 1983. FHL Book 929.273 B912r
  • [Fulton] Engle, Caroline Dayton. "Major Hugh Fulton of Augusta Co., Va., and Fleming Co., Ky.," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 1 (Mar. 1972):65-67. FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 60
  • [Heflin] Heflin, Donald L. Reuben Heflin of Somewhere in Virginia to Mason, Fleming & Mason counties, KY, 1785-1863. Georgetown, Ky.: D.L. Heflin, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 H361hdd
  • [Hester] Searl, Hester Geraldine Lester. Hester Genealogy, A Story of Some Descendants of John Hester and Early Settler of Fleming County, Kentucky, Who Arrived in America in the Year 1740. Patterson, Calif.: H.G.L. Searl, 1972. FHL Book 929.273 H469s
  • [Hilligoss] Danell, Jennie. Hilligoss Family of Fleming County, Kentucky and Rush County, Indiana. Fresno, Calif.: J. Danell, 197-?. FHL Book 929.273 H558d
  • [Owens] Owens, David Hatfield. Owens Family of Virginia (Richmond, King George, Stafford, Prince
  • William, Fauquier Counties) and Kentucky (Mason, Lewis, Fleming, Bracken, Mercer, Boyle Counties). Ann Arbor, Mich.: D.H. Owens, 1991. FHL Book 929.273 Ow2od 1991
  • [Smith] Hall, William K. Robert Smith Born about 1732, Died about 1798 of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania and Fleming County, Kentucky. St. Louis, Mo.: W.K. Hall, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 Sm51hb
  • [Vincent]
  • [Walton] Walton, John. "Job Walton of Fleming County, Kentucky," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 52, No. 1 (Mar. 1964):15-24. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 52

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Kentucky Land and Property for additional information about early Kentucky land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Fleming County, Kentucky. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Kentucky Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Fleming County, Kentucky served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Fleming County, Kentucky:

- 2nd Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles (Confederate). Companies B and C.
- 6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate). Company H.

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Fleming County, Kentucky newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records are held by the Fleming County, Kentucky Clerk of Court and are housed at the Fleming County, Kentucky Courthouse. Microfilmed records can be found online at Kentucky, Probate Records, 1792-1977. See the wiki page Kentucky Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more background information and state-wide resources see the wiki page Kentucky Taxation.

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Fleming County, Kentucky is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[3] digitized by Ancestry ($).

Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Although Kentucky enacted a statute in 1852-1862 requiring registration of births and deaths,many counties did not comply. A second law was written in 1874-1879, and 1892-1910 but, again, was not always followed. By 1911, the law was more clearly defined and kept by 1920. Any existing births 1852-1960 and death records 1852-1953 can be accessed online. See How to Find Kentucky Birth Records and How to Find Kentucky Death Records for links to indexes and images.

Original marriage records are held at the office of the Fleming County, Kentucky Clerk, with divorce records 1849-1958 located with the Fleming County, Kentucky Circuit Court. For more information see How to Find Kentucky Marriage Records. For Kentucky divorce records see the wiki page Kentucky Vital Records.

Birth
  • 1852-1860 - Fleming County Birth Index 1852-1860. Batch C517321 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874 - Fleming County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517322 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Fleming County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517323 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1860 - Fleming County Marriage Index 1852-1860. Batch M517321 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Fleming County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517324 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1878 - Fleming County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517325 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Unsorted

Fleming County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Fleming County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Fleming County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fleming 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. G. Glenn Clift, Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800 (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 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.