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Fleming County, Kentucky
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Founded February 10, 1798
County Seat Flemingsburg
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Contents

County 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]

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

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

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

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

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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).


 

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