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Guide to '''Fulton County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== Fulton County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
  
== Quick Dates  ==
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Fulton County's civil records start the following years:
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Fulton County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Fulton County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Fulton County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Fulton County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Fulton County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Fulton County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
 
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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Fulton County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]
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== History  ==
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[http://www.fultoncounty.ky.gov/ Fulton County Courthouse]<br>201 Moulton Street<br>Hickman, KY. 40250<br>Phone: 270.236.2061<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fulton 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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== Fulton County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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== Fulton County Kentucky Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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*[[Weakley County, Tennessee|Weakley County, Tennessee]]
 
*[[Weakley County, Tennessee|Weakley County, Tennessee]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Fulton County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== 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  ====
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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=1026 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Fulton 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=1026 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Fulton 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|517957|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Fulton 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|517957|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Fulton 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=3980&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=16&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Fulton 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=3980&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=16&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Fulton 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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==== Probate  ====
 
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*'''1845-1923''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Book 1 (1845-1923)|access=browse}} has been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*'''1852-1859''' - Fulton County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|C517351}} 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''' - Fulton County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517352}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Fulton County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517353}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1859''' - Fulton County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|M517351}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Fulton County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517354}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Fulton County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517355}} 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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== Fulton County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
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| valign="top" width="35%" | [http://www.utm.edu/departments/acadpro/library/wthsc/ '''West Tennessee Heritage Study Center'''] <br>[http://www.utm.edu/departments/acadpro/library/lib_information/index.php Paul Meek Library] <br>[http://www.utm.edu/ University of Tennessee at Martin] <br>731-881-7060 <br>Hours vary by semester  
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| width="35%" valign="top" | [http://www.utm.edu/departments/acadpro/library/wthsc/ '''West Tennessee Heritage Study Center'''] <br>[http://www.utm.edu/departments/acadpro/library/lib_information/index.php Paul Meek Library] <br>[http://www.utm.edu/ University of Tennessee at Martin] <br>731-881-7060 <br>Hours vary by semester  
| valign="top" | The Heritage Study Center holds a variety of genealogical resources including materials relating to the following counties in Tennessee: [[Benton County, Tennessee|Benton]], [[Carroll County, Tennessee|Carroll]], [[Chester County, Tennessee|Chester]], [[Crockett County, Tennessee|Crockett]], [[Decatur County, Tennessee|Decatur]], [[Dyer County, Tennessee|Dyer]], [[Fayette County, Tennessee|Fayette]], [[Gibson County, Tennessee|Gibson]], [[Hardin County, Tennessee|Hardin]], [[Haywood County, Tennessee|Haywood]], [[Henderson County, Tennessee|Henderson]], [[Henry County, Tennessee|Henry]], [[Houston County, Tennessee|Houston]], [[Humphreys County, Tennessee|Humphreys]], [[Lake County, Tennessee|Lake]], [[Lauderdale County, Tennessee|Lauderdale]], [[Madison County, Tennessee|Madison]], [[McNairy County, Tennessee|McNairy]], [[Obion County, Tennessee|Obion]], [[Perry County, Tennessee|Perry]], [[Shelby County, Tennessee|Shelby]], [[Stewart County, Tennessee|Stewart]], [[Tipton County, Tennessee|Tipton]], [[Wayne County, Tennessee|Wayne]], [[Weakley County, Tennessee|Weakley]] and [[Carlisle County, Kentucky|Carlisle]], [[Fulton_County,_Kentucky|Fulton]], and [[Hickman County, Kentucky|Hickman]] counties in Kentucky.
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The Heritage Study Center holds a variety of genealogical resources including materials relating to the following counties in Tennessee: [[Benton County, Tennessee|Benton]], [[Carroll County, Tennessee|Carroll]], [[Chester County, Tennessee|Chester]], [[Crockett County, Tennessee|Crockett]], [[Decatur County, Tennessee|Decatur]], [[Dyer County, Tennessee|Dyer]], [[Fayette County, Tennessee|Fayette]], [[Gibson County, Tennessee|Gibson]], [[Hardin County, Tennessee|Hardin]], [[Haywood County, Tennessee|Haywood]], [[Henderson County, Tennessee|Henderson]], [[Henry County, Tennessee|Henry]], [[Houston County, Tennessee|Houston]], [[Humphreys County, Tennessee|Humphreys]], [[Lake County, Tennessee|Lake]], [[Lauderdale County, Tennessee|Lauderdale]], [[Madison County, Tennessee|Madison]], [[McNairy County, Tennessee|McNairy]], [[Obion County, Tennessee|Obion]], [[Perry County, Tennessee|Perry]], [[Shelby County, Tennessee|Shelby]], [[Stewart County, Tennessee|Stewart]], [[Tipton County, Tennessee|Tipton]], [[Wayne County, Tennessee|Wayne]], [[Weakley County, Tennessee|Weakley]] and [[Carlisle County, Kentucky|Carlisle]], [[Fulton_County,_Kentucky|Fulton]], and [[Hickman County, Kentucky|Hickman]] counties in Kentucky.  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Fulton Kentucky Family History Center]]
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== Fulton County Kentucky Genealogy Websites  ==
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyfulton/5642.html Fulton County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyfulton/5642.html Fulton County KYGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Fulton/ Fulton County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Fulton/ Fulton County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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Guide to Fulton County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Contents

Fulton County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Fulton County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1845 1852 1850 1845 1845
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Fulton County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

Fulton County Courthouse
201 Moulton Street
Hickman, KY. 40250
Phone: 270.236.2061[1]

Fulton County Kentucky History

Parent County

1845--Fulton County was created 15 January 1845 from Hickman County.
County seat: Hickman [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Fulton County Kentucky Places / Localities

Populated Places

Anna Lynne Crutchfield Hickman Miller
Bondurant Fairview Jordan Riceville
Brownsville Fulton Ledford Tyler
Cayce

Neighboring Counties

Fulton 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.
18504,446
18605,31719.6%
18706,16115.9%
18807,97729.5%
189010,00525.4%
190011,54615.4%
191014,11422.2%
192015,1977.7%
193014,927−1.8%
194015,4133.3%
195013,668−11.3%
196011,256−17.6%
197010,183−9.5%
19808,971−11.9%
19908,271−7.8%
20007,752−6.3%
Est. 20096,855−11.6%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21075.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1859 - Fulton County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch C517351 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1874 - Fulton County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517352 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875 - Fulton County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517353 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage
  • 1852-1859 - Fulton County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch M517351 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875 - Fulton County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517354 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1876-1878 - Fulton County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517355 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Unsorted

Fulton County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

West Tennessee Heritage Study Center
Paul Meek Library
University of Tennessee at Martin
731-881-7060
Hours vary by semester

The Heritage Study Center holds a variety of genealogical resources including materials relating to the following counties in Tennessee: Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Perry, Shelby, Stewart, Tipton, Wayne, Weakley and Carlisle, Fulton, and Hickman counties in Kentucky.

Family History Centers

Fulton County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Fulton County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fulton 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 3.4 3.5 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.