Garrard County, Kentucky Genealogy

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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=1028 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Garrard 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=1028 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Garrard 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=577406&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Garrard++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Garrard 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|577406|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Garrard 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=3987&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=15&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Garrard 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=3987&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=15&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Garrard 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://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.  
 
*[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.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195357&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Garrard&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Garrard/ Garrard County,Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium) <br>
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Garrard/ Garrard County,Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium) <br>
  

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Garrard County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Garrard County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 17, 1796
County Seat Lancaster
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Garrard County

Contents

County Courthouse

Garrard County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

Courthouse hours:
8-4 Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri.
8-12 Wed., Sat.

History

Parent County

1796--Garrard County was created 17 December 1796 from Lincoln, Madison and Mercer Counties.
County seat: Lancaster [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bourne Hackley Marcellus Point Leavell
Bryantsville Hamack (hist.) Marksbury Stone
Buckeye Hyattsville McCreary Teatersville
Buena Vista Judson Mount Hebron Three Forks
Cartersville Lancaster New Union (hist.) Toddville
Camp Nelson (hist.) Lowell Nina White Oak
Davistown Manse Paint Lick

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

Church

Court

Land

  • The KY Land Office
  • The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Garrard County land records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:
  1. Deed Books 1797-1802

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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