Grant County, Kentucky

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Grant County's civil records start the following years:  
 
Grant County's civil records start the following years:  
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://grantcounty.ky.gov/ Grant County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Basement; PO Box 469; <br>Williamstown, KY 41097- 0469<br>Phone: 859.824.3321&nbsp;<br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 182. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant 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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[http://grantcounty.ky.gov/ Grant County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Basement; PO Box 469; <br>Williamstown, KY 41097- 0469<br>Phone: 859.824.3321&nbsp;<br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 182. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grant 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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*[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;[[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;
  
 
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*''Abstracts of Pension Papers Pertaining to Soldiers of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Indian Wars Who Settled in Grant [and Graves] County, Kentucky.'' Digital version at {{FSbook|938559}} - free.
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*''Abstracts of Pension Papers Pertaining to Soldiers of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Indian Wars Who Settled in Grant [and Graves] County, Kentucky.'' Digital version at {{FSbook|938559}} - free.  
 
*[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  
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
 
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
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*'''1820-1855''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books A to C (1820-1855)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1820-1855''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books A to C (1820-1855)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.

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Grant County, Kentucky
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Founded February 12, 1820
County Seat Williamstown
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Contents

Quick Dates

Grant 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

Grant County Courthouse
Courthouse Basement; PO Box 469;
Williamstown, KY 41097- 0469
Phone: 859.824.3321 
County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 182. [1]

History

Parent County

1820--Grant County was created 12 February 1820 from Pendleton County.  County seat: Williamstown [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Blanchet Downingsville Hilltop Mount Zion
Campbells Block House (hist.) Dry Ridge Holbrook Northcutt
Cherry Grove Elliston Jericho Sherman
Cordova Flingsville Jonesville Stewartsville
Corinth Folsom Keefer Stringtown
Crittenden Four Corners Lawrenceville Williamstown
Delia Heekin Mason Zion Station

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.
18302,986
18404,19240.4%
18506,53155.8%
18608,35627.9%
18709,52914.0%
188013,08337.3%
189012,671−3.1%
190013,2394.5%
191010,581−20.1%
192010,435−1.4%
19309,876−5.4%
19409,8760%
19509,809−0.7%
19609,489−3.3%
19709,9995.4%
198013,30833.1%
199015,73718.3%
200022,38442.2%
Est. 200624,76910.7%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21081.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

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), Grant 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).