Grayson County, Kentucky

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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[[Image:Grayson County, Kentucky Courthouse.PNG|thumb|right|275x193px|Grayson County, Kentucky Courthouse.PNG]] Grayson County; 10 Public Sq; Leitchfield, KY 42754; Ph. 270.259.5295 Details: (Co Clk has m, land & mil rec from 1896; Clk Cir Ct has pro, div & ct rec
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[[Image:Grayson County, Kentucky Courthouse.PNG|thumb|right|275x193px]]&nbsp;Grayson County Courthouse <br>10 Public Square<br> Leitchfield, KY 42754<br> Phone: 270.259.5295&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, land and military records from 1896; Clerk Circuit Court has probate, divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Grayson County, Kentucky page 270, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 20:12, 10 July 2012

Grayson County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Facts
Founded January 25, 1810
County Seat Leitchfield
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Kentucky county in the Western Coal Fields region.

Contents

Quick Dates

Grayson 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

Grayson County, Kentucky Courthouse.PNG
 Grayson County Courthouse
10 Public Square
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Phone: 270.259.5295 

County Clerk has marriage, land and military records from 1896; Clerk Circuit Court has probate, divorce and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1810--Grayson County was created 25 January 1810 from Hardin and Ohio Counties.
County seat: Leitchfield [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864, 1896--Disasters in destroyed some records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Anneta Hickory Corner Millerstown Shrewsbury
Big Clifty Higdon Millwood Skaggstown
Black Rock Hilltop Moutardier Smithview
Broad Ford Hites Falls Pearman Snap
Caneyville Horntown Peonia South
Clarkson Huffman Peth Spike
Concord Iberia Pine Knob Spring Lick
Conoloway Indian Valley Pine Springs Steff
Do Stop Johnson Crossroads Ponderosa Tar Hill
Duff Jugville Post Tousey
Dug Hill Lacon Ready Wax
Eveleigh Leitchfield Rock Creek West Clifty
Falling Branch Lilac Royal Wheelers Mill
Fentress McMahan Linwood Sadler Windyville
Fragrant Linwood Park Saint Paul Yeaman
Grayson Springs Lone Oak Short Creek
Hanging Rock Meredith

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African Americans

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.
18204,055
18303,880−4.3%
18404,46115.0%
18506,83753.3%
18607,98216.7%
187011,58045.1%
188015,78436.3%
189018,68818.4%
190019,8786.4%
191019,9580.4%
192019,927−0.2%
193017,055−14.4%
194017,5623.0%
195017,063−2.8%
196015,834−7.2%
197016,4453.9%
198020,85426.8%
199021,0500.9%
200024,05314.3%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21085.txt

For tips on accessing Grayson 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), Grayson County, Kentucky page 270, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).