Grayson County, Kentucky

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<br>Kentucky county in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Coal_Fields Western Coal Fields] region.  
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Kentucky county in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Coal_Fields Western Coal Fields] region.  
  
== Quick Dates ==
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== County Courthouse ==
 
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Grayson County's civil records start the following years:
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[[Image:Grayson County, Kentucky Courthouse.PNG|thumb|right|275x193px]]&nbsp;[http://graysoncountyclerk.ky.gov/ Grayson County Courthouse] <br>10 Public Square<br>Leitchfield, KY 42754<br>Phone: 270.259.5295<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>  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:Grayson County, Kentucky Courthouse.PNG|thumb|right|275x193px]]&nbsp;[http://graysoncountyclerk.ky.gov/ 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.
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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>  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 22:05, 4 December 2012

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Founded January 25, 1810
County Seat Leitchfield
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Kentucky county in the Western Coal Fields region.

Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Grayson County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage* Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1852 1852 1810 1896 1856
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Grayson County, Kentucky Courthouse.PNG
 Grayson County Courthouse
10 Public Square
Leitchfield, KY 42754
Phone: 270.259.5295[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 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, 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).