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Guide to Green County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Green County, Kentucky
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Facts
Founded December 20, 1792
County Seat Greensburg
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Contents

Green County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Green County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1793 1852 1810 1793 1793
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Green County Courthouse, Greensburg, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Green County Courthouse
203 W Court Street
Greensburg, KY 42743-1522[1]

Green County Kentucky History

Old Green County Courthouse, Greensburg, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Parent County

1792--Green County was created 20 December 1792 from Lincoln and Nelson counties.
County seat: Greensburg[2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Green County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Allendale Eve Hudgins Newt
Black Gnat Exie Kemp Pierce
Bloyd Fry Liletown Roachville
Bluff Boom Gabe Little Barren Summersville
Bramlett Grab Lobb Thurlow
Coakley Greensburg Mell Wards
Crailhope Gresham Miami (hist.) Webbs
Donansburg Haskingsville Mount Gilead Whitewood

Neighboring Counties

Green 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.
18006,096
18106,73510.5%
182011,94377.3%
183013,13810.0%
184014,2128.2%
18509,060−36.3%
18608,806−2.8%
18709,3796.5%
188011,87126.6%
189011,463−3.4%
190012,2556.9%
191011,871−3.1%
192011,391−4.0%
193011,4010.1%
194012,3218.1%
195011,261−8.6%
196011,249−0.1%
197010,350−8.0%
198011,0436.7%
199010,371−6.1%
200011,51811.1%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21087.txt

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

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Kentucky denominations, view the Kentucky Church Records wiki page.

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography
  • [Asbury] Holtzclaw, B.C. "Asbury of Westmoreland County, Virginia," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 5, No. 3 (Jul. 1967):55-65; Vol. 5, No. 4 (Oct. 1967):77-87; Vol. 6, No. 1 (Jan. 1968):10-26. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [Chaudoin] Allen, Cameron. "Francis (Francois) Chaudoin (c.1717/18-c.1799/1800) of Manakin Town and of Buckingham Co., Va.," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 40, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1996):83-94; Vol. 40, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1996):179-190; Vol. 40, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1996):261-274; Vol. 41, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1997):18-33; Vol. 41, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1997):97-113. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg.
  • [Ennis] Ennis, Wendell. The Ennis Family of Green, Barren, and Hart Counties Kentucky. [Boston, Ky.]: W. Ennis, 1990. FHL Book 929.273 En62e
  • [Kirtley] Harper, Lillie DuPuy VanCulin. Colonial Men and Times: Containing the Journal of Col. Daniel Trabue, Some Account of His Ancestry, Life and Travels in Virginia and the Present State of Kentucky During the Revolutionary Period; the Huguenots, Genealogy, with Brief Sketches of the Allied Families. Philadelphia, Pa.: Innes & Sons, 1916. Digital version at Internet Archive; FHL Film 1421709 Item 2.
  • [Moss] Moss, T.C. The David Moss Family: Green, Adair, Boyle, Barren, Hart, and Warren Co., Ky.; Williamson and Maury Co., Tenn.; Mississippi. Memphis, Tenn.: T.C. Moss, 1968. FHL Book 929.273 M855mo
  • [Shipp] Sanders, Walter R. The Shipp Genealogy from Essex, Caroline, Faquier Counties, Virginia, to Green, Taylor, Woodford, Jefferson, Fayette, Christian, Bourbon, Scott, Owen, Counties, Kentucky, and Johnson Counties, Indiana. Typescript. Microfilmed 1971. FHL Book 929.273 Sh64s; FHL Film 875372 Item 5

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Kentucky Land and Property for additional information about early Kentucky land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Green County, Kentucky. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Kentucky Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Green County, Kentucky served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Green County, Kentucky:

- 2nd Regiment, Kentucky Veteran Cavalry (Union), Company D.
- 21st Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union), Companies B, C, F, H and K.
- 21st Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union), Companies B, C, F, H and K.
- 27th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union), Companies D, F and H.


Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Green County, Kentucky newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records are held by the Green County, Kentucky Clerk of Court and are housed at the Green County, Kentucky Courthouse. Microfilmed records can be found online at Kentucky, Probate Records, 1792-1977. See the wiki page Kentucky Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more background information and state-wide resources see the wiki page Kentucky Taxation.

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Green County, Kentucky is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[3] digitized by Ancestry ($).

Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Although Kentucky enacted a statute in 1852-1862 requiring registration of births and deaths,many counties did not comply. A second law was written in 1874-1879, and 1892-1910 but, again, was not always followed. By 1911, the law was more clearly defined and kept by 1920. Any existing births 1852-1960 and death records 1852-1953 can be accessed online. See How to Find Kentucky Birth Records and How to Find Kentucky Death Records for links to indexes and images.

Original marriage records are held at the office of the Green County, Kentucky Clerk, with divorce records 1849-1958 located with the Green County, Kentucky Circuit Court. For more information see How to Find Kentucky Marriage Records. For Kentucky divorce records see the wiki page Kentucky Vital Records.

Birth
  • 1852-1861 - Green County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517411 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874 - Green County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517412 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Green County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517413 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1859 - Green County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch M517411 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Green County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517414 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1878 - Green County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517415 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Unsorted

Green County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Green County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Green County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Green 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. G. Glenn Clift, Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800 (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0b/Igikentuckygl.pdf.