Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy

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

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Greenup County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 12, 1803
County Seat Greenup
Courthouse
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Contents

Greenup County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1803 1852 1810 1811 1822
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Greenup County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

Greenup County Courthouse
Main & Harrison;
Greenup, KY 41144-1055
Phone: 606.473.7394[1]

Greenup County Kentucky History

Parent County

1803--Greenup County was created 12 December 1803 from Mason County.
County seat: Greenup [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Greenup County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Argillite Hopewell Oldtown South Shore
Beechy Hunnewell Oliver Station Sunshine
Bellefonte Kehoe Poplar Highlands Truitt
Brushart Letitia Raceland Tygarts Valley
Danleyton Limeville Raceland Junction Walsh
Edgington Lloyd Riverview Warnock
Flatwoods Load Russell West Russell
Frost Lynn Russell Heights Worthington
Fullerton Maloneton Samaria Wurtland
Grays Branch Melrose Siloam York
Greenup Naples South Portsmouth

Neighboring Counties

Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African American

The following have information concerning African American research. Both should be used:

Bible

Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc.

USBiographies Project-Greenup County Biographies

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18102,369
18204,31182.0%
18305,85235.7%
18406,2977.6%
18509,65453.3%
18608,760−9.3%
187011,46330.9%
188013,37116.6%
189011,911−10.9%
190015,43229.6%
191018,47519.7%
192020,0628.6%
193024,55422.4%
194024,9711.7%
195024,887−0.3%
196029,23817.5%
197033,19213.5%
198039,13217.9%
199036,742−6.1%
200036,8910.4%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21089.txt

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

Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records

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

Greenup County Clerk, Pat Hieneman's Online Office 
Greenup County District Court Online Resource Directory 
Kentucky Court of Justice-Greenup County, Office of the Circuit Court Clerk

Land

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy. 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.

Greenup County History
Wikipedia-Greenup County, Kentucky

Maps

Military

Greenup County Military Index KY Archives Project

Newspapers

Obituaries

GenealogyBuff.com, Kentucky, Greenup County, Miscellaneous Obituaries (Scroll down the page to locate desired entries)
Greenup County Obituaries, KY Archives Project
Greenup Obituaries

Probate

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.

Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1859 - Greenup County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch C517421 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1874 - Greenup County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517422 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875 - Greenup County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517423 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage
Death

Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greenup County, Kentucky page 271, 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 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.