Hancock County, Kentucky

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Kentucky county in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Coal_Fields Western Coal Fields] region.  
 
Kentucky county in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Coal_Fields Western Coal Fields] region.  
  
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[http://www.hancockky.us/ Hancock County Courthouse]<br>225 Main Cross Street<br>PO Box 146<br>Hawesville, KY 42348<br>Phone: 270.927.6117<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County, Kentucky page 271, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://www.hancockky.us/ Hancock County Courthouse]<br>225 Main Cross Street<br>PO Box 146<br>Hawesville, KY 42348<br>Phone: 270.927.6117<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County, Kentucky page 271, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hancock John Hancock] (1737-1793), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.  
 
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hancock John Hancock] (1737-1793), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.  
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*[[Spencer County, Indiana|Spencer County, Indiana]]
 
*[[Spencer County, Indiana|Spencer County, Indiana]]
  
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
 
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Hancock/ Hancock-Hart County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Hancock/ Hancock-Hart County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Founded January 3, 1829
County Seat Hawesville
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Kentucky county in the Western Coal Fields region.

Contents

Hancock County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Hancock County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1829 1852 1830 1829 1829
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Hancock County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

Hancock County Courthouse
225 Main Cross Street
PO Box 146
Hawesville, KY 42348
Phone: 270.927.6117[1]

Hancock County Kentucky History

John Hancock.JPG

The county is named after John Hancock (1737-1793), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Parent County

1829--Hancock County was created 3 January 1829 from Breckinridge, Daviess and Ohio Counties.
County seat: Hawesville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Hancock County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adair Easton Patesville Sunny Corner
Arrington Corner Floral Pellville Victoria Crossroads
Cabot Goering Petri Waitman
Chambers Hawesville Roseville Weberstown
Dukes Lewisport Skillman

Neighboring Counties

Hancock County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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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.
18301,515
18402,58170.4%
18503,85349.3%
18606,21361.3%
18706,5916.1%
18808,56329.9%
18909,2147.6%
19008,914−3.3%
19108,512−4.5%
19206,945−18.4%
19306,147−11.5%
19406,80710.7%
19506,009−11.7%
19605,330−11.3%
19707,08032.8%
19807,7429.4%
19907,8641.6%
20008,3926.7%
Est. 20078,6362.9%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21091.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Hancock County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Hancock County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Hancock County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock 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).