Hardin County, Kentucky Genealogy

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[http://www.hccoky.org/ Hardin County Courthouse]<br>14 Public Square<br>Elizabethtown, KY 42701<br>Phone: 270.765.2171&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hardin County, Kentucky page 271, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://www.hccoky.org/ Hardin County Courthouse]<br>14 Public Square<br>Elizabethtown, KY 42701<br>Phone: 270.765.2171&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hardin County, Kentucky page 271, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
[[Image:Hardin County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Hardin County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg]]&nbsp;'''Address:<br>'''Hardin County Justice Center<br>120 E. Dixie Ave.<br>Elizabethtown, Ky. 42701  
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'''Hours of Operation:<br>'''Monday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.<br>Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.<br>Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.<br>Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.<br>Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  
 
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hardin John Hardin]&nbsp;(1753-1792), an officer in the Revolutionary War.  
 
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hardin John Hardin]&nbsp;(1753-1792), an officer in the Revolutionary War.  
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Some records were destroyed&nbsp; by fires that occurred&nbsp;on 23 Dec 1864 and 6 Dec 1932.  
 
Some records were destroyed&nbsp; by fires that occurred&nbsp;on 23 Dec 1864 and 6 Dec 1932.  
  
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*[[Nelson County, Kentucky|Nelson]]
 
*[[Nelson County, Kentucky|Nelson]]
  
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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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*[[Elizabethtown Kentucky Family History Center]]
 
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*[http://www.gurganus.org/ourfamily/county.cfm/state/KY/county/Hardin%20Co Hardin County at Our Family Tree]
 
*[http://www.gurganus.org/ourfamily/county.cfm/state/KY/county/Hardin%20Co Hardin County at Our Family Tree]
  
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Hardin County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Hardin County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1793 1852 1810 1793 1793
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

Hardin County Courthouse
14 Public Square
Elizabethtown, KY 42701
Phone: 270.765.2171 

County Clerk has marriage and land records. [1]

Hardin County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg
 Address:
Hardin County Justice Center
120 E. Dixie Ave.
Elizabethtown, Ky. 42701


Phone Numbers:
270-766-5000 or 270-766-5037

Email Address:
Contact Us

Hours of Operation:
Monday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Hardin County Kentucky History

The county is named after John Hardin (1753-1792), an officer in the Revolutionary War.

A few more interesting history facts  Hardin County History Facts
Abe Lincoln's symbolic birthplace cabin, Hardin County (now in Larue County), Kentucky.

Parent County

1792--Hardin County was created 15 December 1792 from Nelson County.
County seat: Elizabethtown [2]

Boundary Changes

Variant Spellings

Record Loss

Some records were destroyed  by fires that occurred on 23 Dec 1864 and 6 Dec 1932.

Hardin County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Booth Glendale Junction Pierce Mill Star Mills
Cecilia Hansbrough Prichard Place Stephensburg
Colesburg Harcourt Radcliff Summit
Crest Hardin Springs Red Hill Tunnel Hills
Eastview Howard Rineyville Upton
Elizabethtown Howe Valley Rogersville Vertrees
Flint Hill Indian Hills Rose Terrace Vine Grove
Fort Knox Kraft Saint John Vine Grove Junction
Four Corners Limp Seven Corners West Point
Franklin Cross Roads Long View Solway White Mills
Gaffey Heights Melrose Sonora White Mills Junction
Gaithers Nolin Spurrier Younger Creek
Glendale Perryville

Neighboring Counties

Hardin 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.
18003,653
18107,531106.2%
182010,49839.4%
183012,84922.4%
184016,35727.3%
185014,525−11.2%
186015,1894.6%
187015,7053.4%
188022,56443.7%
189021,304−5.6%
190022,9377.7%
191022,696−1.1%
192024,2877.0%
193020,913−13.9%
194029,10839.2%
195050,31272.8%
196067,78934.7%
197078,42115.7%
198088,91713.4%
199089,2400.4%
200094,1745.5%
Est. 200898,5464.6%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21093.txt

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


Church

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
  • [Bomar] Wilbur, Tom. Eight Bomar Families of Early Hardin, Hart, and Larue Counties, Kentucky and Some of Their Descendants: A Few Allied Families: Bolton, Buckner, Clopton, Cruse, Dye, Ferguson, Hazle, Highbaugh, Hill, Hodge(s) Jaggers, Lamkin Mears, Owen(s), Shelton, Simpson, Waddle, Wheeler. Okemos, Mich.: T. Wilbur, 1997. FHL Book 929.273 B639w
  • [Kasey] Schorn, Catherine Scott. "Kaseys in Bedford County, Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 31, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1987):243-248; Vol. 32, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1988):24-32. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 31 (1987)-v. 32 (1988).
  • [Peebles] Saltzman, Bettie L. Peebles and Linda L. Saltzman McCall. Peebles, 1763-1988. Typescript. 1988 reprint: FHL Book 929.273 P343s.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Hardin County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Elizabethtown Kentucky
2950 Shepherdsville Rd
Elizabethtown, Hardin, Kentucky, United States
Phone: 270-737-5037
Hours: T,Th 9am-12pm; W 7pm-9pm

Hardin County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Hardin County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hardin 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. Samuel R. Brown, The Western Gazetteer or Emigrant's Directory, Containing a Geographical Description of the Western States and Territories, viz. The States of Kentucky, Indiana, Louisiana, Ohio, Tennessee and Mississippi: and the Territories of Illinois, Missouri, Alabama, Michigan, and North-Western (Auburn, N.Y.: H.C. Southwick, 1817), 89. Digital versions at NIU Library Digitization Projects and World Vital Records ($).
  4. 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).