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[[Image:Harrison County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|212px|Harrison County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG]][http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/KY_Harrison.htm Harrison County Courthouse]<br>315 Oddville Avenue<br>Cynthiana, KY 31031<br>Phone: 859.234.7130<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harrison 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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[[Image:Harrison County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|212px]][http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/KY_Harrison.htm Harrison County Courthouse]<br>315 Oddville Avenue<br>Cynthiana, KY 31031<br>Phone: 859.234.7130<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harrison 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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*'''1852-1860''' - Harrison County Birth Index 1852-1860. Batch {{IGI|C517461}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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.</ref>
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*'''1852-1860''' - Harrison County Marriage Index 1852-1860. Batch {{IGI|M517461}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Harrison County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517462}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
 
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  

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

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Founded December 21, 1793
County Seat Cynthiana
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Contents

Harrison County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Harrison County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1794 1852 1810 1794 1794
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Harrison County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG
Harrison County Courthouse
315 Oddville Avenue
Cynthiana, KY 31031
Phone: 859.234.7130[1]

Harrison County Kentucky History

Parent County

1793--Harrison County was created 21 December 1793 from Bourbon and Scott Counties.
County seat: Cynthiana [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1851--A disaster destroyed some records.

Harrison County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Alberta Claysville Jones Shop (hist.) Robinson
Antioch Colemansville Lair Rutland
Belmont Colville Lees Lick Sunrise
Berry Connersville Leesburg Sylvandell
Boyd Cynthiana Oddville Venus
Breckinridge Garnett Poindexter White Oak (hist.)
Broadwell Hinton Renaker
Buena Vista Kelat

Neighboring Counties

Harrison County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African Americans

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

Biographies

Biographies of Harrison County Kentucky

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18004,350
18107,75278.2%
182012,27858.4%
183013,2347.8%
184012,472−5.8%
185013,0644.7%
186013,7795.5%
187012,993−5.7%
188016,50427.0%
189016,9142.5%
190018,5709.8%
191016,873−9.1%
192015,798−6.4%
193014,859−5.9%
194015,1241.8%
195013,736−9.2%
196013,704−0.2%
197014,1583.3%
198015,1667.1%
199016,2487.1%
200017,98310.7%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21097.txt

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

Church

Court

Genealogy

  • [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 ($).

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Harrison 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 Harrison County, Kentucky:

- 3rd Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles (Confederate). Company A.
- 6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate). Company H.
- 9th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate). Company H.
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Harrison County.

  • June 11-12, 1864 = Cynthiana, also known as Kellar’s Bridge[3]
Map showing Civil War battles in Kentucky.

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Harrison County, Kentucky is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[4] digitized by Ancestry ($).

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1860 - Harrison County Birth Index 1852-1860. Batch C517461 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Marriage
  • 1852-1860 - Harrison County Marriage Index 1852-1860. Batch M517461 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1876-1878 - Harrison County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517462 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Unsorted

Harrison County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Harrison County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Harrison County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Harrison 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August, 2012)
  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).
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 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.