Hart County, Kentucky Genealogy

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[http://www.hartcounty.ky.gov/ Hart County Courthouse]<br>Main Street<br>Munfordville, KY 42765<br>Phone: 270.524.2751&nbsp;<br><br>Cou<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1342016268625_63" />nty Clerk has birth, marriage, death, land and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hart 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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[http://www.hartcounty.ky.gov/ Hart County Courthouse]<br>Main Street<br>Munfordville, KY 42765<br>Phone: 270.524.2751&nbsp;<br><br>Cou<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1342016268625_63" />nty Clerk has birth, marriage, death, land and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hart 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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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
 
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*December 17, 1861 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ky004.htm Rowlett’s Station], also known as Woodsonville, Green River<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ky004.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August, 2012)</ref>
 
*December 17, 1861 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ky004.htm Rowlett’s Station], also known as Woodsonville, Green River<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ky004.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August, 2012)</ref>
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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Revision as of 21:49, 13 August 2012

Hart County, Kentucky
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Facts
Founded January 28, 1819
County Seat Munfordville
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Contents

Quick Dates

Hart County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

County Courthouse

Hart County Courthouse, Munfordville, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
 

Hart County Courthouse
Main Street
Munfordville, KY 42765
Phone: 270.524.2751 

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, land and court records[1]

History

Parent County

1819--Hart County was created 28 January 1819 from Hardin and Barren Counties.
County seat: Munfordville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1927--A disaster destroyed some records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bee Hinesdale Monroe Rio
Big Windy Horse Cave Mount Beulah Roseburg
Bonnieville Jonesville Munfordville Rowletts
Canmer Kessinger Northtown Seymour
Cub Run LeGrande Pascal Three Springs
Defries Leitchfield Crossing Perryville Uno
Dogcreek Lines Mill Pike View Vento
Forestville Linwood Powder Mill Wabash
Glen Lily Logsdon Valley Priceville Whickerville
Hammonville Lone Star Rex Winesap
Hardyville Macon Riders Mill Woodsonville
High Hickory

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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.
18204,184
18305,19124.1%
18407,03135.4%
18509,09329.3%
186010,34813.8%
187013,68732.3%
188017,13325.2%
189016,439−4.1%
190018,39011.9%
191018,173−1.2%
192018,5442.0%
193016,169−12.8%
194017,2396.6%
195015,321−11.1%
196014,119−7.8%
197013,980−1.0%
198015,40210.2%
199014,890−3.3%
200017,44517.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21099.txt

For tips on accessing Hart 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
  • [Ennis] Ennis, Wendell. The Ennis Family of Green, Barren, and Hart Counties Kentucky. [Boston, Ky.]: W. Ennis, 1990. FHL Book 929.273 En62e
  • [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

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battles was fought in Hart County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hart County, Kentucky page 271, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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 7 August, 2012)
  4. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August, 2012)