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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Hart_County,_Kentucky|Hart County]]''
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://kykinfolk.com/hart/ Hart Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Hart County, Kentucky|Hart County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hart County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hart County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hart County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hart County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hart County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hart County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1820
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 18--
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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[[Image:{{KYHartcourthouse}}]]  
 
[[Image:{{KYHartcourthouse}}]]  
  
== History  ==
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[http://www.hartcounty.ky.gov/ Hart County Courthouse]<br>Main Street<br>Munfordville, KY 42765<br>Phone: 270.524.2751<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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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Bee  
 
| Bee  
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| Big Windy  
 
| Big Windy  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195406&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Hart%2C+Horse+Cave&columns=*,0,0 Horse Cave]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Hart%2C+Horse+Cave|subject|disp=Horse Cave}}
 
| Mount Beulah  
 
| Mount Beulah  
 
| Roseburg
 
| Roseburg
 
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| Bonnieville  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonnieville,_Kentucky Bonnieville]
 
| Jonesville  
 
| Jonesville  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195407&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Hart%2C+Munfordville&columns=*,0,0 Munfordville]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Hart%2C+Munfordville|subject|disp=Munfordville}}
 
| Rowletts
 
| Rowletts
 
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| Canmer  
 
| Canmer  
 
| Kessinger  
 
| Kessinger  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195408&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Hart%2C+Northtown&columns=*,0,0 Northtown]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Hart%2C+Northtown|subject|disp=Northtown}}
 
| Seymour
 
| Seymour
 
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| Leitchfield Crossing  
 
| Leitchfield Crossing  
 
| Perryville  
 
| Perryville  
| Uno
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uno,_Kentucky Uno]
 
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| Dogcreek  
 
| Dogcreek  
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| Whickerville
 
| Whickerville
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195404&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Hart%2C+Hammonville&columns=*,0,0 Hammonville]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Hart%2C+Hammonville|subject|disp=Hammonville}}
 
| Lone Star  
 
| Lone Star  
 
| Rex  
 
| Rex  
 
| Winesap
 
| Winesap
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195405&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Hart%2C+Hardyville&columns=*,0,0 Hardyville]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Hart%2C+Hardyville|subject|disp=Hardyville}}
 
| Macon  
 
| Macon  
 
| Riders Mill  
 
| Riders Mill  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
 
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[[Image:Kyhart.png|thumb|right|400px]]
 
==== African American Research  ====
 
==== African American Research  ====
  
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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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*&nbsp;[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1038 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Hart County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1038 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Hart County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=432694&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Hart++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Hart County].&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
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*The [[Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]] lists {{FHL|432694|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Hart County}}.&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4029&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=56&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Hart County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4029&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=56&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Hart County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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| 1820= 4184
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| 1830= 5191
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| 1840= 7031
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| 1850= 9093
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| 1860= 10348
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| 1870= 13687
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| 1880= 17133
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| 1890= 16439
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| 1900= 18390
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| 1910= 18173
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| 1920= 18544
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| 1930= 16169
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| 1940= 17239
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| 1950= 15321
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| 1960= 14119
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| 1970= 13980
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| 1980= 15402
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| 1990= 14890
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| 2000= 17445
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
 
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
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==== Genealogy  ====
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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
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*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
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===== Bibliography  =====
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*'''[Bomar]''' Wilbur, Tom. ''Eight Bomar Families of Early Hardin, Hart, and Larue Counties, Kentucky and Some of Their Descendants:&nbsp;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|718031|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 B639w}}
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*'''[Ennis]'''&nbsp;Ennis, Wendell. ''The Ennis Family of Green, Barren, and Hart Counties Kentucky''. [Boston, Ky.]: W. Ennis, 1990. {{FHL|400348|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 En62e}}
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*'''[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|443361|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M855mo}}
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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====== Civil War Battle  ======
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The following Civil War battles was fought in Hart County.
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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>
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*September 14-17, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ky008.htm Munfordville], also known as Green River Bridge<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/ky008.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 7 August, 2012)</ref>
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:[http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/KYmap.htm Map] showing Civil War battles in Arkansas.<br>
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
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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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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195403&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Hart&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Hart|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Hart/ Hart County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Hart/ Hart County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Founded January 28, 1819
County Seat Munfordville
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Hart County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1928 1852 1820 18-- 18--
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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[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

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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, 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)