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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Kentucky|Kentucky]]&nbsp;&gt; Hart County'' <br>
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Hart_County,_Kentucky|Hart County]]''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Hart County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{KYDC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Hart County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://kykinfolk.com/hart/ Hart Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Hart_County_svg.png
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| state = Kentucky
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| state_map = Kentucky.png
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| founded year = 1819
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| founded date = January 28
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| seat wl = Munfordville
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}}
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== Hart County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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|-
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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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|-
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1928
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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="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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== Hart County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1819'''--Hart County was created 28 January 1819&nbsp;from [[Hardin County, Kentucky|Hardin]] and [[Barren County, Kentucky|Barren]] Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Munfordville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1819'''--Hart County was created 28 January 1819&nbsp;from [[Hardin County, Kentucky|Hardin]] and [[Barren County, Kentucky|Barren]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Munfordville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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'''1927--'''A disaster destroyed some records.  
 
'''1927--'''A disaster destroyed some records.  
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Hart County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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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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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Metcalfe County, Kentucky|Metcalfe]]
 
*[[Metcalfe County, Kentucky|Metcalfe]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Hart County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
  
==== African American  ====
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[[Image:Kyhart.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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==== African American Research ====
  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/African_American_Research African American Research] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
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*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
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*&nbsp;[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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==== Biographies  ====
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through [http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/hart.html Hart Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
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*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
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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.
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*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,
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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.
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*[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.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.
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==== Census  ====
  
*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,
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{{USCensusPop
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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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| footnote=http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21099.txt
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}}
  
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/hart.html Hart Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;
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*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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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project
*[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.
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The USGenWeb Census Project
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*[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ Census Online] ~ Census Online
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]
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*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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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
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*[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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*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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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>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
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==== Miscellaneous  ====
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html Kentucky Postcards] ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1852-1861, 1872''' - Hart County Birth Index 1852-1861, 1872. Batch {{IGI|C517471}} 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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*'''1874-1875''' - Hart County Birth Index 1874-1875. Batch {{IGI|C517472}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Hart County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517473}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Hart County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|M517471}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Hart County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517474}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1877''' - Hart County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517475}} 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
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births &amp; Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths &amp; Burials] ~ KY Deaths &amp; Burials 1843 - 1970
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
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== Hart County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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== Hart County Kentucky Genealogy Websites  ==
*[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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== References  ==
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/hart/ Hart County KYGenWeb]
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*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
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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.
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Guide to Hart County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Hart County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Facts
Founded January 28, 1819
County Seat Munfordville
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Contents

Hart County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Hart County, Kentucky 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]

Hart County Kentucky 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.

Hart County Kentucky 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

Hart County Kentucky Genealogy 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 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

Birth
  • 1852-1861, 1872 - Hart County Birth Index 1852-1861, 1872. Batch C517471 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1874-1875 - Hart County Birth Index 1874-1875. Batch C517472 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1875 - Hart County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517473 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Marriage
  • 1852-1861 - Hart County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch M517471 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1875 - Hart County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517474 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1876-1877 - Hart County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517475 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Unsorted

Hart County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Hart County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Hart County Kentucky Genealogy 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)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 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.