Hart County, Kentucky Genealogy

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==== African American  ====
The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:
* [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/African_American_Research African American Research] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
* [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans. 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
== Societies and Libraries  ==

Revision as of 03:40, 17 August 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Hart County


County Courthouse

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


Parent County

1819--Hart County was created 28 January 1819 from Hardin and Barren Counties.  County seat: Munfordville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1927--A disaster destroyed some records.


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


African American

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


cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness may take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.

  • Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Search can be searched by name, place and/or date.  This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky. 
  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
  • Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
  • Hart Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks. 




Local Histories






Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).