Henderson County, Kentucky Genealogy

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Henderson_County,_Kentucky|Henderson County]]''
  
 
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*[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ky-henderson.ogg Hear it spoken]<ref>Voice of Dorothy Murphy (b. 1927), life-long resident of Central City, Ky. (2011)</ref>
  
 
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*[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  

Revision as of 15:59, 17 January 2011


Henderson County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Henderson County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 21, 1798
County Seat Henderson
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Henderson County

Contents

County Courthouse

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

History

Parent County

1798--Henderson County was created 21 December 1798 from Christian County.
County seat: Henderson [1]

Boundary Changes

County Pronunciation

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Anthoston Corydon Henderson Scuffletown
Baskett Dixie Jonesburg Smith Mills
Beals Euterpe Niagara Spottsville
Bluff City Finley Addition Rankin Tunnel Hill
Cairo Geneva Reed Weaverton
Carlinburg Graham Hill Robards Wilson
Coraville Hebbardsville Rock Springs

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.
18001,468
18104,703220.4%
18205,71421.5%
18306,65916.5%
18409,54843.4%
185012,17127.5%
186014,26217.2%
187018,45729.4%
188024,51532.8%
189029,53620.5%
190032,90711.4%
191029,352−10.8%
192027,609−5.9%
193026,295−4.8%
194027,0202.8%
195030,71513.7%
196033,5199.1%
197036,0317.5%
198040,84913.4%
199043,0445.4%
200044,8294.1%
Est. 200645,6661.9%
http://ksdc.louisville.edu/sdc/rankings/rankcounties_pop.htm




Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Voice of Dorothy Murphy (b. 1927), life-long resident of Central City, Ky. (2011)