Henderson County, Kentucky

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Henderson_County,_Kentucky|Henderson County]]''  
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Henderson County, Kentucky|Henderson County]]''  
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== Quick Dates  ==
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Henderson County's civil records start the following years:
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[Henderson County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family  
 
*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family  
 
*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
 
*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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===== General =====
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*Moody, Shirley C. ''Kith and Kin of Henderson County, Kentucky and Their Descendants''. 6 vols. Evansville, Ind.: S. Moody, 1991. {{FHL|525073|item|disp=FHL Film 1597933 Items 1-6}}
  
 
===== Bibliography  =====
 
===== Bibliography  =====
  
*'''[Baker]''' Chapman, Peggy Brown. ''Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties & Jackson Purchase, Kentucky''. Lubbock, Texas: P.B. Chapman, 1995. {{FHL|751704|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 B171cp}}
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*'''[Baker]''' Chapman, Peggy Brown. ''Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties & Jackson Purchase, Kentucky''. Lubbock, Texas: P.B. Chapman, 1995. {{FHL|751704|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 B171cp}}
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*'''[Bethell]''' Bethell, John Pinckney. ''Some Descendants of James Bethell, Who Came from England to Jamestown, Virginia in 1625 ... and of Union Bethell, 1826-1907, of Newburg, Indiana to Henderson County, Kentucky''. Des Arc, Ark.: Bethell, 1975. {{FHL|63327|item|disp=FHL Film 928178 Item 13}}
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*'''[Crowley]''' Crowley, Ariel L. ''Benjamin Harrison Crowley of Henderson, Kentucky, an Account of His Maternal Ancestry''. Typescript. 1969. {{FHL|103323|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 C886cr}}; Supplement: {{FHL|103323|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 C886cr supp.}}
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*'''[Jones]''' Jones, Otey Sherman. ''The History of the Jones Family of Henderson, Kentucky''. St. Louis, Mo.: O.S. Jones, 1974. {{FHL|1139121|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 J71jos}}
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*'''[Tippin]''' Tippin, James Jackson. ''English Tipping Ancestry of Sanford Lathadeus Tippin Family of Henderson Co., Kentucky (U.S.A.)''. Typescript. 1900 (?). {{FHL|5781|item|disp=FHL Fiche 6018262}}
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*'''[Tippin]''' Tippin, James Jackson. ''Ancestry of Sanford Lathadeus Tippin Family of Henderson County, Kentucky''. Shreveport, La.: J.J. Tippin, 1940. {{FHL|244888|item|disp=FHL Film 1405352}}
  
 
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Revision as of 05:38, 3 February 2011

 


Henderson County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Facts
Founded December 21, 1798
County Seat Henderson
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Contents

Quick Dates

Henderson 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

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

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]
General
  • Moody, Shirley C. Kith and Kin of Henderson County, Kentucky and Their Descendants. 6 vols. Evansville, Ind.: S. Moody, 1991. FHL Film 1597933 Items 1-6
Bibliography
  • [Baker] Chapman, Peggy Brown. Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties & Jackson Purchase, Kentucky. Lubbock, Texas: P.B. Chapman, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 B171cp
  • [Bethell] Bethell, John Pinckney. Some Descendants of James Bethell, Who Came from England to Jamestown, Virginia in 1625 ... and of Union Bethell, 1826-1907, of Newburg, Indiana to Henderson County, Kentucky. Des Arc, Ark.: Bethell, 1975. FHL Film 928178 Item 13
  • [Crowley] Crowley, Ariel L. Benjamin Harrison Crowley of Henderson, Kentucky, an Account of His Maternal Ancestry. Typescript. 1969. FHL Book 929.273 C886cr; Supplement: FHL Book 929.273 C886cr supp.
  • [Jones] Jones, Otey Sherman. The History of the Jones Family of Henderson, Kentucky. St. Louis, Mo.: O.S. Jones, 1974. FHL Book 929.273 J71jos
  • [Tippin] Tippin, James Jackson. English Tipping Ancestry of Sanford Lathadeus Tippin Family of Henderson Co., Kentucky (U.S.A.). Typescript. 1900 (?). FHL Fiche 6018262
  • [Tippin] Tippin, James Jackson. Ancestry of Sanford Lathadeus Tippin Family of Henderson County, Kentucky. Shreveport, La.: J.J. Tippin, 1940. FHL Film 1405352

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)