Henry County, Kentucky Genealogy

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Revision as of 20:54, 4 August 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Henry County

Contents

County Courthouse

Henry County Courthouse, New Castle, Ky.

History

Virginia Governor Patrick Henry (1736-1799)

The county is named after Virginia Governor Patrick Henry (1736-1799).

Parent County

1798--Henry County was created 14 December 1798 from Shelby County.  County seat: New Castle [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1904--A disaster destroyed most records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adamsville (hist.) Fallis North Pleasureville Slabtown
Bellview Franklintown Orville Sligo
Bethlehem Gest Pendleton Smithfield
Campbellsburg Jericho Port Royal Sulphur
Delville Lacie Saltwater (hist.) Tarascon
Drennon Springs Lockport Sixmile (hist.) Turners Station
Eminence New Castle











Neighboring Counties

Resources

Biographies

Combs &c. Biographies of Henry Co. KY

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

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).