Hickman County, Kentucky

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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Hickman_County,_Kentucky|Hickman County]]''
  
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| county = Hickman County
 
| county = Hickman County
 
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyhickma/ Hickman Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyhickma/ Hickman Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Hickman County, Kentucky|Hickman County]]''
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== County Courthouse  ==
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== Hickman County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:{{KYHickmancourthouse}}]]  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hickman County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hickman County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hickman County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hickman County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hickman County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Hickman County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1822
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1822
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1822
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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== History  ==
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[[Image:{{KYHickmancourthouse}}]]&nbsp;<br>[http://www.hickmancounty.ky.gov/ Hickman County Courthouse]<br>110 E Clay Street<br>Clinton, KY 42031<br>Phone: 270.653.2131<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hickman 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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== Hickman County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Hickman County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Beelerton  
 
| Beelerton  
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| Spring Hill
 
| Spring Hill
 
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| Clinton  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clinton,_Kentucky Clinton]
 
| Moscow  
 
| Moscow  
 
| Old Cypress  
 
| Old Cypress  
 
| Whaynes Corner
 
| Whaynes Corner
 
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| Columbus  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbus,_Kentucky Columbus]
 
| New Cypress  
 
| New Cypress  
 
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*[[Weakley County, Tennessee|Weakley County, Tennessee]]
 
*[[Weakley County, Tennessee|Weakley County, Tennessee]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Hickman County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kyhickman.png|thumb|right|400px|Kyhickman.png]]
  
 
==== African American Research  ====
 
==== African American Research  ====
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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*&nbsp;[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
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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.  
 
*[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.  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1041 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Hickman County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1041 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Hickman County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*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=647552&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Hickman++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Hickman 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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*The [https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|647552|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Hickman 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.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4040&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=16&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Hickman 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.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4040&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=16&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Hickman 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.
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1830= 5198
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| 1840= 8968
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| 1850= 4791
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| 1860= 7008
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| 1870= 8453
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| 1880= 10651
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| 1890= 11637
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| 1900= 11745
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| 1910= 11750
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| 1920= 10244
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| 1930= 8725
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| 1940= 9142
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| 1950= 7778
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| 1960= 6747
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| 1970= 6264
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| 1980= 6065
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| 1990= 5566
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| 2000= 5262
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| estimate=4936
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
  
 
*[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  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1822-1906''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books A to G (1822-1906)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Hickman County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|C517501}} 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''' - Hickman County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517502}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Hickman County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517503}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Hickman County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|M517501}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875-1876''' - Hickman County Marriage Index 1875-1876. Batch {{IGI|M517504}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Hickman County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517505}} 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  
 
*[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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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
 
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Hickman County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
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| valign="top" width="35%" | [http://www.utm.edu/departments/acadpro/library/wthsc/ '''West Tennessee Heritage Study Center'''] <br>[http://www.utm.edu/departments/acadpro/library/lib_information/index.php Paul Meek Library] <br>[http://www.utm.edu/ University of Tennessee at Martin] <br>731-881-7060 <br>Hours vary by semester  
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| width="35%" valign="top" | [http://www.utm.edu/departments/acadpro/library/wthsc/ '''West Tennessee Heritage Study Center'''] <br>[http://www.utm.edu/departments/acadpro/library/lib_information/index.php Paul Meek Library] <br>[http://www.utm.edu/ University of Tennessee at Martin] <br>731-881-7060 <br>Hours vary by semester  
| valign="top" | The Heritage Study Center holds a variety of genealogical resources including materials relating to the following counties in Tennessee: [[Benton County, Tennessee|Benton]], [[Carroll County, Tennessee|Carroll]], [[Chester County, Tennessee|Chester]], [[Crockett County, Tennessee|Crockett]], [[Decatur County, Tennessee|Decatur]], [[Dyer County, Tennessee|Dyer]], [[Fayette County, Tennessee|Fayette]], [[Gibson County, Tennessee|Gibson]], [[Hardin County, Tennessee|Hardin]], [[Haywood County, Tennessee|Haywood]], [[Henderson County, Tennessee|Henderson]], [[Henry County, Tennessee|Henry]], [[Houston County, Tennessee|Houston]], [[Humphreys County, Tennessee|Humphreys]], [[Lake County, Tennessee|Lake]], [[Lauderdale County, Tennessee|Lauderdale]], [[Madison County, Tennessee|Madison]], [[McNairy County, Tennessee|McNairy]], [[Obion County, Tennessee|Obion]], [[Perry County, Tennessee|Perry]], [[Shelby County, Tennessee|Shelby]], [[Stewart County, Tennessee|Stewart]], [[Tipton County, Tennessee|Tipton]], [[Wayne County, Tennessee|Wayne]], [[Weakley County, Tennessee|Weakley]] and [[Carlisle County, Kentucky|Carlisle]], [[Fulton County, Kentucky|Fulton]], and [[Hickman_County,_Kentucky|Hickman]] counties in Kentucky.
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The Heritage Study Center holds a variety of genealogical resources including materials relating to the following counties in Tennessee: [[Benton County, Tennessee|Benton]], [[Carroll County, Tennessee|Carroll]], [[Chester County, Tennessee|Chester]], [[Crockett County, Tennessee|Crockett]], [[Decatur County, Tennessee|Decatur]], [[Dyer County, Tennessee|Dyer]], [[Fayette County, Tennessee|Fayette]], [[Gibson County, Tennessee|Gibson]], [[Hardin County, Tennessee|Hardin]], [[Haywood County, Tennessee|Haywood]], [[Henderson County, Tennessee|Henderson]], [[Henry County, Tennessee|Henry]], [[Houston County, Tennessee|Houston]], [[Humphreys County, Tennessee|Humphreys]], [[Lake County, Tennessee|Lake]], [[Lauderdale County, Tennessee|Lauderdale]], [[Madison County, Tennessee|Madison]], [[McNairy County, Tennessee|McNairy]], [[Obion County, Tennessee|Obion]], [[Perry County, Tennessee|Perry]], [[Shelby County, Tennessee|Shelby]], [[Stewart County, Tennessee|Stewart]], [[Tipton County, Tennessee|Tipton]], [[Wayne County, Tennessee|Wayne]], [[Weakley County, Tennessee|Weakley]] and [[Carlisle County, Kentucky|Carlisle]], [[Fulton County, Kentucky|Fulton]], and [[Hickman_County,_Kentucky|Hickman]] counties in Kentucky.  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Hickman County Kentucky Genealogy Websites  ==
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyhickma/ Hickman County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~kyhickma/ Hickman County KYGenWeb]  
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*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[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.  
 
*[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.  
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. *[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195417&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Hickman&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. *{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Hickman|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Hickman/ Hickman County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Hickman/ Hickman County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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== Hickman County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
 
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Founded December 19, 1821
County Seat Clinton
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Contents

Hickman County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Hickman County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1822 1852 1830 1822 1822
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Hickman County Courthouse, Clinton, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
 
Hickman County Courthouse
110 E Clay Street
Clinton, KY 42031
Phone: 270.653.2131[1]

Hickman County Kentucky History

Parent County

1821--Hickman County was created 19 December 1821 from Caldwell and Livingston Counties.
County seat: Clinton [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Hickman County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Beelerton Fulgham Nichols South Columbus
Beulah Hailwell Oakton Spring Hill
Clinton Moscow Old Cypress Whaynes Corner
Columbus New Cypress

Neighboring Counties

Hickman 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.
18305,198
18408,96872.5%
18504,791−46.6%
18607,00846.3%
18708,45320.6%
188010,65126.0%
189011,6379.3%
190011,7450.9%
191011,7500%
192010,244−12.8%
19308,725−14.8%
19409,1424.8%
19507,778−14.9%
19606,747−13.3%
19706,264−7.2%
19806,065−3.2%
19905,566−8.2%
20005,262−5.5%
Est. 20084,936−6.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21105.txt

For tips on accessing Hickman County, Kentucky census records online, see: Kentucky Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1861 - Hickman County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517501 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1874 - Hickman County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517502 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875 - Hickman County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517503 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage
  • 1852-1861 - Hickman County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch M517501 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875-1876 - Hickman County Marriage Index 1875-1876. Batch M517504 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1876-1878 - Hickman County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517505 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
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Hickman County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

West Tennessee Heritage Study Center
Paul Meek Library
University of Tennessee at Martin
731-881-7060
Hours vary by semester

The Heritage Study Center holds a variety of genealogical resources including materials relating to the following counties in Tennessee: Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Perry, Shelby, Stewart, Tipton, Wayne, Weakley and Carlisle, Fulton, and Hickman counties in Kentucky.


Family History Centers

Hickman County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Hickman County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hickman 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 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.