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[http://www.jessamineco.com/ Jessamine County Courthouse]<br>400 Park Drive, Main Street<br>Nicholasville, KY 40356-0036<br>Phone: 859.885.9464<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jessamine County, Kentucky page 271, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://www.jessamineco.com/ Jessamine County Courthouse]<br>400 Park Drive, Main Street<br>Nicholasville, KY 40356-0036<br>Phone: 859.885.9464<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jessamine County, Kentucky page 271, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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== Jessamine County Kentucky History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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== Jessamine County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
  
 
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*[[Woodford County, Kentucky|Woodford]]
 
*[[Woodford County, Kentucky|Woodford]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Jessamine County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== African American Research  ====
 
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*'''[Reynolds]''' Rohrer, Emalene Reynolds and Lily May McLemore Clark. ''The Reynolds Family of Jessamine County''. Nicholasville, Ky.: E.R. Rohrer, 1989. {{FHL|456910|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 R333rc 1989}}  
 
*'''[Reynolds]''' Rohrer, Emalene Reynolds and Lily May McLemore Clark. ''The Reynolds Family of Jessamine County''. Nicholasville, Ky.: E.R. Rohrer, 1989. {{FHL|456910|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 R333rc 1989}}  
 
*'''[Rhorer]''' Curtis, Oscar F. ''Rhorer Research File''. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. {{FHL|362833|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 1638489 Item 19}}  
 
*'''[Rhorer]''' Curtis, Oscar F. ''Rhorer Research File''. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. {{FHL|362833|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 1638489 Item 19}}  
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*'''[Robinson]''' Peters, Norman R. "Benjamin Robinson of Caroline County, VA. But Not the Clerk!" ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 48, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 2004):57-75; Vol. 48, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 2004):120-139. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($).
 
*'''[Scott]''' Barker, Florence Fares. ''Scott Family, ca. 1788-1986''. Typescript, Rockport Public Library, Rockport, Ind. Microfilmed 1987. {{FHL|533696|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 1502917 Item 2}}  
 
*'''[Scott]''' Barker, Florence Fares. ''Scott Family, ca. 1788-1986''. Typescript, Rockport Public Library, Rockport, Ind. Microfilmed 1987. {{FHL|533696|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Film 1502917 Item 2}}  
 
*'''[Sone]''' Sone, Guy M. ''Genealogy of Rogers, Peyton, Owens, Sone, Marrs, Jennings, Jouett and Allied Families''. Jefferson City, Mo.: G.M. Sone, 1958. {{FHL|301540|item|disp=FHL Film 875358 Item 4}}  
 
*'''[Sone]''' Sone, Guy M. ''Genealogy of Rogers, Peyton, Owens, Sone, Marrs, Jennings, Jouett and Allied Families''. Jefferson City, Mo.: G.M. Sone, 1958. {{FHL|301540|item|disp=FHL Film 875358 Item 4}}  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*'''1852-1859''' - Jessamine County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|C517541}} 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''' - Jessamine County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517542}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Jessamine County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517543}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1859''' - Jessamine County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|M517541}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Jessamine County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517544}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1877''' - Jessamine County Marriage Index 1876-1877. Batch {{IGI|M517545}} 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
  
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Jessamine County Public Library<br>600 So. Main Street<br>Nicholasville, KY 40356<br>Telephone 859-885-3523  
 
Jessamine County Public Library<br>600 So. Main Street<br>Nicholasville, KY 40356<br>Telephone 859-885-3523  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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== Jessamine County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyjessam/ Jessamine County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyjessam/ Jessamine County KYGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Jessamine/ Jessamine County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Jessamine/ Jessamine County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Guide to Jessamine County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Jessamine County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Jessamine County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1799 1852 1810 1799 1799
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Jessamine County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

Jessamine County Courthouse
400 Park Drive, Main Street
Nicholasville, KY 40356-0036
Phone: 859.885.9464[1]

Jessamine County Kentucky History

Parent County

1798--Jessamine County was created 19 December 1798 from Fayette County.  County seat: Nicholasville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Jessamine County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Camp Nelson High Bridge Nicholasville Sulphur Well Park (hist.)
Chattersville (hist.) Jessamine Oak Hill (hist.) Sweet Home (hist.)
Crisman Mill (hist.) Keene Oakdale (hist.) Union Mills
Dixon Town Lexington Park (hist.) Pekin (hist.) Vineyard
Edgewood (hist.) Little Hickman Pink Watts Store
Hall Logana Pollard Wilmore
Hanly Mount Lebanon Red Oak (hist.) Wilmore Park (hist.)

Neighboring Counties

Jessamine 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.

For additional information about Jessamine County cemeteries, visit Jessamine County, Kentucky Cemeteries.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18005,461
18108,37753.4%
18209,29711.0%
18309,9607.1%
18409,396−5.7%
185010,2499.1%
18609,465−7.6%
18708,638−8.7%
188010,86425.8%
189011,2483.5%
190011,9256.0%
191012,6135.8%
192012,205−3.2%
193012,4311.9%
194012,174−2.1%
195012,4582.3%
196013,6259.4%
197017,43027.9%
198026,14650.0%
199030,50816.7%
200039,04128.0%
Est. 200846,71619.7%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21113.txt

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

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]
Bibliography
  • [Akers] Phillips, June Vore. Akers, Sumner, and Related Families. Evansville, Ind.: Unigraphic, Inc., 1978. FHL Film 1481074 Item 1
  • [Alexander] Curtis, Oscar F. Alexander--Brewster--Irwin--Dunn. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. FHL Film 1638364 Item 1
  • [Brawner] Kurtz, Thelma E. Brawner Genealogy, ca. 1760-1968. Kansas City, Mo.: T.E. Kurtz, 196-?. FHL Book 929.273 B739k
  • [Brewster] Curtis, Oscar F. Alexander--Brewster--Irwin--Dunn. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. FHL Film 1638364 Item 1
  • [Craven] Craven, Patricia. The Craven Clan of Southwestern Pennsylvania and Various Kentucky Counties Nelson, Washington, Marion, Boone, Fayette, Jessamine, Henry. Chicago, Ill.: P. Craven, 1988. FHL Book 929.273 C855cr
  • [Downey] Downey, Donald Gordon. Downey Families of Kentucky: Ancestors of Donald G. Downey. Louisville, Ky.: D.G. Downey, 1993. 1994 reprint: FHL Book 929.273 D758dd
  • [Galey] McCammon, George William. Some of the Descendants of Matthew McCammon, 1757-1841, Scot-Irish Immigrant and Revolutionary War Veteran and Indiana Pioneer. Shoals, Ind.: Country Pines Printing, 1996. FHL Book 929.273 M125m
  • [Johnson] A Genealogy of the Johnson Family. Typescript. Microfilmed 1986. FHL Vault Film 1451807
  • [Lyon] Mitchell, Mary Edna. One Branch of the Lyon Family (Kentucky - Missouri - Elsewhere). Waco, Texas: M.E. Mitchell, 1954. FHL Book 929.273 L994m
  • [Meade] Peet, Henry Johns. Chaumiere Papers Containing Matters of Interest to the Descendants of David Meade, of Nansemond County, Va., Who Died in the Year 1757. Chicago: H. O'Donoghue, 1883. FHL Collection; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online .
  • [Moseley] Dixon, Judith Holden. The Moseley/Taylor Families of Thomas Berry Proctor and Willie Ann (Taylor) Moseley with Material on the Allied Families of: Maxey, Radford, Bondurant, Smith, Trabue, Guerrant, Withers, Hawkins, Duff, Pryor, Branch, Sandifer, Ligon, Hancock, Stovall, Berry, Proctor, Cheadle, Chiles, Woodson, Fleming, Tarleton. Joplin, Mo.: J.H. Dixon, 1990. FHL Book 929.273 M852d
  • [Overstreet] Windland, Harry K. James Overstreet: His Progeny and Allied Families. Glen Carbon, Ill.: H.K. Windland, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 Ov2wh
  • [Owens] Sone, Guy M. Genealogy of Rogers, Peyton, Owens, Sone, Marrs, Jennings, Jouett and Allied Families. Jefferson City, Mo.: G.M. Sone, 1958. FHL Film 875358 Item 4
  • [Owens] Enderle, Harriet Owen. Owens Genealogy. Written about 1975.
  • [Owens] Owens, Claude M. The Owens Connection: William, Sr., to William, Jr., and James (Virginia and Kentucky, 1750-1800 c.). South Laguna, Calif.: C.M. Owens, 1992. FHL Book 929.273 Ow2ocm; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online .
  • [Price] Katz, Gertrude Morton Price. Obituaries of Morton Moses Price (1805-1876) and Wife, Fanny Crosthwaite (1822-1892), of Irvine, Estill County, Kentucky and Data about Relatives. New York: n.p., 1971. FHL Film 844831 Item 4
  • [Price] Katz, Gertrude Morton Price and S.M. Duncan. William Price, Kentucky Pioneer, and His Family and Times. Typescript. Microfilmed 1986. FHL Film 1321366 Item 5
  • [Reynolds] Rohrer, Emalene Reynolds and Lily May McLemore Clark. The Reynolds Family of Jessamine County. Nicholasville, Ky.: E.R. Rohrer, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 R333rc 1989
  • [Rhorer] Curtis, Oscar F. Rhorer Research File. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. FHL Film 1638489 Item 19
  • [Robinson] Peters, Norman R. "Benjamin Robinson of Caroline County, VA. But Not the Clerk!" The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 48, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 2004):57-75; Vol. 48, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 2004):120-139. Digital version at American Ancestors ($).
  • [Scott] Barker, Florence Fares. Scott Family, ca. 1788-1986. Typescript, Rockport Public Library, Rockport, Ind. Microfilmed 1987. FHL Film 1502917 Item 2
  • [Sone] Sone, Guy M. Genealogy of Rogers, Peyton, Owens, Sone, Marrs, Jennings, Jouett and Allied Families. Jefferson City, Mo.: G.M. Sone, 1958. FHL Film 875358 Item 4
  • [Stewart] Stewart, Scott John. The Stewarts: Adam to Adam. 1998. FHL Book 929.273 St49ssj
  • [Stuart] Stuart, W. Wilson, Cheryl Stuart Oberhaus, and Mary Haislip Jameson. Genealogy of Thomas and Elizabeth Stuart 1762-1826 from Virginia to Kentucky to Missouri with Some Descendants. Keokuk, Iowa: W.W. Stuart, 1993. FHL Book 929.273 St91sw; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online
  • [Todd] McMurtry, Richard K. Addendum to Todd Families in America Collection. MSS. 2004-2005. FHL Vault Film 1735027 Item 10
  • [Trabue] Colwell, Pauline Trabue Groves and Osee Johnson Knouf. Trabue Family History: Ancestry and Known Descendants of David Trabue, Jr., Born Oct. 9, 1768, Manikintown, Virginia, Died Apr. 8, 1842, Jessamine Co., Kentucky. Champaign, Ill.: n.p., 1968. FHL Book 929.273 T671c
  • [Trisler] Trislers and Related Families. Bountiful, Utah: Family History Publishers, 1990. FHL Book 929.273 T738t
  • [Turner] Johnson, Rhea Duryea. Our Duryea and Turner Lines. Cornwall, Pa.: R.D. Johnson, 1959. FHL Book 929.273 D939j
  • [Wagaman] Wagaman, Paul Duane. Wagaman Family History. Typescript. FHL Book 929.273 W121wpd
  • [Wren] Jeffers, Marilee Anne Shern and Nina Shern Liechty. The Shern Family with Correlating South, Wren and Taylor and Murray Lines. Greeley, Colo.: M.S. Jeffers, 1997. FHL Book 929.273 Sh56j
  • [Zike] Smith, Harry Virgle and Iva Pearl Smith. The Zike Book. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. FHL Film 1638365 Item 1
  • [Zimmerman] Moore, Willa Mae Dill. Records of Frederick Zimmerman, Esq., Jessamine Co., Kentucky, Revolutionary Soldier and Other Genealogical Records. Typescript, 1960. FHL Film 879671 Item 5

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Published abstracts
  • 1799, 1805, 1813 - Ellis, Neta Reeves. Jessamine County, Kentucky, Tax Lists 1799-1805-1813. Buffalo, Texas: The Scribes, 1988. FHL Book 976.9483 R48j
  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Jessamine County, Kentucky is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[3] digitized by Ancestry ($).
  • 1815, 1819, 1821 - Ellis, Neta Reeves. Jessamine County, Kentucky, Tax Lists 1815-1819-1821. Buffalo, Texas: The Scribes, 1988. FHL Book 976.9483 R48je

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1859 - Jessamine County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch C517541 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874 - Jessamine County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517542 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Jessamine County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517543 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1859 - Jessamine County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch M517541 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Jessamine County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517544 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1877 - Jessamine County Marriage Index 1876-1877. Batch M517545 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
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Jessamine County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Jessamine County Public Library
600 So. Main Street
Nicholasville, KY 40356
Telephone 859-885-3523

Family History Centers

Jessamine County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Jessamine County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Jessamine 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. G. Glenn Clift, Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800 (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 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.