Jessamine County, Kentucky Genealogy

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{{Kentucky-stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Kentucky|Kentucky]]&nbsp;&gt; Jessamine County'' <br>{{Adoption KYGenWeb}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Jessamine County
 
| county = Jessamine County
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyjessam/ Jessamine Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Jessamine County, Kentucky|Jessamine County]]''
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=959880&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Jessamine%2C+Camp+Nelson&columns=*,0,0 Camp Nelson]  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== African American Research ====
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==== African American Research ====
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The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
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*[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
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*&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;
 
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
  
==== Biographies ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
 
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/jessamine.html Jessamine Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/jessamine.html Jessamine Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project  
 
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
 
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
 
*[http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] Local volunteers may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
 
*[http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] Local volunteers may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
*[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.
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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.  
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1045 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Jessamine County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1045 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Jessamine 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=700493&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Jessamine++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Jessamine 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 [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=700493&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Jessamine++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Jessamine 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=4072&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=13&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Jessamine 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=4072&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=13&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Jessamine 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.
  
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==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
  
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The USGenWeb Census Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The USGenWeb Census Project  
 
*[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ Census Online] ~ Census Online
 
*[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ Census Online] ~ Census Online
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]
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*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
 
*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
 
*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research & Reference]
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*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
  
==== Miscellaneous ====
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==== Miscellaneous ====
  
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html Kentucky Postcards] ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html Kentucky Postcards] ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
  
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
  
 
==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]  
 
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]  
*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project  
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources  
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function  
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate  
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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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  
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births & Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births &amp; Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search  
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths & Burials] ~ KY Deaths & Burials 1843 - 1970
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths &amp; Burials] ~ KY Deaths &amp; Burials 1843 - 1970  
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths & Marriages  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages  
*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000  
*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases  
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
 
==== Societies and Libraries  ====
 
==== Societies and Libraries  ====
  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
  
 
==== Web Sites  ====
 
==== Web Sites  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyjessam/ Jessamine County KYGenWeb]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyjessam/ Jessamine County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
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*[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.
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*[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://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=195434&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Jessamine&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195434&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Jessamine&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  

Revision as of 00:40, 5 January 2011


Jessamine County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Jessamine County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 19, 1798
County Seat Nicholasville
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Jessamine County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

Jessamine County Courthouse
Main Street
Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356

County Clerk's Office
Jessamine County Courthouse
Main Street
859-885-4161 or 9464.

History

Parent County

1798--Jessamine County was created 19 December 1798 from Fayette County.  County seat: Nicholasville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

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

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

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.

NICHOLASVILLE, KENTUCKY:

Maple Grove Cemetery:

Located just east of Main Street in the center of town.

Camp Nelson National Cemetery, 69880 Danville Pike, 859-885-5727:

Located 5 miles south of Nicholasville, on State Highway 27.

Locust Grove Cemetery:

Located on North 3rd Street, Nicholasville, Kentucky.

Ebenezer Church Cemetery:

Located in the church yard of Ebenezer Church.

Keene Cemetery:

Located about 5 miles west of Nicholasville, KY, out State Rt. 169, Keene Road, in Keene, Kentucky.

Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery, 103 Cushionberry Lane, 859-885-6748:

Located in the church yard of Macedonia Baptist Church about 5 miles west of Nicholasville, KY out State Rt. 169, Keene Road, in Keene, Kentucky.


FAMILY CEMETERY RECORDS:

Lowen Family Cemetery 

Located on north side of Union Mill Road,1 mile east of Main Street, Nicholasville, Kentucky:

Infant daughter of J H & L Lowen; Born & Died 2 June 1855

Susannah Mildred Hart, wife of Thomas M. Hart; Age 39; Died 9 Mar 1840

Francis Lowen; Born 5 May 1851; Died 2 Oct 1860

James William Lowen; Born 14 Aug 1791; Died 7 Dec 1849

Sally W. Lowen; Born 13 Dec 1859; Died 29 Sept 1860

Morton L. Lowen; Born 5 May 1842; Died 19 Nov 1860

James P. Robinson, age 24 years & 15 days; Born 30 July 1817; Died 14 Aug 1841

James Robinson, age 62 years & 9 mos.; Born 5 Jan 1783; Died 19 Oct 1845

Martha Parrish, wife of James Robinson, age 45 years, 5 mos., 25 days; Born 4 Feb 1784; Died 29 July 1829

Emily I. Robinson, age 16 years, 3 mos., 19 days; Born 13 Mar 1823; Died 4 July 1839

Mary E. Lowen; Born 27 Aug 1856; Died 30 Sept 1860

One footmarker with the initials O.W.H.

Mitchell Family Cemetery

Located on north side of Union Mill Road, 5 miles east of Main Street, Nicholasville:

Millie D., wife of J. W. Bronaugh, dau of G.S. & M.L. Mitchell; Born 10 Feb 1848; Died 4 Aug 1879  

Mahala, wife of Samuel Johnson; Born 20 Jan 1812; Died 2 Dec 1882

George S. Mitchell: Born 23 May 1813; Died 28 Apr 1893

Maria Louisa, wife of G. S. Mitchell; Born 26 Feb 1817; Died 2 Jan 1870

John B., son of G. S. & M. L. Mitchell; Born 3 May 1849; Died 3 Aug 1852 

Sue A. Mitchell, "Asleep in Jesus"; Born 25 May 1846; Died 6 Aug 1867

Infant son of A. R. & N. H. Mitchell; Born 18 Oct 1896; Died 19 Oct 1896

George Mitchell, age 22; Died 1907

Craven Family Cemetery

Located on south side of Union Mill Road, 5 miles east of Main Street, Nicholasville:

Martha Ann Craven; Born 23 Aug 1815; Died 8 Aug 1934

Mary J. Craven, age 16 years, 10 mos.; Born 21 Nov 1809; Died 19 July 1826

Martha E. Craven, age 6 years, 3 mos, 23 days; Born 20 Oct 1821; Died 16 Feb 1828

Martha Craven, age 70; Died 11 Sept 1848

David Craven, age 58; Died 20 Dec 1839

Mrs. Eliza Curry, age 21 years, 7 mos, 12 days, married 19 June 1833; Born 1 Dec 1812; Died 12 Nov 1834

Knight Family Cemetery

Located south side of Keene Road, 2.7 miles west of Main Street, Nicholasville:

Elizabeth F, daughter of G. & N. Knight; Born 30 May 1842; Died 5 July 1843

James Knight; Born 9 Mar 1750; Died 24 Oct 1831

Elizabeth, wife of James Knight; Born 26 Jan 1761: Died 22 Oct 1854

Alexander C. Knight; Born 28 Apr 1844; Died 2 July 1867

John P, son of G. & N. Knight; Born 2 June 1833; Died 4 Sept 1857

Nancy G., wife of Grant Knight; Born 20 Jan 1813; Died 15 Oct 1857

Grant Knight; born 17 Jan 1809; died 15 Nov 1866

Walter Y., son of G. & N. Knight; born 9 Apr 1853; died 31 July 1856

Robinson Family Cemetery

Located on Bethany Pike, 2.7 miles east of Main Street, Nicholasville:

Margaret M, wife of William F. Berry, born 21 Nov 1829; died 3 Sept 1851

___________ Burch; born 13 Dec 1833; died 6 Sept 1834

Mary E., wife of James C. Davis; born 8 Apr 1829; died 6 Dec 1857

Mollie B., daughter of J. C. & E A. Davis, age 2 wks & 4 days; born 18 June 1867; died 5 July 1867

Permelia Mitchell; born 28 Apr 1805; died 12 Sept 1835

Johnson Mitchell; born 22 Sept 1801; died 5 Mar 1848

Benjamin Mitchell; born 6 Dec 1799; died 17 Dec 1848

Fanny G, wife of John Robinson; born 4 Sept 1784; died 15 Sept 1859

James M. Robinson; born 30 Mar 1810; died 22 Oct 1861

John Robinson; born 8 May 1779; died 11 Sept 1862

Benjamin Robinson; born 17 Dec 1752; died ______ 1835

Mildred, wife of Benjamin Robinson; _________________

Melinda B, wife of S. P Waller; born 3 Nov 1817; died 2 Feb 1851

Toddhunter Family Cemetery

Located on the north side of Keene Road, 2 miles west of Main Street, Nicholasville, KY:

Jacob Toddhunter, age 89; died 23 Mar 1909

Mary Toddhunter, born Loudoun Co., Virginia, age 84; died 10 Oct 1870

______ Toddhunter, age 77; died 19 Nov 1854

Perry Family Cemetery

Located on south side of Bethany Pike, 2.7 miles east of Main Street, Nicholasville, KY

J. G. Perry; born 1851; died 1877

J. M. Perry; born 1888; died 1899

O. H. Perry; born 1860; died 1896

Morton Perry; born 1826; died 1899

Ellen G. Perry; born 1831; died 27 July 1908

Jane A. Perry; born 1824; died 1892

John Perry; born 1782; died 1869

Sarah Lowen Perry; born 1787; died 1873

Lewis Perry _________________________

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References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).