Kentucky County, Virginia

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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Virginia|Virginia ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky_County,_Virginia|Kentucky County]]''  
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1776'''--Kentucky County was created in 1776 from&nbsp;[[Fincastle_County,_Virginia|Fincastle]] County. <br>'''County seat:'''
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'''1776'''--Kentucky County was created in 1776 from&nbsp;[[Fincastle County, Virginia|Fincastle]] County. See [http://apps.sos.ky.gov/land/nonmilitary/coformations/countysearch1.asp?searchby=NEW+COUNTY&searchstrg=Fincastle County Formations Database] (Kentucky Land Office)
  
 
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'''1780'''--Became extinct in 1780 when it was divided to form&nbsp;[[Fayette County, Kentucky|Fayette]], [[Lincoln County, Kentucky|Lincoln]], and [[Jefferson County, Kentucky|Jefferson]] counties, which are all currently in the State of [http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky Kentucky].&nbsp;
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'''1780'''--Became extinct in 1780 when it was divided to form&nbsp;[[Fayette County, Kentucky|Fayette]], [[Lincoln County, Kentucky|Lincoln]], and [[Jefferson County, Kentucky|Jefferson]] counties, which are all currently in the State of [[Kentucky]].
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See an interactive map of Kentucky County, Virginia [http://www.kentucky.n2genealogy.com/ky-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
 
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== Getting Started ====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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One of the best&nbsp;places to start searches in Kentucky County records is:
  
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*Cook, Michael L. and Bettie A. Cook. ''Fincastle &amp; Kentucky County, Va.-Ky.: Records and History''. Evansville, Ind.: Cook Pub., 1987. {{FHL|578341|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;Book 976.9 H2cc}}.
 
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==== Church  ====
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==== Family Histories  ====
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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
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*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
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*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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'''''Bibliography'''''
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=190530 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 22:44, 5 October 2012

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Contents

History

Parent County

1776--Kentucky County was created in 1776 from Fincastle County. See County Formations Database (Kentucky Land Office)

Boundary Changes

1780--Became extinct in 1780 when it was divided to form Fayette, Lincoln, and Jefferson counties, which are all currently in the State of Kentucky.

See an interactive map of Kentucky County, Virginia boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Getting Started

One of the best places to start searches in Kentucky County records is:

  • Cook, Michael L. and Bettie A. Cook. Fincastle & Kentucky County, Va.-Ky.: Records and History. Evansville, Ind.: Cook Pub., 1987. FHL US/CAN Book 976.9 H2cc.

Websites

References