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Guide to '''Knott County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Knott_County,_Kentucky|Knott County]]''
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== Quick Dates ==
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== Knott County Kentucky Courthouse ==
  
Knott County's civil records start the following years:
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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" | '''[[Knott County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Knott County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[[Image:{{KYKnottoldcourthouse}}]] [[Image:{{KYKnottjudicialcenter}}]]  
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== History  ==
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[http://www.knottky.com/ Knott County Courthouse]<br>Main Street; <br>Hindman, KY 41822-0446<br>Phone: 606.785.5651<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Knott County, Kentucky page 272, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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== Knott 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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== Knott County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anco,_Kentucky Anco]
 
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| Elmrock  
 
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| Martinsville  
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| Handshoe  
 
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| Omaha  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vest,_Kentucky Vest]
 
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| Carr Fork (hist.)  
 
| Carr Fork (hist.)  
 
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Knott%2C+Hindman|subject|disp=Hindman}}  
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pippa_Passes,_Kentucky Pippa Passes]
 
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*[[Pike County, Kentucky|Pike]]
 
*[[Pike County, Kentucky|Pike]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Knott County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kyknott.png|thumb|right|400px|Kyknott.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  ====
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
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[[Image:{{KYKnottjudicialcenter}}]] Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/knott.html KnottCo. 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;  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/knott.html KnottCo. 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://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=1048 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Knott 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=1048 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Knott 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 {{FHL|509680|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Knott 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|509680|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Knott 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=4088&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=25&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Knott 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=4088&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=25&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Knott 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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*[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  ====
 
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*'''1892-1948''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Book 1 (1892-1948)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
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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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== Knott County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
  
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== Knott County Kentucky Genealogy Websites  ==
  
 
*[http://98.131.135.96/knott/ Knott County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://98.131.135.96/knott/ Knott County KYGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Knott/ Knott County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Knott/ Knott County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Guide to Knott County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded May 5, 1884
County Seat Hindman
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Contents

Knott County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Knott County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1884 1884 1884 1900 1883 1892
*Many years between 1884 and 1911 are missing
Old Knott County Courthouse, Hindman, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Knott County Courthouse
Main Street;
Hindman, KY 41822-0446
Phone: 606.785.5651[1]

Knott County Kentucky History

Parent County

1884--Knott County was created 5 May 1884 from Floyd, Perry, Breathitt and Letcher Counties.
County seat: Hindman [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Knott County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Amburgey Clear Fork (hist.) Irishmans Porter
Amelia Cody (hist.) Kite Puncheon
Anco Cordia Larkslane Raven
Baker Camp Decoy Leburn Redfox
Bath Drew Littcarr Ritchie
Betty Dry Creek Lotts Creek (hist.) Rock Fork
Bearville Elmrock Martinsville Sassafras
Betty Emmalena Middle Carr Creek Smithsboro (hist.)
Big Branch Fisty Montgomery Soft Shell
Breeding Creek (hist.) Garner Mousie Spider
Brinkley Grigsby Nealy Sylvester (hist.)
Buckhorn (hist.) Hall Ogden Gap Tina
Carr Creek Handshoe Omaha Vest
Carr Fork (hist.) Hindman Pine Top Wiscoal
Carrie Hollybush Pippa Passes

Neighboring Counties

Knott 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

Knott County Judicial Center, Hindman, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18905,438
19008,70460.1%
191010,79124.0%
192011,6558.0%
193015,23030.7%
194020,00731.4%
195020,3201.6%
196017,362−14.6%
197014,698−15.3%
198017,94022.1%
199017,906−0.2%
200017,649−1.4%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21119.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Knott County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Knott County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Knott County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Knott County, Kentucky page 272, 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).