Knott County, Kentucky

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== Quick Dates  ==
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Knott County's civil records start the following years:
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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  

Revision as of 23:33, 1 February 2011


Knott County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Knott County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 5, 1884
County Seat Hindman
Courthouse
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Contents

Quick Dates

Knott County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

County Courthouse

Old Knott County Courthouse, Hindman, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
Knott County Judicial Center, Hindman, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

History

Parent County

1884--Knott County was created 5 May 1884 from Floyd, Perry, Breathitt and Letcher Counties.
County seat: Hindman [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

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.

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



Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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