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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Larue_County,_Kentucky|Larue County]]''
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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Larue County
 
| county = Larue County
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
 
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://kykinfolk.com/larue/larue4.htm Larue Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://kykinfolk.com/larue/larue4.htm Larue Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
 
| county_map = Larue_County_svg.png
 
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| state = Kentucky
 
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| seat wl = Hodgenville
 
| seat wl = Hodgenville
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Larue County, Kentucky|Larue County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Larue County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Larue County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Larue County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Larue County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Larue County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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[[Image:Larue County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
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[http://www.laruecounty.org/ Larue County Courthouse]<br>209 W High Street<br>Hodgenville, KY 42748<br>Phone: 270.358.3544<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Larue County, Kentucky page 272, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Athertonville  
 
| Athertonville  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195466&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Larue%2C+Hodgenville&columns=*,0,0 Hodgenville]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Larue%2C+Hodgenville|subject|disp=Hodgenville}}
 
| Malt (hist.)  
 
| Malt (hist.)  
 
| South Buffalo
 
| South Buffalo
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| Tanner
 
| Tanner
 
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| Buffalo  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo,_Kentucky Buffalo]
 
| Leafdale  
 
| Leafdale  
| Mount Sherman  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Sherman,_Kentucky Mount Sherman]
| Tonieville
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tonieville,_Kentucky Tonieville]
 
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| Ginseng  
 
| Ginseng  
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| Gleanings  
 
| Gleanings  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195467&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Larue%2C+Magnolia&columns=*,0,0 Magnolia]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== African American Research ====
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==== African Americans ====
  
 
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:  
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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  ====
 
==== 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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{{RAOGKcemetery}}Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/larue.html Larue 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;  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/larue.html Larue 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://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project  
 
*[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.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=1050 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Larue 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=1050 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Larue 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=541144&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Larue++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Larue 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|541144|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Larue 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=4099&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=11&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Larue 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=4099&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=11&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Larue 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.
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1850= 5859
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| 1860= 6891
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| 1870= 8235
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| 1880= 9793
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| 1890= 9433
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| 1900= 10764
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| 1910= 10701
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| 1920= 10004
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| 1930= 9093
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| 1940= 9622
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| 1950= 9956
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| 1960= 10346
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| 1970= 10672
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| 1980= 11922
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| 1990= 11679
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| 2000= 13373
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
  
 
*[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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*[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://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 &amp; Reference]
 
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
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==== Genealogy  ====
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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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*'''[Bomar]''' Wilbur, Tom. ''Eight Bomar Families of Early Hardin, Hart, and Larue Counties, Kentucky and Some of Their Descendants:&nbsp;A Few Allied Families: Bolton, Buckner, Clopton, Cruse, Dye, Ferguson, Hazle, Highbaugh, Hill, Hodge(s) Jaggers, Lamkin Mears, Owen(s), Shelton, Simpson, Waddle, Wheeler''. Okemos, Mich.: T. Wilbur, 1997. {{FHL|718031|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 B639w}}
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1843-1965''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 4 (1843-1965)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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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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== 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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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
==== Web Sites  ====
 
==== Web Sites  ====
  
*[www.kygenweb.org/larue/ Larue County KYGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.org/larue/ Larue 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]  
 
*[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.  
 
*[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=195465&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Larue&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Larue|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Larue/ Larue County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)]
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Larue/ Larue County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)]
  

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Founded March 4, 1843
County Seat Hodgenville
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Larue County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1843 1852 1860 1843 1843
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Larue County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

Larue County Courthouse
209 W High Street
Hodgenville, KY 42748
Phone: 270.358.3544[1]

History

The county is named for John Larue (1746-1792), Kentucky frontier settler.[2]

Parent County

1843--Larue County was created 4 March 1843 from Hardin County.  County seat: Hodgenville [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865--A disaster destroyed most of the records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Athertonville Hodgenville Malt (hist.) South Buffalo
Attilla Jerico Mathers Mill Talley
Boundary Oak Keith (hist.) Maxine Tanner
Buffalo Leafdale Mount Sherman Tonieville
Ginseng Lyons Roanoke White City
Gleanings Magnolia

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African Americans

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.
18505,859
18606,89117.6%
18708,23519.5%
18809,79318.9%
18909,433−3.7%
190010,76414.1%
191010,701−0.6%
192010,004−6.5%
19309,093−9.1%
19409,6225.8%
19509,9563.5%
196010,3463.9%
197010,6723.2%
198011,92211.7%
199011,679−2.0%
200013,37314.5%
Est. 200613,7913.1%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21123.txt

For tips on accessing Larue 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
  • [Bomar] Wilbur, Tom. Eight Bomar Families of Early Hardin, Hart, and Larue Counties, Kentucky and Some of Their Descendants: A Few Allied Families: Bolton, Buckner, Clopton, Cruse, Dye, Ferguson, Hazle, Highbaugh, Hill, Hodge(s) Jaggers, Lamkin Mears, Owen(s), Shelton, Simpson, Waddle, Wheeler. Okemos, Mich.: T. Wilbur, 1997. FHL Book 929.273 B639w

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Larue County, Kentucky page 272, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Larue County, Kentucky," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaRue_County,_Kentucky.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).