Larue County, Kentucky Genealogy

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Larue County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Larue County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 4, 1843
County Seat Hodgenville
Courthouse
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Contents

Quick Dates

Larue 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

Larue County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

History

The county is named for John Larue (1746-1792), Kentucky frontier settler.[1]

Parent County

1843--Larue County was created 4 March 1843 from Hardin County.  County seat: Hodgenville [2]

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


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

Web Sites

References

  1. "Larue County, Kentucky," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaRue_County,_Kentucky.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).