Laurel County, Kentucky

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Revision as of 16:45, 29 March 2013

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Laurel County

Guide to Laurel County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Laurel County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Facts
Founded December 12, 1825
County Seat London
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Laurel County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1826 1852 1830 1826 1826
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Laurel County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

Laurel County Courthouse
101 S Main Street
London, KY 40741
Phone: 606.864.5158 

County Clerk has marriage, land, probate and court records.
Clerk has marriage, land, probate, and court records. Land, probate & court records from 1826. [1]

History

Parent County

1825--Laurel County was created 12 December 1825 from Clay, Rockcastle, Whitley and Knox Counties.
County seat: London [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Atlanta Crawford Lake Mershons
Baldrock Cruise Lamero North Corbin
Bernstadt Dorthae Langnau Oakley
Billows East Bernstadt Lesbas Pine Grove
Blackwater Fariston Lida Pittsburg
Boreing Fletcher Lily Sasser
Brock Greenmount London Sublimity City
Bush Hazel Patch Maplesville Symbol
Camp Grounds Hightop Marydell Tuttle
Cane Creek Hopewell McHargue Victory
Cornette Keavy McWhorter Vox

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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African American

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.

Individual cemeteries:

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18302,206
18403,07939.6%
18504,14534.6%
18605,48832.4%
18706,0169.6%
18809,13151.8%
189013,74750.6%
190017,59228.0%
191019,87213.0%
192019,814−0.3%
193021,1096.5%
194025,64021.5%
195025,7970.6%
196024,901−3.5%
197027,38610.0%
198038,98242.3%
199043,43811.4%
200052,71521.4%
Est. 200857,5869.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21125.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Laurel County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Kentucky.

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Laurel County Tax Lists from 1827-1863 are available for purchase as digital images in PDF format on CD from Jeff Renner's Genealogical Resources. When the PDF files are viewed in a program such as Acrobat Pro you can bookmark pages/images with year changes, ancestors names, etc. You can also drag an image/page out of Acrobat Pro and throw it into Photoshop to enhance viewing or you can just save that extracted page/image to be used as an attachment to your ancestor in whatever Record Manager (ie: Legacy, RootsMagic, etc) program you use.

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1861 - Laurel County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517591 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874 - Laurel County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517592 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Laurel County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517593 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1861 - Laurel County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch M517591 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Laurel County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517594 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1878 - Laurel County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517595 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Unsorted

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Laurel 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).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 2 August, 2012)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0b/Igikentuckygl.pdf.