Lawrence County, Kentucky Genealogy

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 United States  > Kentucky > Lawrence County

Contents

County Courthouse

Lawrence County Courthouse, Louisa, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

History

Parent County

1821--Lawrence County was created 14 December 1821 from Greenup and Floyd Counties.  County seat: Louisa [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adams Elm Grove (hist.) Kise (hist.) Skaggs
Adeline (hist.) Evergreen Ledocio Stringtown
Ben Bow Fallsburg Louisa Summit
Blaine Fisher Town (hist.) Lowmansville Terryville
Blevins Five Forks Martha Torchlight
Brows Defeat (hist.) Fullers Mazie Ulysses
Buchanan Gallup Noris Walbridge
Busseyville Georges Creek Orr Webbville
Chapman Glenwood Overda Webbs Mill (hist.)
Charley Green Valley (hist.) Patrick Wilbur
Cherokee Greenwood (hist.) Peach Orchard Yatesville
Clifford Hannah Prosperity (hist.) Zelda
Cordell Holt Providence (hist.)
Davisville Houckville Rockville (hist.)
Ellen Irad Richardson




















Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

African-American Info-Lawrence County KY

Bible

Bible Records of Lawrence County KY

Biographies, Family History/Trees, GEDCOM files, etc

Family Trees of Lawrence County KY 
Linkpendium Surnames 
Sorted by Name.com-Lawrence County, Kentucky

Cemeteries

Access Genealogy, Lawrence County, Kentucky Cemetery Records 
Cemeteries, Lawrence County, Kentucky
Cemeteries of Lawrence County, Kentucky
Linkpendium Cemeteries
The Tombstone Transcription Project-Lawrence County Kentucky 

Census

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylawren/census.html
http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/Lawrence/
http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Lawrence/cen/

Church Records

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylawren/churches.html

Court

Land

Local Histories

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_County,_Kentucky

Maps

Military

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylawren/LCM_Index.htm
http://www.mindspring.com/~sixcatpack/lcvet.htm
http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso02buregoog#page/n461/mode/1up
http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/kentucky/lawrence.htm
http://genealogytrails.com/ken/lawrence/pensioners.html
http://media.nara.gov/media/images/28/30/28-2947a.gif

Newspapers

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylawren/bsnews.html
http://www.mindspring.com/~sixcatpack/bsnobits.htm
http://www.bigsandynews.com/
http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/titles/places/kentucky/Lawrence/

Obituaries

Lawrence Co., KY Genealogy Trails Obits 
Obituaries Lawrence Co., KY
Lawrence County KY Archives: Death & Obituary Index Table
Lawrence County Public Library Obituary Searcher
 

Probate

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylawren/wills.html

Taxation

Tax List of Lawrence County, KY 

Vital Records

GenealogyBuff.com: Miscellaneous Lawrence County, Kentucky Marriages 1822-1854 
Lawrence County KY Archives: Death & Obituary Index Table 
Lawrence County Kentucky Marriage Index
Lawrence County, Kentucky Transcribed Deaths...
Marriages and Announcement-Genealogy Trails, Lawrence County, Kentucky

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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