Leslie County, Kentucky Genealogy

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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Leslie_County,_Kentucky|Leslie County]]''
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Guide to '''Leslie County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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| county = Leslie County
 
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyleslie/ Leslie Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyleslie/ Leslie Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
 
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Leslie County, Kentucky|Leslie County]]''
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== Leslie County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Jackson County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1878
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1880
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1878 and 1911 are missing</center>
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[[Image:Leslie County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]
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[http://www.lesliecounty.ky.gov/ Leslie County Courthouse]<br>22010 Main St; PO Box 916<br>Hyden, KY 41749<br>Phone: 606.672.2193<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Leslie County, Kentucky page 272, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
== History  ==
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== Leslie County Kentucky History  ==
  
 
The county is named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preston_H._Leslie Kentucky Governor Preston H. Leslie] (1819-1907).  
 
The county is named for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preston_H._Leslie Kentucky Governor Preston H. Leslie] (1819-1907).  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Leslie County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Asher  
 
| Asher  
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| Dryhill  
 
| Dryhill  
 
| Lewis Creek  
 
| Lewis Creek  
| Stinnett
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stinnett,_Kentucky Stinnett]
 
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| Big Fork  
 
| Big Fork  
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| Cinda  
 
| Cinda  
| Hyden  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyden,_Kentucky Hyden]
 
| Sizerock  
 
| Sizerock  
 
| Yeaddiss
 
| Yeaddiss
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*[[Perry County, Kentucky|Perry]]
 
*[[Perry County, Kentucky|Perry]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Leslie County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kyleslie.png|thumb|right|400px]]
  
 
==== African American Research  ====
 
==== African American Research  ====
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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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*[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=1054 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Leslie 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=1054 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Leslie 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 {{FHL|753517|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Leslie 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|753517|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Leslie 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=4116&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=25&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Leslie 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=4116&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=25&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Leslie 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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| 1880= 3740
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| 1890= 3964
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| 1900= 6753
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| 1910= 8976
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| 1920= 10097
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| 1930= 10765
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| 1940= 14981
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| 1950= 15537
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| 1960= 10941
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| 1970= 11623
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| 1980= 14882
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| 1990= 13642
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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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1878''' - Leslie County Marriage Index 1878. Batch {{IGI|M518151}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">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.</ref>
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*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
 
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
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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
  
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== Leslie County Kentucky Genealogy 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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== Leslie County Kentucky Genealogy Websites  ==
  
 
*[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.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Leslie/ Leslie&nbsp;County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Leslie/ Leslie&nbsp;County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
  
== References  ==
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== Leslie County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
 
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Revision as of 16:57, 29 March 2013

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

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Founded March 29, 1878
County Seat Hyden
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Contents

Leslie County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Leslie County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1878 1878 1878 1880 1879 18--
*Many years between 1878 and 1911 are missing

Leslie County Courthouse
22010 Main St; PO Box 916
Hyden, KY 41749
Phone: 606.672.2193[1]

Leslie County Kentucky History

The county is named for Kentucky Governor Preston H. Leslie (1819-1907).

Parent County

1878--Leslie County was created 29 March 1878 from Clay, Harlan and Perry Counties.  County seat: Hyden [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Leslie County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Asher Cutshin Kaliopi Spruce Pine
Bear Branch Dryhill Lewis Creek Stinnett
Big Fork Essie Mozelle Thousandsticks
Bick Rock Frew Napier Warbranch
Causey Helton Roark Wendover
Chappell Hoskinston Saylor Wooton
Cinda Hyden Sizerock Yeaddiss
Confluence Jason Smilax

Neighboring Counties

Leslie County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

Kyleslie.png

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.
18803,740
18903,9646.0%
19006,75370.4%
19108,97632.9%
192010,09712.5%
193010,7656.6%
194014,98139.2%
195015,5373.7%
196010,941−29.6%
197011,6236.2%
198014,88228.0%
199013,642−8.3%
200012,401−9.1%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21131.txt

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


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
  • 1878 - Leslie County Marriage Index 1878. Batch M518151 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Unsorted

Leslie County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Leslie County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Leslie County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Leslie 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. 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.