Lewis County, Kentucky Genealogy

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*[http://www.us-census.org/image-index/ky/lewis/1810/index.htm Lewis Co. Kentucky 1810 Federal Census Index]<br>
 
*[http://www.us-census.org/image-index/ky/lewis/1810/index.htm Lewis Co. Kentucky 1810 Federal Census Index]<br>

Revision as of 22:22, 10 January 2011


Lewis County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Lewis County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 2, 1806
County Seat Vanceburg
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Lewis County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1806--Lewis County was created 2 December 1806 from Mason County.
County seat: Vanceburg [1]

Boundary Changes

There has been no boundary changes since the county was formed.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Awe Crum Kinniconick Ribolt
Bald Point (hist.) Emerson Kirkville Rugless
Buena Vista Epworth Mount Vernon (hist.) Saint Paul
Burtonville Fearisville Nashtown Saint Marys (hist.)
Carrs Firebrick Pence Salem (hist.)
Charters Garrison Petersville Stricklett
Clarksburg Glen Springs Poplar Flat Tannery
Concord Harris Queens Tollesboro
Cottageville Herron Hill Quincy Trinity
Covedale Irwin Rexton Vanceburg

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc.

Sorted by Name-Lewis County Kentucky

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18102,357
18203,97368.6%
18305,22931.6%
18406,30620.6%
18507,20214.2%
18608,36116.1%
18709,1159.0%
188013,15444.3%
189014,80312.5%
190017,86820.7%
191016,887−5.5%
192015,829−6.3%
193014,315−9.6%
194015,6869.6%
195013,520−13.8%
196013,115−3.0%
197012,355−5.8%
198014,54517.7%
199013,029−10.4%
200014,0928.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21135.txt




Church

Court

History

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Army & Air Corp World II Casulty List 
Lewis County Kentucky World War II Casulties Army and Air Force
List of Revolutionary War Pensioners
Soldiers of the Great War, Fallen Kentucky Soldiers in WWI, Lewis County

Miscellaneous

Newspaper

The Lewis County Hearld

Obituaries

GenealogyBuff.com-Miscellaneous Lewis County, Kentucky Obituaries
Index of KY, Lewis Co., Obituraries
Lewis County Herald-Obituaries
Obituary Index Lewis County, Kentucky

 

Probate

Index of Lewis Co., Ky Probate Records

Vital Records

Index of Lewis Co. KY, Vitals-Deaths
Kentucky Marriage Project-Lewis County
Lewis County, KENTUCKY Delayed Births 1892-1910
Lewis County Marriages

Societies and Libraries

Lewis County Kentucky Historical Society

Lewis County Public Library

Web Sites

References

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