Lincoln County, Kentucky Genealogy

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*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1057 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Lincoln 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=1057 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Lincoln 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  
 
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=446222&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Lincoln++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Lincoln County].&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on  
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*{{FHL|446222|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Lincoln 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://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4123&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=36&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Lincoln 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=4123&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=36&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Lincoln 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.
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
*'''[1787]''' Fothergill, Augusta B. and John Mark Naugle. ''Virginia Tax Payers, 1782-87, Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau''. 1940; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. Available at [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=1111104 FHL]. [1787 personal property tax list of Lincoln County.]  
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*'''[1787]''' Fothergill, Augusta B. and John Mark Naugle. ''Virginia Tax Payers, 1782-87, Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau''. 1940; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. Available at {{FHL|1111104|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [1787 personal property tax list of Lincoln County.]  
*'''[1787]''' Schreiner-Yantis, Netti and Florene Speakman Love. ''The 1787 Census of Virginia: An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16 &amp; 21 Years, the Number of Slaves over 16 &amp; Those Under 16 Years, Together with a Listing of Their Horses, Cattle &amp; Carriages, and Also the Names of All Persons to Whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician's&nbsp;Licenses Were Issued''. 3 vols. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1987. Available at [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=622815 FHL]. [The source of this publication is the 1787 personal property tax list. Lincoln County is included in Vol. 1.]  
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*'''[1787]''' Schreiner-Yantis, Netti and Florene Speakman Love. ''The 1787 Census of Virginia: An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16 &amp; 21 Years, the Number of Slaves over 16 &amp; Those Under 16 Years, Together with a Listing of Their Horses, Cattle &amp; Carriages, and Also the Names of All Persons to Whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician's&nbsp;Licenses Were Issued''. 3 vols. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1987. Available at {{FHL|622815|title-id|disp=FHL}}. [The source of this publication is the 1787 personal property tax list. Lincoln County is included in Vol. 1.]  
*'''[1790]''' Heinemann, Charles B. ''"First Census" of Kentucky 1790''. Washington, D.C.: n.p., 1940.&nbsp;1981 reprint: [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=446696 FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;976.9 X2ph 1981]; digital version at [http://www.kykinfolk.com/carroll/1790census.htm Kentucky Kinfolks]. ["2 volumes of 1790 were used." (p. 2)]
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*'''[1790]''' Heinemann, Charles B. ''"First Census" of Kentucky 1790''. Washington, D.C.: n.p., 1940.&nbsp;1981 reprint: {{FHL|446696|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;976.9 X2ph 1981}}; digital version at [http://www.kykinfolk.com/carroll/1790census.htm Kentucky Kinfolks]. ["2 volumes of 1790 were used." (p. 2)]
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195476&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Lincoln&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Lincoln|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Lincoln/ Lincoln County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Lincoln/ Lincoln County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

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Lincoln County, Kentucky
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Facts
Founded May 1, 1780
County Seat Stanford
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Contents

County Courthouse

Lincoln County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1780--Lincoln County was created 1 May 1780 from Kentucky County (Virginia). This county was abolished in 1780. 
County seat: Stanford [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Avondale (hist.) Halls Gap Milledgeville South Fork
Blue Lick Highland Miracle Stanford
Boneyville Hubble Moreland Sugar Grove
Broughtentown Hustonville Mount Salem Thompson Store (hist.)
Chicken Bristle Jumbo Mount Zenia (hist.) Turkeytown
Colliers Store (hist.) Junction City New Salem Turnersville
Crab Orchard Kings Mountain Ottenheim Walnut Flat
Dog Walk Logantown Pleasant Point (hist.) Waynesburg
Geneva Maywood Preachersville
Gilbert McKinney Rowland

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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

1790 - Lost, but a substitute is available, see Taxation.

Church

Court

Land

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Lincoln County land records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

  1. Deed Book A: 1796-1799
  2. Deed Book B: 1796-1803

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Lincoln County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

  1. Will Books A,B,C
  2. Will Books D,E: 1808-1814
  3. Will Books F,G: 1815-1822

Taxation

  • [1787] Fothergill, Augusta B. and John Mark Naugle. Virginia Tax Payers, 1782-87, Other Than Those Published by the United States Census Bureau. 1940; reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 1978. Available at FHL. [1787 personal property tax list of Lincoln County.]
  • [1787] Schreiner-Yantis, Netti and Florene Speakman Love. The 1787 Census of Virginia: An Accounting of the Name of Every White Male Tithable Over 21 Years, the Number of White Males Between 16 & 21 Years, the Number of Slaves over 16 & Those Under 16 Years, Together with a Listing of Their Horses, Cattle & Carriages, and Also the Names of All Persons to Whom Ordinary Licenses and Physician's Licenses Were Issued. 3 vols. Springfield, Va.: Genealogical Books in Print, 1987. Available at FHL. [The source of this publication is the 1787 personal property tax list. Lincoln County is included in Vol. 1.]
  • [1790] Heinemann, Charles B. "First Census" of Kentucky 1790. Washington, D.C.: n.p., 1940. 1981 reprint: FHL US/CAN 976.9 X2ph 1981; digital version at Kentucky Kinfolks. ["2 volumes of 1790 were used." (p. 2)]

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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