Livingston County, Kentucky Genealogy

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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4126&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=61&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk list of Livingston 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=4126&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=61&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk list of Livingston 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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==== Census  ====
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky  Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The USGenWeb Census Project
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*[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ Census Online] ~ Census Online
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
*Livingston Co. Wills and Probate Records    [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/livingston/livingston.html http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/livingston/livingston.html]
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*Livingston Co. Wills and Probate Records    [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/livingston/livingston.html http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/livingston/livingston.html]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
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*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research & Reference]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*Bureau of Land Management http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/beta/  
 
*Bureau of Land Management http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/beta/  
 
*Ancestry.com Kentucky Land Grants http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2073&amp;cj=1&amp;o_xid=0001029688&amp;o_lid=0001029688 <br>
 
*Ancestry.com Kentucky Land Grants http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2073&amp;cj=1&amp;o_xid=0001029688&amp;o_lid=0001029688 <br>
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*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*Old Fire Maps&nbsp; http://steveeskew.com/maps/index.html
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*Old Fire Maps&nbsp; http://steveeskew.com/maps/index.html  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
Livingston Co., KyGenWeb&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.westernkyhistory.org/livingston/ http://www.westernkyhistory.org/livingston/]  
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*Livingston Co., KyGenWeb&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.westernkyhistory.org/livingston/ http://www.westernkyhistory.org/livingston/]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
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==== Miscellaneous  ====
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html Kentucky Postcards] ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*Livingston Ledger&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.ky-news.com/co_livingston.htm http://www.ky-news.com/co_livingston.htm]  
 
*Livingston Ledger&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.ky-news.com/co_livingston.htm http://www.ky-news.com/co_livingston.htm]  
 
*&nbsp;University of Ky. Libraries newspapers on microfilm&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/record.php?lir_id=272 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/record.php?lir_id=272]
 
*&nbsp;University of Ky. Libraries newspapers on microfilm&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/record.php?lir_id=272 &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/record.php?lir_id=272]
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
 
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==== Web Sites  ====
 
==== Web Sites  ====
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.&nbsp;&nbsp; http://www.usgenweb.org/
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*Livingston Co., KyGenWeb&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; http://www.westernkyhistory.org/livingston/
*Livingston Co., KyGenWeb&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; http://www.westernkyhistory.org/livingston/ <br>
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*[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://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
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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.
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*[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=195482&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Livingston&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195482&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Livingston&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Livingston/ Livingston County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Livingston/ Livingston County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)

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Livingston County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Livingston County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 13, 1798
County Seat Smithland
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Court St.
Smithland, KY 42081

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

History

Livingston Co., Ky. GenWeb    http://www.westernkyhistory.org/livingston/

Parent County

1798--Livingston County was created 13 December 1798 from Christian County.  County seat: Smithland [1]

Boundary Changes

Livingston Co., Ky. from Christian Co., Ky.   http://www.westernkyhistory.org/livingston/

Record Loss

A loss of some records occurred due to a fire in 1804

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bayou Hampton Ledbetter Salem
Birdsville Heater Lola Smithland
Burna Iuka Newbern Tiline
Carrsville Joy Pinckneyville Vicksburg
Grand Rivers Lake City







Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

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

Cemeteries

  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
  • Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
  • Livingston Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks. 

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Livingston County Kentucky Vital Records
  • Livingston County Clerk

335 Court Street
Smithland, KY 42081

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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