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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Kentucky|Kentucky]] > Logan County''  
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Logan_County,_Kentucky|Logan County]]''  
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Guide to '''Logan County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{KYDC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Logan County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://kykinfolk.com/logan/ Logan Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Logan_County_svg.png
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| state = Kentucky
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| state_map = Kentucky.png
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| founded year = 1792
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| founded date = June 28
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| seat wl = Russellville
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
[[Image:{{KYLogancourthouse}}]]
 
  
== History  ==
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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|-
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Logan County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Logan County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Logan County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Logan County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[Logan County, Kentucky#Land|'''Deeds''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Logan County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''</center>
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|-
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1852</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1790</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1852</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1810</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1792</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1792</center>
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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[[Image:{{KYLogancourthouse}}]]&nbsp;
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<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1342021266888_255" />[http://www.logancounty.ky.gov/ Logan County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;229 W 3rd Street<br> Russellville, KY 42276<br> Phone:. 270.726.6621<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Logan County, Kentucky page 272, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1792'''--Logan County was created 28 June 1792&nbsp;from [[Lincoln County, Kentucky|Lincoln]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Russellville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1792'''--Logan County was created 28 June 1792&nbsp;from [[Lincoln County, Kentucky|Lincoln]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Russellville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== County Pronunciation  ====
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*[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ky-logan.ogg Hear it spoken]<ref>Voice of Dorothy Murphy (b. 1927), life-long resident of Central City, Ky. (2011)</ref>
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Crossroad  
 
| Crossroad  
 
| Gordonsville  
 
| Gordonsville  
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| Justice  
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| Ferguson  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== African American  ====
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[[Image:Kylogan.png|thumb|right|400px|Kylogan.png]]
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==== African American Research ====
  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/African_American_Research African American Research] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ The KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Research Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
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*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
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*&nbsp;[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.
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==== Biographies  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through [http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/logan.html Logan Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ky/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
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*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
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*[http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] Local volunteers may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.
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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.
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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=1059 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Logan County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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*The [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|437138|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Logan 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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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4128&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=33&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Logan 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.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.
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==== Census  ====
  
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1059 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Logan County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1800= 5807
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| 1810= 12123
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| 1820= 14423
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| 1830= 13012
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| 1840= 13615
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| 1850= 16581
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| 1860= 19021
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| 1870= 20429
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| 1880= 24358
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| 1890= 23812
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| 1900= 25994
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| 1910= 24977
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| 1920= 23633
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| 1930= 21875
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| 1940= 23345
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| 1950= 22335
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| 1960= 20896
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| 1970= 21793
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| 1980= 24138
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| 1990= 24416
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| 2000= 26573
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| footnote=http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21141.txt
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}}
  
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/logan.html Logan Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;
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*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=437138&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Logan++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Logan 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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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4128&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=33&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Logan 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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*[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  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*[http://www.geocities.com/baptist_documents/logan.county.baptist.hist.html Baptist History]<br>
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*[http://www.geocities.com/baptist_documents/logan.county.baptist.hist.html Baptist History]<br>  
 
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]
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*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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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 &amp; Reference]
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==== Genealogy  ====
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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
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*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
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===== Bibliography  =====
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*'''[Baker]''' Chapman, Peggy Brown. ''Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties &amp; Jackson Purchase, Kentucky''. Lubbock, Texas: P.B.&nbsp;Chapman, 1995. {{FHL|751704|751704}}
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*'''[Sone]''' Sone, Guy M. ''Genealogy of Rogers, Peyton, Owens, Sone, Marrs, Jennings, Jouett and Allied Families.'' Jefferson City, Mo.: G.M. Sone, 1958. {{FHL|301540|301540}}
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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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  ====
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*''Logan County, Kentucky Pensioners: Revolutionary, War of 1812 and Indian Wars.'' Digital version at {{FSbook|938541}} - free.
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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  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
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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
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1795-1959''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books A to S (1795-1959)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
The organization [http://www.copies1918.com/index.html Strictly By Name] provides free online indexes to early Logan 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:  
 
The organization [http://www.copies1918.com/index.html Strictly By Name] provides free online indexes to early Logan 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:  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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*'''1800''' - 1800 Tax List of {{PAGENAME}} is included in Clift's ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800,''<ref>G. Glenn Clift, ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800'' (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).</ref> digitized by [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3720 Ancestry] ($).
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==== Vital Records ====
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Logan County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|C517651}} 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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*'''1875-1876''' - Logan County Birth Index 1875-1876. Batch {{IGI|C517652}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1854-1861''' - Logan County Marriage Index 1854-1861. Batch {{IGI|M517651}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875-1876''' - Logan County Marriage Index 1875-1876. Batch {{IGI|M517653}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1878''' - Logan County Marriage Index 1878. Batch {{IGI|M517654}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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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
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births &amp; Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths &amp; Burials] ~ KY Deaths &amp; Burials 1843 - 1970
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.logancountygenealogicalsociety.org/default.asp Logan County Genealogical Society, Inc.<br>]
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*[http://www.logancountygenealogicalsociety.org/default.asp Logan County Genealogical Society, Inc.<br>]  
 
*[http://www.logantele.com/~aubhis/ Auburn Historical Society]
 
*[http://www.logantele.com/~aubhis/ Auburn Historical Society]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/logan/ Logan County KYGenWeb Project]: Collection of vital records, histories, and links to other resources.<br>
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Guide to Logan County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Logan County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Facts
Founded June 28, 1792
County Seat Russellville
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Logan County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth*
Marriage
Death*
Census
Deeds
Wills
1852
1790
1852
1810
1792
1792
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Logan County Courthouse, Russellville, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
 

Logan County Courthouse
 229 W 3rd Street
Russellville, KY 42276
Phone:. 270.726.6621[1]

History

Parent County

1792--Logan County was created 28 June 1792 from Lincoln County.
County seat: Russellville [2]

Boundary Changes

County Pronunciation

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adairville Crossroad Gordonsville Lost City
Agnes Danby Henryville (hist.) Oakville
Anderson Deer Lick Hilltop Old Volney
Auburn Dennis Hollow Bill Olmstead
Beechland Diamond Springs Homer Russellville
Buffalo fork Dot Insco Schley
Cave Springs Edwards Jerico Schochoh
Chandlers Chapel Epleys Justice South Union
Cooperstown Everett Keysburg Spa
Corinth Ferguson Lewisburg Whippoorwill
Costelow Gasper Lickskillet Wolf Lick

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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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.
18005,807
181012,123108.8%
182014,42319.0%
183013,012−9.8%
184013,6154.6%
185016,58121.8%
186019,02114.7%
187020,4297.4%
188024,35819.2%
189023,812−2.2%
190025,9949.2%
191024,977−3.9%
192023,633−5.4%
193021,875−7.4%
194023,3456.7%
195022,335−4.3%
196020,896−6.4%
197021,7934.3%
198024,13810.8%
199024,4161.2%
200026,5738.8%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21141.txt

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

Church

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography
  • [Baker] Chapman, Peggy Brown. Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties & Jackson Purchase, Kentucky. Lubbock, Texas: P.B. Chapman, 1995. FHL 751704
  • [Sone] Sone, Guy M. Genealogy of Rogers, Peyton, Owens, Sone, Marrs, Jennings, Jouett and Allied Families. Jefferson City, Mo.: G.M. Sone, 1958. FHL 301540

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Logan 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 Book A: 1795-1817
  2. Will Book B: 1815-1823

Taxation

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Logan County, Kentucky is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[4] digitized by Ancestry ($).

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1861 - Logan County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517651 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1875-1876 - Logan County Birth Index 1875-1876. Batch C517652 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Marriage
  • 1854-1861 - Logan County Marriage Index 1854-1861. Batch M517651 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1875-1876 - Logan County Marriage Index 1875-1876. Batch M517653 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1878 - Logan County Marriage Index 1878. Batch M517654 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Unsorted

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Logan 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. Voice of Dorothy Murphy (b. 1927), life-long resident of Central City, Ky. (2011)
  4. G. Glenn Clift, Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800 (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 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.