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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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== County Courthouse ==
 
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== Quick Dates ==
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Logan County's civil records start the following years:
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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>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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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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== County Courthouse ==
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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  ==
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
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==== African American Research  ====
 
==== African American Research  ====
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Research Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Research 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  ====
 
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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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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
*[http://www.geocities.com/baptist_documents/logan.county.baptist.hist.html Baptist History]<br>
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{{KY Church Intro}}
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*[http://www.geocities.com/baptist_documents/logan.county.baptist.hist.html Baptist History]<br>  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
 
*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
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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}}  
 
*'''[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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*'''[Sevier]''' Armstrong, Zella. ''Notable Southern Families.'' Chattanooga, Tenn.: Lookout Publishing Company, 1926. Vol. 4. Digital version at {{FSbook|1050198}} - free.
 
*'''[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}}
 
*'''[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}}
  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
 
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
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==== Military  ====
 
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*''Logan County, Kentucky Pensioners: Revolutionary, War of 1812 and Indian Wars.'' Digital version at {{FSbook|938541}} - free.
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
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==== 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  ====
 
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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] ($).
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
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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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*'''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  
 
*[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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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[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  ==
 
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/logan/ Logan County KYGenWeb Project]: Collection of vital records, histories, and links to other resources.<br>
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/logan/ Logan County KYGenWeb Project]: Collection of vital records, histories, and links to other resources.<br>  
 
*[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.  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Logan/ Logan County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Logan/ Logan County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](linkpendium)
  
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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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Facts
Founded June 28, 1792
County Seat Russellville
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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

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Kentucky denominations, view the Kentucky Church Records wiki page.

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
  • [Sevier] Armstrong, Zella. Notable Southern Families. Chattanooga, Tenn.: Lookout Publishing Company, 1926. Vol. 4. Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online - free.
  • [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

Local histories are available for Logan County, Kentucky. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Kentucky Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Logan County, Kentucky newspapers in online catalogs like:

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

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more background information and state-wide resources see the wiki page Kentucky 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.