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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Marshall_County,_Kentucky|Marshall County]]''
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Guide to '''Marshall County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Marshall_County,_Kentucky|Marshall County]]''
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== County Courthouse ==
 
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== Quick Dates ==
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Marshall County's civil records start the following years:
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Marshall County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Marshall County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Marshall County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Marshall County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Marshall County, Kentucky#Land|Land]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852  
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Marshall County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Marshall County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852  
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Marshall County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Marshall County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[Marshall County, Kentucky#Land|'''Deeds''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Marshall County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1852</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1802</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1852</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1850</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1848</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1848</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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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
 
[[Image:{{KYMarshallcourthouse}}]]&nbsp;  
 
[[Image:{{KYMarshallcourthouse}}]]&nbsp;  
  
[http://marshallcounty.ky.gov/ Marshall County Courthouse]<br>1101 Main Street<br>Benton, KY 42025-1498<br>Phone 270.527.4740  
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[http://marshallcounty.ky.gov/ Marshall County Courthouse]<br>1101 Main Street<br>Benton, KY 42025-1498<br>Phone 270.527.4740<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marshall County, Kentucky page 273, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1849<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marshall County, Kentucky page 273, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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== History<br>  ==
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County <br>  ====
 
==== Parent County <br>  ====
  
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kymarshall.png|thumb|right|400px|Kymarshall.png]]
  
 
==== African American Research  ====
 
==== African American Research  ====
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's 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;[[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  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
 
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/marshall.html Marshallof the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/marshall.html Marshall] of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ky/ African American Cemeteries Online] Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ky/ African American Cemeteries Online] Partial index/transcriptions of African American 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.  
 
*[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.  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1067 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Marshall 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=1067 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Marshall County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*The [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|333973|subject-id|disp=some&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;records of&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;cemeteries in&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;nbsp;Marshall 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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*The [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|333973|subject-id|disp=some records of cemeteries in Marshall County}}. Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4153&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=57&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Marshall 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=4153&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=57&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Marshall 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.
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
{{USCensusPopfckLR| 1850= 5269fckLR| 1860= 6982fckLR| 1870= 9455fckLR| 1880= 9647fckLR| 1890= 11287fckLR| 1900= 13692fckLR| 1910= 15771fckLR| 1920= 15215fckLR| 1930= 12889fckLR| 1940= 16602fckLR| 1950= 13387fckLR| 1960= 16736fckLR| 1970= 20381fckLR| 1980= 25637fckLR| 1990= 27205fckLR| 2000= 30125fckLR| estimate=fckLR| estyear=fckLR| estref=fckLR| footnote=http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21157.txtfckLR}}  
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1850= 5269
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| 1860= 6982
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| 1870= 9455
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| 1880= 9647
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| 1890= 11287
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| 1900= 13692
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| 1910= 15771
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| 1920= 15215
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| 1930= 12889
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| 1940= 16602
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| 1950= 13387
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| 1960= 16736
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| 1970= 20381
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| 1980= 25637
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| 1990= 27205
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| 2000= 30125
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{{Census|Kentucky}}  
 
{{Census|Kentucky}}  
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1848-1933''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Book 2 (1848-1933)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Marshall County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|C517721}} 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/7/75/Igikentuckymz.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1874''' - Marshall County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517722}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Marshall County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517723}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Marshall County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|M517721}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Marshall County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517724}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Marshall County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517725}} 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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Revision as of 20:50, 29 March 2013

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Guide to Marshall County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Marshall County, Kentucky
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Facts
Founded February 12, 1842
County Seat Benton
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Marshall County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth*
Marriage
Death*
Census
Deeds
Wills
1852
1802
1852
1850
1848
1848
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Marshall County Courthouse, Benton, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
 

Marshall County Courthouse
1101 Main Street
Benton, KY 42025-1498
Phone 270.527.4740[1]

History

Parent County

1842--Marshall County was created in 1842 from Calloway County.

County seat: Benton

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1888, 1914--Disasters destroyed most records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Altona Cambridge Shores Harris Hill Ford Possum Trot
Aurora Cloud Crossing Harvey Scale
Benton Dogtown  Iola Sharpe
Birmingham Draffenville Little Bear Creek Sherwood Shores
Brewers Elva Little Cypress South Marshall
Brien Fairdealing Marshall Tatumsville
Briensburg Gilbertsville Oak Level The Moors
Buena Vista Glade Olive Walnut Grove
Calvert City Hardin Palma

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Kymarshall.png

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.
18505,269
18606,98232.5%
18709,45535.4%
18809,6472.0%
189011,28717.0%
190013,69221.3%
191015,77115.2%
192015,215−3.5%
193012,889−15.3%
194016,60228.8%
195013,387−19.4%
196016,73625.0%
197020,38121.8%
198025,63725.8%
199027,2056.1%
200030,12510.7%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21157.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1861 - Marshall County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517721 at FamilySearch - free.[2]
  • 1874 - Marshall County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517722 at FamilySearch - free.[2]
  • 1875 - Marshall County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517723 at FamilySearch - free.[2]
Marriage
  • 1852-1861 - Marshall County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch M517721 at FamilySearch - free.[2]
  • 1875 - Marshall County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517724 at FamilySearch - free.[2]
  • 1876-1878 - Marshall County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517725 at FamilySearch - free.[2]
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), Marshall County, Kentucky page 273, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/7/75/Igikentuckymz.pdf.