Marshall County, Kentucky Genealogy

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Marshall County's civil records start the following years:  
 
Marshall County's civil records start the following years:  
  
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Marshall%2C+Birmingham|subject|disp=Birmingham}}  
 
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& 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.  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& 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.  
 
*Find A Grave also gives a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1067 list of cemeteries in Marshall County] and links to the  information for the individuals buried there,  
 
*Find A Grave also gives a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1067 list of cemeteries in Marshall County] and links to the  information for the individuals buried there,  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp 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.  
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*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp 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 list of 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 list of 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.
  

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

Quick Dates

Marshall County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

County Courthouse

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

History

Parent County

1842--Marshall County was created 12 February 1842 from Calloway County.
County seat: Benton [1]

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

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

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Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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