Metcalfe County, Kentucky Genealogy

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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=1073 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Metcalfe 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=1073 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Metcalfe County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*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=427988&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Metcalfe++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Metcalfe 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 [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|427988|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Metcalfe 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.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4174&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=26&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Metcalfe 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=4174&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=26&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Metcalfe 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.usgwarchives.net/ky/metcalfe/metcalfe.htm USGenWeb Archives Project - Metcalfe County, Kentucky]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/metcalfe/metcalfe.htm USGenWeb Archives Project - Metcalfe County, Kentucky]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195548&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Metcalfe&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Metcalfe/ Metcalfe County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
 
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Metcalfe County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Metcalfe County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 1, 1860
County Seat Edmondton
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Metcalfe County Courthouse, Edmonton, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
Old Metcalfe County Courthouse, Edmonton, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

History

 Parent County

1860--Metcalfe County was created 1 February 1860 from Adair, Barren, Cumberland, Green and Monroe Counties.
County seat: Edmondton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1867--A disaster destroyed most records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Beaumont Cork Goodluck Savoyard
Beechville Curtis Knob Lick Shady Grove
Cedar Flats Echo New Liberty Summer Shade
Center Edmonton Node Willow Shade
Clarks Corner Gascon Randolph Wisdom
Cofer

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

References

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