Metcalfe County, Kentucky Genealogy

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*[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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*[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]  
 
*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Metcalfe|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Metcalfe|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Metcalfe/ Metcalfe County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
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Revision as of 03:12, 12 January 2011


Metcalfe County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Metcalfe County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
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

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18707,934
18809,42318.8%
18909,8714.8%
19009,9881.2%
191010,4534.7%
192010,075−3.6%
19309,373−7.0%
194010,85315.8%
19509,851−9.2%
19608,367−15.1%
19708,177−2.3%
19809,48416.0%
19908,963−5.5%
200010,03712.0%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21169.txt


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).