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County Courthouse

Morgan County Courthouse, West Liberty, Ky.

History

Parent County

1822--Morgan County was created 7 December 1822 from Floyd and Bath Counties.  County seat: West Liberty [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1862, 1925--Disasters destroyed most records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adele Fannin Middle Fork Sellars
Bear Wallow Florress Mima Silverhill
Blairs Mills Gordon Ford Mize Smith Creek
Blaze Grassy Creek Moon Stacy Fork
Bonny Greear Murphyfork Straight Creek
Caney Head of Stacy Fork Neal Valley Tarklin
Cannel City Hickory Grove Nickell Twentysix
Caskey Fork (hist.) Holliday Oak Hill Upper Sandlick
Caskey Settlement Index Ophir Upper White Oak Creek
Cindas Creek Jeptha Panama Vance Fork
Cisco Jericho Payton War Creek
Coffee Creek Jones Creek Pekin West Liberty
Cottle Kellacey Perry Bend Wheel Rim
Crockett Leisure Pomp Wheelrim Fork
Dehart Lenox Redwine White Oak
Dingus Liberty Road Relief Woodsbend
Ditney School (hist.) Licking River Rexville Wrigley
Ebon Lost Creek Right Fork Yocum
Elamton Lower Sandlick Road Fork Zag
Elkfork Malone Rockhouse
Elna Matthew Rush Branch
Ezel Maytown Salem





























Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:


Bible

Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files, etc.

Sorted by Surname, Morgan County, Kentucky 

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness may take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.

  • Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Search can be searched by name, place and/or date.  This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky. 
  • 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.
  • Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
  • Morgan Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks. 

Census

Morgan County Census Records

Church

Church Records 

Court

Kentucky Court of Justice, Morgan County Office of the Circuit Court Clerk
Morgan County Court Records
Morgan County Court and Tax Records

Land

Local Histories

Morgan County History Series
Wikipedia-Morgan County Kentucky 

Maps

Morgan County, Kentucky Map 

Military

List of Revelutionary Pensioners
Morgan County Genealogy Trails
Morgan County Kentucky World War II Casualities, Army and Air Corps 

Newspapers

Licking Valley Courier
P. O. Box 187
West Liberty, KY 41472

Obituaries

Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral
Morgan County Obituaries
Potter Funeral Home Inc.
 

Probate

School records

Morgan County School Photos and Yearbooks 

Taxation

Morgan County Court and Tax Records 

Vital Records

Kentucky Marriage Project, Morgan County 
MARRIAGE RECORDS OF MORGAN COUNTY, KENTUCKY 1821-1882
Morgan County Genealogy Trails 1870 Mortality Schedule
Morgan County Deaths
Morgan County Marriages
Morgan County Vital Records
USGenWeb Archives Project, Morgan County, Kentucky Marriage Index

Societies and Libraries

Morgan County Historical Society
P.O. Box 900; Route 1
West Liberty KY 41472

Websites

References

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

 

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