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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Oldham_County,_Kentucky|Oldham County]]''  
&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Kentucky|Kentucky]]&nbsp;&gt; Oldham County'' <br>
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== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Oldham County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[[Image:Oldham County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]
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{{KYDC}}
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Oldham County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://kykinfolk.com/oldham/ Oldham Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Ky-oldham.png
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| state = Kentucky
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| state_map = Kentucky.png
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| founded year = 1823
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| founded date = December 15
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| seat wl = LaGrange
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}}
  
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== Oldham County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Oldham County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Oldham County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Oldham County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Oldham County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | [[Oldham County, Kentucky#Land|'''Deeds''']]
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Oldham County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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[[Image:Oldham County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Oldham County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG]]
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[http://www.oldhamcounty.net/ Oldham County Courthouse]<br>100 W Jefferson Street<br>La Grange, KY 40031<br>Phone: 502.222.9311<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oldham County, Kentucky page 274, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== Oldham County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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== Oldham County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Ballardsville  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ballardsville,_Kentucky Ballardsville]
 
| Demplytown  
 
| Demplytown  
 
| Harmony Landing  
 
| Harmony Landing  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195582&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Oldham%2C+Pewee+Valley&columns=*,0,0 Pewee Valley]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Oldham%2C+Pewee+Valley|subject|disp=Pewee Valley}}
 
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| Belknap Beach  
 
| Belknap Beach  
| Floydsburg  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Floydsburg,_Kentucky Floydsburg]
 
| Harmony Village  
 
| Harmony Village  
| River Bluff
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Bluff,_Kentucky River Bluff]
 
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| Brownsboro  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brownsboro,_Kentucky Brownsboro]
 
| Fraziertown  
 
| Fraziertown  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195581&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Oldham%2C+La+Grange&columns=*,0,0 La Grange]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Oldham%2C+La+Grange|subject|disp=La Grange}}
 
| Rollington
 
| Rollington
 
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| Buckner  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buckner,_Kentucky Buckner]
 
| Glenarm  
 
| Glenarm  
 
| Liro  
 
| Liro  
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| Cedar Point  
 
| Cedar Point  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195580&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Oldham%2C+Goshen&columns=*,0,0 Goshen]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Oldham%2C+Goshen|subject|disp=Goshen}}
 
| Oldham  
 
| Oldham  
 
| Skylight
 
| Skylight
 
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| Centerfield  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centerfield,_Kentucky Centerfield]
 
| Greenhaven  
 
| Greenhaven  
| Orchard Grass Hills
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orchard_Grass_Hills,_Kentucky Orchard Grass Hills]
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=986225&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Oldham%2C+Westport&columns=*,0,0 Westport]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Oldham%2C+Westport|subject|disp=Westport}}
 
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| Crestwood  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crestwood,_Kentucky Crestwood]
 
| Halls Landing  
 
| Halls Landing  
| Park Lake  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Park_Lake,_Kentucky Park Lake]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Trimble County, Kentucky|Trimble]]
 
*[[Trimble County, Kentucky|Trimble]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Oldham County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
  
==== African American  ====
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[[Image:Kyoldham.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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==== African American Research ====
  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/African_American_Research African American Research] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ The KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
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*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
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*&nbsp;[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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==== Biographies  ====
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through [http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/oldham.html Oldham&nbsp;Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ky/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~&nbsp;&nbsp; Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
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*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
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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.
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*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1081 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Oldham County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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*The [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|444771|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Oldham 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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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4219&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=8&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Oldham 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.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.
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==== Census  ====
  
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1081 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Oldham County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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{{Historical populations
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|type = USA
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|heading = Census
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|footnote = Source: [http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en "American FactFinder".] United States Census Bureau.
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|1830 |9588
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|1840 |7380
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|1850 |7629
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|1860 |7283
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|1870 |9027
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|1880 |7667
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|1890 |6754
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|1900 |7078
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|1910 |7248
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|1920 |7689
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|1930 |7402
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|1940 |10716
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|1950 |11018
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|1960 |13388
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|1970 |14687
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|1980 |27795
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|1990 |33263
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|2000 |46178
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*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
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1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Oldham County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see [[Kentucky Census|Kentucky Census]]. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.  
*&nbsp;[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/oldham.html Oldham Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;
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*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=444771&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Oldham++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Oldham 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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See [[Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book]] for more information about statewide printed indexes.  
  
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4219&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=8&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Oldham 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.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The USGenWeb Census Project
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*[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ Census Online] ~ Census Online
  
 
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==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]
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*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
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*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
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==== Miscellaneous  ====
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html Kentucky Postcards] ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1824-1917''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 9 (1824-1917)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Oldham County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|C517841}} 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''' - Oldham County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517842}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Oldham County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517843}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1861''' - Oldham County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|M517841}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Oldham County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517844}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1879''' - Oldham County Marriage Index 1876-1879. Batch {{IGI|M517845}} 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
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births &amp; Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths &amp; Burials] ~ KY Deaths &amp; Burials 1843 - 1970
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
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== Oldham County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.oldhamcountyhistoricalsociety.org/ Oldham County Historical Society]<br>106 N Second Avenue<br>LaGrange, Kentucky 40031
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*[http://www.youseemore.com/oldham/default.asp Oldham County Public Library]<br>5895 West Highway 146<br>Crestwood, KY 40014<br>Phone: (502) 241-9899
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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== Oldham County Kentucky Genealogy Websites  ==
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195579&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Oldham&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/oldham Oldham County KYGenWeb]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/oldham/oldham.html Oldham County USGenWeb Archives] &nbsp;
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*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.
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*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Oldham|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Oldham/ Oldham County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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== Oldham County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
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<references />{{Kentucky|Kentucky}}
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Revision as of 21:18, 29 March 2013

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

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Founded December 15, 1823
County Seat LaGrange
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Contents

Oldham County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Oldham County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
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*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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Oldham County Courthouse
100 W Jefferson Street
La Grange, KY 40031
Phone: 502.222.9311[1]

Oldham County Kentucky History

Parent County

1823--Oldham County was created 15 December 1823 from Jefferson, Shelby and Henry Counties.
County seat: LaGrange [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Oldham County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Ballardsville Demplytown Harmony Landing Pewee Valley
Belknap Beach Floydsburg Harmony Village River Bluff
Brownsboro Fraziertown La Grange Rollington
Buckner Glenarm Liro Russell Corner
Cedar Point Goshen Oldham Skylight
Centerfield Greenhaven Orchard Grass Hills Westport
Crestwood Halls Landing Park Lake

Neighboring Counties

Oldham County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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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.  %±
1830 9,588
1840 7,380 −23.0%
1850 7,629 3.4%
1860 7,283 −4.5%
1870 9,027 23.9%
1880 7,667 −15.1%
1890 6,754 −11.9%
1900 7,078 4.8%
1910 7,248 2.4%
1920 7,689 6.1%
1930 7,402 −3.7%
1940 10,716 44.8%
1950 11,018 2.8%
1960 13,388 21.5%
1970 14,687 9.7%
1980 27,795 89.2%
1990 33,263 19.7%
2000 46,178 38.8%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Oldham County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Kentucky Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.

See Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1861 - Oldham County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517841 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1874 - Oldham County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517842 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875 - Oldham County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517843 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage
  • 1852-1861 - Oldham County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch M517841 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875 - Oldham County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517844 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1876-1879 - Oldham County Marriage Index 1876-1879. Batch M517845 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Unsorted

Oldham County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Oldham County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Oldham County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oldham County, Kentucky page 274, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 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.