Oldham County, Kentucky

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== Quick Dates ==
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== County Courthouse ==
 
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Oldham County's civil records start the following years:
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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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== County Courthouse  ==
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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&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate <br>and land records from 1824.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Oldahm 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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[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>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
*&nbsp;[[Kentucky_Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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*&nbsp;[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
  
 
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
 
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
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*'''1824-1917''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 9 (1824-1917)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1824-1917''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 9 (1824-1917)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.

Revision as of 02:29, 20 November 2012

Oldham County, Kentucky
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Founded December 15, 1823
County Seat LaGrange
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Oldham County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1824 1852 1830 1824 1824
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Oldham County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

Oldham County Courthouse
100 W Jefferson Street
La Grange, KY 40031
Phone: 502.222.9311[1]

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

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

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.  %±
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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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).