Owsley County, Kentucky Genealogy

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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ky/county/owsley/census/1860/slave.html 1860 Owsley County, Kentucky Slave Schedule].
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1420441;p=collectionDetails United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850].
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1420440;p=collectionDetails United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850].
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1401638;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1850].
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1473181;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1860].
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ky/county/owsley/census/1860/slave.html 1860 Owsley County, Kentucky Slave Schedule].
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1438024;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1870].
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1417683;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1880].
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1325221;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1900].
  
 
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 United States  > Kentucky > Owsley County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1843--Owsley County was created 23 January 1843 from Clay, Estill and Breathitt Counties.  County seat: Booneville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1929, 1967--Disasters destroyed most of the records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Owsley County, Kentucky. Includes geography, demographics, cemeteries, churches, populated places, post offices, schools, etc.
  • Populated Places. Arnett, Blake, Booneville, Chestnut Gap, Conkling, Cowcreek, Endee, Eversole, Island City, Lerose, Levi, Lucky Fork, Major, Mistletoe, Pebworth, Ricetown, Scoville, Sebastian, Southfork, Stay , Sturgeon, Taft, Travellers Rest, Vincent. Whoopflarea.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

  • Many Land records for Owsley County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Schools

  • Schools. Anglin, Bee Branch, Bethelehem, Bradshaw, Cortland, Fish Creek, Highland, Indian Creek, Lerose, Leroy, Moores, Riverside, Rockhouse, Royal Oak, Walnut Grove.

Taxation

  • Many Land records for Owsley County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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