Owsley County, Kentucky

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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1843'''--Owsley County was&nbsp;created 23 January 1843&nbsp;from&nbsp;[[Clay County, Kentucky|Clay]], [[Estill County, Kentucky|Estill]] and [[Breathitt County, Kentucky|Breathitt]] Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Booneville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1843'''--Owsley County was&nbsp;created 23 January 1843&nbsp;from&nbsp;[[Clay County, Kentucky|Clay]], [[Estill County, Kentucky|Estill]] and [[Breathitt County, Kentucky|Breathitt]] Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Booneville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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| Eversole
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| Lerose
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Breathitt_County,_Kentucky|Breathitt]]
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*[[Breathitt County, Kentucky|Breathitt]]  
*[[Clay_County,_Kentucky|Clay]]
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*[[Clay County, Kentucky|Clay]]  
*[[Jackson_County,_Kentucky|Jackson]]
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*[[Jackson County, Kentucky|Jackson]]  
*[[Lee_County,_Kentucky|Lee]]
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*[[Lee County, Kentucky|Lee]]  
*[[Perry_County,_Kentucky|Perry]]
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*[[Perry County, Kentucky|Perry]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
*[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=1420441;p=collectionDetails United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850].  
*[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=1420440;p=collectionDetails United States Census (Slave Schedule), 1850].  
*[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=1401638;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1850].  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1473181;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1860].
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*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1473181;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1860].  
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ky/county/owsley/census/1860/slave.html 1860 Owsley County, Kentucky Slave Schedule].  
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ky/county/owsley/census/1860/slave.html 1860 Owsley County, Kentucky Slave Schedule].  
*[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=1438024;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1870].  
*[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=1417683;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1880].  
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1325221;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1900].
 
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1325221;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1900].
  
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Revision as of 21:15, 15 January 2010

 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

Arnett Eversole Mistletoe Stay
Blake Island City Pebworth Sturgeon
Booneville Lerose Ricetown Taft
Chestnut Gap Levi Scoville Travellers Rest
Conkling Lucky Fork Sebastian Vincent
Cowcreek Major Southfork Whoopflarea
Endee










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).