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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pendleton County, Kentucky|Pendleton County]]''
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Guide to '''Pendleton County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== Pendleton County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
  
== County 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%" | <center>'''[[Pendleton County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Pendleton County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Pendleton County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[Pendleton County, Kentucky#Land|'''Deeds''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Pendleton County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1852</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1799</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1852</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1810</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1841</center>
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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:{{KYPendletoncourthouse}}]]  
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[[Image:{{KYPendletoncourthouse}}]]&nbsp;
  
== History  ==
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[http://pendletoncounty.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx Pendleton County Courthouse]<br>223 Main St; PO Box 112; <br>Falmouth, KY 41040<br>Phone: 859.654.3347<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pendleton 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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== Pendleton County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Pendleton County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Pendleton%2C+Boston|subject|disp=Boston}}  
 
| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Pendleton%2C+Boston|subject|disp=Boston}}  
| DeMossville  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Mossville,_Kentucky DeMossville]
 
| Goforth  
 
| Goforth  
 
| Meridian
 
| Meridian
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| Morgan
 
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| Butler  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Butler,_Kentucky Butler]
 
| Durbintown  
 
| Durbintown  
 
| Hayes  
 
| Hayes  
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| Flowertown (hist.)  
 
| Flowertown (hist.)  
 
| Locust Grove  
 
| Locust Grove  
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| Carntown  
 
| Carntown  
 
| Four Oaks  
 
| Four Oaks  
 
| Marcus  
 
| Marcus  
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| Catawba  
 
| Catawba  
 
| Fruit Hill (hist.)  
 
| Fruit Hill (hist.)  
 
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| McKinneysburg  
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*[[Kenton County, Kentucky|Kenton]]
 
*[[Kenton County, Kentucky|Kenton]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Pendleton County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kypendleton.png|thumb|right|400px]]
  
 
==== African American Research  ====
 
==== African American Research  ====
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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;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/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;
  
 
==== Bibles  ====
 
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/pendleton/churchs_cemeteries/church_cem_index.htm Pendleton County Cemeteries] ~ Pendleton County KYGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/pendleton/churchs_cemeteries/church_cem_index.htm Pendleton County Cemeteries] ~ Pendleton County KYGenWeb  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/Pendleton.html Pendleton 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://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/kentucky.html Pendleton Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ky/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~&nbsp; &nbsp; Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project  
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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.  
 
*[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.  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1084 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Pendleton County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1084 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Pendleton County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|762473|subject-id|disp=some&amp;nbsp;records of&amp;nbsp;cemeteries in&amp;nbsp;Pendleton 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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*The [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catal og Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|762473|subject-id|disp=some&amp;nbsp;records of&amp;nbsp;cemeteries in&amp;nbsp;Pendleton 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.  
*[http://www.epodunk.com-cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4234&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=20&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Pendleton 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.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=4234 ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Pendleton County cemeteries]]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; 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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==== Census  ====
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/pendleton/census/1800Head-Household.htm 1800 Pendleton County Head of Household Census]&nbsp;~ Pendleton County KYGenWeb
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/pendleton/census/1810/1810ind1.txt 1810 Pendleton County Census Index]&nbsp;~ Pendleton County USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/pendleton/census/1810/1810cen1.txt 1810 Pendleton County Census]&nbsp;~ Pendleton County USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/pendleton/census/1820/1820ind1.txt 1820 Pendleton County Census Index]&nbsp;~ Pendleton County USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/pendleton/census/1820/1820cen1.txt 1820 Pendleton County Census] ~ Pendleton County USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/pendleton/census/1830/1830ind2.txt 1830 Pendleton County Census Index]&nbsp;~ Pendleton County USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/pendleton/census/1830/1830cen1.txt 1830 Pendleton County Census], pg 62-72 ~ Pendleton County USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/pendleton/census/1830/1830cen2.txt 1830 Pendleton County Census <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1295738307609_958" />]pg 73-82 ~ Pendleton County USGenWeb Archives
  
 
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*'''[Flournoy]''' Rivers, Flournoy. "The Flournoy Family," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography,'' [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241797 Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jul. 1894):81-90]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241809 Vol. 2, No. 2 (Oct. 1894):190-213]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241823 Vol. 2, No. 3 (Jan. 1895):318-327]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241854 Vol. 2, No. 4 (Apr. 1895):437-447]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241867 Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jul. 1895):67-79]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241923 Vol. 3, No. 4 (Apr. 1896):414-416]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241942 Vol. 4, No. 1 (Jul. 1896):97-101]. Digitized by JSTOR - free.
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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[http://www.pendletoncounty.ky.gov/about/history.htm Pendleton County Kentucky History]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; history of Pendleton County from KY.gov
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'''Fryer House'''&nbsp; ~&nbsp; The Fryer House is located in Butler, Kentucky. This historic two story stone house was built by Pendleton County, Kentucky pioneer Walter Fryer in 1811. Abraham Vastine, a housebuilder, built this house of limestone from an adjacent quarry and it has walls two feet thick. The roof truss system is built of wood framing held together with wooden pegs. The home was not completed until 1813. The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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The Pendleton County Historical Society announced in April 2007 that it had leased the home for 99 years as a museum and Society offices. The building had been vacant for seven years.
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'''Kennett Tavern'''&nbsp; ~&nbsp; The Kennett Tavern is located in Falmouth, and is the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s oldest standing commercial building of Federated architectural construction. The facility has been completely renovated and now serves as the City of Falmouth Municipal Building.
  
 
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[http://www.pendletoncounty.ky.gov/NR/rdonlyres/FB626710-48A7-4A81-AA5F-61A69BA2C6DA/0/pendletoncountymap81509.pdf Pendleton County Map]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Street names, landmarks, etc&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Kentucky.gov
  
 
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[http://www.falmouthoutlook.com/ Falmouth Outlook Newspaper]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Serving Pendleton County since 1907.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1841-1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 4 (1841-1967)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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*'''1800''' - 1800 Tax List of {{PAGENAME}} is included in Clift's ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800,''<ref>G. Glenn Clift, ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800'' (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).</ref> digitized by [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3720 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
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*'''1852-1859''' - Pendleton County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|C517871}} 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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*'''1874-1875''' - Pendleton County Birth Index 1874-1875. Batch {{IGI|C517872}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875-1876''' - Pendleton County Birth Index 1875-1876. Batch {{IGI|C517873}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1852-1859''' - Pendleton County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|M517871}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875-1876''' - Pendleton County Marriage Index 1875-1876. Batch {{IGI|M517874}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Pendleton County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517875}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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== Pendleton County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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[http://www.pcplibrary.org/ Pendleton County Public Library]<br>228 Main Street<br>Falmouth, KY 41040<br>Phone: (859) 654-8535
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Pendleton County Historical Society<br>P. O. Box 130<br>Falmouth, KY 41040<br>Phone: (859) 654-3225
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Pendleton County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/pendleton/ Pendleton County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/pendleton/ Pendleton County KYGenWeb]  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Pendleton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Pendleton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Pendleton/ Pendleton County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Pendleton/ Pendleton County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)  
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*[http://kygenweb.net KYGen\Web] ~ information and project data pertraining to Kentucky and its counties.
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*[http://usgenweb.org USGenWeb]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; maps, information, archives and projects relating to U.S. states and counties.
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*[http://usgwarchives.net USGenWeb Archives Project]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Bible records, cemetery records, obituaries, military records, death notices and other information organized by state and county.
  
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== Pendleton County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
 
<references />{{Kentucky|Kentucky}}  
 
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Guide to Pendleton County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded December 4, 1798
County Seat Falmouth
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Contents

Pendleton County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Pendleton County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth*
Marriage
Death*
Census
Deeds
Wills
1852
1799
1852
1810
1798
1841
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Pendleton County Courthouse, Falmouth, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
 

Pendleton County Courthouse
223 Main St; PO Box 112;
Falmouth, KY 41040
Phone: 859.654.3347[1]

Pendleton County Kentucky History

Parent County

1798--Pendleton County was created 4 December 1798 from Bracken and Campbell Counties.
County seat: Falmouth [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Pendleton County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bachelors Rest Concord Gardnersville Menzie
Boston DeMossville Goforth Meridian
Browning Corner Doughton Greenwood Morgan
Butler Durbintown Hayes Mount Auburn
Caddo Ezra (hist.) Ivor Peach Grove
Caldwell Falmouth Knoxville Portland
Callensville (hist.) Flowertown (hist.) Locust Grove
Carntown Four Oaks Marcus
Catawba Fruit Hill (hist.) McKinneysburg

Neighboring Counties

Pendleton County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African American Research

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

Bibles

Biographies

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1800 1,613
1810 3,061 89.8%
1820 3,086 0.8%
1830 3,863 25.2%
1840 4,455 15.3%
1850 6,774 52.1%
1860 10,443 54.2%
1870 14,030 34.3%
1880 16,702 19.0%
1890 16,346 −2.1%
1900 14,947 −8.6%
1910 11,985 −19.8%
1920 11,719 −2.2%
1930 10,876 −7.2%
1940 10,392 −4.5%
1950 9,610 −7.5%
1960 9,968 3.7%
1970 9,949 −0.2%
1980 10,989 10.5%
1990 12,036 9.5%
2000 14,390 19.6%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Pendleton 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

Genealogy

Land

Local Histories

Pendleton County Kentucky History  ~  history of Pendleton County from KY.gov


Fryer House  ~  The Fryer House is located in Butler, Kentucky. This historic two story stone house was built by Pendleton County, Kentucky pioneer Walter Fryer in 1811. Abraham Vastine, a housebuilder, built this house of limestone from an adjacent quarry and it has walls two feet thick. The roof truss system is built of wood framing held together with wooden pegs. The home was not completed until 1813. The home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Pendleton County Historical Society announced in April 2007 that it had leased the home for 99 years as a museum and Society offices. The building had been vacant for seven years.


Kennett Tavern  ~  The Kennett Tavern is located in Falmouth, and is the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s oldest standing commercial building of Federated architectural construction. The facility has been completely renovated and now serves as the City of Falmouth Municipal Building.

Maps

Pendleton County Map  ~  Street names, landmarks, etc  ~  Kentucky.gov

Military

Newspapers

Falmouth Outlook Newspaper  ~  Serving Pendleton County since 1907.

Probate

Timeline

Date Event Source
1798 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1799 County formed Source:Red Book  American State, County and Town Sources 
1799 Court records recorded Source:Red Book American State, County and Town Sources
1799 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book American State, County and Town Sources
1799 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1820 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1852 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Taxation

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Pendleton County, Kentucky is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[3] digitized by Ancestry ($).

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1859 - Pendleton County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch C517871 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874-1875 - Pendleton County Birth Index 1874-1875. Batch C517872 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875-1876 - Pendleton County Birth Index 1875-1876. Batch C517873 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1859 - Pendleton County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch M517871 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875-1876 - Pendleton County Marriage Index 1875-1876. Batch M517874 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1878 - Pendleton County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517875 at FamilySearch - free.[4]

Pendleton County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Pendleton County Public Library
228 Main Street
Falmouth, KY 41040
Phone: (859) 654-8535


Pendleton County Historical Society
P. O. Box 130
Falmouth, KY 41040
Phone: (859) 654-3225

Family History Centers

Pendleton County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Pendleton County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pendleton 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. G. Glenn Clift, Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800 (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 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.