Pendleton County, Kentucky

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== African American  ====
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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;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/pendleton/census/1850_slave.htm 1850 Pendleton County Slave Census]
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/pendleton/census/1860_slave.htm 1860 Pendlton County Slave Census
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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;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.
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==== Bibles  ====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/pendleton/bible_index.htm Pendleton County Bible Records]
  
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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==== Biographies  ====
  
*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://www.kykinfolk.com/pendleton/biographies.html Pendleton County Biographies]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
  
*[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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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*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,
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.
  
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/pendleton/churchs_cemeteries/church_cem_index.htm Pendleton County Cemeteries] ~ Pendleton County KYGenWeb
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*[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://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;~ 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
 
*[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  
 
*[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  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/pendleton.html Pendleton&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://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] Local volunteers may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.
 
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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=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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=762473&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Pendleton++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&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.
 
*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=762473&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Pendleton++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&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/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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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/pendleton/ Pendleton County KYGenWeb]
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*[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.  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195588&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Pendleton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195588&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Pendleton&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  

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Pendleton County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Pendleton County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 4, 1798
County Seat Falmouth
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Pendleton County Courthouse, Falmouth, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

History

Parent County

1798--Pendleton County was created 4 December 1798 from Bracken and Campbell Counties.  County seat: Falmouth [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

Resources

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.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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