Pendleton County, Kentucky Genealogy

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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 [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.  
 
*[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.
 
*[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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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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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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Pendleton County, Kentucky
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Founded December 4, 1798
County Seat Falmouth
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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.

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

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Web Sites

References

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