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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Pike_County,_Kentucky|Pike County]]''
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Guide to '''Pike County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== Pike County Kentucky Courthouse ==
 
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== Quick Dates ==
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Pike County's civil records start the following years:
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Pike County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Pike County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1852</center>
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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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[[Image:Pike County, Kentucky Courhouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Pike County, Kentucky Courhouse.JPG]] [http://pike.clerkinfo.net/ Pike County Courthouse]<br>324 Main Street<br>Pikeville, KY 41501-0631<br>Phone: 606.432.6211<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pike 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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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://pike.clerkinfo.net/ [[Image:Pike County, Kentucky Courhouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]&nbsp;Pike County Courthouse]<br>324 Main Street<br>Pikeville, KY 41501-0631<br>Phone: 606.432.6211&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has birth and&nbsp;death <br>records 1911-1949, marriage and&nbsp;<br>land records from 1824, probate&nbsp;<br>records from 1822 and school <br>records 1895-1934<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pike 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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== History  ==
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== Pike County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
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== Pike County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[[Wise County, Virginia|Wise County, Virginia]]
 
*[[Wise County, Virginia|Wise County, Virginia]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Pike County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kypike.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;[[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;
  
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
 
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
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==== Genealogy  ====
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*'''[Hatfield]''' Donnelly, Shirley. "Musicks Are Close Kin of Hatfield Clan," ''Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 3, No. 4 (Oct. 1965):76-78. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6131 Ancestry] ($).
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*'''[Hatfield]''' Hamlin, Charles Hughes. "Additional Hatfield Information," ''Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 4, No. 2 (Apr. 1966):44. Digital version at [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6131 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
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==== Land  ====
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry) (Confederate)|2nd Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry) (Confederate)]]. Company F, likely Company I.  
 
:- [[2nd Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry) (Confederate)|2nd Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry) (Confederate)]]. Company F, likely Company I.  
:- [[5th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry) (Confederate)|5th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry) (Confederate)]]. Company B.<ref name="r95">[http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/virginia_state_line_organ.html The Virginia State Line: Organizational Structure of the Virginia State Line], ''Ranger95.com,'' accessed 11 June 2012.</ref>
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:- [[5th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry) (Confederate)|5th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry) (Confederate)]]. Company B.<ref name="r95">[http://www.ranger95.com/civil_war/virginia/cavalry/virginia_state_line_organ.html The Virginia State Line: Organizational Structure of the Virginia State Line], ''Ranger95.com,'' accessed 11 June 2012.</ref>  
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:- [[14th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)|14th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Companies C, D, and L.
  
 
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
 
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate ====
  
 
*'''1839-1912''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books A to B (1839-1912)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1839-1912''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books A to B (1839-1912)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1852-1859''' - Pike County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|C517891}} 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''' - Pike County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517892}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Pike County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517893}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1859''' - Pike County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|M517891}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Pike County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517894}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Pike County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517895}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
 
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
 
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
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== Pike County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
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== Pike County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://pikecounty.potterflats.com/ Pike County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://pikecounty.potterflats.com/ Pike County KYGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Pike/ Pike County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Pike/ Pike County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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== Pike County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
 
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Guide to Pike County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Pike County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Pike County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth*
Marriage
Death*
Census
Deeds
Wills
1852
1822
1852
1830
1820
1839
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Pike County, Kentucky Courhouse.JPG
Pike County Courthouse
324 Main Street
Pikeville, KY 41501-0631
Phone: 606.432.6211[1]

Pike County Kentucky History

Parent County

1821--Pike County was created 19 December 1821 from Floyd County.
County seat: Pikeville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Pike County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Aflex Esco Little Dixie Ransom
Allegheny Etty Lookout Ratliff
Argo Federal Majestic Republic
Ashcamp Fedscreek Mayo Village Robinson Creek
Beaver Bottom Fords Branch McAndrews Rockhouse
Belcher Forest Hills McCarr Rural
Belfry Freeburn McCombs Sharondale
Big Branch Garden Village McVeigh Shelbiana
Biggs Goody Meta Sidney
Board Tree Greasy Creek Mikegrady Simers
Boldman Gulnare Millard South Williamson
Broad Bottom Hardy Mossy Bottom Speight
Burnwell Hartley Mouthcard Stone
Buskirk Hatfield Myra Stopover
Canada Heenon Nelse Sutton
Cedarville Hellier New Camp Titan Siding
Coal Run Village Henry Clay Nigh Toler
Coleman Honey Fork Owsley Toonerville
Collins Huddy Pauley Turkey Creek
Dorton Hylton Paw Paw Varney
Douglas Jamboree Penny Venters
Draffin Jonancy Phelps Virgie
Dry Fork Justiceville Phyllis Wales
Dunlap Kewanee Pigeon Wolfpit
Dunleary Kimper Pikeville Woodman
Edgewater Leckieville Pinsonfork Woodside
Elimer Levisa Junction Piso Yeager
Elkhorn City Lick Creek Pleasant Valley Yorktown
Ellwood Lionilli Raccoon Zebulon

Neighboring Counties

Pike County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African American Research

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

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1830 2,677
1840 3,567 33.2%
1850 5,365 50.4%
1860 7,384 37.6%
1870 9,562 29.5%
1880 13,001 36.0%
1890 17,378 33.7%
1900 22,686 30.5%
1910 31,679 39.6%
1920 49,477 56.2%
1930 63,267 27.9%
1940 71,122 12.4%
1950 81,154 14.1%
1960 68,264 −15.9%
1970 61,059 −10.6%
1980 81,123 32.9%
1990 72,583 −10.5%
2000 68,736 −5.3%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

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

  • Toler

Court

Genealogy

  • [Hatfield] Donnelly, Shirley. "Musicks Are Close Kin of Hatfield Clan," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 3, No. 4 (Oct. 1965):76-78. Digital version at Ancestry ($).
  • [Hatfield] Hamlin, Charles Hughes. "Additional Hatfield Information," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 4, No. 2 (Apr. 1966):44. Digital version at Ancestry ($).

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Pike County, Kentucky served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Pike County, Kentucky:

- 2nd Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry) (Confederate). Company F, likely Company I.
- 5th Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry, Artillery, and Infantry) (Confederate). Company B.[3]
- 14th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate). Companies C, D, and L.

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1859 - Pike County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch C517891 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874 - Pike County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517892 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Pike County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517893 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1859 - Pike County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch M517891 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Pike County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517894 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1878 - Pike County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517895 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Unsorted

Pike County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Pike County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Pike County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Pike 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. The Virginia State Line: Organizational Structure of the Virginia State Line, Ranger95.com, accessed 11 June 2012.
  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.