Robertson County, Kentucky Genealogy

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Guide to '''Robertson County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.robertsoncounty.ky.gov/ Robertson County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>PO Box 75; <br>Mount Olivet, KY 41064<br>Phone. 606.724.5212<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Robertson County, Kentucky page 274, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://www.robertsoncounty.ky.gov/ Robertson County&nbsp;Courthouse]<br>PO Box 75; <br>Mount Olivet, KY 41064<br>Phone. 606.724.5212<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Robertson County, Kentucky page 274, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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== Robertson County Kentucky History  ==
 
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'''1871--'''A disaster destroyed most of the records.  
 
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==== African American Research  ====
 
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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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*[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]]
  
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*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Robertson/ Robertson County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
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Guide to Robertson County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Robertson County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Facts
Founded February 11, 1867
County Seat Mount Olivet
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Contents

Robertson County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Robertson County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth*
Marriage
Death*
Census
Deeds
Wills
1909
1867
1875
1870
1868
1864
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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Robertson County Courthouse
PO Box 75;
Mount Olivet, KY 41064
Phone. 606.724.5212[1]

Robertson County Kentucky History

Parent County

1867--Robertson County was created 11 February 1867 from Bracken, Harrison, Mason and Nicholas Counties.
County seat: Mount Olivet [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1871--A disaster destroyed most of the records.

Robertson County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Abigail Brierly Ridge Kentontown Mount Pleasant
Alhambra Five Lick Creek Linnville Ogden Ridge
Bratton Hittville Mount Olivet Piqua

Neighboring Counties

Robertson 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.  %±
1870 5,399
1880 5,814 7.7%
1890 4,684 −19.4%
1900 4,900 4.6%
1910 4,121 −15.9%
1920 3,871 −6.1%
1930 3,344 −13.6%
1940 3,419 2.2%
1950 2,881 −15.7%
1960 2,443 −15.2%
1970 2,163 −11.5%
1980 2,265 4.7%
1990 2,124 −6.2%
2000 2,266 6.7%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Robertson 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

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Robertson County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Robertson County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Robertson County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Robertson 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).