Robertson County, Kentucky

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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&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from&nbsp;1867;<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, probate and <br>court records&nbsp;from 1867<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>
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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&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from&nbsp;1867;<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, probate and <br>court records&nbsp;from 1867<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>  
  
 
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Revision as of 16:08, 13 August 2012

Robertson County, Kentucky
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Founded February 11, 1867
County Seat Mount Olivet
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Contents

Quick Dates

Robertson County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852   1852      

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

County Courthouse

Robertson County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

Robertson County Courthouse
PO Box 75;
Mount Olivet, KY 41064
Phone. 606.724.5212 

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1867;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce, probate and
court records from 1867[1]

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.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

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

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. 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 Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).