Russell County, Kentucky Genealogy

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The organization [http://www.copies1918.com/index.html Strictly By Name] provides free online indexes to early Russell County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:
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Revision as of 20:35, 25 June 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Russell County

Contents

County Courthouse

Russell County Courthouse, Jamestown, Ky.

History

Parent County

1825--Russell County was created 14 December 1825 from Adair, Cumberland and Wayne Counties.
County seat: Jamestown [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bryan Humble Middletown Russell Springs
Creelsboro Indian Hills Old Olga Salem
Decatur Jabez Olga Sano
Eli Jamestown Ono Sewelltown
Esto Jericho Ribbon Sycamore Flat
Fonthill Karius Rose Crossroads Vinnie
Freedom Long Bottom Rowena Webbs Cross Roads
Helm Manntown Royville Whittle
Horntown












Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Russell County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:

  1. Will Book 1: 1826-1854
  2. Will Book 2: 1854-1870

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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