Shelby County, Kentucky Genealogy

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*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
 
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/shelby.html Shelby&nbsp;Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/shelby.html Shelby&nbsp;Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=383288&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Shelby++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Shelby 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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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4297&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=20&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Marion 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=4297&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=20&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Marion 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.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/kentucky.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/kentucky.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
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*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195617&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Shelby&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Shelby/ Shelby County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Shelby/ Shelby County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

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Shelby County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Shelby County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded June 23, 1792
County Seat Shelbyville
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Shelby County

Contents

County Courthouse

Shelby County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

History

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The county is named after Kentucky's First Governor Isaac Shelby (1750-1826).[1]

Parent County

1792--Shelby County was created 23 June 1792 from Jefferson County.
County seat: Shelbyville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bagdad Finchville Lincoln Ridge Shelbyville
Chestnut Grove Flat Rock (hist.) Middletown Heights Simpsonville
Christianburg Graefenburg Montclair Southville
Clay Village Harrisonville Mulberry Sunnyside (hist.)
Colletts (hist.) Hatton North Benson Hills (hist.) Todds Point
Conner Hemp Ridge Old Christianburg Veachland
Consolation Hooper Olive Branch Veech
Cropper Jacksonville Peytona Veechdale
Defoe Joyes Pleasureville Waddy
Elmburg Junte Raymond Hill
Figgs L S Park

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

The following have information concerning African American research. 

Biographies

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness may take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. "List of Counties in Tennessee," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).