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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Trigg County, Kentucky|Trigg County]]''  
  
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Guide to '''Trigg County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== Quick Dates ==
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== Trigg County Kentucky Courthouse ==
 
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Trigg County's civil records start the following years:
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Trigg County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Trigg County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Trigg County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[Trigg County, Kentucky#Land|'''Deeds''']]</center>
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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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[[Image:Trigg County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Trigg County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG]] [http://www.triggcounty.ky.gov/ Trigg County Courthouse]<br>41 Main Street PO Box 1310<br>Cadiz, KY 42211-0609<br>Phone: 270.552.6661<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Trigg County, Kentucky page 275, {{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://www.triggcounty.ky.gov/ [[Image:Trigg County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Trigg County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG]]Trigg County Courthouse]<br>41 Main Street PO Box 1310<br>Cadiz, KY 42211-0609<br>Phone: 270.552.6661&nbsp;<br><br>County Health&nbsp;Department has birth and death records; <br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1820<br>and probate records 1820-1977.&nbsp;
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Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Trigg County, Kentucky page 275, {{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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== Trigg County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1895, 1920--'''Disasters destroyed most of the records.  
 
'''1895, 1920--'''Disasters destroyed most of the records.  
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Trigg County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[[Stewart County, Tennessee|Stewart County, Tennessee]]
 
*[[Stewart County, Tennessee|Stewart County, Tennessee]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Trigg County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== African American Research  ====
 
==== African American Research  ====
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===== Bibliography  =====
 
===== Bibliography  =====
  
*'''[Baker]''' Chapman, Peggy Brown. ''Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties &amp; Jackson Purchase, Kentucky''. Lubbock, Texas: P.B.&nbsp;Chapman, 1995. {{FHL|751704|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 B171cp}}
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*'''[Baker]''' Chapman, Peggy Brown. ''Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties &amp; Jackson Purchase, Kentucky''. Lubbock, Texas: P.B.&nbsp;Chapman, 1995. {{FHL|751704|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 B171cp}}.
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*'''[Pettypool]''' Hartsough, Carolyn S. "The William Pettypool Family of Southside Virginia: Lineage Reconstruction Based on Current Review of Evidence," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 47, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 2003):57-75; Vol. 47, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 2003):139-146. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($); {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg}}.
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1852-1862''' - Trigg County Birth Index 1852-1862. Batch {{IGI|C518011}} 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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*'''1874-1875''' - Trigg County Birth Index 1874-1875. Batch {{IGI|C518012}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Trigg County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C518013}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1862''' - Trigg County Marriage Index 1852-1862. Batch {{IGI|M518011}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Trigg County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M518014}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Trigg County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M518015}} 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://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000  
 
*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000  
 
*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases  
 
*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases  
*[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://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable<br>
  
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== Trigg County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[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]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Trigg County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[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/Trigg/ Trigg County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Trigg/ Trigg County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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Guide to Trigg County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded January 27, 1820
County Seat Cadiz
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Contents

Trigg County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Trigg County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth*
Marriage
Death*
Census
Deeds
Wills
1852
1820
1852
1820
1820
1820
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Trigg County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG
Trigg County Courthouse
41 Main Street PO Box 1310
Cadiz, KY 42211-0609
Phone: 270.552.6661[1]

Trigg County Kentucky History

Parent County

1820--Trigg County was created 27 January 1820 from Caldwell and Christian Counties.
County seat: Cadiz [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1895, 1920--Disasters destroyed most of the records.

Trigg County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Barkley Shores Cedar Point Ferguson Spring Roaring Spring
Black Hawk Cerulean Golden Pond Rockcastle
Blue Spring Cumberland Shores Linton Rockcastle Shores
Buffalo Donaldson Locust Grove Shawnee Hills
Cadiz Dry Creek Maple Grove Trigg Furnace
Caledonia Fenton Montgomery Wallonia
Canton

Neighboring Counties

Trigg County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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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.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1820 3,874
1830 5,916 52.7%
1840 7,716 30.4%
1850 10,129 31.3%
1860 11,051 9.1%
1870 13,686 23.8%
1880 14,489 5.9%
1890 13,902 −4.1%
1900 14,073 1.2%
1910 14,539 3.3%
1920 14,208 −2.3%
1930 12,531 −11.8%
1940 12,784 2.0%
1950 9,683 −24.3%
1960 8,870 −8.4%
1970 8,620 −2.8%
1980 9,384 8.9%
1990 10,361 10.4%
2000 12,597 21.6%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Trigg 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

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography
  • [Baker] Chapman, Peggy Brown. Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties & Jackson Purchase, Kentucky. Lubbock, Texas: P.B. Chapman, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 B171cp.
  • [Pettypool] Hartsough, Carolyn S. "The William Pettypool Family of Southside Virginia: Lineage Reconstruction Based on Current Review of Evidence," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 47, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 2003):57-75; Vol. 47, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 2003):139-146. Digital version at American Ancestors ($); FHL Book 975.5 B2vg.

Land

Local Histories

  • Perrin, William Henry. Counties of Christian and Trigg, Kentucky: Historical and Biographical. Chicago; Louisville: F.A. Battey, 1884. Digital version at Kentuckiana Digital Library.
  • Archives of Appalachia ~ Preserving the history of the people of Appalachia.

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1862 - Trigg County Birth Index 1852-1862. Batch C518011 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1874-1875 - Trigg County Birth Index 1874-1875. Batch C518012 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875 - Trigg County Birth Index 1875. Batch C518013 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage
  • 1852-1862 - Trigg County Marriage Index 1852-1862. Batch M518011 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875 - Trigg County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M518014 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1876-1878 - Trigg County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M518015 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
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Trigg County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Trigg County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Trigg County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Trigg County, Kentucky page 275, 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. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 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.