Trigg County, Kentucky Genealogy

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The following have information concerning African American research.   
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*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
  
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Trigg County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Trigg County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 27, 1820
County Seat Cadiz
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Trigg County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1820--Trigg County was created 27 January 1820 from Caldwell and Christian Counties.  County seat: Cadiz [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

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

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

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.

  • Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Search can be searched by name, place and/or date.  This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky. 
  • Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
  • Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
  • Trigg Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks. 

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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