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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Kentucky|Kentucky]]&nbsp;&gt;Trimble County'' <br>
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Trimble_County,_Kentucky|Trimble County]]''  
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{{KYDC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Trimble County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/ Trimble Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
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| county_map = Ky-trimble.png
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| state = Kentucky
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| state_map = Kentucky.png
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| founded year = 1837
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| founded date = February 9
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| seat wl = Bedford
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
[[Image:{{KYTrimblecourthouse}}]]
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Trimble County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Trimble County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Trimble County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Trimble County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[Trimble County, Kentucky#Land|'''Deeds''']]</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Trimble County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1852</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1837</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1852</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1840</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1837</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1837</center>
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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[[Image:{{KYTrimblecourthouse}}]]&nbsp;<br>[http://www.trimblecounty.ky.gov/ Trimble County Courthouse]<br>30 Hwy 42 East; <br>Bedford, KY 40006<br>Phone: 270.639.7006<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Trimble County, Kentucky page 275, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1836--'''Trimble County was created 9 February 1837&nbsp;from [[Gallatin County, Kentucky|Gallatin]], [[Henry County, Kentucky|Henry]] and [[Oldham County, Kentucky|Oldham]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Bedford <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1836--'''Trimble County was created 9 February 1837&nbsp;from [[Gallatin County, Kentucky|Gallatin]], [[Henry County, Kentucky|Henry]] and [[Oldham County, Kentucky|Oldham]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Bedford <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195639&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Trimble%2C+Bedford&columns=*,0,0 Bedford]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ===
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==== African American Research ====
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through [http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.
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*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>
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The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp;  
  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
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*[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/blackind.htm '''African American Marriages in Trimble County'''] ''~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb (Indexes of two Marriage Books after the Civil War)''<br>
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*[[African American Research]] (US)
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*[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific&nbsp;to Kentucky African Americans.  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
  
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1066 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Marion County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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==== Biographies  ====
  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.
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*[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/cem.htm '''Trimble County Cemeteries'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
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*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
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*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1100 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Trimble County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
 
*[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/marion.html Marion 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;
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/trimble.html Trimble&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;  
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*The [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|682075|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Trimble 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=4338&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=5&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Trimble 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.=
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/kentucky.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ky/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~&nbsp;&nbsp; Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
  
*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=436871&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Marion++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,180,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Marion 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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==== Census  ====
  
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4152&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=18&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.=
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{{Historical populations
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|heading = Census
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|footnote = Source: [http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en "American FactFinder".] United States Census Bureau.
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|1840 |4480
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|1850 |5963
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|1860 |5880
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|1870 |5577
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|1880 |7171
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|1890 |7140
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|1900 |7272
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|1910 |6512
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|1920 |6011
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|1930 |5348
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|1940 |5601
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|1950 |5148
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|1960 |5102
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|1970 |5349
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|1980 |6253
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|1990 |6090
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|2000 |8125
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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1840i.htm '''1840 Federal Census &amp;&nbsp;Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
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[ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ky/trimble/1850/ '''1850 Federal Census'''] &amp; [http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1850.htm '''Index'''] ~ Trimble Co. KYGenWeb ''(separate pgs.)''<br>
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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1860.htm '''1860 Federal Census Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1870.htm '''1870 Federal Census Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1880.htm '''1880 Federal Census Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1900.htm '''1900 Federal Census Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1910.htm '''1910 Federal Census'''][http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1920.htm '''Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb
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[http://files.usgwarchives.org/ky/trimble/census/1920/1920.txt '''1920 Federal Census'''] &amp; [http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1920.htm '''Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb ''(census is partial)'' <br>
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<br>1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Trimble County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see [[Kentucky Census|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.
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See [[Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book]] for more information about statewide printed indexes.  
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The USGenWeb Census Project
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*[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ Census Online] ~ Census Online
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]
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*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/court1.htm '''Trimble County Court Order Book 1 Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb
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*[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/court2.htm '''Trimble County Court Order Book 2 Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb
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*[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/court.htm '''First County Court, March 27, 1837''']<span style="font-weight: bold"> </span>~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
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*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
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==== Genealogy  ====
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*'''[Strother]''' Owen, Thomas McAdory, "William Strother of Virginia and His Descendants," ''Publications of the Southern History Association,'' Vol. 2, No. 1 (Apr. 1898):149-173. Digitized by [http://archive.org/stream/publicationssou15assogoog#page/n152/mode/2up Internet Archive].
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ Archives of Appalachia] ~ Preserving the history of the people of Appalachia.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
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==== Miscellaneous  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/trimble/toc.html '''Trimble County, Kentucky Archives Project''']
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html KY Postcards] Kentucky Postcards ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/democrt.htm '''Trimble Democrat 1913'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
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==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1837-1965''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 3 (1837-1965)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/tax.htm '''Trimble County Tax Lists 1837, 1838 &amp; 1839'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
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&nbsp;[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1890.htm '''1890 Tax Lists of Trimble County'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb&nbsp;
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/births.htm '''Trimble County Delayed Births''']&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; [http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/birth.htm '''1853 Births'''] ''(partial)'' ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
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&nbsp;Trimble County Deaths ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>&nbsp;Trimble County Marriages ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb
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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
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births &amp; Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths &amp; Burials] ~ KY Deaths &amp; Burials 1843 - 1970
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages
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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
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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[http://www.youseemore.com/trimble/ Trimble County Public Library]<br>112 Highway 42 East<br>Bedford, KY 40006<br>Phone: (502) 255-7362
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<br>Trimble Co Historical Society<br>c/o Sue Reid<br>5700 Montfort Lane<br>Crestwood KY 40014
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195638&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Trimble&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
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*[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.
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Trimble|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Trimble/ Trimble County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Trimble/ Trimble County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History ](Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references />
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<references />{{Kentucky|Kentucky}}
  
 
[[Category:Trimble_County,_Kentucky]]
 
[[Category:Trimble_County,_Kentucky]]

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Trimble County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 9, 1837
County Seat Bedford
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Trimble County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth*
Marriage
Death*
Census
Deeds
Wills
1852
1837
1852
1840
1837
1837
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Trimble County Courthouse, Bedford, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
 
Trimble County Courthouse
30 Hwy 42 East;
Bedford, KY 40006
Phone: 270.639.7006[1]

History

Parent County

1836--Trimble County was created 9 February 1837 from Gallatin, Henry and Oldham Counties.
County seat: Bedford [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1953--A disaster destroyed most records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bedford Monitor Providence Wises Landing
Milton Mount Pleasant Trout

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.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1840 4,480
1850 5,963 33.1%
1860 5,880 −1.4%
1870 5,577 −5.2%
1880 7,171 28.6%
1890 7,140 −0.4%
1900 7,272 1.8%
1910 6,512 −10.5%
1920 6,011 −7.7%
1930 5,348 −11.0%
1940 5,601 4.7%
1950 5,148 −8.1%
1960 5,102 −0.9%
1970 5,349 4.8%
1980 6,253 16.9%
1990 6,090 −2.6%
2000 8,125 33.4%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

1840 Federal Census & Index ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb

1850 Federal Census & Index ~ Trimble Co. KYGenWeb (separate pgs.)

1860 Federal Census Index ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb

1870 Federal Census Index ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb

1880 Federal Census Index ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb

1900 Federal Census Index ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb

1910 Federal CensusIndex ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb

1920 Federal Census & Index ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb (census is partial)


1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Trimble 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

  • [Strother] Owen, Thomas McAdory, "William Strother of Virginia and His Descendants," Publications of the Southern History Association, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Apr. 1898):149-173. Digitized by Internet Archive.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Trimble Democrat 1913 ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Trimble County Tax Lists 1837, 1838 & 1839 ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb

 1890 Tax Lists of Trimble County ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb 

Vital Records


Trimble County Delayed Births    1853 Births (partial) ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb

 Trimble County Deaths ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb
 Trimble County Marriages ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb

Societies and Libraries

Trimble County Public Library
112 Highway 42 East
Bedford, KY 40006
Phone: (502) 255-7362


Trimble Co Historical Society
c/o Sue Reid
5700 Montfort Lane
Crestwood KY 40014

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Trimble 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).