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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Trimble_County,_Kentucky|Trimble County]]''
 
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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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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| Wises Landing
 
| Wises Landing
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milton,_Kentucky Milton]
 
| Mount Pleasant  
 
| Mount Pleasant  
 
| Trout  
 
| Trout  
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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>  
 
*[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>  
 
*[[African American Research]] (US)  
 
*[[African American Research]] (US)  
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific&nbsp;to Kentucky African Americans.  
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*[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific&nbsp;to Kentucky African Americans.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
 
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
*[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/cem.htm '''Trimble County Cemeteries'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
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*[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/cem.htm '''Trimble County Cemeteries'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>  
 
*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>  
 
*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>  
 
*[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.  
 
*[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://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/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;  
 
*[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;  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp 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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*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.  
 
*[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.=  
 
*[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.=  
 
*[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  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
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*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ky/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~&nbsp;&nbsp; Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
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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  
 
[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1910.htm '''1910 Federal Census'''][http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1920.htm '''Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb  
  
[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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[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>  
  
<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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<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.  
  
 
See [[Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book]] for more information about statewide printed indexes.  
 
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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==== 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
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
 
*[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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==== Miscellaneous  ====
 
==== Miscellaneous  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/trimble/toc.html '''Trimble County, Kentucky Archives Project''']
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/trimble/toc.html '''Trimble County, Kentucky Archives Project''']  
 
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html KY Postcards] Kentucky Postcards ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project  
 
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html KY Postcards] Kentucky Postcards ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/democrt.htm '''Trimble Democrat 1913'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb
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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/democrt.htm '''Trimble Democrat 1913'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb  
  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
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==== 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.
  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/tax.htm '''Trimble County Tax Lists 1837, 1838 &amp; 1839'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/tax.htm '''Trimble County Tax Lists 1837, 1838 &amp; 1839'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>  
  
&nbsp;[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1890.htm '''1890 Tax Lists of Trimble County'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb&nbsp;
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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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[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>  
  
&nbsp;Trimble County Deaths ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>&nbsp;Trimble County Marriages ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb
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&nbsp;Trimble County Deaths ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>&nbsp;Trimble County Marriages ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb  
  
 
*[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://www.youseemore.com/trimble/ Trimble County Public Library]<br>112 Highway 42 East<br>Bedford, KY 40006<br>Phone: (502) 255-7362  
 
[http://www.youseemore.com/trimble/ Trimble County Public Library]<br>112 Highway 42 East<br>Bedford, KY 40006<br>Phone: (502) 255-7362  
  
<br> Trimble Co Historical Society<br>c/o Sue Reid<br>5700 Montfort Lane<br>Crestwood KY 40014  
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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]
 
*[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  ==

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Founded February 9, 1837
County Seat Bedford
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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).