Trimble County, Kentucky Genealogy

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Trimble County's civil records start the following years:  
 
Trimble County's civil records start the following years:  
  
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 '''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milton,_Kentucky Milton]
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The following have information concerning African American research.   
 
The following have information concerning African American research.   
  
*[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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*[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.  
 
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific&nbsp;to Kentucky African Americans.  
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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>  
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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>
 
*[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.  
 
*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,  
 
*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,  
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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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[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1840i.htm '''1840 Federal Census &amp;&nbsp;Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
  
[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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[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>
  
[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/1860.htm '''1860 Federal Census Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
  
[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/1870.htm '''1870 Federal Census Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
  
[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/1880.htm '''1880 Federal Census Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
  
[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/1900.htm '''1900 Federal Census Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>
  
 
[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  ====
  
*[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/court1.htm '''Trimble County Court Order Book 1 Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb  
*[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/court2.htm '''Trimble County Court Order Book 2 Index'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb  
*[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.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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==== 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;  
 
&nbsp;[http://www.ole.net/~maggie/trimble/1890.htm '''1890 Tax Lists of Trimble County'''] ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb&nbsp;  
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==== 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  
 
&nbsp;Trimble County Deaths ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb<br>&nbsp;Trimble County Marriages ~ Trimble Co., KYGenWeb  
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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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Contents

Quick Dates

Trimble County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852   1852      

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

County Courthouse

Trimble County Courthouse, Bedford, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

History

Parent County

1836--Trimble County was created 9 February 1837 from Gallatin, Henry and Oldham Counties.
County seat: Bedford [1]

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

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

Web Sites

References

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