Webster County, Kentucky Genealogy

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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/webster.html Webster&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/webster.html Webster&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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=448333&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Webster++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Webster 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=4374&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=46&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Webster 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=4374&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=46&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Webster 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://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=116:2:3443330828936798::::::YES USGS GNIS search results for Webster County, Kentucky cemeteries]  
 
*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=116:2:3443330828936798::::::YES USGS GNIS search results for Webster County, Kentucky cemeteries]  
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/maps/ghm1999/webster.gif Webster County, Kentucky 1999 Highway Map]  
 
*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/maps/ghm1999/webster.gif Webster County, Kentucky 1999 Highway Map]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kywebste/ Webster County Kentucky USGenWeb Project page]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kywebste/ Webster County Kentucky USGenWeb Project page]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Webster/ http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Webster/]
 
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Webster County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Webster County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 29, 1860
County Seat Dixon
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Webster County Courthouse, Dixon, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
The Webster County county seat is located in Dixon. The courthouse is located in the central portion of town.

History

Parent County

1860--Webster County was created 29 February 1860 from Henderson, Hopkins and Union Counties.
County seat: Dixon [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bellville Fairmont Ortiz Tilden
Blackford Free Union Poole Vanderburg
Breton Gatesville Pratt Virginia
Clay Hearin Providence Wanamaker
Derby Jolly Rock Spring West Wheatcroft
Diamond Lisman Sebree Wheatcroft
Dixon Little Zion Shelton Williams
Elmwood Onton Slaughters

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

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.

Census


Church

USGS GNIS search results for Webster County, Kentucky

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records



Societies and Libraries

The primary branch of the Webster County library is located in Dixon, Kentucky, and maintains a genealogy section including local histories, many local newspapers on microfilm, and microfilmed copies of county vital records.

A satellite library branch exists in Providence, Kentucky, and maintains a smaller genealogy section, mostly focusing on historical photographs.


Web Sites

References

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