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Wolfe County, Kentucky
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Founded March 5, 1860
County Seat Campton
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Contents

County Courthouse

Wolfe County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1860--Wolfe County was created 5 March 1860 from Breathitt, Morgan, Owsley and Powell Counties.
County seat: Campton [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1886, 1915--Disasters destroyed most of the records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Antioch El Park Leeco Rosefork
Balleyfield Gillmore Lexie Standing Rock
Baptist Glencairn Lower Gillmore Stillwater
Belknap Grannie Malaga Toliver
Bethany Hazel Green Mary Torrent
Booth Helechawa Mullins Point Trent
Burkhart High Falls Nelson Upper Gillmore
Campton Hollonville Pence Valeria
Chamber Fork Landsaw Pine Ridge Vortex
Daysboro Lee City Rogers Zachariah

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.

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. 

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

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).

 

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