Woodford 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/woodford.html Woodford&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/woodford.html Woodford&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=436871&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Woodford++%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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*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|436871|subject-id|disp=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.  
 
*[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;Woodford 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=4152&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=18&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Woodford 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  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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*'''[1790]''' Heinemann, Charles B. ''"First Census" of Kentucky 1790''. Washington, D.C.: n.p., 1940.&nbsp;1981 reprint: [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=446696 FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;976.9 X2ph 1981]; digital version at [http://www.kykinfolk.com/carroll/1790census.htm Kentucky Kinfolks]. ["2 volumes of 1790 were used." (p. 2)]
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*'''[1790]''' Heinemann, Charles B. ''"First Census" of Kentucky 1790''. Washington, D.C.: n.p., 1940.&nbsp;1981 reprint: {{FHL|446696|title-id|disp=FHL&nbsp;US/CAN&nbsp;976.9 X2ph 1981}}; digital version at [http://www.kykinfolk.com/carroll/1790census.htm Kentucky Kinfolks]. ["2 volumes of 1790 were used." (p. 2)]
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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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.
 
*[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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[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Woodford/ http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Woodford/]  
 
[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Woodford/ http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Woodford/]  

Revision as of 07:14, 7 January 2011

Woodford County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Woodford County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded November 12, 1788
County Seat Versailles
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Woodford County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1788--Woodford County was created 12 November 1788 from Fayette County.
County seat:  Versailles [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1965--A disaster destroyed most of the records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bonita Gaybourn Millville Pisgah
Clifton Harmony Milner Shetland
Davistown Hunter Town Mortonsville Troy
Duckers Jacksontown (hist.) Nonesuch Versailles
Faywood McKees Crossroads Nugent Crossroads Wallace
Firmantown Midway Pinckard Woodford Village

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Census

1790 - Lost, but a substitute is available, see Taxation.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records



Societies and Libraries


Web Sites

Family History Library Catalog

http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Woodford/

References

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