Crittenden County, Kentucky Genealogy
|Crittenden County, Kentucky|
Location in the state of Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
|Founded||January 26, 1842|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
107 S. Main Street Suite 202
Marion, KY 42064
- Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb - http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/
1865, 1870--Disasters destroyed most records.
1880 Census--Crittenden County, Kentucky is missing about 1,500 people.
Places / Localities
|Irma||New Salem||Shady Grove||Weston|
- Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/
- Ken Gilkey list of Crittenden Co., Ky Cemeteries http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/critcem.html
- Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb (Unmarked Burials) http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittunmarkedbur.html
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.
- Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried. Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone. May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
- Find A Grave also gives a list of cemeteries in Crittenden County and links to the information for the individuals buried there,
- Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
- Crittenden Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.
- The Family History Library Catalog lists some records of cemeteries in Crittenden County. Some of the books or others may be on Google Books or available at public libraries.
- ePodunk list of Crittenden 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.
- US GenWeb Archives http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/crittenden/churches/early-ch.html
- Crittenden Co., Ky Church Directory http://www.zetify.com/churches/in/Crittenden-KY-Churches
- Crittenden Co., KY Court Minutes Records 1852-1860 http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/courtminrec1.html
- County Court Records (Some Records Fees Charged)
- Crittenden Co., Ky Deeds 1841-1901 http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/Crittdeeds.html
- Crrittenden Co., Ky Deeds 1847-1857 http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/Deeds.html
- Morre Crittenden Co., Ky. Court Records 1852-1860
- Crittenden Co., Court Excercts 1862 http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/CrittCoCt1862.rtf
- Some Crittenden Court Records 1871-1884 http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/cckycrecs.html
It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
- Locate publications about direct ancestors
- Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
- Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
- [Baker] Chapman, Peggy Brown. Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties & Jackson Purchase, Kentucky. Lubbock, Texas: P.B. Chapman, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 B171cp
- History of Crittenden County, Kentucky http://www.the-press.com/history.html
- Old Fire Maps Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/oldfiremaps.html
- Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer http://www.uky.edu/KentuckyAtlas/21055.html
- Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb Rev. War Soldiers http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/revwar.html
- Richard P'Pool's data base for Crittenden Co., Civil War Soldiers Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/civilwarvets.html
- Crittenden Co., Ky. Fallen WW1 Soldiers http://usgwarchives.org/ky/military/wwi/crittenden.html
- U. S. ARMY & ARMY AIR CORPS CASUALITIES WW II - CRITTENDEN Co., Kentucky
U.S. GenWeb Archives http://files.usgwarchives.org/ky/crittenden/military/tip-433.txt
- The Crittenden Press History http://www.the-press.com/history.html
- The Crittenden Press http://www.the-press.com/index1.html
- Some Crittenden County Ky. marriage Records 1857-1868
- Some mg recs. 1905-1942 Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/critmgrec.html
- Delayed Births from late 1800-1910 http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/delayedbirths.html
- Crittenden Co., Ky Births 1911-1930 http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittbths.html
- Ky. Death records 1911-2000 http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/death/search.cgi
- (Some Ky Deaths) Browning Funeral Home Records http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/
- Some Crittenden Co., Ky Death Certs. Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/dthcert.html
- (Some Crittenden Co., KY Bible Records) Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/biblerecords.html
- Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb 1860 Mortality http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittcomort.htm
- Ky Vital Records Project http://www.kyvitals.com/
- Crittenden Co., Ky Unmarked Burials Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crittunmarkedbur.html
Societies and Libraries
- Crittenden Co., Ky. Library http://www.crittendenlibrary.org/
- Crittenden Co., KYGenWeb http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/gensoc.html
- Crittenden Co., KYGenWeb http://www.westernkyhistory.org/crittenden/crithissoc.html
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Linkpendium has links to many other sites. It is organized by subjects. Simply click on the name of the site you would like explore.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Voice of Dorothy Murphy (b. 1927), life-long resident of Central City, Ky. (2011)