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|
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.
Some of the best online Crittenden County cemetery resources are:
- Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb
- Ken Gilkey list of Crittenden Co., Ky Cemeteries
- Crittenden Co., KyGenWeb (Unmarked Burials)
Additional resources include:
- 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)