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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://courts.ky.gov/counties/fleming/ Fleming County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square <br>Flemingsburg, KY 41041-1399<br>Phone: 606.845.8461&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 1798<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fleming County, Kentucky page 270, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://courts.ky.gov/counties/fleming/ Fleming County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square <br>Flemingsburg, KY 41041-1399<br>Phone: 606.845.8461&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 1798<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fleming County, Kentucky page 270, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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Effective '''1/1/1824 '''[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Nicholas_County,_Kentucky Nicholas] County was created from Fleming County.  
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Effective '''1/1/1824 '''[[Nicholas_County,_Kentucky|Nicholas]] County was created from Fleming County.  
  
 
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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*&nbsp;[[Kentucky_Minorities}|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/biographies.htm Various biographies concerning citizens of Fleming County<br>]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/biographies.htm Various biographies concerning citizens of Fleming County<br>]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
  
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*USGenWeb's Fleming County site has numerous [http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/cemeteries.htm cemetery transcriptions] as well as tombstone photos and information on current cemetery restoration projects  
 
*USGenWeb's Fleming County site has numerous [http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/cemeteries.htm cemetery transcriptions] as well as tombstone photos and information on current cemetery restoration projects  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/poorfarm.htm Fleming County Poor Farm Cemetery]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/poorfarm.htm Fleming County Poor Farm Cemetery]  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/fleming.html Fleming 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<br>
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/fleming.html Fleming 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<br>  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/1840flemcen.html 1840 Heads of Households and Revolutionary War Pensioners for Fleming County]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/1840flemcen.html 1840 Heads of Households and Revolutionary War Pensioners for Fleming County]  
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/legal.htm Various Legal Matters in Fleming County<br>]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/legal.htm Various Legal Matters in Fleming County<br>]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/courtorders.htm Various Court Orders of early Fleming County]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/courtorders.htm Various Court Orders of early Fleming County]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/landrecords.htm Various Land Records of Fleming County<br>]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/landrecords.htm Various Land Records of Fleming County<br>]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/deeds.htm Various Deeds of Fleming County]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/deeds.htm Various Deeds of Fleming County]  
 
*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
 
*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Fleming County, Kentucky
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Facts
Founded February 10, 1798
County Seat Flemingsburg
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Quick Dates

Fleming County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

County Courthouse

Fleming County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Flemingsburg, KY 41041-1399
Phone: 606.845.8461 

County Clerk has marriage, probate and land records from 1798[1]

History

Parent County

1798--Fleming County was created 10 February 1798 from Mason County.
County seat: Flemingsburg [2]

Boundary Changes

Effective 1/1/1824 Nicholas County was created from Fleming County.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Bald Hill Dalesburg Hill Top Plummers Mill
Battle Run Elizaville Hillsboro Poplar Grove
Beechburg Ewing Locust Poplar Plains
Bluebank Fairview Mount Carmel Ryan
Carpentersville (hist.) Flemingsburg Muses Mills Sherburne
Colfax Flemingsburg Junction Nepton Stringtown
Concord Foxport Olive Branch Sunset
Cowan Goddard Pleasureville Tilton
Craintown Grange City Plummers Landing Wallingford

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

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

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18005,016
18108,94778.4%
182012,18636.2%
183013,49910.8%
184013,268−1.7%
185013,9144.9%
186012,489−10.2%
187013,3987.3%
188015,22113.6%
189016,0785.6%
190017,0746.2%
191016,066−5.9%
192015,614−2.8%
193012,931−17.2%
194013,3273.1%
195011,962−10.2%
196010,890−9.0%
197011,3664.4%
198012,3238.4%
199012,292−0.3%
200013,79212.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21069.txt

For tips on accessing Fleming County, Kentucky Genealogy census records online, see: Kentucky Census.

Church

Court

Genealogy

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]
Bibliography
  • [Argo] Sharp, John L. From Adam to the Royalty of England and Scotland to the Families of Fleming County, Kentucky: or the Ancestors of Selvinous Dina Argo. Morehead, Ky.: J.L. Sharp, 1976. FHL Book 929.273 Ar38a
  • [Bennington] Bennington Family [Will of William Bennington, Fleming County, Kentucky, 1801]. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. FHL Film 1638368 Item 3
  • [Burgess] Reginald, R. The House of the Burgesses: Being a Genealogical History of Edward Burgess of King George and Stafford counties, Virginia, with His Sons - Garner Burgess of Fauquier Co., Virginia; William Burgess of Stafford Co., Virginia; Moses Burgess of Orange County, Virginia; Reuben Burgess of Rowan Co., North Carolina - and His Grandsons - Edward Burgess of Culpeper Co., Virginia; John Burgess of Harrison Co., Kentucky; Henry Burgess of Fleming Co., Kentucky; Edward Burgess of Scott Co., Kentucky; John P.B. Burgess of Halifax Co., Virginia; Edward Burgess of Kanawha Co., West Virginia; William Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; Reuben Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; and Thomas Burgess of White Co., Tennessee - Together with Their Known Descendants Named Burgess. San Bernardino, Calif.: Borgo Press, 1983. FHL Book 929.273 B912r
  • [Fulton] Engle, Caroline Dayton. "Major Hugh Fulton of Augusta Co., Va., and Fleming Co., Ky.," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 1 (Mar. 1972):65-67. FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 60
  • [Heflin] Heflin, Donald L. Reuben Heflin of Somewhere in Virginia to Mason, Fleming & Mason counties, KY, 1785-1863. Georgetown, Ky.: D.L. Heflin, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 H361hdd
  • [Hester] Searl, Hester Geraldine Lester. Hester Genealogy, A Story of Some Descendants of John Hester and Early Settler of Fleming County, Kentucky, Who Arrived in America in the Year 1740. Patterson, Calif.: H.G.L. Searl, 1972. FHL Book 929.273 H469s
  • [Hilligoss] Danell, Jennie. Hilligoss Family of Fleming County, Kentucky and Rush County, Indiana. Fresno, Calif.: J. Danell, 197-?. FHL Book 929.273 H558d
  • [Owens] Owens, David Hatfield. Owens Family of Virginia (Richmond, King George, Stafford, Prince
  • William, Fauquier Counties) and Kentucky (Mason, Lewis, Fleming, Bracken, Mercer, Boyle Counties). Ann Arbor, Mich.: D.H. Owens, 1991. FHL Book 929.273 Ow2od 1991
  • [Smith] Hall, William K. Robert Smith Born about 1732, Died about 1798 of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania and Fleming County, Kentucky. St. Louis, Mo.: W.K. Hall, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 Sm51hb
  • [Vincent]
  • [Walton] Walton, John. "Job Walton of Fleming County, Kentucky," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 52, No. 1 (Mar. 1964):15-24. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 52

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fleming County, Kentucky page 270, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).