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Guide to '''Gallatin County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Gallatin County, Kentucky ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
 
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== Gallatin County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
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=== Gallatin County Kentucky Courthouse  ===
  
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Gallatin County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Gallatin County, Kentucky#Birth|Birth]]*'''  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Gallatin County, Kentucky#Marriage|Marriage]]'''  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Gallatin County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Gallatin County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''  
 
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[[Image:Gallatin County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]  
  
[http://courts.ky.gov/counties/gallatin/ Gallatin County Courthouse]<br>100 Main; PO Box 616<br>Warsaw, KY 41095-0616<br>Phone: 859.567.5411<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gallatin 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://gallatincounty.ky.gov/elected/ Gallatin County Courthouse]<br>100 Main; PO Box 616<br>Warsaw, KY 41095-0616<br>Phone: 859.567.5411<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gallatin County, Kentucky page 270, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== Gallatin County Kentucky History  ==
 
== Gallatin County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1798--'''Gallatin County was created 14 December 1798&nbsp;from [[Franklin County, Kentucky|Franklin]] and [[Shelby County, Kentucky|Shelby]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Warsaw <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1798--'''Gallatin County was created 14 December 1798&nbsp;from [[Franklin County, Kentucky Genealogy|Franklin]] and [[Shelby County, Kentucky Genealogy|Shelby]] Counties.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Warsaw <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Kentucky county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/kentucky/ "Rotating Formation Kentucky County Boundary Maps"] (1776-1939) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Gallatin County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
 
== Gallatin County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Boone County, Kentucky|Boone]]  
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*[[Boone County, Kentucky Genealogy|Boone]]  
*[[Carroll County, Kentucky|Carroll]]  
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*[[Carroll County, Kentucky Genealogy|Carroll]]  
*[[Grant County, Kentucky|Grant]]  
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*[[Grant County, Kentucky Genealogy|Grant]]  
*[[Owen County, Kentucky|Owen]]  
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*[[Owen County, Kentucky Genealogy|Owen]]  
*[[Switzerland County, Indiana|Switzerland County, Indiana]]
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*[[Switzerland County, Indiana Genealogy|Switzerland County, Indiana]]
  
 
== Gallatin County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
 
== Gallatin County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
  
[[Image:Kygallatin.png|thumb|right|400px|Kygallatin.png]]  
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[[Image:Kygallatin.png|thumb|right|250px]]  
  
 
==== African American Research  ====
 
==== African American Research  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
{{RAOGKcemetery}}Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
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{{KY Cemeteries Intro|Gallatin}}
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| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Gallatin, Kentucky''' online and in print</center>
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=19&GScnty=1027&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/gallatin/cemeteries.htm KYGenWeb]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/gallatin/cemeteries.htm KYGenWeb Archives]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/gallatin.html Tombstone Project]
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*[http://kentuckygravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=39 Kentucky Gravestones]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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*{{FHL|578514|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Gallatin+Kentucky&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1027 Findagrave.com]
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*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Kentucky&county=Gallatin&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/Gallatin-county-kentucky-cemetery-records.htm Kentucky Cemeteries]
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The following web sites have additional information on Gallatin county cemeteries.
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/ky/index.htm Interment.net] Kentucky cemetery records by county.
  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/gallatin.html Gallatin 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://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://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project  
*[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
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3981&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=8&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Gallatin 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.
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1027 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Gallatin County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
 
*The [[Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]] lists {{FHL|578514|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Gallatin 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=3981&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=8&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Gallatin 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://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/gallatin/cemeteries/tenmile.txt Ten Mile Baptist Church Cemetery] is a transcription of the cemetery records at the Ten Mile Baptist Church in Napoleon by Karen Garland.
 
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{KY Church Intro}}
  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
 
*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
 
*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]  
 
*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]  
*[http://www.nkyviews.com/gallatin/ten_mile/ten_mile_baptist_full_text.htm Ten Mile Baptist Church History] is a history of one of the earliest baptist churches in the county in the Napoleon area.
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*[http://www.nkyviews.com/gallatin/ten_mile/ten_mile_baptist_full_text.html Ten Mile Baptist Church History] is a history of one of the earliest baptist churches in the county in the Napoleon area.
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
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{{KY Land}}
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*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/admin/land/Pages/default.aspx The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{KY History}}
  
 
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
 
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932371|Kentucky Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932398|Kentucky Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index 
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1912-1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1916017|Kentucky Confederate Pension Applications 1912-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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=====World War I=====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
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=====Korean War=====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soldiers from KY ~ KYGenWeb
  
 
==== Miscellaneous  ====
 
==== Miscellaneous  ====
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]  
 
*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
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{{KY Newspaper abstracts|Appling}}
  
 
==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{KY Probate Intro}}
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1774 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9066 Kentucky Wills and Probate Records 1774-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1727 – 1990''' {{RecordSearch|1875188|Kentucky Probate Records 1727-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{KY Tax Intro}}
  
 
*'''1800''' - 1800 Tax List of {{PAGENAME}} is included in Clift's ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800,''<ref>G. Glenn Clift, ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800'' (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).</ref> digitized by [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3720 Ancestry] ($).
 
*'''1800''' - 1800 Tax List of {{PAGENAME}} is included in Clift's ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800,''<ref>G. Glenn Clift, ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800'' (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).</ref> digitized by [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3720 Ancestry] ($).
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth =====
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{{KY Vital Intro}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/kentucky/ky-vital-records/ How to order Kentucky Vital Records]
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===== Birth =====
  
*'''1852-1861''' - Gallatin County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|C517361}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0b/Igikentuckygl.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1839-1960''' - [https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births and Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
*'''1874''' - Gallatin County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517362}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1852-1861''' - Gallatin County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|C517361}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0b/Igikentuckygl.pdf.</ref>  
*'''1875''' - Gallatin County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517363}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1874''' - Gallatin County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517362}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1875''' - Gallatin County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517363}} at FamilySearch - free.
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths and Marriages
  
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===== Marriage =====
  
*'''1852-1861''' - Gallatin County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|M517361}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1783-1979''' - [https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
*'''1875''' - Gallatin County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517364}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1797-1954''' - {{RecordSearch|1804888|Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
*'''1876-1878''' - Gallatin County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517365}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1852-1861''' - Gallatin County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|M517361}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1875''' - Gallatin County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517364}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
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*'''1876-1878''' - Gallatin County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517365}} at FamilySearch - free.
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*'''1973-2000''' - [http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths and Marriages
  
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===== Death =====
  
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project
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*'''1843-1970''' - [https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths and Burials] ~ KY Deaths and Burials 1843 - 1970
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births &amp; Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths &amp; Burials] ~ KY Deaths &amp; Burials 1843 - 1970  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths and Marriages
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages  
 
*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
 
*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
 
 
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
 
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
  
 
== Gallatin County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Gallatin County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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'''Gallatin County Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 405<br>Warsaw KY 41095<br><br>
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'''Gallatin County Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 920<br>209 West Market Street<br>Warsaw, KY 41095<br>Telephone: 859-567-2786<br>Fax: 859-567-4750<br>E-mail:[mailto:Info@GallatinCountyLibrary.org Info@GallatinCountyLibrary.org]<br>[http://kykinfolk.com/gallatin/ Website]<br><br>
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*[http://www2.youseemore.com/gallatin/Default.asp? Gallatin County Public Library]<br>
 
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209 West Market Street<br>Warsaw, KY 41095<br>Phone: (859) 567-2786<br>Gallatin County Historical Society<br>P. O. Box 920<br>Warsaw, KY 41095
 
  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
 
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== Gallatin County Kentucky Genealogy Websites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/kentucky/gallatin-county/ Gallatin County, KY History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/gallatin/ Gallatin County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/gallatin/ Gallatin County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
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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.  
 
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Gallatin/ Gallatin County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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== Gallatin County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
 
== Gallatin County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==

Latest revision as of 21:35, 28 February 2017

United States
Kentucky
Gallatin County

Guide to Gallatin County, Kentucky ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Gallatin County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Gallatin County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 14, 1798
County Seat Warsaw
Courthouse
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Gallatin County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Gallatin County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1799 1852 1810 1798 1800
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Gallatin County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

Gallatin County Courthouse
100 Main; PO Box 616
Warsaw, KY 41095-0616
Phone: 859.567.5411[1]

Gallatin County Kentucky History

Parent County

1798--Gallatin County was created 14 December 1798 from Franklin and Shelby Counties.  County seat: Warsaw [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Kentucky county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Kentucky County Boundary Maps" (1776-1939) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Gallatin County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Ethridge Munk Ryle Steeles Creek (hist.)
Glencoe Napoleon Sparta Warsaw

Neighboring Counties

Gallatin County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African American Research

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

Biographies

Cemeteries

Cemeteries of Gallatin, Kentucky online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
TombstoneTranscriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the County
See Kentucky Cemeteries for more information

The following web sites have additional information on Gallatin county cemeteries.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18001,291
18103,307156.2%
18207,075113.9%
18306,674−5.7%
18404,003−40.0%
18505,13728.3%
18605,056−1.6%
18705,0740.4%
18804,832−4.8%
18904,611−4.6%
19005,16312.0%
19104,697−9.0%
19204,664−0.7%
19304,437−4.9%
19404,307−2.9%
19503,969−7.8%
19603,867−2.6%
19704,1346.9%
19804,84217.1%
19905,39311.4%
20007,87045.9%
Est. 20068,1533.6%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21077.txt

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

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Kentucky denominations, view the Kentucky Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Kentucky Land and Property for additional information about early Kentucky land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Gallatin County, Kentucky Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Kentucky Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War

Online Records

World War I
Korean War

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Gallatin County, Kentucky Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records are held by the Gallatin County, Kentucky Genealogy Clerk of Court and are housed at the Gallatin County, Kentucky Genealogy Courthouse. Microfilmed records can be found online at Kentucky, Probate Records, 1792-1977. See the wiki page Kentucky Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions. Online Probate Records

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more background information and state-wide resources see the wiki page Kentucky Taxation.

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Gallatin County, Kentucky Genealogy is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[3] digitized by Ancestry ($).

Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Although Kentucky enacted a statute in 1852-1862 requiring registration of births and deaths,many counties did not comply. A second law was written in 1874-1879, and 1892-1910 but, again, was not always followed. By 1911, the law was more clearly defined and kept by 1920. Any existing births 1852-1960 and death records 1852-1953 can be accessed online. See How to Find Kentucky Birth Records and How to Find Kentucky Death Records for links to indexes and images.

Original marriage records are held at the office of the Gallatin County, Kentucky Genealogy Clerk, with divorce records 1849-1958 located with the Gallatin County, Kentucky Genealogy Circuit Court. For more information see How to Find Kentucky Marriage Records. For Kentucky divorce records see the wiki page Kentucky Vital Records.

Birth
  • 1839-1960 - KY Births and Christenings ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
  • 1852-1861 - Gallatin County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517361 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874 - Gallatin County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517362 at FamilySearch - free.</ref>
  • 1875 - Gallatin County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517363 at FamilySearch - free.
  • Searchable KY Vital Records ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths and Marriages
Marriage
Death
Divorce

Gallatin County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Gallatin County Historical Society
PO Box 405
Warsaw KY 41095

Gallatin County Historical Society
PO Box 920
209 West Market Street
Warsaw, KY 41095
Telephone: 859-567-2786
Fax: 859-567-4750
E-mail:Info@GallatinCountyLibrary.org
Website


Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Gallatin County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Gallatin County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gallatin County, Kentucky page 270, 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).
  3. G. Glenn Clift, Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800 (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).
  4. Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0b/Igikentuckygl.pdf.