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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Ballard_County,_Kentucky|Ballard]]
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*[[Calloway_County,_Kentucky|Calloway]]
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*[[Carlisle_County,_Kentucky|Carlisle]]
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*[[Henry_County,_Tennessee|Henry County, Tennessee]]
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*[[Hickman_County,_Kentucky|Hickman]]
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*[[Marshall_County,_Kentucky|Marshall]]
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*[[McCracken_County,_Kentucky|McCracken]]
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*[[Weakley_County,_Tennessee|Weakley County, Tennessee]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 17:00, 17 December 2008

 United States  > Kentucky > Graves County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1823--Graves County was created in 1823 from Hickman County.  County seat: Mayfield [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864, 1896--Had disasterswhich destroyed some records.
1897--Court house burned to the ground but material survived this also.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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