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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Greenup_County,_Kentucky|Greenup County]]''  
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky Genealogy|Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Greenup County, Kentucky|Greenup County]]''  
  
{{KYDC}}  
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Guide to '''Greenup 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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== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Greenup County Kentucky Courthouse  ===
  
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Birth|Birth]]*'''  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Marriage|Marriage]]'''  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Death|Death]]*'''  
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''  
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Land|Land]]'''  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Probate|Probate]]'''
 
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[[Image:Greenup County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|236px|Greenup County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG]]  
 
[[Image:Greenup County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|236px|Greenup County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG]]  
  
[http://courts.ky.gov/counties/greenup/ Greenup County Courthouse]<br>Main &amp; Harrison; <br>Greenup, KY 41144-1055<br>Phone: 606.473.7394<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greenup County, Kentucky page 271, {{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/courts/clerks/Pages/default.aspx?county=Greenup Greenup County Courthouse]<br>Main &amp; Harrison; <br>Greenup, KY 41144-1055<br>Phone: 606.473.7394<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greenup County, Kentucky page 271, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
== History  ==
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== Greenup County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1803--'''Greenup County was&nbsp;created 12 December 1803&nbsp;from [[Mason County, Kentucky|Mason]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Greenup <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1803--'''Greenup County was&nbsp;created 12 December 1803&nbsp;from [[Mason County, Kentucky Genealogy|Mason]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Greenup <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  ====
  
== Places/Localities  ==
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'''1937''' A disaster destroyed some records.
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== Greenup County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Boyd County, Kentucky|Boyd]]  
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*[[Boyd County, Kentucky Genealogy|Boyd]]  
*[[Carter County, Kentucky|Carter]]  
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*[[Carter County, Kentucky Genealogy|Carter]]  
*[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence County, Ohio]]  
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*[[Lawrence County, Ohio Genealogy|Lawrence County, Ohio]]  
*[[Lewis County, Kentucky|Lewis]]  
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*[[Lewis County, Kentucky Genealogy|Lewis]]  
*[[Scioto County, Ohio|Scioto County, Ohio]]
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*[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy|Scioto County, Ohio]]
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== Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kygreenup.png|thumb|right|400px|Kygreenup.png]]  
  
== Resources  ==
 
[[Image:Kygreenup.png|thumb|right|400px]]
 
 
==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
  
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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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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
 
*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>  
 
*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>  
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*[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  
 
*[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  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/greenup.html Greenup 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://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/greenup.html Greenup 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;  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|631115|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Greenup 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.  
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*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FamilySearch Catalog/frameset_fhlc.asp FamilySearch Catalog] lists {{FHL|631115|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Greenup 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=4009&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=71&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Greenup 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://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4009&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=71&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Greenup 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://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/cemetery.htm Greenup County Cemeteries KY Archives Project]&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/cemetery.htm Greenup County Cemeteries KY Archives Project]&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/cemdata.html Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Cemeteries]<br>
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/cemdata.html Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Cemeteries]<br>
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{| width="90%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="6" border="1"
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=19&GScnty=1033&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|631115|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1033 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [KYGENWEBURL KYGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Greenup+Kentucky&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Kentucky&county=Greenup&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/toc.html KYGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/greenup.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.kyhistory.org/cemetery.asp Kentucky Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Kentucky&county=Greenup&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Kentucky Cemeteries|Kentucky Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{KY Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
[http://www.greenupcountyclerk.com/contact.html Greenup County Clerk, Pat Hieneman's Online Office]&nbsp;<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Courts-Online.php?court=16238 Greenup County District Court Online Resource Directory]&nbsp;<br>[http://courts.ky.gov/counties/greenup/ Kentucky Court of Justice-Greenup County, Office of the Circuit Court Clerk]  
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[http://www.greenupcountyclerk.com/contact.html Greenup County Clerk, Pat Hieneman's Online Office]&nbsp;<br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Courts-Online.php?court=16238 Greenup County District Court Online Resource Directory]&nbsp;<br>[http://courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages/default.aspx?county=Greenup Kentucky Court of Justice-Greenup County, Office of the Circuit Court Clerk]
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{KY Land}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
[http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0310540/Warrior1/page2.html Greenup County History]<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenup_County,_Kentucky Wikipedia-Greenup County, Kentucky]  
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{{KY History}}
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greenup_County,_Kentucky Wikipedia-Greenup County, Kentucky]  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=29847 History of Greenup County, Kentucky] at Ancestry.com (Free<ref>May be used for free at Family History Center. To locate a center near you, [https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator click here].</ref>/$)
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/kentucky/ Maps of Kentucky (1776-1939)]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/military.htm Greenup County Military Index KY Archives Project]  
 
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/military.htm Greenup County Military Index KY Archives Project]  
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===== Civil War  =====
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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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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union)]], Companies E, I and L.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)]], Companies E, I and L.
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:- [[22nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)|22nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)]], Companies B, C and F.
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:- [[39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)|39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)]], Companies A, D and H.
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:- [[53rd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)|53rd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)]], Companies I and K.
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:- [[54th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)|54th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)]], Companies A, C, F and H.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{KY Newspaper abstracts|Appling}}
  
 
==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ucd/states/ky_ucd.htm GenealogyBuff.com, Kentucky, Greenup County, Miscellaneous Obituaries] (Scroll down the page to locate desired entries)<br>[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/obit.htm Greenup County Obituaries, KY Archives Project]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/obitindex.html Greenup Obituaries]  
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[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ucd/states/ky_ucd.htm GenealogyBuff.com, Kentucky, Greenup County, Miscellaneous Obituaries] (Scroll down the page to locate desired entries)<br>[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/obit.htm Greenup County Obituaries, KY Archives Project]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/data.html Greenup Obituaries]
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
*'''1822-1949''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 2 to 14 (1822-1949)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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{{KY Probate Intro}}
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*'''1822-1949''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 2 to 14 (1822-1949)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5790 Greenup County, Kentucky Will Records: 1822-1843] at Ancestry.com (Free<ref>May be used for free at Family History Center. To locate a center near you, [https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator click here].</ref>/$)
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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}}
  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/data.html#tax Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records]  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/data.html#tax Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records]  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/deathcert.htm Greenup County Death Certificates, KY Archives Project]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/data.html#marriage Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Marriage Records] <br>  
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{{KY Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/kentucky/ky-vital-records/ How to order Kentucky Vital Records]  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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===== Birth  =====
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*'''1852-1859''' - Greenup County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|C517421}} 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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*'''1874''' - Greenup County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517422}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Greenup County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517423}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1797-1954''' -  {{RecordSearch|1804888|Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
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*'''1852-1859''' - Greenup County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|M517421}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Greenup County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517424}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Greenup County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517425}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/data.html#marriage Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Marriage Records]
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===== Death  =====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/deathcert.htm Greenup County Death Certificates, KY Archives Project]
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== Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Greenup County Genealogy and Historical Society'''<br>508 Main Street<br>PO Mox 981<br>Greenup, KY 41144<br>E-mail:[mailto:greenupgenealogy@yahoo.com greenupgenealogy@yahoo.com]<br>[http://www.greenupgenealogy.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Greenup County Historical Society'''<br>614 Main Street<br>Greenup, KY 41144-1036<br>Telephone: 606-473-6514<br><br>
  
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
 
==== Family History Centers  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Ashland Kentucky Family History Center]]&nbsp;
 
*[[Ashland Kentucky Family History Center]]&nbsp;
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Greenup|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/kentucky/greenup-county/ Greenup County, KY History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Greenup|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/toc.html Greenup County Kentucky Archives Project]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/toc.html Greenup County Kentucky Archives Project]  
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/ky/greenup/ Greenup County, KY Genealogy Forum]  
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*[http://www.genealogy.com/forum/regional/states/topics/ky/ KY Genealogy Forum]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/ Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/ Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb]  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Greenup/ Greenup&nbsp;County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Greenup/ Greenup&nbsp;County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/KY/Greenup-County.htm Greenup County KY Genealogy] (Kentucky Genealogy)
  
== References  ==
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== Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
 
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Beginning Dates for Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1803 1852 1810 1811 1822
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Greenup County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

Greenup County Courthouse
Main & Harrison;
Greenup, KY 41144-1055
Phone: 606.473.7394[1]

Greenup County Kentucky History

Parent County

1803--Greenup County was created 12 December 1803 from Mason County.
County seat: Greenup [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

1937 A disaster destroyed some records.

Greenup County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Argillite Hopewell Oldtown South Shore
Beechy Hunnewell Oliver Station Sunshine
Bellefonte Kehoe Poplar Highlands Truitt
Brushart Letitia Raceland Tygarts Valley
Danleyton Limeville Raceland Junction Walsh
Edgington Lloyd Riverview Warnock
Flatwoods Load Russell West Russell
Frost Lynn Russell Heights Worthington
Fullerton Maloneton Samaria Wurtland
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Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African American

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

Bible

Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc.

USBiographies Project-Greenup County Biographies

Cemeteries

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


Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
[KYGENWEBURL KYGenWeb] WorldCat Billion Graves
KYGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Kentucky Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See Kentucky Cemeteries for more information.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18102,369
18204,31182.0%
18305,85235.7%
18406,2977.6%
18509,65453.3%
18608,760−9.3%
187011,46330.9%
188013,37116.6%
189011,911−10.9%
190015,43229.6%
191018,47519.7%
192020,0628.6%
193024,55422.4%
194024,9711.7%
195024,887−0.3%
196029,23817.5%
197033,19213.5%
198039,13217.9%
199036,742−6.1%
200036,8910.4%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21089.txt

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

Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records

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

Greenup County Clerk, Pat Hieneman's Online Office 
Greenup County District Court Online Resource Directory 
Kentucky Court of Justice-Greenup County, Office of the Circuit Court Clerk

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 Greenup 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

Greenup County Military Index KY Archives Project

Civil War

Online Records


Regiments. Service men in Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy:

- 2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union), Companies E, I and L.
- 2nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union), Companies E, I and L.
- 22nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union), Companies B, C and F.
- 39th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union), Companies A, D and H.
- 53rd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union), Companies I and K.
- 54th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union), Companies A, C, F and H.

Newspapers

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

Obituaries

GenealogyBuff.com, Kentucky, Greenup County, Miscellaneous Obituaries (Scroll down the page to locate desired entries)
Greenup County Obituaries, KY Archives Project
Greenup Obituaries

Probate

Probate records are held by the Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy Clerk of Court and are housed at the Greenup 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.

Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records

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 Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy Clerk, with divorce records 1849-1958 located with the Greenup 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. See also How to order Kentucky Vital Records


Birth
  • 1852-1859 - Greenup County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch C517421 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1874 - Greenup County Birth Index 1874. Batch C517422 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
  • 1875 - Greenup County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517423 at FamilySearch - free.[5]
Marriage
Death

Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Greenup County Genealogy and Historical Society
508 Main Street
PO Mox 981
Greenup, KY 41144
E-mail:greenupgenealogy@yahoo.com
Website

Greenup County Historical Society
614 Main Street
Greenup, KY 41144-1036
Telephone: 606-473-6514

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.


Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Greenup County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greenup County, Kentucky page 271, 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. May be used for free at Family History Center. To locate a center near you, click here.
  4. May be used for free at Family History Center. To locate a center near you, click here.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 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.