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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/hancock/ Hancock County KYGenWeb]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/hancock/hancock.html Hancock County USGenWeb Archives]
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select the county.  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select the county.  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  

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Hancock County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Hancock County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 3, 1829
County Seat Hawesville
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Hancock County

County Courthouse

Hancock County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

History

John Hancock.JPG

The county is named after John Hancock (1737-1793), a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

Parent County

1829--Hancock County was created 3 January 1829 from Breckinridge, Daviess and Ohio Counties.
County seat: Hawesville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adair Easton Patesville Sunny Corner
Arrington Corner Floral Pellville Victoria Crossroads
Cabot Goering Petri Waitman
Chambers Hawesville Roseville Weberstown
Dukes Lewisport Skillman

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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