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Kenton County's civil records start the following years:  
 
Kenton County's civil records start the following years:  
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1047 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Kenton County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1047 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Kenton County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
 
*The[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|431595|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Kenton 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.  
 
*The[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|431595|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Kenton 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=4084&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=24&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Kenton 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.  
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4084&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=24&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Kenton 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.
  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=41254 Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill]  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=41254 Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill]  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=41742 Independence Cemetery, Independence]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=41742 Independence Cemetery, Independence]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=42302 Mother of God Cemetery, Fort Wright]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=42302 Mother of God Cemetery, Fort Wright]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=42846 St. Cecilia's Cemetery, Independence]  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=42846 St. Cecilia's Cemetery, Independence]  
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
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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 ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Northern Kentucky Family History Center]]
 
*[[Northern Kentucky Family History Center]]
  

Revision as of 20:58, 4 April 2012


Kenton County, Kentucky
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Founded January 29, 1840
County Seat Covington
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Kenton County

Quick Dates

Kenton 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

Kenton County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1840--Kenton County was created 29 January 1840 from Campbell County. There are two court houses, one at Independence and one at Covington.
County seat: Covington [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Alexander Erlanger Latonia South Hills
Amsterdam (hist.) Fairview Latonia Lakes Springdale
Atwood Fiskburg Lookout Heights Springlake
Bank Lick Forest Hills Ludlow Staffordsburg
Bracht Fort Mitchell Maurice Summit Hills Heights
Bromley Fort Wright Morning View Sunny Acres
Cloud City (hist.) Grant Nicholson Taylor Mill
Covington Independence Oak Ridge Villa Hills
Crescent Park Kenton Park Hills Visalia
Crescent Springs Kenton Hills Piner West Covington
Crestview Hills Kenton Vale Ricedale White Tower
DeCoursey Lakeside Park Ryland White Villa
Edgewood Lakeview Ryland Heights Winston Hills (hist.)
Elsmere Lamb Sanfordtown Winston Park

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.

Individual cemeteries

BillionGraves

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
185017,038
186025,46749.5%
187036,09641.7%
188043,98321.9%
189054,16123.1%
190063,59117.4%
191070,35510.6%
192073,4534.4%
193093,53427.3%
194093,139−0.4%
1950104,25411.9%
1960120,70015.8%
1970129,4407.2%
1980137,0585.9%
1990142,0313.6%
2000151,4646.6%
Est. 2008157,6924.1%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21117.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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