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'''1776'''--Kentucky County was created in 1776 from [[Fincastle County, Virginia|Fincastle]] County.
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'''1776'''--Kentucky County was created in 1776 from [[Fincastle County, Virginia|Fincastle]] County. See [http://apps.sos.ky.gov/land/nonmilitary/coformations/countysearch1.asp?searchby=NEW+COUNTY&searchstrg=Fincastle County Formations Database] (Kentucky Land Office)
  
 
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Revision as of 05:43, 5 October 2011

United States  Gotoarrow.png  Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1776--Kentucky County was created in 1776 from Fincastle County. See County Formations Database (Kentucky Land Office)

Boundary Changes

1780--Became extinct in 1780 when it was divided to form Fayette, Lincoln, and Jefferson counties, which are all currently in the State of Kentucky.

See an interactive map of Kentucky County, Virginia boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Getting Started

One of the best places to start searches in Kentucky County records is:

  • Cook, Michael L. and Bettie A. Cook. Fincastle & Kentucky County, Va.-Ky.: Records and History. Evansville, Ind.: Cook Pub., 1987. FHL US/CAN Book 976.9 H2cc.

African American

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Family Histories

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]

Bibliography

Immigration

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References