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== Quick Dates  ==
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Laurel County's civil records start the following years:
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[Laurel County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[Laurel County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[Laurel County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[Laurel County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[Laurel County, Kentucky#Land|Land]]'''
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| align="center" width="16.6%" | '''[[Laurel County, Kentucky#Probate|Probate]]'''
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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  

Revision as of 23:39, 1 February 2011

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Laurel County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Laurel County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 12, 1825
County Seat London
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Laurel County

Quick Dates

Laurel 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

Laurel County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1825--Laurel County was created 12 December 1825 from Clay, Rockcastle, Whitley and Knox Counties.
County seat: London [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Atlanta Crawford Lake Mershons
Baldrock Cruise Lamero North Corbin
Bernstadt Dorthae Langnau Oakley
Billows East Bernstadt Lesbas Pine Grove
Blackwater Fariston Lida Pittsburg
Boreing Fletcher Lily Sasser
Brock Greenmount London Sublimity City
Bush Hazel Patch Maplesville Symbol
Camp Grounds Hightop Marydell Tuttle
Cane Creek Hopewell McHargue Victory
Cornette Keavy McWhorter Vox

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

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18302,206
18403,07939.6%
18504,14534.6%
18605,48832.4%
18706,0169.6%
18809,13151.8%
189013,74750.6%
190017,59228.0%
191019,87213.0%
192019,814−0.3%
193021,1096.5%
194025,64021.5%
195025,7970.6%
196024,901−3.5%
197027,38610.0%
198038,98242.3%
199043,43811.4%
200052,71521.4%
Est. 200857,5869.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21125.txt




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).