Lyon County, Kentucky Genealogy
|Lyon County, Kentucky|
Location in the state of Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
|Founded||January 14, 1854|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Web Sites
- 6 References
- Lyon County Judicial Center
500A W. Dale Ave.
Eddyville, Ky. 42038
|Cross Road||Fairview||Palisades||Twin Lakes|
|Eddy Bay||Indian Hills|
- African American Griots Lyon Co., Ky. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/Lyon/lyon.htm
The following have information concerning African American research. Both should be used:
- African American Research (US) has more information about the kinds of records
- Kentucky Minorities has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.
- Some Lyon Co., Ky. Cemeteries http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylyon/index.html
- Some Lyon Co., Ky. Cemeteries http://www.westernkyhistory.org/lyoncemetery/
- Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness may take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.
- Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Search can be searched by name, place and/or date. This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.
- Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried. Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone. May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
- Find A Grave also gives a list of cemeteries in Lyon County and links to the information for the individuals buried there,
- Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
- Lyon Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.
- The Family History Library Catalog lists some records of cemeteries in Lyon County. Some of the books or others may be on Google Books or available at public libraries.
- ePodunk list of Lyon 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.
- A list of Lyon Co., Ky. Churces http://www.lyoncounty.com/Churches.htm
Ky Court of Justice http://courts.ky.gov/counties/Lyon/
Lyon Co., Ky. Historical Signs http://www.signsofhistory.com/kentucky/Lyon/lyon.htm
- Lyon Co., Ky. Archives -Marriages 1891-1910 (Partial Listing)http://files.usgwarchives.org/ky/lyon/vitals/marriages/1891marr.txt
- Lyon Co., KyGenWeb Births 1911-1930 http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylyon/lyonbths.html
- Ky Vital Records Project-death certs. http://kyvitals.com/staff/staffHome.php
- 1860 Lyon Co., Ky. Mortality Schedule http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylyon/1860mortalityschedule.htm
- Lyon Co., Ky. mail list obits
- Some Lyon Co., KyGenWeb Delayed Birth Records http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kylyon/delayedbirthrecords.html
- Social Security Death Index http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/
- Lyon Co., Ky Cemeteries Unmarked Burials http://www.westernkyhistory.org/lyoncemetery/unmarkedlyon.html
Societies and Libraries
Lyon Co., Ky. Historical Society http://www.westernkyhistory.org/lyoncemetery/lyonhistsoc.html
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Lyon County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).