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[http://magoffincounty.ky.gov/ Magoffin County Courthouse]<br>Court Street<br>Salyersville, KY 41465<br>Phone: 606.349.2216&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1860<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Magoffin County, Kentucky page 272, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://magoffincounty.ky.gov/ Magoffin County Courthouse]<br>Court Street<br>Salyersville, KY 41465<br>Phone: 606.349.2216&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1860<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Magoffin County, Kentucky page 272, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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== History<br>  ==
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Created in 1860 from Morgan, Johnson and Floyd counties. <br>
  
 
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
 
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/magoffin.html MagoffinCo. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/magoffin.html Magoffin Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ky/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/ky/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
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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]
  
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/magoffin/ Magoffin County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/magoffin/ Magoffin County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Magoffin/ Magoffin County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
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Revision as of 19:42, 31 July 2012

Magoffin County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Magoffin County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 22, 1860
County Seat Salyersville
Courthouse
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Quick Dates

Magoffin 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

Magoffin County Courthouse, Salyersville, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Magoffin County Courthouse
Court Street
Salyersville, KY 41465
Phone: 606.349.2216 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1860[1]

History

Parent County

Created in 1860 from Morgan, Johnson and Floyd counties.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

A disaster has caused the loss of some records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arthurmabel Ever Kernie Puncheon
Bethanna Falcon Lacey Right Middle Fork
Bloomington Flat Fork Lakeville Royalton
Bradley Foraker Leatha Salyersville
Burning Fork Fredville Lickburg Seitz
Carver Fritz Logville Skaggs
Cisco Galdia Lower Burning Fork Stella
College Heights Gapville Lykins Stringtown
Conley Gifford Maggard Sublett
Craft Fork Grayfox Marshallville Swampton
Cutuno Gullett Mashfork Tiptop
Cyrus Gunlock Mason Waldo
Dale Gypsy Minefork Wheelersburg
Dixie Hager Netty Wonnie
Edna Harper Ova
Elsie Hendricks Painters Lick
Epson Ivyton Plutarch

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.
18704,684
18806,94448.2%
18909,19632.4%
190012,00630.6%
191013,65413.7%
192013,8591.5%
193015,71913.4%
194017,49011.3%
195013,839−20.9%
196011,156−19.4%
197010,443−6.4%
198013,51529.4%
199013,077−3.2%
200013,3321.9%
201013,166−1.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21153.txt

For tips on accessing Magoffin 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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Magoffin County, Kentucky page 272, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.