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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Morgan County, Kentucky|Morgan County]]''
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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Morgan_County,_Kentucky|Morgan County]]''  
  
 
== Quick Dates  ==
 
== Quick Dates  ==
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Morgan County's civil records start the following years:  
 
Morgan County's civil records start the following years:  
  
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 '''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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 '''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Morgan County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
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[[Image:Morgan County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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| Bear Wallow  
 
| Bear Wallow  
 
| Florress  
 
| Florress  
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mima,_Kentucky Mima]
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| Silverhill
 
| Silverhill
 
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| Blairs Mills  
 
| Blairs Mills  
 
| Gordon Ford  
 
| Gordon Ford  
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mize,_Kentucky Mize]
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| Smith Creek
 
| Smith Creek
 
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| Blaze  
 
| Blaze  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon,_Kentucky Moon]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stacy_Fork,_Kentucky Stacy Fork]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stacy_Fork,_Kentucky Stacy Fork]
 
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| Straight Creek
 
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| Head of Stacy Fork  
 
| Head of Stacy Fork  
 
| Neal Valley  
 
| Neal Valley  
 
| Tarklin
 
| Tarklin
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannel_City,_Kentucky Cannel City]
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| Hickory Grove  
 
| Hickory Grove  
 
| Nickell  
 
| Nickell  
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| Kellacey  
 
| Kellacey  
 
| Perry Bend  
 
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| Dehart  
 
| Dehart  
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| Redwine  
 
| Redwine  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Oak,_Kentucky White Oak]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Oak,_Kentucky White Oak]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dingus,_Kentucky Dingus]
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| Liberty Road  
 
| Liberty Road  
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relief,_Kentucky Relief]
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| Woodsbend
 
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| Yocum
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elamton,_Kentucky Elamton]
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| Lower Sandlick  
 
| Lower Sandlick  
 
| Road Fork  
 
| Road Fork  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/mdcensus.htm Morgan County Census Records]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/mdcensus.htm Morgan County Census Records]  

Revision as of 04:41, 26 June 2011


Morgan County, Kentucky
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Facts
Founded December 7, 1822
County Seat West Liberty
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Quick Dates

Morgan 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

Morgan County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

History

Parent County

1822--Morgan County was created 7 December 1822 from Floyd and Bath Counties.  County seat: West Liberty [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1862, 1925--Disasters destroyed most records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adele Fannin Middle Fork Sellars
Bear Wallow Florress Mima Silverhill
Blairs Mills Gordon Ford Mize Smith Creek
Blaze Grassy Creek Moon Stacy Fork
Bonny Greear Murphyfork Straight Creek
Caney Head of Stacy Fork Neal Valley Tarklin
Cannel City Hickory Grove Nickell Twentysix
Caskey Fork (hist.) Holliday Oak Hill Upper Sandlick
Caskey Settlement Index Ophir Upper White Oak Creek
Cindas Creek Jeptha Panama Vance Fork
Cisco Jericho Payton War Creek
Coffee Creek Jones Creek Pekin West Liberty
Cottle Kellacey Perry Bend Wheel Rim
Crockett Leisure Pomp Wheelrim Fork
Dehart Lenox Redwine White Oak
Dingus Liberty Road Relief Woodsbend
Ditney School (hist.) Licking River Rexville Wrigley
Ebon Lost Creek Right Fork Yocum
Elamton Lower Sandlick Road Fork Zag
Elkfork Malone Rockhouse
Elna Matthew Rush Branch
Ezel Maytown Salem

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Bible

Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files, etc.

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18302,857
18404,60361.1%
18507,62065.5%
18609,23721.2%
18705,975−35.3%
18808,45541.5%
189011,24933.0%
190012,79213.7%
191016,25927.1%
192016,5181.6%
193015,130−8.4%
194016,82711.2%
195013,624−19.0%
196011,056−18.8%
197010,019−9.4%
198012,10320.8%
199011,648−3.8%
200013,94819.7%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21175.txt


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

School records

Morgan County School Photos and Yearbooks 

Taxation

Morgan County Court and Tax Records 

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Websites

References

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