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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1080 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Ohio County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1080 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Ohio County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=353364&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Ohio++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Ohio County].&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
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*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|353364|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Ohio County}}.&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4216&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=60&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Ohio 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.
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4216&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=60&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Ohio 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.
  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Ohio/ Ohio County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Ohio/ Ohio County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  

Revision as of 07:14, 7 January 2011

This article is about a western county of Kentucky. For other uses, see Ohio (disambiguation).


Ohio County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Ohio County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 17, 1798
County Seat Hartford
Courthouse
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United States  Gotoarrow.png  Kentucky  Gotoarrow.png  Ohio County

County Courthouse

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

History

Parent County

1798--Ohio County was created 17 December 1798 from Hardin County.  County seat: Hartford [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

'1864--A disaster destroyed most records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adaburg Dukehurst Magan Rosine
Aetnaville Dundee Matanzas Sandefur Crossing
Arnold Echols McHenry Scottown
Askin Ellmitch Mt. Pleasant Select
Baizetown Equality Narrows Shreve
Beaver Dam Flint Springs Nineteen Shultztown
Beda Fordsville No Creek Simmons
Bells Run Hartford Oak Grove Smallhous
Buford Haynesville Olaton Sulphur Springs
Centertown Heflin Pleasant Ridge Sunnydale
Ceralvo Herbert Point Pleasant Taffy
Coffman Highview Prentiss White Run
Combs Ford Horse Branch Ralph Windy Hill
Cool Springs Horton Renfrow Wysox
Cromwell Jingo Reynolds Station
Deanefield Ken Wye Rob Roy
Dogwalk Kirtley Rockport

Neighboring Counties

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Westerfield

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

LDS Ward and Branch Records

References

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