Owsley County, Kentucky Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1843--Owsley County was created 23 January 1843 from Clay, Estill and Breathitt Counties.  County seat: Booneville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1929, 1967--Disasters destroyed most of the records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Owsley County, Kentucky. Includes geography, demographics, cemeteries, churches, populated places, post offices, schools, etc.
  • Populated Places. Arnett, Blake, Booneville, Chestnut Gap, Conkling, Cowcreek, Endee, Eversole, Island City, Lerose, Levi, Lucky Fork, Major, Mistletoe, Pebworth, Ricetown, Scoville, Sebastian, Southfork, Stay , Sturgeon, Taft, Travellers Rest, Vincent. Whoopflarea.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Church

Court

Land

  • Many Land records for Owsley County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

  • Many Land records for Owsley County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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