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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1856--'''Rowan County was created 15 March 1856&nbsp;from [[Fleming_County,_Kentucky|Fleming]] and [[Morgan_County,_Kentucky|Morgan ]]Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''Morehead <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1856--'''Rowan County was created 15 March 1856&nbsp;from [[Fleming County, Kentucky|Fleming]] and [[Morgan County, Kentucky|Morgan ]]Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:&nbsp;'''Morehead <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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'''1864--'''A disaster destroyed most of the records.  
 
'''1864--'''A disaster destroyed most of the records.  
  
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== Places/Localities ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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| Cranston
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| Hilda
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| Elliottville
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| Gates
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| Smile
 
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| Haldeman
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| Morehead
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| Triplett
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
 
*[[Bath County, Kentucky|Bath]]  
 
*[[Bath County, Kentucky|Bath]]  
*[[Carter_County,_Kentucky|Carter]]  
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*[[Carter County, Kentucky|Carter]]  
 
*[[Elliott County, Kentucky|Elliott]]  
 
*[[Elliott County, Kentucky|Elliott]]  
 
*[[Fleming County, Kentucky|Fleming]]  
 
*[[Fleming County, Kentucky|Fleming]]  
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== References  ==
 
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[[Category:Rowan_County,_Kentucky]]
 
[[Category:Rowan_County,_Kentucky]]

Revision as of 20:04, 28 January 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Rowan County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1856--Rowan County was created 15 March 1856 from Fleming and Morgan Counties.  County seat: Morehead [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1864--A disaster destroyed most of the records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bangor Cranston Hilda Ramey
Bluestone Elliottville Lakeview Heights Rodburn
Brady Farmers Lick Fork Sharkey
Christy Gates Minor Smile
Clearfield Haldeman Morehead Triplett
Cogswell Hamim Paragon Waltz
Craney Hays Crossing










Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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