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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Archives & Libraries ====
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==== Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc ====
  
[http://www.youseemore.com/rowan/default.asp Rowan County Public Library]<br>185 East First Street<br>Morehead, KY 40351
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[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/family-pages.html Rowan County Family Pages]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/family/pettit/FG_TOC.htm Relatives of Truby Petitt &amp; Florence Hall of Rowan County, Kentucky] <br>[http://gedcomindex.com/Towns/usky1104.html Sorted by Name, Rowan County, Kentucky]
  
(606) 784-7137
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc ====
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[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/kentucky/rowan_county_cemeteries.htm Access Genealogy-Rowan County Kentucky Cemeteries]<br>[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/rowan/cemeteries.htm KYGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Cemetery Records]<br>[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Rowan/cem/ Linkpendium-Rowan Co., Cemteries]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/cemetery/cem-list.html Rowan County Cemeteries]
  
[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/family-pages.html Rowan County Family Pages]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/family/pettit/FG_TOC.htm Relatives of Truby Petitt &amp; Florence Hall of Rowan County, Kentucky] <br>[http://gedcomindex.com/Towns/usky1104.html Sorted by Name, Rowan County, Kentucky]
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==== Census  ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Rowan/cen/ Linkpendium Census Records &amp; Indexes- Rowan County Kentucky]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/census/census_main.html Rowan County Census Records]<br>[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/rowan/1870mortality.html Rowan County Genealogy Trails-1870 Census Index]
  
[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/kentucky/rowan_county_cemeteries.htm Access Genealogy-Rowan County Kentucky Cemeteries]<br>[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/rowan/cemeteries.htm KYGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Cemetery Records]<br>[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Rowan/cem/ Linkpendium-Rowan Co., Cemteries]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/cemetery/cem-list.html Rowan County Cemeteries]
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==== <br>Courts  ====
  
==== Census ====
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[http://courts.ky.gov/counties/rowan/ Kentucky Court of Justice-Rowan County Office of the Circuit Court Clerk]
  
[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Rowan/cen/ Linkpendium Census Records &amp; Indexes- Rowan County Kentucky]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/census/census_main.html Rowan County Census Records]<br>[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/rowan/1870mortality.html Rowan County Genealogy Trails-1870 Census Index]
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==== <br>History  ====
  
==== <br>Courts ====
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/rowan/histories.htm Rowan County Kentucky History Records]<br>[http://www.kentuckystewarts.com/RowanCounty/RowanCountyHistory.htm The Alexander Stewart Family of Rowan County Kentucky]<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rowan_County,_Kentucky Wikipedia-Rowan County, Kentucky]&nbsp;
  
[http://courts.ky.gov/counties/rowan/ Kentucky Court of Justice-Rowan County Office of the Circuit Court Clerk]
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==== Maps  ====
  
==== <br>History ====
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[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/KY/County/rowan.htm 1895 U.S. Atlas- Rowan County Kentucky 1895]  
 
 
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/rowan/histories.htm Rowan County Kentucky History Records]<br>[http://www.kentuckystewarts.com/RowanCounty/RowanCountyHistory.htm The Alexander Stewart Family of Rowan County Kentucky]<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rowan_County,_Kentucky Wikipedia-Rowan County, Kentucky]&nbsp;
 
 
 
==== Maps ====
 
 
 
[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/KY/County/rowan.htm 1895 U.S. Atlas- Rowan County Kentucky 1895]
 
  
 
==== <br>Military<br> ====
 
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[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/rowan/vietnamcas_rowan.html Rowan County Genealogy Trails Vietam War Casulaties]<br>
 
[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/rowan/vietnamcas_rowan.html Rowan County Genealogy Trails Vietam War Casulaties]<br>
  
==== Newspaper ====
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==== Newspaper ====
  
[http://themoreheadnews.com/ The Morehead News]<br>[http://rowancountybulletin.com/ Rowan County Bulletin]
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[http://themoreheadnews.com/ The Morehead News]<br>[http://rowancountybulletin.com/ Rowan County Bulletin]  
  
==== Obituaries ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
[http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/fh/obituaries/home.cfm?&fh_id=11032 Lane/Stucky/Gray Funeral Home Obituraries] <br>[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/rowan/news.htm USGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Kentucky Newspaper Records]
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[http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/fh/obituaries/home.cfm?&fh_id=11032 Lane/Stucky/Gray Funeral Home Obituraries] <br>[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/rowan/news.htm USGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Kentucky Newspaper Records]  
  
==== Military ====
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==== Military ====
  
[http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso02buregoog#page/n487/mode/1up List of Revelutionary War Pensioners]<br>[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/rowan/military.htm USGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Kentucky Military Records]
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[http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso02buregoog#page/n487/mode/1up List of Revelutionary War Pensioners]<br>[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/rowan/military.htm USGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Kentucky Military Records]  
  
==== Vital Records ====
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==== Vital Records ====
  
 
[http://www.usgwarchives.org/marriages/kentucky/rowan.htm Kentucky Marriage Project-Rowan County]<br>[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/rowan/vitals.htm KYGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Vital Records]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/birth-ov.html Rowan County Births]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/deathrec.html Rowan County Deaths]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/rowan-mg.html Rowan County Marriages]
 
[http://www.usgwarchives.org/marriages/kentucky/rowan.htm Kentucky Marriage Project-Rowan County]<br>[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/rowan/vitals.htm KYGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Vital Records]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/birth-ov.html Rowan County Births]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/deathrec.html Rowan County Deaths]<br>[http://tpettit.best.vwh.net/rowan/rowan-mg.html Rowan County Marriages]

Revision as of 18:13, 25 July 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Rowan County

County Courthouse

Rowan County Courthouse, Morehead, Ky.

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

Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc

Rowan County Family Pages
Relatives of Truby Petitt & Florence Hall of Rowan County, Kentucky
Sorted by Name, Rowan County, Kentucky

Cemeteries

Access Genealogy-Rowan County Kentucky Cemeteries
KYGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Cemetery Records
Linkpendium-Rowan Co., Cemteries
Rowan County Cemeteries

Census

Linkpendium Census Records & Indexes- Rowan County Kentucky
Rowan County Census Records
Rowan County Genealogy Trails-1870 Census Index


Courts

Kentucky Court of Justice-Rowan County Office of the Circuit Court Clerk


History

Rowan County Kentucky History Records
The Alexander Stewart Family of Rowan County Kentucky
Wikipedia-Rowan County, Kentucky 

Maps

1895 U.S. Atlas- Rowan County Kentucky 1895


Military

Rowan County Genealogy Trails Vietam War Casulaties

Newspaper

The Morehead News
Rowan County Bulletin

Obituaries

Lane/Stucky/Gray Funeral Home Obituraries
USGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Kentucky Newspaper Records

Military

List of Revelutionary War Pensioners
USGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Kentucky Military Records

Vital Records

Kentucky Marriage Project-Rowan County
KYGenWeb Archives Project-Rowan County Vital Records
Rowan County Births
Rowan County Deaths
Rowan County Marriages

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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