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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Warren County, Kentucky|Warren County]]''  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky Genealogy|Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy|Warren County]]''  
  
Guide to '''Warren County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Warren County, Kentucky ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>
 
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{{Click|Image:KY_ORP.png|Kentucky Online Genealogy Records}}{{Infobox U.S. County
{{KYDC}}  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Warren County
 
| county = Warren County
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.warrencoky.com/ Warren Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.kygenweb.net/warren/ Warren Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
 
| county_map = Ky-warren.png
 
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| state = Kentucky
 
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== Warren County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
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=== Warren County Kentucky Courthouse  ===
  
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
 
| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
 
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Kentucky#Birth|Birth]]*'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Kentucky#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Kentucky#Death|Death]]*'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" | <center>[[Warren County, Kentucky#Land|'''Deeds''']]</center>  
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| width="16.6%" | <center>[[Warren County, Kentucky#Land|'''Land''']]</center>  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Warren County, Kentucky#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>1852</center>  
 
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[[Image:{{KYWarrencourthouse}}]]&nbsp;  
 
[[Image:{{KYWarrencourthouse}}]]&nbsp;  
  
[http://www.warrencounty.state.ky.us/ Warren County Courthouse]<br>429 E 10th Street<br>Bowling Green, KY 42101-2250<br>Phone: 270.842.9416<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren County, Kentucky page 275, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[http://www.warrencountygov.com/departments/CountyClerk Warren County Courthouse]<br>429 E 10th Street<br>Bowling Green, KY 42101-2250<br>Phone: 270.842.9416<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren County, Kentucky page 275, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== Warren County Kentucky History  ==
 
== Warren County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1796--'''Warren County was created 14 December 1796&nbsp;from [[Logan County, Kentucky|Logan ]]County.<br>'''County seat:''' Bowling Green <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1796--'''Warren County was created 14 December 1796&nbsp;from [[Logan County, Kentucky Genealogy|Logan ]]County.<br>'''County seat:''' Bowling Green <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Kentucky county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/kentucky/ "Rotating Formation Kentucky County Boundary Maps"] (1776-1939) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1864--'''A disaster destroyed most of the records.  
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'''1864--'''A disaster destroyed most of the records.
  
 
== Warren County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
 
== Warren County Kentucky Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Allen County, Kentucky|Allen]]  
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*[[Allen County, Kentucky Genealogy|Allen]]  
*[[Barren County, Kentucky|Barren]]  
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*[[Barren County, Kentucky Genealogy|Barren]]  
*[[Butler County, Kentucky|Butler]]  
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*[[Butler County, Kentucky Genealogy|Butler]]  
*[[Edmonson County, Kentucky|Edmonson]]  
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*[[Edmonson County, Kentucky Genealogy|Edmonson]]  
*[[Logan County, Kentucky|Logan]]  
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*[[Logan County, Kentucky Genealogy|Logan]]  
*[[Simpson County, Kentucky|Simpson]]
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*[[Simpson County, Kentucky Genealogy|Simpson]]
  
 
== Warren County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
 
== Warren County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
 
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>  
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*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://www.kyhistory.org/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>  
 
*[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=1102 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Warren 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=1102 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Warren County ]and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
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*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their websites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/warren.html Warren&nbsp;Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/warren.html Warren&nbsp;Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;  
*The [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists some&nbsp;{{FHL|437140|subject-id|disp=records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Warren 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 [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog FamilySearch Catalog] lists some&nbsp;{{FHL|437140|subject-id|disp=records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Warren 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=4367&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=23&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Warren 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.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4367&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=23&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Warren County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and website.  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/kentucky.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/kentucky.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=19&GScnty=1102&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|437140|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1102http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1102 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [KYGENWEBURL KYGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Warren+Kentucky&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Kentucky&county=Warren&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/ky/warren/Warren.html KYGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/warren.html Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.kyhistory.org/cemetery.asp Kentucky Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Kentucky&county=Warren&cemetery_name=a Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Kentucky Cemeteries|Kentucky Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
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*[http://recordsproject.com/court/kentucky.asp Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
  
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
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===== Bibliography  =====
 
===== Bibliography  =====
  
*'''[Long]''' Buchanan, Paul C. and Susie M. Owens. "Henry Long and Some Descendants of Colonial Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 38, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1994):115-126; Vol. 38, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1994):190-200; Vol. 38, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1994):263-273; Vol. 39, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1995):27-31. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 38 (1994)-v. 39 (1995)}}.  
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*'''[Long]''' Buchanan, Paul C. and Susie M. Owens. "Henry Long and Some Descendants of Colonial Virginia," ''The Virginia Genealogist,'' Vol. 38, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1994):115-126; Vol. 38, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1994):190-200; Vol. 38, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1994):263-273; Vol. 39, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1995):27-31. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/index.aspx American Ancestors] ($). {{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 38 (1994)-v. 39 (1995)}}.  
 
*'''[Moss]''' Moss, T.C. ''The David Moss Family: Green, Adair, Boyle, Barren, Hart, and Warren Co., Ky.; Williamson and Maury Co., Tenn.; Mississippi''. Memphis, Tenn.: T.C. Moss, 1968. {{FHL|443361|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M855mo}}
 
*'''[Moss]''' Moss, T.C. ''The David Moss Family: Green, Adair, Boyle, Barren, Hart, and Warren Co., Ky.; Williamson and Maury Co., Tenn.; Mississippi''. Memphis, Tenn.: T.C. Moss, 1968. {{FHL|443361|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 M855mo}}
  
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{{KY Land}}
 
{{KY Land}}
  
*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
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*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/admin/land/Pages/default.aspx The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/kentucky/ Maps of Kentucky (1776-1939)]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
 
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
  
{{VAciv}}  
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932371|Kentucky Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932398|Kentucky Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)
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*'''1912-1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1916017|Kentucky Confederate Pension Applications 1912-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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{{VAciv}}
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<u>Confederate soldiers </u><br>
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:- [[6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)|6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry]], Company E
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:- [[9th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)|9th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry]], Company E
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<u>Union soldiers</u>
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry]], Company B.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry]], Company B.
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Kentucky Veteran Cavalry (Union)|2nd Regiment, Kentucky Veteran Cavalry]], Company H.
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union)|3rd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry]], Company I.
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:- [[4th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union)|4th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry]], Companies A, B, C, D, F and G.
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:- [[8th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union)|8th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry]], Company I
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:- [[17th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union)|17th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry]], Companies A, B, E, F, G, H, I, K, L and M.
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:- [[26th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry (Union)|26th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry]], Companies F and H.
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=====World War I=====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
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=====Korean War=====
  
:- [[6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)|6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Company E.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soldiers from KY ~ KYGenWeb
:- [[9th_Regiment,_Kentucky_Cavalry_(Confederate)|9th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Company E.
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==== Miscellaneous  ====
 
==== Miscellaneous  ====
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{{KY Probate Intro}}
 
{{KY Probate Intro}}
  
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1774 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9066 Kentucky Wills and Probate Records 1774-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1727 – 1990''' {{RecordSearch|1875188|Kentucky Probate Records 1727-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
 
*'''1799-1927''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books (1799-1927)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1799-1927''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books (1799-1927)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
{{KY Vital Intro}}  
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{{KY Vital Intro}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/kentucky/ky-vital-records/ How to order Kentucky Vital Records]
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===== Birth  =====
 
===== Birth  =====
  
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*'''1839-1960''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1674843?collectionNameFilter=false KY Births and Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
 
*'''1852-1860''' - Warren County Birth Index 1852-1860. Batch {{IGI|C518041}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/7/75/Igikentuckymz.pdf.</ref>  
 
*'''1852-1860''' - Warren County Birth Index 1852-1860. Batch {{IGI|C518041}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/7/75/Igikentuckymz.pdf.</ref>  
 
*'''1874''' - Warren County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C518042}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />  
 
*'''1874''' - Warren County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C518042}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />  
 
*'''1875''' - Warren County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C518043}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
*'''1875''' - Warren County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C518043}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths and Marriages
  
 
===== Marriage  =====
 
===== Marriage  =====
  
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*'''1783-1979''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1674849?collectionNameFilter=false KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
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*'''1797-1954''' - {{RecordSearch|1804888|Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images<br>
 
*'''1852-1862''' - Warren County Marriage Index 1852-1862. Batch {{IGI|M518041}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />  
 
*'''1852-1862''' - Warren County Marriage Index 1852-1862. Batch {{IGI|M518041}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />  
 
*'''1876-1878''' - Warren County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M518044}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
 
*'''1876-1878''' - Warren County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M518044}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1973-2000''' - [http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths and Marriages
  
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*'''1843-1970''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1674848?collectionNameFilter=false KY Deaths and Burials] ~ KY Deaths and Burials 1843 - 1970
 
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
 
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births &amp; Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths and Marriages  
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths &amp; Burials] ~ KY Deaths &amp; Burials 1843 - 1970
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages  
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
 
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
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*'''1973-1993''' - [http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
  
 
== Warren County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Warren County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Southern Ky. Genealogical Society'''<br>PO Box 1782<br> Bowling Green KY 42102-1782<br><br>
  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
  
 
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Bowling Green Kentucky Family History Center]]
 
*[[Bowling Green Kentucky Family History Center]]
  
== Warren County kentucky Genealogy Websites  ==
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== Warren County Kentucky Genealogy Websites  ==
  
*[http://www.warrencoky.com/ Warren County KYGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/kentucky/warren-county/ Warren County, KY History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/warren/ Warren County KYGenWeb]  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Warren|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Warren/ Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Warren/ Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/KY/Warren-County.htm Warren County KY Genealogy] (Kentucky Genealogy)
  
 
== Warren County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
 
== Warren County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==

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Guide to Warren County, Kentucky ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Warren County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Warren County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 14, 1796
County Seat Bowling Green
Courthouse
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Warren County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth*
Marriage
Death*
Census
Land
Probate
1852
1797
1852
1810
1797
1797
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Warren County Courthouse, Bowling Green, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.
 

Warren County Courthouse
429 E 10th Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101-2250
Phone: 270.842.9416[1]

Warren County Kentucky History

Parent County

1796--Warren County was created 14 December 1796 from Logan County.
County seat: Bowling Green [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Kentucky county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Kentucky County Boundary Maps" (1776-1939) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

1864--A disaster destroyed most of the records.

Warren County Kentucky Places/Localities

Populated Places

Alvaton Girkin Lost River Rich Pond
Anna Glenmore Loving Richardsville
Barren River Gotts Martinsville Riverside
Benleo Greencastle Matlock Rockfield
Blue Level Greenhill Memphis Junction Rockland
Bowling Green Greenwood Motley Sand Hill
Boyce Guy Mount Victor Smiths Grove
Bristow Hadley Oakland Springhill
Browning Hardcastle Petros Sunnyside
Claypool Hays Plano Three Forks
Crestmoor Hydro Plum Springs Three Springs
Delafield Indian Hills Polkville Tuckertown
Drake Kepler Pondsville Woodburn
Eastland Park

Neighboring Counties

Warren County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African American Research

The following have information concerning African American research. 

Biographies

Cemeteries

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


Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
[KYGENWEBURL KYGenWeb] WorldCat Billion Graves
KYGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
Kentucky Cemeteries
Billion Graves
See Kentucky Cemeteries for more information.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1800 4,686
1810 11,937 154.7%
1820 11,776 −1.3%
1830 10,949 −7.0%
1840 15,446 41.1%
1850 15,123 −2.1%
1860 17,320 14.5%
1870 21,742 25.5%
1880 27,531 26.6%
1890 30,158 9.5%
1900 29,970 −0.6%
1910 30,579 2.0%
1920 30,858 0.9%
1930 33,676 9.1%
1940 36,631 8.8%
1950 42,758 16.7%
1960 45,491 6.4%
1970 57,432 26.2%
1980 71,828 25.1%
1990 76,673 6.7%
2000 92,522 20.7%
Source: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau.

1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Warren County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Kentucky Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.

See Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Kentucky denominations, view the Kentucky Church Records wiki page.

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography
  • [Long] Buchanan, Paul C. and Susie M. Owens. "Henry Long and Some Descendants of Colonial Virginia," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1994):115-126; Vol. 38, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1994):190-200; Vol. 38, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1994):263-273; Vol. 39, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1995):27-31. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 38 (1994)-v. 39 (1995).
  • [Moss] Moss, T.C. The David Moss Family: Green, Adair, Boyle, Barren, Hart, and Warren Co., Ky.; Williamson and Maury Co., Tenn.; Mississippi. Memphis, Tenn.: T.C. Moss, 1968. FHL Book 929.273 M855mo

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Kentucky Land and Property for additional information about early Kentucky land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Kentucky Local Histories.

  • Bowling Green and Warren County Immigration Society. Bowling Green and Warren County, Ky., Immigration Society: A Condensed, Accurate, and Fair Description of the Resources and Development of the City and County. Bowling Green, Ky.: Park City Daily Times Print, 1885. Digital version at Kentuckiana Digital Library.
  • Archives of Appalachia ~ Preserving the history of the people of Appalachia.

Maps

Military

Civil War

Online Records


Regiments. Service men in Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy:


Confederate soldiers

- 6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry, Company E
- 9th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry, Company E


Union soldiers

- 2nd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry, Company B.
- 2nd Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Company B.
- 2nd Regiment, Kentucky Veteran Cavalry, Company H.
- 3rd Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry, Company I.
- 4th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry, Companies A, B, C, D, F and G.
- 8th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry, Company I
- 17th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry, Companies A, B, E, F, G, H, I, K, L and M.
- 26th Regiment, Kentucky Infantry, Companies F and H.
World War I
Korean War

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records are held by the Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy Clerk of Court and are housed at the Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy Courthouse. Microfilmed records can be found online at Kentucky, Probate Records, 1792-1977. See the wiki page Kentucky Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Online Probate Records

Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more background information and state-wide resources see the wiki page Kentucky Taxation.

  • 1800-1801 - 1800-1801 Tax Lists of Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[3] digitized by Ancestry ($).

Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Although Kentucky enacted a statute in 1852-1862 requiring registration of births and deaths,many counties did not comply. A second law was written in 1874-1879, and 1892-1910 but, again, was not always followed. By 1911, the law was more clearly defined and kept by 1920. Any existing births 1852-1960 and death records 1852-1953 can be accessed online. See How to Find Kentucky Birth Records and How to Find Kentucky Death Records for links to indexes and images.

Original marriage records are held at the office of the Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy Clerk, with divorce records 1849-1958 located with the Warren County, Kentucky Genealogy Circuit Court. For more information see How to Find Kentucky Marriage Records. For Kentucky divorce records see the wiki page Kentucky Vital Records. See also How to order Kentucky Vital Records


Birth
  • 1839-1960 - KY Births and Christenings ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
  • 1852-1860 - Warren County Birth Index 1852-1860. Batch C518041 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874 - Warren County Birth Index 1874. Batch C518042 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Warren County Birth Index 1875. Batch C518043 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • Searchable KY Vital Records ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths and Marriages
Marriage
Death
Divorce
  • 1973-1993 - KY Divorces 1973 - 1993 ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases

Warren County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Southern Ky. Genealogical Society
PO Box 1782
Bowling Green KY 42102-1782

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Warren County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Warren County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Warren County, Kentucky page 275, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. G. Glenn Clift, Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800 (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/7/75/Igikentuckymz.pdf.