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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Calloway_County,_Kentucky|Calloway County]]''  
 
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== Quick Dates ==
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== Calloway County Kentucky Courthouse ==
  
Calloway County's civil records start the following years:
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Calloway County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''  
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Calloway County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''  
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Calloway County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''  
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Calloway County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''  
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Calloway County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Calloway County, Kentucky#Land|Land]]'''  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Calloway County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Calloway County, Kentucky#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Calloway County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852  
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1823
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852  
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1822
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1836
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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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[[Image:{{KYCallowaycourthouse}}]]  
 
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
 
 
[[Image:{{KYCallowayfirstcourthouse}}]] [[Image:{{KYCallowaycourthouse}}]]  
 
  
[http://www.callowaycounty-ky.gov/ Calloway County Courthouse]<br>101 S 5th Street<br>Murray, KY 42071<br>Phone: 270.767.0429&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage, probate, land and military discharge records, <br>minister bonds and&nbsp; election records; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Calloway County, Kentucky page 269, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.callowaycounty-ky.gov/ Calloway County Courthouse]<br>101 S 5th Street<br>Murray, KY 42071<br>Phone: 270.767.0429<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Calloway County, Kentucky page 269, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
== History  ==
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== Calloway County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1906--'''A disaster destroyed most records.  
 
'''1906--'''A disaster destroyed most records.  
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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== Calloway County Kentucky Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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*[[Trigg County, Kentucky|Trigg]]
 
*[[Trigg County, Kentucky|Trigg]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Calloway County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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==== African Americans  ====
 
==== African Americans  ====
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3815&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=85&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Calloway 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=3815&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=85&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Calloway 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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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
{{Census|Kentucky}}
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{{Census|Kentucky}}  
  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
===== Civil War =====
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====== Civil War Battle ======
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====== Civil War Battle ======
  
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Calloway County.
 
  
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The following Civil War Battle was fought in Calloway County.
  
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*February 6, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/tn001.htm Fort Henry<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/tn001.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 21 August 2012)</ref>]
 
*February 6, 1862 = [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/tn001.htm Fort Henry<ref>Heritage Preservation Services, [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/tn001.htm Civil War Battle Summaries by State], (accessed 21 August 2012)</ref>]
  
Map showing battle in Tennessee click [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/tn001.htm here]
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Map showing battle in Tennessee click [http://www.nps.gov/hps/abpp/battles/tn001.htm here]  
  
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===== Other Military Resources Include: =====
===== Other Military Resources Include: =====
 
  
 
*[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  
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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
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Calloway County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
*[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]
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Calloway County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[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.  
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Calloway|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Calloway|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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== Calloway County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
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Calloway County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Facts
Founded December 19, 1821
County Seat Murray
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Calloway County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Calloway County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1823 1852 1830 1822 1836
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Calloway County Courthouse, Murray, Ky. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Calloway County Courthouse
101 S 5th Street
Murray, KY 42071
Phone: 270.767.0429[1]

Calloway County Kentucky History

First Calloway County Courthouse, Central Park, Murray, Ky. (Originally stood at Wadesboro, Ky.) Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Parent County

1821--Calloway County was created 19 December 1821 from Hickman County.
County seat: Murray [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1906--A disaster destroyed most records.

Calloway County Kentucky Places / Localities

Populated Places

Almo Faxon Kirksey Pleasant Hill
Almo Heights Five Points Lynn Grove Pottertown
Backusburg Fort Heiman Midway Protemus
Bakers Crossroads Hamlin Murray Shiloh
Boatwright Harris Grove New Concord Stella
Coldwater Hazel New Providence Wadesboro
Crossland Hico Penny Wiswell
Dexter Irvin Cobb Resort

Neighboring Counties

Calloway County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African Americans

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Biographies

Cemeteries

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


Census

For tips on accessing Calloway County, Kentucky Genealogy census records online, see: Kentucky Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

  • [1] ~ The Archives of Appalachia

Maps

Military

Civil War
Civil War Battle


The following Civil War Battle was fought in Calloway County.


Map showing battle in Tennessee click here


Other Military Resources Include:

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Calloway County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Calloway County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Calloway County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Calloway County, Kentucky page 269, 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. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 21 August 2012)