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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Cumberland_County,_Kentucky|Cumberland County]]''  
 
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Cumberland_County,_Kentucky|Cumberland County]]''  
  
== Quick Dates ==
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== County Courthouse ==
 
 
Cumberland County's civil records start the following years:
 
  
 
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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" | 1799
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852  
 
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852  
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1810
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&nbsp;'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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[[Image:Cumberland County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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&nbsp;<br>[http://www.cumberland.clerkinfo.net/ Cumberland County Courthouse] PO Box 275<br>Burkesville, KY 42717-0275<br>Phone: 270.864.3726<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cumberland County, Kentucky page 270, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
 
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&nbsp;<br>[http://www.cumberland.clerkinfo.net/ Cumberland County Courthouse] PO Box 275<br>Burkesville, KY 42717-0275<br>Phone: 270.864.3726 <br><br>County Clerk has some marriage records&nbsp;1882-1923 and from 1927, probate records from 1815 and land records from 1799; Clerk Circuit Court has probate records from from 1968, divorce and court records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cumberland County, Kentucky page 270, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
*&nbsp;[[Kentucky_Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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*&nbsp;[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
  
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
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*[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  
 
*[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  
 
*[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  
*[http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] Local volunteers may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
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*[http://raogk.wikia.com/wiki/Random_Acts_of_Genealogical_Kindness_Wiki Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] Local volunteers may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
 
*[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=1017 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Cumberland 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=1017 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Cumberland County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/] ~ The Archives of Appalachia
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ &nbsp;The Archives of Appalachia]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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*'''1815-1912''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books B to I (1815-1912)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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*'''1799''' - 1799 Tax List of {{PAGENAME}} is included in Clift's ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800,''<ref>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).</ref> digitized by [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3720 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*[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.  
*[http://usgenweb.org] USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*&nbsp;[http://usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Cumberland|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Cumberland|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Cumberland/ Cumberland County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Cumberland/ Cumberland County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)

Revision as of 20:33, 16 November 2012

Cumberland County, Kentucky
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Founded December 14, 1798
County Seat Burkesville
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Cumberland County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1799 1852 1810 1799 1815
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Cumberland County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg

 
Cumberland County Courthouse PO Box 275
Burkesville, KY 42717-0275
Phone: 270.864.3726[1]

History

Parent County

1798--Cumberland County was created 14 December 1798 from Green County.  County seat: Burkesville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865, 1933--Disasters destroyed most records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Amandaville Cloyds Landing Hegira Modoc
Arat Dougan Town Judio Peytonsburg
Ashlock Dubre Kettle Stalcup
Bakerton Ellington Leslie Tanbark
Bow Frogue Littrell Waterview
Burkesville Green Grove Long Ridge
Claywell Grider Marrowbone











Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18003,284
18106,19188.5%
18208,05830.2%
18308,6247.0%
18406,090−29.4%
18507,00515.0%
18607,3404.8%
18707,6904.8%
18808,89415.7%
18908,452−5.0%
19008,9626.0%
19109,8469.9%
192010,6488.1%
193010,204−4.2%
194011,92316.8%
19509,309−21.9%
19607,835−15.8%
19706,850−12.6%
19807,2896.4%
19906,784−6.9%
20007,1475.4%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21057.txt

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

Church

Court

Genealogy

Families of Cumberland County, Kentucky Genealogy are discussed in:

  • [Cheatham] Dennstedt, Alberta Marjorie. "The Cheatham Family of Colonial Virginia," in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 27, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1983):163-173; Vol. 27, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1983):273-279; Vol. 28, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1984):38-43; Vol. 28, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1984):102-112; Vol. 28, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1984):209-216; Vol. 28, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1984):293-297; Vol. 29, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1985):32-40; Vol. 29, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1985):123-127; Vol. 29, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1985):179-185; Vol. 29, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1985):262-265; Vol. 30, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar. 1986):17-23; Vol. 30, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1986):99-104. Digital version at American Ancestors ($). FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 27 (1983)-v. 30 (1986).
  • [Warriner] Mireles, Dana Ann. "Jacob Warriner, Sr., of Buckingham County, Virginia: His Children and His Parents," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 38, No. 2 (Apr.-Jun. 1994):83-93. Digital version at American Ancestors ($).

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

  • 1799 - 1799 Tax List of Cumberland County, Kentucky Genealogy is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[3] digitized by Ancestry ($).

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Cumberland County, Kentucky page 270, 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).