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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Edmonson_County,_Kentucky|Edmonson County]]''  
 
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Edmonson_County,_Kentucky|Edmonson County]]''  
  
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| county = Edmonson County
 
| county = Edmonson County
 
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| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.www.kygenweb.org/edmonson/ Edmonson Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://www.www.kygenweb.org/edmonson/ Edmonson Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
 
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| state = Kentucky
 
| state = Kentucky
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Edmonson County, Kentucky Courthouse.PNG|thumb|right]]  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Edmonson County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Edmonson County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Edmonson County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Edmonson County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Edmonson County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Edmonson County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1825
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| 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" | 1825
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1831
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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[http://www.edmonsoncountyclerk.com/ Edmonson County Courthouse]<br>Main &amp; Cross Street<br>Brownsville, KY 42210<br>Phone: 270.597.2624<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Edmonson 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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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Arthur  
 
| Arthur  
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| Segal
 
| Segal
 
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| Bee Spring  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bee_Spring,_Kentucky Bee Spring]
 
| Elko  
 
| Elko  
 
| Ollie  
 
| Ollie  
 
| Straw
 
| Straw
 
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| Big Reedy  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Reedy,_Kentucky Big Reedy]
 
| Huff  
 
| Huff  
| Pig  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig,_Kentucky Pig]
| Sunfish
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sunfish,_Kentucky Sunfish]
 
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| Black Gold  
 
| Black Gold  
 
| Kyrock  
 
| Kyrock  
 
| Prosperity  
 
| Prosperity  
| Sweeden
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweeden,_Kentucky Sweeden]
 
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| Broadway  
 
| Broadway  
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| Union City
 
| Union City
 
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| Brownsville
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brownsville,_Kentucky Brownsville]
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195328&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Edmonson%2C+Mammoth+Cave&columns=*,0,0 Mammoth Cave]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Edmonson%2C+Mammoth+Cave|subject|disp=Mammoth Cave}}
 
| Ridgedale  
 
| Ridgedale  
 
| Windyville
 
| Windyville
 
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| Cedar Spring  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cedar_Spring,_Kentucky Cedar Spring]
 
| Nash  
 
| Nash  
| Rocky Hill  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Hill,_Kentucky Rocky Hill]
 
| Woodside
 
| Woodside
 
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| Chalybeate  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chalybeate_Springs,_Kentucky Chalybeate Springs]
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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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;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/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://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=1019 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Edmonson 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=1019 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Edmonson County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=583108&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Edmonson++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Edmonson 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://familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&region=EUROPE Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|583108|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Edmonson 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=3933&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=27&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Edmonson 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=3933&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=27&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Edmonson 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.
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1830= 2642
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| 1840= 2914
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| 1850= 4088
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| 1860= 4645
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| 1870= 4459
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| 1880= 7222
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| 1890= 8005
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| 1900= 10080
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| 1910= 10469
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| 1920= 10894
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| 1930= 11475
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| 1940= 11344
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| 1950= 9376
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| 1960= 8085
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| 1970= 8751
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| 1980= 9962
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| 1990= 10357
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| 2000= 11644
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| estimate=11978
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| estyear=2007
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| 2009=12,085
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| footnote=http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21061.txt
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}}
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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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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1826-1979''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 4 (1826-1979)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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*[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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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[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 The USGenWeb Project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb Project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195327&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Edmonson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Edmonson|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Edmonson/ Edmonson County, Kentucky&nbsp;Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Edmonson/ Edmonson County, Kentucky&nbsp;Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Edmonson County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Edmonson County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 12, 1825
County Seat Brownsville
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Edmonson County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1825 1852 1830 1825 1831
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

Edmonson County Courthouse
Main & Cross Street
Brownsville, KY 42210
Phone: 270.597.2624[1]

History

Parent County

1825--Edmonson County was created 12 January 1825 from Grayson, Hart and Warren Counties.
County seat: Brownsville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Arthur Chaumont Nick Roundhill
Asphalt Cub Run Oak Ridge Segal
Bee Spring Elko Ollie Straw
Big Reedy Huff Pig Sunfish
Black Gold Kyrock Prosperity Sweeden
Broadway Lindseyville Rhoda Union City
Brownsville Mammoth Cave Ridgedale Windyville
Cedar Spring Nash Rocky Hill Woodside
Chalybeate Springs

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

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

Biographies

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18302,642
18402,91410.3%
18504,08840.3%
18604,64513.6%
18704,459−4.0%
18807,22262.0%
18908,00510.8%
190010,08025.9%
191010,4693.9%
192010,8944.1%
193011,4755.3%
194011,344−1.1%
19509,376−17.3%
19608,085−13.8%
19708,7518.2%
19809,96213.8%
199010,3574.0%
200011,64412.4%
Est. 200711,9782.9%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21061.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

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), Edmonson 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).