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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Edmonson_County,_Kentucky|Edmonson County]]''
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Guide to '''Edmonson County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== County Courthouse  ==
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== Edmonson County Kentucky 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="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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== History  ==
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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>
  
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== Edmonson County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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== Edmonson County Kentucky Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== 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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*[[Warren County, Kentucky|Warren]]
 
*[[Warren County, Kentucky|Warren]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Edmonson County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
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[[Image:Kyedmonson.png|thumb|right|400px]]
  
 
==== African American Research  ====
 
==== African American Research  ====
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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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{{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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*[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]
 
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
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==== Genealogy  ====
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*'''[Sturdivant]''' Dorman, John Frederick. ''Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5.'' 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. {{FHL|1149556|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2}}.
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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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  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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*'''1852-1859''' - Edmonson County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|C517291}} 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/f/f1/Igikentuckyaf.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1874-1875''' - Edmonson County Birth Index 1874-1875. Batch {{IGI|C517292}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Edmonson County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517293}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage =====
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*'''1852-1859''' - Edmonson County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|M517291}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Edmonson County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517294}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Edmonson County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517295}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*The Edmonson county page for the USGENWEB project has an Birth index at http://www.kygenweb.org/edmonson/births/index.html<br>They also have a Marriage index with both a bride index and a groom index at http://www.kygenweb.org/edmonson/marriages/index.html<br>They also have a death index at http://www.kygenweb.org/edmonson/deaths/index.html&nbsp; but it appears to be an extraction of&nbsp; the Edmonson county deaths from the whole Kentucky Death Index 1911 - 2000 available at: http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/death/search.cgi  
 
*The Edmonson county page for the USGENWEB project has an Birth index at http://www.kygenweb.org/edmonson/births/index.html<br>They also have a Marriage index with both a bride index and a groom index at http://www.kygenweb.org/edmonson/marriages/index.html<br>They also have a death index at http://www.kygenweb.org/edmonson/deaths/index.html&nbsp; but it appears to be an extraction of&nbsp; the Edmonson county deaths from the whole Kentucky Death Index 1911 - 2000 available at: http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/death/search.cgi  
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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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== Edmonson 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]
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Edmonson 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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*[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  ==
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== Edmonson County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
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Guide to Edmonson County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Founded January 12, 1825
County Seat Brownsville
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Edmonson County Kentucky 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]

Edmonson County Kentucky 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

Edmonson County Kentucky 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

Edmonson County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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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

Genealogy

  • [Sturdivant] Dorman, John Frederick. Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5. 3 vols. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005. See Volume 2. FHL Book 975.5 H2j v. 2.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1859 - Edmonson County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch C517291 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1874-1875 - Edmonson County Birth Index 1874-1875. Batch C517292 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875 - Edmonson County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517293 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Marriage
  • 1852-1859 - Edmonson County Marriage Index 1852-1859. Batch M517291 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1875 - Edmonson County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517294 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
  • 1876-1878 - Edmonson County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517295 at FamilySearch - free.[3]
Unsorted

Edmonson County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Edmonson County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Edmonson County Kentucky Genealogy 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).
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f1/Igikentuckyaf.pdf.