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<!--{12090536295800} -->{{Kentucky-stub}} &nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Kentucky|Kentucky]]&nbsp;&gt; Fleming County'' <br>{{Adoption KYGenWeb}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Fleming_County,_Kentucky|Fleming County]]''  
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| county = Fleming County
 
| county = Fleming County
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| custom_text = <center>and its representative<br>'''[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/ Fleming Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
 
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| state = Kentucky
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Fleming County, Kentucky Courthouse 2.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]  
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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" | '''[[Fleming County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Fleming County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Fleming County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Fleming County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Fleming County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Fleming County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1798
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1810
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1798
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1798
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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://courts.ky.gov/counties/fleming/ Fleming County Courthouse]<br>Courthouse Square <br>Flemingsburg, KY 41041-1399<br>Phone: 606.845.8461<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Fleming 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1798'''--Fleming County&nbsp;was created 10 February 1798&nbsp;from [[Mason County, Kentucky|Mason]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Flemingsburg <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1798'''--Fleming County&nbsp;was created 10 February 1798&nbsp;from [[Mason County, Kentucky|Mason]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Flemingsburg <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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Effective '''1/1/1824 '''[[Nicholas County, Kentucky|Nicholas]] County was created from Fleming County.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Carpentersville (hist.)  
 
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| Muses Mills  
 
| Muses Mills  
 
| Sherburne
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== African American Research ====
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==== African American Research ====
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The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
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*[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
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*&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 ====
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==== Biographies ====
  
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/biographies.htm Various biographies concerning citizens of Fleming County<br>]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/fleming.html Fleming 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;
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]
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*USGenWeb's Fleming County site has numerous [http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/cemeteries.htm cemetery transcriptions] as well as tombstone photos and information on current cemetery restoration projects
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/poorfarm.htm Fleming County Poor Farm Cemetery]
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/fleming.html Fleming 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<br>
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*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/KY/ African American Cemeteries Online]&nbsp;~ Partial index/transcriptions of African American cemeteries  
*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Links to cemetery transcriptions
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction] ~ Links to cemetery transcriptions  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - The Eastern State Hospital Project
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*[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://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.
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*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1023 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Fleming 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=1023 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Fleming County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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*The [[Family History Library Catalog|Family History Library Catalog]] lists {{FHL|Kentucky%2C++Fleming|subject|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Fleming 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  
*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=localitydetails&subject=195337&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Fleming&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Fleming 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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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3959&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=28&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Fleming 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=3959&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=28&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Fleming 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 ====
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==== Census ====
  
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930
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{{USCensusPop
*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project
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| 1800= 5016
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| 1810= 8947
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| 1820= 12186
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| 1830= 13499
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| 1840= 13268
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| 1850= 13914
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| 1860= 12489
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| 1870= 13398
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| 1880= 15221
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| 1890= 16078
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| 1900= 17074
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| 1910= 16066
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| 1920= 15614
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| 1930= 12931
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| 1940= 13327
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| 1950= 11962
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| 1960= 10890
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| 1970= 11366
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| 1980= 12323
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| 1990= 12292
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| 2000= 13792
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| footnote=http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21069.txt
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/1840flemcen.html 1840 Heads of Households and Revolutionary War Pensioners for Fleming County]
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*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The USGenWeb Census Project  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The USGenWeb Census Project  
 
*[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ Census Online] ~ Census Online
 
*[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ Census Online] ~ Census Online
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/churches.htm Churches in Fleming County] ~ Information on a few of Fleming County's oldest churches.
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]
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*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
 
*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
 
*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/legal.htm Various Legal Matters in Fleming County<br>]
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research & Reference]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/courtorders.htm Various Court Orders of early Fleming County]
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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  
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*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
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==== Genealogy  ====
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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
  
==== Family Histories  ====
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*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
  
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===== Bibliography  =====
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*'''[Argo]''' Sharp, John L. ''From Adam to the Royalty of England and Scotland to the Families of Fleming County, Kentucky: or the Ancestors of Selvinous Dina Argo''. Morehead, Ky.: J.L. Sharp, 1976. {{FHL|218813|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Ar38a}}
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*'''[Bennington]''' ''Bennington Family [Will of William Bennington, Fleming County, Kentucky, 1801]''. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. {{FHL|386627|item|disp=FHL Film 1638368 Item 3}}
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*'''[Burgess]''' Reginald, R. ''The House of the Burgesses: Being a Genealogical History of Edward Burgess of King George and Stafford counties, Virginia, with His Sons - Garner Burgess of Fauquier Co., Virginia; William Burgess of Stafford Co., Virginia; Moses Burgess of Orange County, Virginia; Reuben Burgess of Rowan Co., North Carolina - and His Grandsons - Edward Burgess of Culpeper Co., Virginia; John Burgess of Harrison Co., Kentucky; Henry Burgess of Fleming Co., Kentucky; Edward Burgess of Scott Co., Kentucky; John P.B. Burgess of Halifax Co., Virginia; Edward Burgess of Kanawha Co., West Virginia; William Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; Reuben Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; and Thomas Burgess of White Co., Tennessee - Together with Their Known Descendants Named Burgess''. San Bernardino, Calif.: Borgo Press, 1983. {{FHL|397340|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 B912r}}
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*'''[Fulton]''' Engle, Caroline Dayton. "Major Hugh Fulton of Augusta Co., Va., and Fleming Co., Ky.," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 60, No. 1 (Mar. 1972):65-67. {{FHL|39597|item|disp=FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 60}}
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*'''[Heflin]''' Heflin, Donald L. ''Reuben Heflin of Somewhere in Virginia to Mason, Fleming &amp; Mason counties, KY, 1785-1863''. Georgetown, Ky.: D.L. Heflin, 1995. {{FHL|763416|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 H361hdd}}
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*'''[Hester]''' Searl, Hester Geraldine Lester. ''Hester Genealogy,&nbsp;A Story of Some Descendants of John Hester and Early Settler of Fleming County, Kentucky, Who Arrived in America in the Year 1740''. Patterson, Calif.: H.G.L. Searl, 1972. {{FHL|415052|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 H469s}}
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*'''[Hilligoss]''' Danell, Jennie. ''Hilligoss Family of Fleming County, Kentucky and Rush County, Indiana''. Fresno, Calif.: J. Danell, 197-?. {{FHL|445372|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 H558d}}
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*'''[Owens]''' Owens, David Hatfield. ''Owens Family of Virginia (Richmond, King George, Stafford, Prince''
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*''William, Fauquier Counties) and Kentucky (Mason, Lewis, Fleming, Bracken, Mercer, Boyle Counties)''. Ann Arbor, Mich.: D.H. Owens, 1991. {{FHL|502871|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 Ow2od 1991}}
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*'''[Smith]''' Hall, William K. ''Robert Smith Born about 1732, Died about 1798 of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania and Fleming County, Kentucky''. St. Louis, Mo.: W.K. Hall, 1989. {{FHL|489773|item|disp=FHL&nbsp;Book 929.273 Sm51hb}}
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*'''[Vincent]'''
 
*'''[Walton]''' Walton, John. "Job Walton of Fleming County, Kentucky," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 52, No. 1 (Mar. 1964):15-24. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 52
 
*'''[Walton]''' Walton, John. "Job Walton of Fleming County, Kentucky," ''National Genealogical Society Quarterly'', Vol. 52, No. 1 (Mar. 1964):15-24. {{FHL|39597|item}} 973 B2ng v. 52
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/landrecords.htm Various Land Records of Fleming County<br>]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/deeds.htm Various Deeds of Fleming County]
 
*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
 
*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/elizavillehistory.htm History of Elizaville, Fleming County]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/earlyflemurgsettlers.htm Early Settlers of Flemingsburg, Fleming County]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/gath.htm Lost Town of Gath, Fleming County]
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ ~ The Archives of Appalachia]
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*[http://kdl.kyvl.org/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=kyetexts;cc=kyetexts;view=toc;idno=B92-114-27763377 Condensed History of Fleming County, Kentucky&nbsp;(1908)]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]
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*[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]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/confsoldiersgrave.htm Confederate Solders' Grave Locations in Fleming County]
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/bluelickscentennial_.htm Battle of Blue Licks Centennial Monument, Fleming County]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/battleofhillsboro.htm Battle of Hillsboro], from an 1861 article in a newspaper from Springfield, MA
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War  
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*[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
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
  
==== Miscellaneous ====
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==== Miscellaneous ====
  
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html Kentucky Postcards] ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html Kentucky Postcards] ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/news_mags.htm Newspapers and Magazines of Fleming County]
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
 
*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links  
*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
  
 
==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/obituaries.htm Various obituaries of citizens of Fleming County]
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project  
 
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]  
 
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]  
*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project  
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources  
 
*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations  
 
*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function  
 
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate  
 
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate  
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*[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ky/fleming/webbbs_config.pl Fleming County, Kentucky Obituary Collection] Free from GenealogyBuff.com. From various funeral homes in the Flemingsburg, Ewing, Elizaville, Hillsboro, Plummers Landing, and Wallingford areas.
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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*'''1798-1966''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books A to R (1798-1966)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/fleming/wills.htm Various wills filed in Fleming County] at KY Kinfolk
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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*'''1800''' - 1800 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  ====
  
 
*[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 & Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[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  
*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths & Burials] ~ KY Deaths & Burials 1843 - 1970
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*[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  
*[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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*[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  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths & Marriages  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages  
*[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://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000  
*[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://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases  
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]  
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*[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]]
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[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://kykinfolk.com/fleming/ Fleming County KYGenWeb]  
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
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*[http://usgwarchives.org/ky/fleming/toc.html Fleming County KY, USGenWeb Archives]  
*[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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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Fleming/ Fleming County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)  
*[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[http://usgwarchives.org/ky/fleming/toc.html State of Kentucky Website]
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195337&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Fleming&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Fleming/ Fleming County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Fleming County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Fleming County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 10, 1798
County Seat Flemingsburg
Courthouse
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County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Fleming County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1798 1852 1810 1798 1798
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

Fleming County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Flemingsburg, KY 41041-1399
Phone: 606.845.8461[1]

History

Parent County

1798--Fleming County was created 10 February 1798 from Mason County.
County seat: Flemingsburg [2]

Boundary Changes

Effective 1/1/1824 Nicholas County was created from Fleming County.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Bald Hill Dalesburg Hill Top Plummers Mill
Battle Run Elizaville Hillsboro Poplar Grove
Beechburg Ewing Locust Poplar Plains
Bluebank Fairview Mount Carmel Ryan
Carpentersville (hist.) Flemingsburg Muses Mills Sherburne
Colfax Flemingsburg Junction Nepton Stringtown
Concord Foxport Olive Branch Sunset
Cowan Goddard Pleasureville Tilton
Craintown Grange City Plummers Landing Wallingford

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.
18005,016
18108,94778.4%
182012,18636.2%
183013,49910.8%
184013,268−1.7%
185013,9144.9%
186012,489−10.2%
187013,3987.3%
188015,22113.6%
189016,0785.6%
190017,0746.2%
191016,066−5.9%
192015,614−2.8%
193012,931−17.2%
194013,3273.1%
195011,962−10.2%
196010,890−9.0%
197011,3664.4%
198012,3238.4%
199012,292−0.3%
200013,79212.2%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21069.txt

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

Church

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
  • [Argo] Sharp, John L. From Adam to the Royalty of England and Scotland to the Families of Fleming County, Kentucky: or the Ancestors of Selvinous Dina Argo. Morehead, Ky.: J.L. Sharp, 1976. FHL Book 929.273 Ar38a
  • [Bennington] Bennington Family [Will of William Bennington, Fleming County, Kentucky, 1801]. Typescript. Microfilmed 1989. FHL Film 1638368 Item 3
  • [Burgess] Reginald, R. The House of the Burgesses: Being a Genealogical History of Edward Burgess of King George and Stafford counties, Virginia, with His Sons - Garner Burgess of Fauquier Co., Virginia; William Burgess of Stafford Co., Virginia; Moses Burgess of Orange County, Virginia; Reuben Burgess of Rowan Co., North Carolina - and His Grandsons - Edward Burgess of Culpeper Co., Virginia; John Burgess of Harrison Co., Kentucky; Henry Burgess of Fleming Co., Kentucky; Edward Burgess of Scott Co., Kentucky; John P.B. Burgess of Halifax Co., Virginia; Edward Burgess of Kanawha Co., West Virginia; William Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; Reuben Burgess of Davie Co., North Carolina; and Thomas Burgess of White Co., Tennessee - Together with Their Known Descendants Named Burgess. San Bernardino, Calif.: Borgo Press, 1983. FHL Book 929.273 B912r
  • [Fulton] Engle, Caroline Dayton. "Major Hugh Fulton of Augusta Co., Va., and Fleming Co., Ky.," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 60, No. 1 (Mar. 1972):65-67. FHL Book 973 B2ng v. 60
  • [Heflin] Heflin, Donald L. Reuben Heflin of Somewhere in Virginia to Mason, Fleming & Mason counties, KY, 1785-1863. Georgetown, Ky.: D.L. Heflin, 1995. FHL Book 929.273 H361hdd
  • [Hester] Searl, Hester Geraldine Lester. Hester Genealogy, A Story of Some Descendants of John Hester and Early Settler of Fleming County, Kentucky, Who Arrived in America in the Year 1740. Patterson, Calif.: H.G.L. Searl, 1972. FHL Book 929.273 H469s
  • [Hilligoss] Danell, Jennie. Hilligoss Family of Fleming County, Kentucky and Rush County, Indiana. Fresno, Calif.: J. Danell, 197-?. FHL Book 929.273 H558d
  • [Owens] Owens, David Hatfield. Owens Family of Virginia (Richmond, King George, Stafford, Prince
  • William, Fauquier Counties) and Kentucky (Mason, Lewis, Fleming, Bracken, Mercer, Boyle Counties). Ann Arbor, Mich.: D.H. Owens, 1991. FHL Book 929.273 Ow2od 1991
  • [Smith] Hall, William K. Robert Smith Born about 1732, Died about 1798 of Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania and Fleming County, Kentucky. St. Louis, Mo.: W.K. Hall, 1989. FHL Book 929.273 Sm51hb
  • [Vincent]
  • [Walton] Walton, John. "Job Walton of Fleming County, Kentucky," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 52, No. 1 (Mar. 1964):15-24. FHL Collection 973 B2ng v. 52

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Fleming 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), Fleming 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).