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''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Greenup_County,_Kentucky|Greenup County]]''  
 
''[[United States]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Greenup_County,_Kentucky|Greenup County]]''  
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== Quick Dates  ==
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Greenup County's civil records start the following years:
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Land|Land]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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 '''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
  
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
== Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Greenup County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]  
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[http://courts.ky.gov/counties/greenup/ Greenup County Courthouse]<br>Main &amp; Harrison; <br>Greenup, KY 41144-1055<br>Phone: 606.473.7394&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk has marriage records&nbsp;from 1803, <br>probate records&nbsp;from 1837, <br>birth and death records 1911-1949.<br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce <br>and court&nbsp;records from 1803. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greenup County, Kentucky page 271, {{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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| Argillite  
 
| Argillite  
 
| Hopewell  
 
| Hopewell  
 
| Oldtown  
 
| Oldtown  
| South Shore
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Shore,_Kentucky South Shore]
 
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| Beechy  
 
| Beechy  
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| Sunshine
 
| Sunshine
 
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| Bellefonte  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bellefonte,_Kentucky Bellefonte]
 
| Kehoe  
 
| Kehoe  
 
| Poplar Highlands  
 
| Poplar Highlands  
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| Brushart  
 
| Brushart  
 
| Letitia  
 
| Letitia  
| Raceland  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raceland,_Kentucky Raceland]
 
| Tygarts Valley
 
| Tygarts Valley
 
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| Warnock
 
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| Flatwoods  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flatwoods,_Kentucky Flatwoods]
 
| Load  
 
| Load  
 
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| Lynn  
 
| Lynn  
 
| Russell Heights  
 
| Russell Heights  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worthington,_Kentucky Worthington]
 
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| Fullerton  
 
| Fullerton  
 
| Maloneton  
 
| Maloneton  
 
| Samaria  
 
| Samaria  
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==== African American  ====
 
==== African American  ====
  
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
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The following have information concerning African American research. Both should be used:  
  
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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*[[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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*[[Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.
  
 
==== Bible  ====
 
==== Bible  ====
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
 
{{RAOGKcemetery}}Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>
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*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>  
 
*[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=1033 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Greenup 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=1033 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Greenup County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/data.html#tax Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records]  
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/data.html#tax Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ucd/states/ky_ucd.htm GenealogyBuff.com, Kentucky, Greenup County, Miscellaneous Obituaries] (Scroll down the page to locate desired entries)<br>[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/greenup/obit.htm Greenup County Obituaries, KY Archives Project]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/obitindex.html Greenup Obituaries]  
 
[http://www.genealogybuff.com/ucd/states/ky_ucd.htm GenealogyBuff.com, Kentucky, Greenup County, Miscellaneous Obituaries] (Scroll down the page to locate desired entries)<br>[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/greenup/obit.htm Greenup County Obituaries, KY Archives Project]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/obitindex.html Greenup Obituaries]  
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate ====
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*'''1822-1949''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 2 to 14 (1822-1949)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/greenup/deathcert.htm Greenup County Death Certificates, KY Archives Project]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/data.html#marriage Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Marriage Records] <br>
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[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/greenup/deathcert.htm Greenup County Death Certificates, KY Archives Project]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/data.html#marriage Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Marriage Records] <br>  
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Ashland Kentucky Family History Center]]&nbsp;
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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Revision as of 00:40, 16 November 2012

Greenup County, Kentucky
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Founded December 12, 1803
County Seat Greenup
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Quick Dates

Greenup County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

Courthouse

Greenup County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

Greenup County Courthouse
Main & Harrison;
Greenup, KY 41144-1055
Phone: 606.473.7394 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1803,
probate records from 1837,
birth and death records 1911-1949.
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce
and court records from 1803. [1]

History

Parent County

1803--Greenup County was created 12 December 1803 from Mason County.
County seat: Greenup [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Argillite Hopewell Oldtown South Shore
Beechy Hunnewell Oliver Station Sunshine
Bellefonte Kehoe Poplar Highlands Truitt
Brushart Letitia Raceland Tygarts Valley
Danleyton Limeville Raceland Junction Walsh
Edgington Lloyd Riverview Warnock
Flatwoods Load Russell West Russell
Frost Lynn Russell Heights Worthington
Fullerton Maloneton Samaria Wurtland
Grays Branch Melrose Siloam York
Greenup Naples South Portsmouth

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

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

Bible

Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc.

USBiographies Project-Greenup County Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18102,369
18204,31182.0%
18305,85235.7%
18406,2977.6%
18509,65453.3%
18608,760−9.3%
187011,46330.9%
188013,37116.6%
189011,911−10.9%
190015,43229.6%
191018,47519.7%
192020,0628.6%
193024,55422.4%
194024,9711.7%
195024,887−0.3%
196029,23817.5%
197033,19213.5%
198039,13217.9%
199036,742−6.1%
200036,8910.4%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21089.txt

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

Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records

Church

Court

Greenup County Clerk, Pat Hieneman's Online Office 
Greenup County District Court Online Resource Directory 
Kentucky Court of Justice-Greenup County, Office of the Circuit Court Clerk

Land

Local Histories

Greenup County History
Wikipedia-Greenup County, Kentucky

Maps

Military

Greenup County Military Index KY Archives Project

Newspapers

Obituaries

GenealogyBuff.com, Kentucky, Greenup County, Miscellaneous Obituaries (Scroll down the page to locate desired entries)
Greenup County Obituaries, KY Archives Project
Greenup Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records

Vital Records

Greenup County Death Certificates, KY Archives Project
Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Marriage 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), Greenup County, Kentucky page 271, 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).