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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Kentucky|Kentucky]]&nbsp;&gt; Greenup County'' <br>
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''[[United States]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Kentucky]]&nbsp; [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]&nbsp; [[Greenup_County,_Kentucky|Greenup County]]''  
  
== Courthouse  ==
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{{KYDC}}
  
[[Image:Greenup County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Greenup County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
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| county_map = Greenup_County_svg.png
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| state = Kentucky
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| state_map = Kentucky.png
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| founded year = 1803
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| founded date = December 12
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| seat wl = Greenup
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}}
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== County Courthouse  ==
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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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" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Greenup County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1803
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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" | 1811
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1822
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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[[Image:Greenup County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|236px]]  
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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<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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1803--'''Greenup County was&nbsp;created 12 December 1803&nbsp;from [[Mason County, Kentucky|Mason]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:'''&nbsp;Greenup <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1803--'''Greenup County was&nbsp;created 12 December 1803&nbsp;from [[Mason County, Kentucky|Mason]] County.<br>'''County seat:'''&nbsp;Greenup <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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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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{| width="710" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
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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
 
| Warnock
 
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| Flatwoods  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flatwoods,_Kentucky Flatwoods]
 
| Load  
 
| Load  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195381&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Greenup%2C+Russell&columns=*,0,0 Russell]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Greenup%2C+Russell|subject|disp=Russell}}
 
| West Russell
 
| West Russell
 
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| Lynn  
 
| Lynn  
 
| Russell Heights  
 
| Russell Heights  
| Worthington
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Worthington,_Kentucky Worthington]
 
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| Fullerton  
 
| Fullerton  
 
| Maloneton  
 
| Maloneton  
 
| Samaria  
 
| Samaria  
| Wurtland
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wurtland,_Kentucky Wurtland]
 
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| Grays Branch  
 
| Grays Branch  
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| York
 
| York
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195380&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Greenup%2C+Greenup&columns=*,0,0 Greenup]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Greenup%2C+Greenup|subject|disp=Greenup}}
 
| Naples  
 
| Naples  
 
| South Portsmouth  
 
| South Portsmouth  
 
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|  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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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;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/African_American_Research 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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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through [http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.
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{{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>
 
 
 
*[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,
 
  
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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>
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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.
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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=1033 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Greenup County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
 
*[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://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/greenup.html Greenup 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://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/greenup.html Greenup 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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*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|631115|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Greenup 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=topicdetails&subject=631115&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Greenup++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Greenup 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=4009&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=71&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Greenup 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=4009&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=71&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Greenup 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.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/cemetery.htm Greenup County Cemeteries KY Archives Project]&nbsp;  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/cemetery.htm Greenup County Cemeteries KY Archives Project]&nbsp;  
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1810= 2369
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| 1820= 4311
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| 1830= 5852
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| 1840= 6297
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| 1850= 9654
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| 1860= 8760
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| 1870= 11463
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| 1880= 13371
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| 1890= 11911
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| 1900= 15432
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| 1910= 18475
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| 1920= 20062
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| 1930= 24554
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| 1940= 24971
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| 1950= 24887
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| 1960= 29238
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| 1970= 33192
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| 1980= 39132
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| 1990= 36742
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| 2000= 36891
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/data.html#tax Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records]  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/data.html#tax Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Tax and Census Records]  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/greenup/military.htm Greenup County Military Index KY Archives Project]  
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/military.htm Greenup County Military Index KY Archives Project]  
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== 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]  
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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.net/ky/greenup/obit.htm Greenup County Obituaries, KY Archives Project]<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/obitindex.html Greenup Obituaries]  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== 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  ====
 
==== 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.net/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  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195379&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Greenup&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Greenup|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/greenup/toc.html Greenup County Kentucky Archives Project]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/greenup/toc.html Greenup County Kentucky Archives Project]  
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/ky/greenup/ Greenup County, KY Genealogy Forum]  
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/ky/greenup/ Greenup County, KY Genealogy Forum]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/ Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygreen2/ Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb]  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Greenup/ Greenup&nbsp;County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Greenup County, Kentucky
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Facts
Founded December 12, 1803
County Seat Greenup
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Beginning Dates for Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1803 1852 1810 1811 1822
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Greenup County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

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