Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy
|Greenup County, Kentucky|
Location in the state of Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
|Founded||December 12, 1803|
- 1 Quick Dates
- 2 Courthouse
- 3 History
- 4 Places/Localities
- 5 Resources
- 6 Societies and Libraries
- 7 Web Sites
- 8 References
Greenup County's civil records start the following years:
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
Greenup County Courthouse
Main & Harrison;
Greenup, KY 41144-1055
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. 
The following have information concerning African American research. Both should be used:
- African American Research (US) has more information about the kinds of records
- Kentucky Minorities has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.
Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc.
CemeteriesKentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.
- Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Search can be searched by name, place and/or date. This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.
- Find A Grave can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried. Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone. May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
- Find A Grave also gives a list of cemeteries in Greenup County and links to the information for the individuals buried there,
- Kentucky Cemeteries lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
- Greenup Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.
- The Family History Library Catalog lists some records of cemeteries in Greenup County. Some of the books or others may be on Google Books or available at public libraries.
- ePodunk list of 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.
- Greenup County Cemeteries KY Archives Project
- Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb-Cemeteries
For tips on accessing Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy census records online, see: Kentucky Census.
GenealogyBuff.com, Kentucky, Greenup County, Miscellaneous Obituaries (Scroll down the page to locate desired entries)
Greenup County Obituaries, KY Archives Project
- 1822-1949 - Will Books 2 to 14 (1822-1949) have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Family History Library Catalog
- Greenup County Kentucky Archives Project
- Greenup County, KY Genealogy Forum
- Greenup County Kentucky USGenWeb
- Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- 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.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).