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Revision as of 18:11, 26 April 2010

 United States  > Kentucky > Larue County

County Courthouse

Larue County Courthouse, Hodgenville, Ky.

History

The county is named for John Larue (1746-1792), Kentucky frontier settler.[1]

Parent County

1843--Larue County was created 4 March 1843 from Hardin County.  County seat: Hodgenville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1865--A disaster destroyed most of the records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Athertonville Hodgenville Malt (hist.) South Buffalo
Attilla Jerico Mathers Mill Talley
Boundary Oak Keith (hist.) Maxine Tanner
Buffalo Leafdale Mount Sherman Tonieville
Ginseng Lyons Roanoke White City
Gleanings Magnolia









Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. "Larue County, Kentucky," Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LaRue_County,_Kentucky.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).