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Revision as of 17:12, 29 March 2013

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Guide to Livingston County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Livingston County, Kentucky
Map
Map of Kentucky highlighting Livingston County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 13, 1798
County Seat Smithland
Courthouse
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Beginning Dates for Livingston County, Kentucky Genealogy Government Records
Birth*
Marriage
Death*
Census
Deeds
Wills
1852
1799
1852
1810
1800
1799
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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Livingston County Courthouse, Smithland, KY

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Livingston County Courthouse
335 Court Street PO Box 40;
Smithland, KY 42081-0400
Phone: 270.928.2162[1]

History

Livingston Co., Ky. GenWeb

Parent County

1798--Livingston County was created 13 December 1798 from Christian County.
County seat: Smithland [2]

Boundary Changes

Livingston Co., Ky. from Christian Co., Ky.

Record Loss

A loss of some records occurred due to a fire in 1804

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bayou Hampton Ledbetter Salem
Birdsville Heater Lola Smithland
Burna Iuka Newbern Tiline
Carrsville Joy Pinckneyville Vicksburg
Grand Rivers Lake City

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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African American

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

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18002,856
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http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21139.txt

For tips on accessing Livingston 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
  • [Baker] Chapman, Peggy Brown. Bakers of Logan, Christian, Muhlenberg, Livingston, Henderson, Hopkins, Caldwell, Union, Todd, Trigg, Crittenden, Lyon, McLean and Webster Counties & Jackson Purchase, Kentucky. Lubbock, Texas: P.B. Chapman, 1995. FHL 751704
  • [Lacey] Moore, Maurice Augustus. The Life of Gen. Edward Lacey: With a List of Battles and Skirmishes in South Carolina During the Revolutionary War. Spartanburg, S.C.: Douglass, Evins & Co., 1859. FHL 413932.
  • [Lacey] Draper, Lyman C. King's Mountain and Its Heroes. Cincinnati: Peter G. Thomson, Publishers, 1881. Pages 463-464. Digital version at Google Books.
  • [Lacey] Owen, Thomas McAdory. "Colonel Edward Lacey of the Revolution and Some of His Descendants," The Gulf States Historical Magazine, Vol. 1 (July 1902):41-44. Digital version at Google Books.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

  • 1799-1832 - The organization Strictly By Name provides free online indexes to early Livingston County probate records. They offer a record retrieval service to photocopy and transcribe microfilm copies of the original documents for a small fee. Available indexes:
  • Will Book A: 1799-1832

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
  • 1852-1861 - Livingston County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch C517641 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Livingston County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517642 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1861 - Livingston County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch M517641 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Livingston County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517643 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1878 - Livingston County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517644}] at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Unsorted
  • Livingston County Kentucky Vital Records
  • Livingston County Clerk

335 Court Street
Smithland, KY 42081

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Livingston County, Kentucky page 272, 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).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/0/0b/Igikentuckygl.pdf.