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[http://magoffincounty.ky.gov/ Magoffin County Courthouse]<br>Court Street<br>Salyersville, KY 41465<br>Phone: 606.349.2216&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1860. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Magoffin County, Kentucky page 272, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://magoffincounty.ky.gov/ Magoffin County Courthouse]<br>Court Street<br>Salyersville, KY 41465<br>Phone: 606.349.2216&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1860. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Magoffin County, Kentucky page 272, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
 
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records  
*&nbsp;[[Kentucky_Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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*&nbsp;[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
  
 
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
 
*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
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*'''1860-1975''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 2 (1860-1975)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
 
*'''1860-1975''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1 to 2 (1860-1975)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.

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Magoffin County, Kentucky
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Facts
Founded February 22, 1860
County Seat Salyersville
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Quick Dates

Magoffin County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852
1852


 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

County Courthouse

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Magoffin County Courthouse, Salyersville, KY

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Magoffin County Courthouse
Court Street
Salyersville, KY 41465
Phone: 606.349.2216 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1860. [1]

History

Parent County

Created in 1860 from Morgan, Johnson and Floyd counties.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

A disaster has caused the loss of some records.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arthurmabel Ever Kernie Puncheon
Bethanna Falcon Lacey Right Middle Fork
Bloomington Flat Fork Lakeville Royalton
Bradley Foraker Leatha Salyersville
Burning Fork Fredville Lickburg Seitz
Carver Fritz Logville Skaggs
Cisco Galdia Lower Burning Fork Stella
College Heights Gapville Lykins Stringtown
Conley Gifford Maggard Sublett
Craft Fork Grayfox Marshallville Swampton
Cutuno Gullett Mashfork Tiptop
Cyrus Gunlock Mason Waldo
Dale Gypsy Minefork Wheelersburg
Dixie Hager Netty Wonnie
Edna Harper Ova
Elsie Hendricks Painters Lick
Epson Ivyton Plutarch

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American Research

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

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18704,684
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http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21153.txt

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Taxation

Vital 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), Magoffin County, Kentucky page 272, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.