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  • Clay County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clay County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was formed in 1807 and named in honor of Green Clay (1757–1826). Clay was a member of the Virginia and Kentucky State legislatures. Adjacent Counties Owsley County Perry County Leslie County Bell County Knox County Laurel County Jackson County

  • Bath County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bath County, Kentucky. History Bath County was established in 1811 from land given by Montgomery County , Kentucky . Its name is derived from natural springs said to have medicinal qualities. The courthouse in Owingsville was destroyed by an accidental fire caused by the Union Army during the American Civil War in 1864. In 1932,...

  • Hatfield–McCoy Feud

    This project is to trace the Hatfield and McCoy families back to their earliest known roots, focusing on the descendants involved in the famous feud, and notable descendants up to the present. Notables: Earliest known ancestors: Ephraim Hatfield b. c.1765; William McCoy b. c.1750 Heads of clans: William Anderson Devil Anse Hatfield; Randolph Ole Ran'l McCoy Sources: Addition...

  • LaRue County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Larue County, Kentucky. The county was formed on March 4, 1843. It was named for John P. LaRue, an early settler. It is best known as the birthplace of United States President Abraham Lincoln, when it was part of Hardin County. The county sponsors the annual Lincoln Days celebration on the first full weekend of October, Friday thro...

  • Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pulaski County, KY.

  • Campbell County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Campbell County, Kentucky. Official Website History Campbell County was founded December 17, 1794, two years after the creation of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, becoming the state's 19th county. Campbell County was carved out of Scott, Harrison and Mason counties.[5] The original county included all of present Boone, Kenton, Pe...

  • Kentucky counties, cities and towns

    This project is part of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Portal. About the Project Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Kentucky. You can add profiles for: People born in Kentucky People who lived in Kentucky People who died in Kentucky When you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benef...

  • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lexington, Kentucky. Lexington is located in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky and is known as "The Horse Capital of the World". History Lexington was founded by European Americans in June 1775, in what was then considered Fincastle County, Virginia, 17 years before Kentucky became a state. A party of frontiersmen, led by William...

  • The Kentucky Migration 1780 - 1820

    The Kentucky Migration Note: This project is intended for anyone that moved to Kentucky during this period. If you have more info on why these families migrated, please feel free to add it here, or on their profiles. The first serious explorations of the Kentucky territory by English colonists had begun around 1750, and it was found that the area was not generally inhabited by Indians, but ...

  • Nelson County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nelson County, KY.

  • Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Kentucky. Official Website Jefferson County—originally Jefferson County, Virginia—was established by the Virginia General Assembly in June 1780, when it abolished and partitioned Kentucky County into three counties. In 1778, during the American Revolutionary War, George Rogers Clark's militia and 60 civilian se...

  • Scott County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Scott County, KY.

  • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Louisville, Kentucky. Louisville is the historical and nominal county seat of Jefferson County. Louisville is home to the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Fried Chicken, or KFC and Louisville Slugger baseball bats.

  • Grant County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Grant County, Kentucky. Official Website Grant County was established in 1820 and named for Colonel John Grant,[3] who led a party of settlers in 1779 to establish Grant's Station, in today's Bourbon County, Kentucky. Adjacent Counties Boone County Kenton County Gallatin County Owen County Harrison County Pendleton...

  • Knox County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Knox County, Kentucky. Overview Knox County was formed on December 19, 1799. It is usually assumed to be named for Henry Knox of Massachusetts, a Revolutionary War general and the first United States Secretary of War. However, there is strong evidence that it was actually named for James Knox. Knox was a pre-war explorer and long ...

  • Owen County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Owen County, KY.

  • Knott County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Knott County, Kentucky. Official Website Knott County was established in 1884 and was named for James Proctor Knott, Governor of Kentucky (1883-1887). Adjacent Counties Floyd County Magoffin County Pike County Breathitt County Perry County Letcher County Cities & Communities Anco | Bath | Bearville | Betty | ...

  • Casey County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Casey County, Kentucky. The county was formed in 1806 from the western part of Lincoln County and named for Colonel William Casey, a pioneer settler who moved his family to Kentucky in 1779. It is the only Kentucky county entirely in the Knobs region. Casey County is home to annual Casey County Apple Festival, and is a prohibition ...

  • Taylor County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Taylor County, KY.

  • Pike County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pike County, KY.

  • Kentucky Wesleyan College

    Wikipedia Kentucky Wesleyan College (KWC) is a private Methodist college in Owensboro, a city on the Ohio River, in the U.S. state of Kentucky. KWC is east of Evansville, Indiana, north of Nashville, Tennessee, west of Louisville, Kentucky, and east of St. Louis, Missouri. Daviess County is home to 94,000 residents. Notable Alumni

  • Centre College

    Wikipedia Centre College is a private liberal arts college located in Danville, Kentucky, a community of approximately 16,000 in Boyle County, about 35 miles south of Lexington, Kentucky. Centre is an undergraduate four-year institution with an enrollment of approximately 1,375 students. Centre was founded by Presbyterian leaders, with whom it maintains a loose affiliation, and officially cha...

  • Mason County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Mason County, KY.

  • Grayson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Grayson County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was formed in 1810 and named for William Grayson (1740-1790), a Revolutionary War colonel and a prominent Virginia political figure. Adjacent Counties Breckinridge County Hardin County Ohio County Butler County Edmonson County Hart County Cities & Communities

  • Johnson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnson County, Kentucky. Official Website History Johnson County was formed on February 24, 1843 by the Kentucky General Assembly. At that time, its county seat of Paintsville had already been a chartered city for nine years. Homes had been built in Paintsville as early as the 1810s. Many of the families at the beginning of J...

  • Shelby County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Shelby County, KY.

  • Jessamine County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jessamine County, Kentucky. Official Website Located within the Inner Blue Grass region, long a center of farming and blooded stock raising, Jessamine County was established in 1798 and was named for Jessamine Douglass, the daughter of a pioneer settler. Most of the early pioneers were from Virginia, who came through the mountains...

  • Franklin County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Kentucky. It is not to be confused with the city of Franklin, in Simpson County, Kentucky. Official Website Franklin County was established in 1795 and was named after the American inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties Anderson County Henry County Owen County Shelby County Sco...

  • Barren County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Barren County, Kentucky. Overview Barren County was established in 1798 from land given by Green County and Warren County . Like most of south central Kentucky , Barren County was settled by the Scots-Irish, and still bears many cultural aspects that trace back to that heritage. The Scottish heritage is the most evident, as indic...

  • Monroe County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Monroe County, KY.

  • Bourbon County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bourbon County, Kentucky. History Bourbon County was established in 1785 from a portion of Fayette County, Virginia, and named after the French House of Bourbon, in gratitude for Louis XVI of France's assistance during the American Revolutionary War. Bourbon County, Virginia, originally comprised 34 of Kentucky's 120 current one...

  • Montgomery County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Montgomery County, KY.

  • Woodford County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Woodford County, KY.

  • Nicholas County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nicholas County, KY.

  • Barnes Family

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Barnes families, from earliest origins to near modern times. How to Participate Send a request to collaborate on this project and I'll add you as a collaborator. If the profile is a public profile you have edit rights to, then navigate to the profile and under "More Actions" choose "Add to project" o...

  • Kentucky in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Kentucky who served in the Union Army. See Kentucky (CSA) for units that served in the Confederate Army.

  • Russell County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Russell County, KY.

  • Jackson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jackson County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was formed in 1858 and was named for Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States. Adjacent Counties Estill County Madison County Lee County Clay County Owsley County Laurel County Rockcastle County

  • Henry County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Henry County, Kentucky. The county was founded in 1798 and was named for the statesman and governor of Virginia Patrick Henry. Adjacent Counties Carroll County Owen County Trimble County Franklin County Shelby County Oldham County Communities Bethlehem Campbellsburg Defoe Eminence Franklinton Lockpo...

  • Oldham County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Oldham County, KY.

  • Madison County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Madison County, KY.

  • Boonesborough Pioneers

    Add pioneer settlers of Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky.to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. Historical Summary Boonesborough was founded by legendary frontiersman Daniel Boone when he worked for Richard Henderson of the Transylvania Company. Boone led a group of settlers through the mountains from Fort Watauga (at present day Elizabetht...

  • Muhlenburg County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Muhlenburg, KY.

  • Pennyroyal region of Kentucky

    The Pennyroyal Region (also called Pennyrile) stretches along the southern border of Kentucky from the Appalachian Plateau west all the way to Kentucky Lake. The southern portion of the Pennyroyal Region consists of flat lands with some rolling hills. In the center of the region lies a treeless area called The Barrens. The northern section consists of rocky ridges. Under this rocky area are und...

  • Simpson County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Simpson County, KY.

  • Logan County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Logan County, KY.

  • Greenup County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Greenup County, Kentucky. Official Website Greenup County was organized by an act of the General Assembly of Kentucky on December 12, 1803 and named in honor of Christopher Greenup, a U.S. politician, and Kentucky governor. Adjacent Counties Boyd County Lawrence County, Ohio Carter County Lewis County Scioto County, ...

  • Kentucky in the US Civil War (CSA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Kentucky who served in the Confederate Army. See Kentucky (USA) for units that served in the Union Army.

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  • Daviess County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Daviess County, Kentucky. Official Website History Daviess County was established in 1815. The county is named for Major Joseph Hamilton Daveiss (a recording error in the State Clerk's office accounts for the error in spelling, which was never corrected), the United States Attorney who unsuccessfully prosecuted Aaron Burr. The c...

  • Harrison County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harrison County, Kentucky. Harrison County was formed on December 21, 1793 and was named for Colonel Benjamin Harrison, an early settler in the area. The First Battle of Cynthiana was on July 17, 1862, part of Col. John Hunt Morgan's First Kentucky Raid. Morgan's Last Kentucky Raid included on June 11–12, 1864 the Civil War Second...

  • Clark County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clark County, Kentucky. History White European settlement is known in this area as early as 1753. Many pioneers traveled through nearby Fort Boonesborough in Madison County, Kentucky, before establishing permanent settlements in Clark County. At least nineteen pioneer stations are believed to have been established in the area duri...

  • University of Kentucky

    The University of Kentucky (abbrev. UK) is a public co-educational university in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1865 by Isaiah Giles as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky,[8] the university is one of the state's two land-grant universities (the other being Kentucky State University), the largest college or university in the state, with 29,385[2] students as of Fall 2013, and...

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  • Fayette County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Kentucky. Overview Fayette County—originally Fayette County, Virginia—was established by the Virginia General Assembly in June 1780, when it abolished and subdivided Kentucky County into three counties: Fayette, Jefferson and Lincoln. Together, these counties and those set off from them later in that decade separa...

  • Hickman County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Hickman County, Kentucky. Official Website Founded in 1821, Hickman County was named for Captain Paschal Hickman of the 1st Rifle Regiment, Kentucky Militia. A resident of Franklin County, Kentucky, Hickman was wounded and captured at the Battle of Frenchtown in January 1813 and was killed by Indians in the Massacre of the River ...

  • Lincoln County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lincoln County, KY.

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . Kentucky , officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States. Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth (the others being Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts). Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union. K...

  • Hopkins County, Kentucky

    This project is part of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Portal. About the Project Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Hopkins County, Kentucky. You can add profiles for: People born in Hopkins County, Kentucky People who lived in Hopkins County, Kentucky People who died in Hopkins County, Kentucky When you find helpful resourc...

  • Henderson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Henderson County, Kentucky. Official Website History The Transylvania Co., also known as Richard Henderson & Co., in 1775 purchased from the Cherokees a large swath of wilderness between the Kentucky River and Cumberland River, encompassing approximately half of what would become Kentucky as well as a portion of northern Tenness...

  • Fulton County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Fulton County, Kentucky. History The rural county was organized in 1845. It was named for Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat. The county was developed for agriculture, which was originally dependent on slave labor. Area farmers had ties to Tennessee planters, and shipped produce down the Mississippi River, which formed the...

  • Hart County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hart County, Kentucky. Official Website Hart County was formed in 1819. The county is named for Captain Nathaniel G. S. Hart, a Kentucky militia officer in the War of 1812 who was wounded at the Battle of Frenchtown and died in the Massacre of the River Raisin. The Battle of Munfordville, a Confederate victory, was fought in the...

  • Washington County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, KY.

  • Hardin County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hardin County, Kentucky. Official Website Hardin County was established in 1792 and was named for Col. John Hardin, a Continental Army officer during the American Revolution and a brother of the Capt. William Hardin who founded Hardinsburg. The county is known for being the birthplace of former U.S. president Abraham Lincoln, th...

  • Jews of Kentucky

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Kentucky . From Carol Ely on Kentucky's Jewish history at the Kentucky FolkWeb site: Jews were present for the very creation of Kentucky. The Virginia mercantile firm of Cohen and Isaacs hired Daniel Boone to scout out their Kentucky lands; and another merchant family, the Gratz family of Philadelphia, set up trading posts ...

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  • Harlan County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Harlan County, Kentucky. History Harlan County was formed in 1819. It is named after Silas Harlan. With the help of his uncle Jacob and his brother James, Harlan built a log stockade near Danville, which was known as "Harlan's Station". The Harlan County War in the 1930s consisted of violent confrontations among strikers, strike...

  • Bullitt County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bullitt County, Kentucky. History Both France and Britain had traders and colonists who encountered the Shawnee. European colonization of the Americas led to competing claims between those nations to the lands west of the Appalachians and east of the Mississippi River. After suffering defeat by Great Britain in the Seven Years' Wa...

  • Fleming County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fleming County, Kentucky. The county was formed in 1798 and named for Colonel John Fleming, an Indian fighter and early settler. Adjacent Counties Bath County Rowan County Nicholas County Mason County Lewis County Robertson County Cities Ewing Flemingsburg (County Seat) Other Communities: Bald Hill, Be...

  • Perry County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Perry County, KY.

  • Floyd County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Floyd County, Kentucky. The county was named for James John Floyd, a pioneer surveyor who helped lay out the city of Louisville. The first court house burned down on April 8, 1808, destroying all the early records, so the earliest records of government activity do not date prior to 1808. Prestonsburg was used as a Confederate strong...

  • Hancock County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hancock County, Kentucky. Hancock County was formed in 1829 and was named for John Hancock, President of the Continental Congress and one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Adjacent Counties Breckinridge County Perry County, Ind. Ohio County Daviess County Spencer County, Ind. Communities Adair ...

  • Gallatin County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Gallatin County, Kentucky. Official Website Overview The county was formed on December 14, 1798 and named for Albert Gallatin, the Secretary of the Treasury under President Thomas Jefferson. During the Civil War, several skirmishes occurred in the county and the Union Army arrested a number of men for treason for supporting th...

  • Clinton County, Kentucky

    This project is for those that wish to research and share information on the families of Clinton County, Kentucky.

  • Magoffin County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Magoffin County, KY.

  • Kentucky Pioneers

    From The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 The opening of the trans-Appalachian West launched one of the greatest land rushes in American history. Contrary to legend, however, most of the land was won not by hardy pioneers seeking a family farmstead but by wealthy individuals and powerful companies who quickly claimed possession of all the prime areas. By the beginning of ...

  • Trigg County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Trigg County, KY.

  • Whitley County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Whitley County, KY.

  • Ballard County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ballard County, Kentucky . History Ballard County was formed from portions of Hickman County and McCracken County . It was named for Bland Ballard , a Kentucky pioneer and soldier who served as a scout for General George Rogers Clark during the American Revolutionary War , and later commanded a company during the War of 1812 . On ...

  • McCracken County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McCracken County, KY.

  • Green County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Green County, Kentucky. Official Website History Green County was formed in 1792. The county is named for Revolutionary War hero General Nathanael Greene, but the reason why the final E is missing is unknown. The country's first known serial killers, Big Harpe and Little Harpe, murdered a twelve-year-old Green County boy in 17...

  • Graves County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Graves County, Kentucky. History Graves County was named for Capt. Benjamin Franklin Graves, who was one of numerous Kentucky officers killed after being taken as a prisoner in the disastrous 1813 Battle of Raisin River in Michigan Territory during the War of 1812. He disappeared while being forced by the Potawatomi, allies of th...

  • Marion County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marion County, KY.

  • Bracken County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bracken County, Kentucky. History Bracken County was organized as Kentucky's 23rd county in 1796 from parts of Mason and Campbell counties. It was named after two creeks, the Big and Little Bracken, which in turn were named for William Bracken, an 18th-century explorer and surveyor who visited the area in 1773. He was later killed...

  • Garrard County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Garrard County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was formed in 1796 and was named for James Garrard, Governor of Kentucky from 1796 to 1804. Garrard County is the home of Camp Dick Robinson, the first Federal base south of the Ohio River during the Civil War. Adjacent Counties Boyle County Mercer County Lincoln Coun...

  • Mercer County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Mercer County, KY.

  • Boyle County, Kentucky

    Please add people who were born, lived or died in Boyle County, Kentucky. Official Website History In 1820, a portion of Casey County, now south of KY Route 300, was annexed to Mercer County. This became part of Boyle County when Boyle County was formed on February 15, 1842 from sections of Lincoln County and Mercer County. It is named for John Boyle, Congressman, Chief Justice of the Ken...

  • Boyd County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Boyd County, Kentucky. Official Website History Boyd County was the 107th of 120 counties formed in the state of Kentucky and was established in 1860 from parts of surrounding Greenup, Carter, and Lawrence counties. It was named for Linn Boyd of Paducah, former U.S. congressman, Speaker of the United States House of Representati...

  • Adair County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Adair County, Kentucky. Adjacent Counties Taylor County Casey County Russell County Cumberland County Metcalfe County Green County History Adair County was formed on December 11, 1801, from sections of Green County . Columbia was chosen as the county seat the following year and the first courthouse was built in ...

  • Fort Donelson National Cemetery

    Wikipedia Fort Donelson National Battlefield preserves Fort Donelson and Fort Heiman, two sites of the American Civil War Forts Henry and Donelson Campaign, in which Union Army Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant and Flag Officer Andrew Hull Foote captured three Confederate forts and opened two rivers, the Tennessee River and the Cumberland River, to control by the Union Navy. Find a Grave

  • Breckinridge County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Breckinridge County, Kentucky. History The area presently bounded by Kentucky state lines was a part of the U.S. State of Virginia, known as Kentucky County when the British colonies separated themselves in the American Revolutionary War. In 1780, the Virginia legislature divided the previous Kentucky County into three smaller uni...

  • Ohio County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ohio County, KY.

  • Boone County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Boone County, Kentucky. Official Website History Native Americans had once inhabited a large late historic village in Petersburg that contained "at least two periods of habitation dating to 1150 A.D. and 1400 A.D." In 1729 an unknown Frenchman sketched an area on his chart at what is now Big Bone Lick State Park with a note th...

  • Morgan County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Morgan County, KY.

  • McLean County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McLean County, KY.

  • Calloway County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Calloway County, Kentucky. Official Website History Calloway County was created in 1822 from land taken from Hickman County. The courthouse was built in 1823. A fire at the courthouse in 1906 caused the almost complete destruction of the county records. Calloway county was named after Richard Callaway. Fort Heiman was a Confed...

  • Wolfe County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Wolfe County, KY.

  • Breathitt County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Breathitt County, Kentucky. History The area now encompassed by Kentucky's Breathitt County was first bounded in 1772, when all of what is now the state of Kentucky was in the frontier county of Fincastle County, Virginia. Fincastle was divided in 1776, with the western portion named Kentucky County, Virginia. In 1780, Virginia se...

  • Estill County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Estill County, Kentucky. Official Website History Estill County was formed in 1808 and named for Captain James Estill, a Kentucky militia officer who was killed in the Battle of Little Mountain during the American Revolutionary War. Originally settled by European settlers entering Kentucky via old buffalo and Indian trails and t...

  • Elliott County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Elliott County, Kentucky. Elliott County was established in 1869 and is named for John Lyle Elliott, U.S. Congressman; Confederate Justice of the Kentucky Court of Appeals. Adjacent Counties Carter County Lawrence County Rowan County Morgan County Communities: Ault, Bascom, Beartown, Bell City, Bigstone, Blaine's Tra...

  • Christian County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Christian County, Kentucky. Official Website History The county is named for Colonel William Christian, a native of Augusta County, Virginia, and a veteran of the Revolutionary War. He settled near Louisville, Kentucky in 1785, and was killed by Native Americans in southern Indiana in 1786. Jefferson Davis, President of the Co...

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