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Kentucky County, Virginia Genealogy

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History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1776--Kentucky County was created in 1776 from Fincastle County. See County Formations Database (Kentucky Land Office)

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

1780--Became extinct in 1780 when it was divided to form Fayette, Lincoln, and Jefferson counties, which are all currently in the State of Kentucky.

See an interactive map of Kentucky County, Virginia boundary changes

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

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Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

One of the best places to start searches in Kentucky County records is:

  • Cook, Michael L. and Bettie A. Cook. Fincastle & Kentucky County, Va.-Ky.: Records and History. Evansville, Ind.: Cook Pub., 1987. FHL US/CAN Book 976.9 H2cc.

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