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Guide to '''Morgan County, Kentucky ancestry, genealogy and family history, and genealogy''' , birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.<br>{{Click|Image:KY_ORP.png|Kentucky Online Genealogy Records}}{{Infobox U.S. County| county = Morgan County| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/index.html Morgan Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>| county_map = Morgan_County_svg.png| state = Kentucky| state_map = Kentucky.png | founded year = 1822| founded date = December 7| seat wl = West Liberty}}
=== County Courthouse === {| widthstyle="100width:18%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1; float:right"
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ffcc99" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAMEClick|image:KY_ORP.png|Kentucky_Online_Genealogy_Records}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="16<center>{{Infobox U.S.6%" align="center" | '''[[Morgan County, Kentucky#Birth|Birth]]*''' 2016| widthorganized="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Morgan CountyDecember 7, Kentucky#Marriage|Marriage]]''' 1822| widthcounty seat="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Morgan County, Kentucky#Death|Death]]*''' West Liberty| width="16.6%" alignparent county="center" | '''[[Morgan Floyd County, Kentucky#CensusGenealogy|CensusFloyd]]''' | width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Morgan County, Kentucky#Land|Land]]''' | width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Morgan Bath County, Kentucky#ProbateGenealogy|ProbateBath ]]'''|-| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852 | width="16.6%" align="center" | 1823 | width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852 | width="16.6%" align="center" | 1830 | width="16.6%" align="center" | 1846 | width="16.6%" align="center" | 1866|-| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>|} [[Image:Morgan County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Morgan County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg]]  [http://morgancounty.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx Morgan County Courthouse]<br>&nbsp;450 Prestonburg Street<br> PO Box 26; <br>West Liberty, KY 41472-1162<br> Phone: 606.743.3949<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morgan County, Kentucky page 273, . {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>|variant spellings=|county1=[[Elliott County, Kentucky Genealogy|Elliott]]|county2= History =[[Johnson County, Kentucky Genealogy|Johnson]]|county3=[[Lawrence County, Kentucky Genealogy|Lawrence]]<div style|county4="width: 100%; float: left">[[Magoffin County, Kentucky Genealogy|Magoffin]]|county5==== Parent [[Menifee County ===, Kentucky Genealogy|Menifee]]|county6'''1822'''--Morgan County was created 7 December 1822&nbsp;from [[Floyd Rowan County, Kentucky Genealogy|FloydRowan]] and |county7= [[Bath Wolfe County, Kentucky Genealogy|Bath Wolfe]]Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''County seat:'''&nbsp;West Liberty <ref/br><center>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America''[[Morgan County,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).Kentucky Genealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|See County Maps]]</refcenter> |county8=|county9=|county10=|county courthouse== Boundary Changes ====[[Image:Morgan County Kentucky Courthouse.jpg|245x245px]] For animated maps illustrating Kentucky |county boundary changes, location in state= [[httpImage://wwwMorgan_County_svg.mapofus.orgpng|185x185px]]|adoption= <center>{{Adoption KYGenWeb}}</kentuckycenter>}}|}</ center><div style="Rotating Formation Kentucky County Boundary Mapswidth:17%; float:left; margin-right:4em; padding:0px"] (1776-1939) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website. >__TOC__</div>==County Information == Record Loss ==== '''1862, 1925--'''Disasters destroyed most records.  9 March 2012 - Tornadoes destroyed much of West Liberty.  
=== Description ===
=== County Courthouse ===
{{KY Courthouse Intro|Morgan}}
'''Morgan County Courthouse'''<br>450 Prestonburg Street<br>PO Box 26<br>West Liberty, KY 41472-1162<br> Phone: 606-743-3949<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Morgan County, Kentucky page 273, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>[http://morgancounty.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx Morgan County Website]
== Places/Localities == ==== Populated Places Morgan County, Kentucky Record Dates ===={{KY Record Dates Intro|Morgan}}{| width="710" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders1"
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| Adele bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | Fannin | Middle Fork | Sellars<center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| Bear Wallow width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Morgan County, Kentucky Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''| Florress width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Morgan County, Kentucky Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[http://en[Morgan County, Kentucky Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''| width="14.wikipedia2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Morgan County, Kentucky Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Morgan County, Kentucky Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''| width="14.org/wiki/Mima2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Morgan County,_Kentucky MimaKentucky Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate] ]'''| Silverhillwidth="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Morgan County, Kentucky Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| Blairs Mills width="14.2%" align="center" |1852| width="14.2%" align="center" |1823| width="14.2%" align="center" |1852| Gordon Ford width="14.2%" align="center" | | [http://enwidth="14.wikipedia2%" align="center" |1846| width="14.org/wiki/Mize,_Kentucky Mize] 2%" align="center" |1866| Smith Creekwidth="14.2%" align="center" |1830
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| Blaze colspan="7" | [http://en.wikipedia.org<center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</wiki/Grassy_Creek,_Kentucky Grassy Creek] center>| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon,_Kentucky Moon] }=== Record Loss ==={| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stacy_Fork,_Kentucky Stacy Fork]
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| Bonny
| Greear
| Murphyfork
| Straight Creek
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caney,_Kentucky Caney]
| Head of Stacy Fork
| Neal Valley
| Tarklin
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannel_City,_Kentucky Cannel City]
| Hickory Grove
| Nickell
| Twentysix
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| Caskey Fork (hist.)
| Holliday
| Oak Hill
| Upper Sandlick
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| Caskey Settlement
| Index
| Ophir
| Upper White Oak Creek
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| Cindas Creek
| Jeptha
| Panama
| Vance Fork
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| Cisco
| Jericho
| Payton
| War Creek
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| Coffee Creek
| Jones Creek
| Pekin
| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Morgan%2C+West+Liberty|subject|disp=West Liberty}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cottle,_Kentucky Cottle]
| Kellacey
| Perry Bend
| Wheel Rim
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| Crockett
| Leisure
| Pomp
| Wheelrim Fork
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| Dehart
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenox,_Kentucky Lenox]
| Redwine
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Oak,_Kentucky White Oak]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dingus,_Kentucky Dingus]
| Liberty Road
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relief,_Kentucky Relief]
| Woodsbend
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| Ditney School (hist.)
| Licking River
| Rexville
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrigley,_Kentucky Wrigley]
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| Ebon
| Lost Creek
| Right Fork
| Yocum
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elamton,_Kentucky Elamton]
| Lower Sandlick
| Road Fork
| Zag
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| Elkfork
| Malone
| Rockhouse
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'''1862, 1925''' - Disasters destroyed most records.
9 March 2012 - Tornadoes destroyed much of West Liberty.<br><br>
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=== Boundary Changes ===
{{KY Boundary Changes Intro|Morgan}}
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| Elna
| Matthew
| Rush Branch
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*'''1822'''--Morgan County was created 7 December 1822&nbsp;from [[Floyd County, Kentucky Genealogy|Floyd]] and [[Bath County, Kentucky Genealogy|Bath ]]Counties.&nbsp;&nbsp;
*'''County seat:''' West Liberty<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kentucky. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>
For animated maps illustrating Kentucky county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/kentucky/ "Rotating Formation Kentucky County Boundary Maps"] (1776-1939) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
 
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=== Populated Places ===
{{KY Populated Places Intro|Morgan}}
 
{| width="60%"
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| valign="top" width="20%"| * Adele* Bear Wallow* Blairs Mills* Blaze* Bonny* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caney,_Kentucky Caney]* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannel_City,_Kentucky Cannel City]* Caskey Fork (hist.)* Caskey Settlement* Cindas Creek* Cisco* Coffee Creek* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cottle,_Kentucky Cottle]* Crockett* Dehart* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dingus,_Kentucky Dingus]* Ditney School (hist.)* Ebon* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elamton,_Kentucky Elamton]* Elkfork* Elna* Ezel * Fannin* Florress* Gordon Ford* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grassy_Creek,_Kentucky Grassy Creek]* Greear* Head of Stacy Fork* Hickory Grove* Holliday| valign="top" width="20%"| * Index* Jeptha* Jericho* Jones Creek* Kellacey* Leisure* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lenox,_Kentucky Lenox]* Liberty Road* Licking River* Lost Creek* Lower Sandlick* Malone* Matthew* Maytown * Middle Fork* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mima,_Kentucky Mima]* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mize,_Kentucky Mize]* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moon,_Kentucky Moon]* Murphyfork* Neal Valley* Nickell* Oak Hill* Ophir* Panama* Payton* Pekin* Perry Bend* Pomp* Redwine| valign="top" width="20%"| * [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Relief,_Kentucky Relief]* Rexville* Right Fork* Road Fork* Rockhouse* Rush Branch* Salem * Sellars* Silverhill* Smith Creek* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stacy_Fork,_Kentucky Stacy Fork]* Straight Creek* Tarklin* Twentysix* Upper Sandlick* Upper White Oak Creek* Vance Fork* War Creek* {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Morgan%2C+West+Liberty|subject| disp=West Liberty}}* Wheel Rim* Wheelrim Fork* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Oak,_Kentucky White Oak]* Woodsbend* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrigley,_Kentucky Wrigley]* Yocum* Zag
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=== History Timeline ===
{{KY Historical Timeline Intro|Morgan}}
==== Neighboring Counties ==Resources == *[[Elliott County, Kentucky Genealogy|Elliott]] *[[Johnson County, Kentucky Genealogy|Johnson]] *[[Lawrence County, Kentucky Genealogy|Lawrence]] *[[Magoffin County, Kentucky Genealogy|Magoffin]] *[[Menifee County, Kentucky Genealogy|Menifee]] *[[Rowan County, Kentucky Genealogy|Rowan]] *[[Wolfe County, Kentucky Genealogy|Wolfe]] == {{KY Resources == [[Image:Kymorgan.pngIntro|thumb|right|400px]]  ==== African American Research ==== The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used: Morgan}}
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ The === Bible Records ==={{KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project *[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;[[Kentucky MinoritiesBible Intro|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;Morgan}}
==== Bible Biographies ===={{KY Biographies Intro|Morgan}}
==== *[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies], Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files, etc. ====Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
*[http://gedcomindex.com/Towns/usky1089.html Sorted by Surname, Morgan County, Kentucky]&nbsp; *[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project ==== Cemeteries =Business, Commerce, and Occupations ==={{KY Business Records Intro|Morgan}}
=== Cemeteries ===
{{KY Cemeteries Intro|Morgan}}
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=19&GScnty=1076&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
 
*[http://www.kykinfolk.org/morgan/mccemeteries.html KYGenWeb]
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/morgan/cemeteries.htm KYGenWeb Archives]
 
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/morgan.html Tombstone Project]
 
*[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>''' TombstoneTranscriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>
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*{{FHL|555598|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
 
*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Morgan+Kentucky&qt=advanced&dblist=638 WorldCat]
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| width="20%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>
|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" |
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=1076 Findagrave.com]
 
*[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Kentucky&county=Morgan&cemetery_name=a# Billion Graves]
 
*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/Morgan-county-kentucky-cemetery-records.htm Kentucky Cemeteries]
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The following web sites have additional information on Morgan county cemeteries.
*[http://www.interment.net/us/ky/Morgan.htm Interment.net] , Kentucky cemetery records by county. *[http://www.daddezio.com/cemetery/junction/CJ-KY-NDX.html Cemetery Junction]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; , Links to cemetery transcriptions  *[http://kykinfolk.com/esh/ Naming the Forgotten] ~ Naming the Forgotten - , The Eastern State Hospital Project  *[http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] , Local volunteers may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=4189&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=54&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Morgan County cemeteries] gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
==== Census =Records ==={{KY Census Intro|Morgan}}
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/mdcensus.htm Morgan County Census Records] *[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930 ], USGenWeb*[http://usgwarchives.net/census/cen_ke.htm The USGenWeb Census Images] ~ The USGenWeb Census Images Project *[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ Kentucky Census Transcriptions] ~ The , USGenWeb Census Project *[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/ KY Census Online] ~ Census Online, Links to online census records
==== Church =Records ==={{KY Church Intro|Morgan}}
{{KY Church Intro}}  *[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/mdchurch.htm Church Records]&nbsp; *[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] , ~ ChurchAngel *[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]
*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
==== Court =Records ==={{KY Court Intro|Morgan}}
*[http://courts.ky.gov/courts/clerks/Pages/default.aspx?county=Morgan Kentucky Court of Justice, Morgan County Office of the Circuit Court Clerk] *[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/morgan/courts.htm Morgan County Court Records]<br>*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/taxcourtrecords.html Morgan County Court and Tax Records] *[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Kentucky Supreme Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ , KYGenWeb Special Project
*[http://recordsproject.com/court/kentucky.asp Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
==== Land =Directories ==={{KY Directories Intro|Morgan}}
=== Emigration and Immigration ==={{KY LandEmigration Intro|Morgan}}
*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/admin/land/Pages/default.aspx The === Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ==={{KY Land Office]Ethnic Groups Intro|Morgan}} ==== African Americans ===={{KY African Americans Intro|Morgan}}
==== Local Histories ====*[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records available*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ The KY African American Griots Project]*[[Kentucky Minorities|Kentucky Minorities]] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips], Hangings in Kentucky 1792-1900
=== Funeral Homes ==={{KY HistoryFuneral Homes Intro|Morgan}}
*[http://www.rootswebmeaningfulfunerals.ancestry.comnet/~kymorgan/wlnickel.htm Morgan County History Series]<br>[http:fh/obituaries/enhome.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morgan_County,_Kentucky Wikipedia-Morgan County Kentucky]cfm?&fh_id=10914 Herald &amp; Stewart &nbspamp; Halsey Funeral]*[http://www.etsumeaningfulfunerals.edunet/cassfh/archivesobituaries/ ~ The Archives of Appalachiahome.cfm?&fh_id=10723 Potter Funeral Home Inc.]<br>
==== Maps Genealogies ===={{KY Genealogies Intro|Morgan}}
*[http://www.mapofus.org/kentucky/ Maps of Kentucky (1776-1939)] *[http://publicrecords.onlinesearchesgedcomindex.com/mapsTowns/map-of-Morgan-County-Kentuckyusky1089.htm html Sorted by Surname, Morgan County, Kentucky Map]&nbsp; *[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps] *[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
==== Military =Guardianship ==={{KY Guardianship Intro|Morgan}}
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War === Land and Property Records ===*[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/morgan/military.html {{KY Land Intro|Morgan County Genealogy Trails]<br>}}
===== Revolutionary War =====*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/admin/land/Pages/default.aspx The KY Land Office]
*[http://www.archive.org/stream/listpensionerso02buregoog#page/n474/mode/1up List of Revolutionary Pensioners]<br>=== Local Histories ==={{KY Histories Intro|Morgan}}
===== Civil War =====*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/wlnickel.htm Morgan County History Series]*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morgan_County,_Kentucky Wikipedia-Morgan County Kentucky]*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ The Archives of Appalachia]
'''Online Records'''=== Maps and Gazetteers ===*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932371KY Maps Intro|Kentucky Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865Morgan}} at [https[Image://wwwKymorgan.familysearch.org/search FamilySearchpng|thumb|right|400px]] — index *'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932398|Kentucky Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [httpshttp://www.familysearchmapofus.org/search FamilySearchkentucky/ Maps of Kentucky (1776-1939)] — index *'''1861-1865''' - [http://searchpublicrecords.ancestryonlinesearches.com/searchmaps/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.Smap-of-Morgan-County-Kentucky.htm Morgan County, Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancesstry.com AncestryKentucky Map] — index (free)*'''1861-1865''' - [http://searchwww.ancestrykygenweb.comnet/searchother/dbmaps.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps] at *[http://searchwww.ancestrykygenweb.com Ancestry] — index (free)*'''1912-1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1916017|Kentucky Confederate Pension Applications 1912-1950}} at [https:net/counties/familysearchkymap.org FamilySearchhtml Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site] — index and images
=== Migration ===
{{KY Migration Intro|Morgan}}
=== Military Records ==={{VAcivKY Military Intro|Morgan}} :- [[2nd Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles (Confederate)|2nd Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]]. Company A. :- [[14th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)|14th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Company B.
=====World *[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources], Revolutionary War I =====through Civil War*[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/morgan/military.html Morgan County Genealogy Trails - Military]
==== Revolutionary War ===={{KY Revolutionary War Intro|Morgan}}*[http://usgwarchiveswww.archive.netorg/stream/kylistpensionerso02buregoog#page/militaryn474/wwimode/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY1up List of Revolutionary Pensioners] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
====Civil War =World War II==={{KY Civil War Intro|Morgan}}'''Online Records*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932371|Kentucky Civil War Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932398|Kentucky Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2322 U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry] — index (free)*'''1861-1865''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2344 U.S., Union Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865] at [http://ancestry.com Ancestry]— index (free)*'''1912-1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1916017|Kentucky Confederate Pension Applications 1912-1950}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
*{{KY Civil War Regiments|Morgan}}<br>:- [[http://www2nd Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles (Confederate)|2nd Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Rifles (Confederate)]].accessgenealogyCompany A.com/worldwar/kentucky/morgan1.htm Morgan County :- [[14th Regiment, Kentucky World War II CasualitiesCavalry (Confederate)|14th Regiment, Army and Air CorpsKentucky Cavalry (Confederate)]]. Company B.
=====Korean World WarI ====={{KY World War I Intro|Morgan}}*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY]
==== World War II ===={{KY World War II Intro|Morgan}}*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestryaccessgenealogy.com/~kybathworldwar/koreakentucky/morgan1.htm Korean Morgan County Kentucky World War MemorialII Casualities, Army and Air Corps] Korean War Memorial for Soldiers from KY ~ KYGenWeb
==== Miscellaneous Korean War ===={{KY Korean War Intro|Morgan}}*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial for Soldiers from KY], KYGenWeb
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html Kentucky Postcards] ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project === Naturalization and Citizenship ===*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project{{KY Naturalization Intro|Morgan}}
==== Newspapers ===={{KY Newspapers Intro|Morgan}}
*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php USNPL, Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; , Kentucky Newspaper Index newspaper index with links *[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another World-Newspapers, Kentucky], Kentucky Newspaper Index newspaper index with links] *[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
*Licking Valley Courier<br>P. O. Box 187<br>West Liberty, KY 41472
{{KY Newspaper abstracts|Appling}}
==== Obituaries ===={{KY Obituaries Intro|Morgan}}
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/obitpage.html Morgan County Obituaries] *[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Kentucky Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ , KYGenWeb Project *[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Kentucky Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the , KYGenWeb Project *[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries] *[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries , Compiled by Charles Browning. *[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm Kentucky Obituaries], USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project *[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ , African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources *[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; , Kentucky Newspaper Citations *[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; , Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function *[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Christian Advocate] ~&nbsp;&nbsp; Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate ]*[http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/fh/obituaries/home.cfm?&fh_id=10914 Herald &amp; Stewart &amp; Halsey Funeral] *[http://www.meaningfulfunerals.net/fh/obituaries/home.cfm?&fh_id=10723 Potter Funeral Home Inc.]<br>&nbsp;
==== Probate =Other Records ==={{KY Other Records Intro|Morgan}}
{{KY Probate Intro}} *[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html Kentucky Postcards], USGenWeb
*'''1774 – 1999''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9066 Kentucky Wills and Probate Records 1774-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $ *'''1727 – 1990''' {{RecordSearch|1875188|Kentucky Probate Records 1727-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images*[http://www.copies1918.com/montgomeryKY-a.html Will Book A: 1797-1812] *[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5831 Montgomery County, Kentucky Wills: 1796-1821] at Ancestry.com (Free<ref>May be used for free at Family History Center. To locate a center near you, [https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator click here].</ref>/$) = Periodicals ===*'''1866-1963''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Book 2 (1866-1963)KY Periodicals Intro|access=browseMorgan}} has been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
==== School records =Probate Records ==={{KY Probate Intro|Morgan}}
*'''1727-1990''' {{RecordSearch|1875188|Kentucky Probate Records 1727-1990}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images*'''1774-1999''' [http://wwwsearch.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9066 Kentucky Wills and Probate Records 1774-1999] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($) — index and images*'''1866-1963''' {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Book 2 (1866-1963)|access=browse}} has been digitized by FamilySearch - free.rootsweb*'''1796-1821''' [http://search.ancestry.com/~kygenwebsearch/db.aspx?dbid=5831 Montgomery County, Kentucky Wills: 1796-1821] at Ancestry ($)*'''1797-1812''' [http://schoolswww.copies1918.com/morganmontgomeryKY-a.html Morgan County School Photos and YearbooksWill Book A: 1797-1812]&nbsp;
==== Taxation =School Records ==={{KY Schools Intro|Morgan}}
{{KY Tax Intro}} *[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/schools/morgan.html Morgan County School Photos and Yearbooks]
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/taxcourtrecords.html Morgan County Court and === Tax Records]&nbsp; ==={{KY Tax Intro|Morgan}}
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/taxcourtrecords.html Morgan County Court and Tax Records]*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat==== Vital 36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records ], ====Ancestry ($)
=== Vital Records ==={{KY Vital Intro|Morgan}} See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/kentucky/ky-vital-records/ How to order Kentucky Vital Records]
<br> ==== Birth ===={{KY Birth Intro|Morgan}}
===== Birth ===== *'''1839-1960''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/– {{RecordSearch|1674843?collectionNameFilter=false KY Births and Christenings] ~ |Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search}} at FamilySearch*'''1852-1861''' - Morgan County Birth Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|C517791}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref>Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/7/75/Igikentuckymz.pdf.</ref> *'''1874''' - Morgan County Birth Index 1874. Batch {{IGI|C517792}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>*'''1875''' - Morgan County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517793}} at FamilySearch - free.*'''1911-1912''' - [http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital RecordsBirth Index] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths and Marriages ===== Marriage =====
==== Marriage ====
{{KY Marriage Intro|Morgan}}
*'''1609-2016''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=kentucky%2cky Kentucky, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
*'''17831785-1979''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/– {{RecordSearch|1674849?collectionNameFilter=false KY Marriage Records] ~ KY |Kentucky Marriages 1783 , 1785- 1979 ~ Family Search }} at FamilySearch
*'''1797-1954''' - {{RecordSearch|1804888|Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1821-1882''' - [http://www.usgwarchives.net/marriages/kentucky/morgan.htm Kentucky Marriage Project, Morgan County]&nbsp;<br>**, [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ky/morgan/vitals/marriages/m1857.txt Marriage Records of Morgan County, Kentucky 1821-1882] *'''1852-1861''' - Morgan County Marriage Index 1852-1861. Batch {{IGI|M517791}} at FamilySearch - free.*'''1870''' - [http://genealogytrails.com/ken/morgan/1870mortality.html Morgan County Genealogy Trails 1870 Mortality Schedule] *'''1875''' - Morgan County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517794}} at FamilySearch - free.</ref>*'''1876-1878''' - Morgan County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517795}} at FamilySearch - free*'''1973-2000''' - [http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Marriage Records]*'''1973-2000''' - [https://web.archive.org/web/20151103090615/http://userdbvitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000 *[https://web.archive.org/web/20160616043935/http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/marriages.html Morgan County Marriages]<br>, [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/vitals.html Morgan County Vital Records]*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/morgan/marriage.htm USGenWeb Archives Project, Morgan County, Kentucky Marriage Index] *[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths and Marriages
===== Death ====={{KY Death Intro|Morgan}}
*'''1843-1970''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/– {{RecordSearch|1674848?collectionNameFilter=false KY Deaths and Burials] ~ KY |Kentucky Deaths and Burials , 1843 - 1970 }} at FamilySearch
*'''1911-1963''' - {{RecordSearch|1417491|Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates '''1911-2000''' - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project *[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital RecordsDeath Index] ~ *{{RecordSearch|1202535| The Social Security Death Index }} - Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths and Marriages *[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestrykyvitals.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death IndexKentucky Vital Records Project] The Social Security , Transcriptions and Images of Kentucky Death Index - SearchableCertificates*[https://web.archive.org/web/20160411221119/http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/deaths.html Morgan County Deaths]
===== Divorce ====={{KY Divorce Intro|Morgan}}
*'''1973-1993''' - [http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ ], University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
== Societies and Libraries Research Facilities =={{KY Research Facilities Intro|Morgan}}
'''=== Archives ==={{KY Archives Intro|Morgan County Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 900; Route 1<br> West Liberty KY 41472<br><br>}}
=== Family History Centers ==={{Family History Centers Intro}} *[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses [Introduction to Kentucky genealogical and historical societiesLDS Family History Centers]] *=== Libraries ==={{KY Libraries Intro|Morgan County Historical Society<br>P.O. Box 900; Route 1<br>West Liberty KY 41472}}
==== Family History Centers =Museums ==={{KY Museums Intro|Morgan}}
== Societies =={{FamilySearch Centers KY Societies Intro|Morgan}}
*'''Morgan County Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 900<br>Route 1<br> West Liberty, KY 41472*[[Introduction http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to LDS Family History Centers]Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
== Websites =={{KY Websites Intro|Morgan}}
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/kentucky/morgan-county/ Morgan County, KY History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] *[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymorgan/index.html Morgan County, Kentucky Genealogy] [, USGenWeb-KyGenWeb Site] *[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county. *[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kentucky Website] *[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records. *[http://usgenweb.org The USGenWeb project] May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. *{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Morgan|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}} <span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1277577228950_175" /> *[http://www.genealogy.com/forum/ Morgan Co., Kentucky Genealogy Forum] *[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Morgan/ Morgan County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/KY/Morgan-County.htm Morgan County KY Genealogy] (Kentucky Genealogy)
*{{FHL Place IDNum|195556|Kentucky|Morgan}}. Free - The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records
== Research Guides ==
{{KY Research Guides Intro|Morgan}}
== References ==<references />
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