McCreary County, Kentucky Genealogy

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McCreary County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 12, 1912
County Seat Whitley City
Courthouse
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Quick Dates[edit | edit source]

McCreary 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[edit | edit source]

[[Image:

McCreary County Courthouse, Whitley City, KY

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History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1912--McCreary County was created 12 March 1912 from Whitley, Pulaski and Wayne Counties.
County seat: Whitley City [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Barthell Flat Rock Nevelsville Stearns
Bauer Funston Oz Strunk
Beulah Heights Gilreath Pine Knot White Oak Junction
Big South Fork (hist.) Greenwood Revelo Whitley City
Blue Heron Hickory Grove Sawyer Wiborg
Camargo Hill Top Silerville Worley
Co-Operative Hollyhill Slavans Yamacraw
Creekmore Honeybee Smith Town
Fidelity Marshes Siding

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

African American Research[edit | edit source]

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

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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

Census[edit | edit source]

Historical populations
Census Pop.
192011,676
193014,62725.3%
194016,45112.5%
195016,6601.3%
196012,463−25.2%
197012,5480.7%
198015,63424.6%
199015,603−0.2%
200017,0809.5%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21147.txt


Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).