US TERRITORY OR
Annexed from Virginia, 1772; "Kentucky County," 1776
AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
Tax records, 1790 and 1800
FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS
State (with a small section of public land)
BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS
Office of Vital Statistics
275 E. Main St., 1E-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
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