Kentucky Genealogy

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US TERRITORY OR
COLONY SETTLED

Annexed from Virginia, 1772; "Kentucky County," 1776

STATEHOOD

1792

AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
(OR SIMILAR)

Tax records, 1790 and 1800

FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS

1810

PUBLIC-LAND OR
STATE-LAND STATE

State (with a small section of public land)

BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
BEGIN

1911

MARRIAGE RECORDS
BEGIN

1958

CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS

Office of Vital Statistics
275 E. Main St., 1E-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
(502) 564-4212

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