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Kentucky County Court records, 1780-1914

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Alison Sperry

Title

Kentucky County Court records

Date

1780-1914

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by alphabetically by county. Court records from Virginia and Missouri follow the Kentucky county records.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

58M46 : [identification of item], Kentucky County Court records, 1780-1914, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

1.2 Cubic feet

3 boxes

Abstract

Kentucky County Court records is a collection from many counties of Kentucky and includes court records from Virginia and Missouri. Records within this collection date from the late 18th century to the early 20th century. Many records are undated. Within the collection are various types of court records which include court appearance summons, copies of transcripts and judgements handed down by the court.

Biography/History

The Kentucky County Court records contain some of the early cases after Kentucky became a state on June 1, 1792 and document court cases through the Civil War and reconstruction periods.

Scope and Content

Kentucky County Court records is a collection from many counties of Kentucky and includes court records from Virginia and Missouri. Some of these records include court appearance summons, primative form court transcripts and judgement records.

Subjects

  • Kentucky. County Court. (Fayette County)
  • Kentucky--History--18th century.
  • Kentucky--History--19th century.
  • Circuit courts.
  • County courts--Kentucky--Mercer County.
  • County courts--Records and correspondence.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Adair County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Bath County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Bourbon County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Campbell County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Fayette County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Franklin County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Green County
  • Court records--Kentucky--Hardin County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Harrison County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Henderson County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Henry County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Jefferson County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Jessamine County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Nelson County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Pendelton County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Perry County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Rockcastle County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Rowan County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Scott County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Washington County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Whitley County.
  • Court records--Kentucky--Woodford County.
  • Court records--Kentucky.
  • Court records--Missouri.
  • Court records--Virginia.

Collection Inventory

Unidentified Court Records, undated
[Box: 1, Folder: 1]
Unidentified county, April 28, 1786-August 1, 1853
[Box: 1, Folder: 2]
Adair County, 1803-1811
[Box: 1, Folder: 3]
Bath County, 1848
[Box: 1, Folder: 4]
Bourbon County, undated
[Box: 1, Folder: 5]
Bourbon County, 1780-1796
[Box: 1, Folder: 6]
Bourbon County, 1797
[Box: 1, Folder: 7]
Bourbon County, 1801-1807
[Box: 1, Folder: 8]
Bourbon County, 1808-1812
[Box: 1, Folder: 9]
Campbell County, 1802-1831
[Box: 1, Folder: 10]
Fayette County, 1784-1849
[Box: 1, Folder: 11]
Franklin County, 1801-1820
[Box: 1, Folder: 12]
Green County, 1800-1806
[Box: 1, Folder: 13]
Hardin County, 1795
[Box: 1, Folder: 14]
Harrison County, 1780-1801
[Box: 1, Folder: 15]
Henderson County, 1827
[Box: 1, Folder: 16]
Henry County, 1802
[Box: 1, Folder: 17]
Jefferson County, 1793-1888
[Box: 1, Folder: 18]
Jessamine County, 1790-1864
[Box: 2, Folder: 1, Box: 1, Folder: 19]
Knox County, 1823-1826
[Box: 2, Folder: 2]
Laurel County, 1823-1826
[Box: 2, Folder: 3]
Laurel County, 1829-1848
[Box: 2, Folder: 4]
Lincoln County, 1780-1889
[Box: 2, Folder: 5]
Mason County, undated
[Box: 2, Folder: 6]
Mason County, 1790-1806
[Box: 2, Folder: 7]
Mercer County, undated
[Box: 2, Folder: 8]
Mercer County, 1780-1798
[Box: 2, Folder: 9]
Mercer County, 1802-1821
[Box: 2, Folder: 10]
Morgan County, undated
[Box: 2, Folder: 11]
Morgan County, 1849-1867
[Box: 2, Folder: 12]
Morgan County, 1865-1867
[Box: 2, Folder: 13]
Nelson County, 1787-1804
[Box: 3, Folder: 1]
Pendleton County, 1821-1835
[Box: 3, Folder: 2]
Perry County, 1914
[Box: 3, Folder: 3]
Rockcastle County, 1886-1895
[Box: 3, Folder: 5, Box: 3, Folder: 4]
Rowan County, 1887-1906
[Box: 3, Folder: 7, Box: 3, Folder: 6]
Scott County, 1808-1848
[Box: 3, Folder: 8]
Washington County, 1800-1801
[Box: 3, Folder: 9]
Whitley County, undated
[Box: 3, Folder: 10]
Woodford county, 1806-1866
[Box: 3, Folder: 11]
Missouri, 1879
[Box: 3, Folder: 12]
Virginia, 1780-1817
[Box: 3, Folder: 13]