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Genealogy Research in Nelson County, Kentucky

Are you just beginning your ancestry research in Nelson County, Kentucky? Why not hire a professional genealogist to assist you with your genealogy search? Kentucky became a U.S. state on June 1, 1792 and many types of records including land deeds, family wills, military records, family histories, and vital records are widely available for more than 200 years of the state's history. Contact our researchers today and learn how we might help you with your family tree search.

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is an exciting state to do research in because of the extensive and high quality records available to the professional genealogist at the various libraries, county courthouses, archives, and other repositories located throughout the state, and at places like the LDS Family History Library in Utah. Contact our genealogists today to learn how we might help you with your genealogy search in Kentucky using many of these great records and resources.

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Our Kentucky genealogy research team consists of expert genealogists who live and work in Kentucky (doing research at
the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, etc.), another
group that works in the U.S. capitol in Washington, D.C. (at places like the U.S. National Archives and Library of Congress), and a third team of researchers that works full time at the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The records collection of the Family History Library is the single most important resource for family tree research since it consists of literally billions of genealogy records from all parts of the globe, making it the largest and most important collection of genealogical information available in the world. Included in the Family History Library's collections are literally millions of genealogical records related to the state of Kentucky which can be a great help to your ancestry search. Click here to read what our clients are saying about our genealogists and our unique family tree research services.

Did you know that millions of genealogy records are NOT available on the internet?

Many people are unaware that many important records which are crucial to their family tree search cannot be found online. Many Nelson County records, for example, are only available to researchers who physically visit repositories at the local level in Kentucky, at the federal level in Washington, D.C., or at the LDS Family History Library in Utah. Our genealogy researchers have access to all of these records and are ready to assist you with your genealogy search in Kentucky. So, if you have limited your past family tree research to exhaustive internet searches at Ancestry.com, Rootsweb, and other online databases and web sites, you may have reached a brick  wall because you're missing out on the literal gold mine of records available to our genealogists on microfilm, in books, and in other published works at these important locations.

     Many genealogical records related to your ancestry search, important records like family wills, court records, obituaries, death certificates, military records and land deeds are generally not available online and can only be obtained by mailing research requests to places like local public libraries or cemeteries, or by visiting the LDS Family History Library results are to be achieved during your project. For these and other reasons, it's sometimes a great idea to hire a in Utah. These records are critical to any comprehensive ancestry search and should not be overlooked if high quality and thorough research professional genealogist to assist you with your genealogy search.

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Family Tree Research - Nelson County, Kentucky

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Nelson County, Kentucky Genealogy Resources

Are you just beginning your ancestry research in Nelson County? Our expert research team has put together some helpful links and resources to help you get started with your family tree research. Many of the Kentucky resources listed on this page are often used by our genealogists during a typical ancestry search to help locate important records like birth certificates, obituaries, court records, marriage certificates, land deeds, and family histories.


Kentucky Biographies

Our Family Tree - Nelson County, KY

USGenWeb Archives - Nelson County, KY Biographies


Cemetery Transcription and Photo Project - Nelson County, KY

Epodunk - Nelson County Cemeteries

Census Records

Genealogy Trails History Group - Nelson County, KY Census Records

Nelson County Census Records - Census Online

Nelson County Federal Census Index - US-Census.org

USGenWeb Archives - Nelson County, KY Census Records

1800 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

 1810 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

 1820 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

 1830 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

 1840 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

 1850 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

1850 Census of Nelson County, KY - USGenWeb Census Project

 1860 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

 1870 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

 1880 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

1880 Census of Nelson County, KY - FamilySearch.org

 1900 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

1910 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

1920 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

1930 Census of Nelson County, KY - Ancestry.com

Court and Legal Records


USGenWeb Archives - Nelson County, KY Directories

Estate Records


Land Records

USGenWeb Archives - Nelson County, KY Deeds

Libraries and Archives

Military Records



Children of the American Revolution - Kentucky Society

Kentuckiana Society

The Kentucky Genealogical Society

Kentucky Historical Society

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution - Kentucky Society

Vital Records

GenWed.com - Nelson County Marriage Records

Kentucky Department of Public Health - Birth and Death Records

USGenWeb Archives - Nelson County, KY Death Records

USGenWeb Archives - Nelson County, KY Marriages

USGenWeb Archives - Nelson County, KY Marriage Index

USGenWeb Archives - Nelson County, KY Vital Records

VitalRec.com - Nelson County, KY Vital Records

Click Below to Learn More about Your Kentucky Genealogy

County Formation Date County Seat
Adair County 1802 Columbia Green County
Allen County 1815 Scottsville Barren and Warren Counties
Anderson County 1827 Lawrenceburg Franklin, Washington
and Mercer Counties
Ballard County 1842 Wickliffe Hickman and
McCracken Counties
Barren County 1798 Glasgow Green and
Warren Counties
Bath County 1811 Owingsville Montgomery County
Bell County 1867 Pineville Harlan and Knox
Boone County 1798 Burlington Campbell County
Bourbon County 1785 Paris Fayette County
Boyd County 1860 Catlettsburg Greenup, Carter and Lawrence Counties
Boyle County 1842 Danville Lincoln and Mercer Counties
Bracken County 1796 Brooksville Mason and Campbell Counties
Breathitt County 1839 Jackson Clay, Perry and Estill Counties
Breckinridge County 1799 Hardinsburg Hardin County
Bullitt County 1796 Shepherdsville Jefferson and Nelson Counties
Butler County 1810 Morgantown Logan and Ohio
Caldwell County 1809 Princeton Livingston County
Calloway County 1822 Murray Hickman County
Campbell County 1794 Alexandria and Newport Harrison, Mason and Scott Counties
Carlisle County 1886 Bardwell Hickman County
Carroll County 1838 Carrollton Gallatin, Trimble, and Henry Counties
Carter County 1838 Grayson Greenup and
Lawrence Counties
Casey County 1806 Liberty Lincoln County
Christian County 1796 Hopkinsville Logan County
Clark County 1792 Winchester Bourbon and
Fayette Counties
Clay County 1807 Manchester Madison, Floyd, and Knox Counties
Clinton County 1835 Albany Cumberland and
Wayne Counties
Crittenden County 1842 Marion Livingston County
Cumberland County 1798 Burkesville Green County
Daviess County 1815 Owensboro Ohio County
Edmonson County 1825 Brownsville Hart, Grayson, and Warren Counties
Elliott County 1869 Sandy Hook Morgan, Lawrence,
and Carter Counties
Estill County 1808 Irvine Clark and
Madison Counties
Fayette County 1780 Lexington Original county
Fleming County 1798 Flemingsburg Mason County
Floyd County 1800 Prestonsburg Fleming, Montgomery, and Mason Counties
Franklin County 1794 Frankfort Mercer, Shelby, and Woodford Counties
Fulton County 1845 Hickman Hickman County
Gallatin County 1798 Warsaw Franklin and Shelby Counties
Garrard County 1796 Lancaster Madison, Lincoln, and Mercer Counties
Grant County 1820 Williamstown Pendleton County
Graves County 1824 Mayfield Hickman County
Grayson County 1810 Leitchfield Hardin County and Ohio Counties
Green County 1792 Greensburg Lincoln and Nelson Counties
Greenup County 1803 Greenup Mason County
Hancock County 1829 Hawesville Ohio, Breckinridge, and Daviess Counties
Hardin County 1792 Elizabethtown Nelson County
Harlan County 1819 Harlan Knox County
Harrison County 1793 Cynthiana Bourbon and Scott Counties
Hart County 1819 Munfordville Hardin and Barren Counties
Henderson County 1798 Henderson Christian County
Henry County 1798 New Castle Shelby County
Hickman County 1821 Clinton Christian County
Hopkins County 1806 Madisonville Henderson County
Jackson County 1858 McKee Madison, Estill, Owsley, Clay,
Laurel, and Rockcastle Counties
Jefferson County 1780 Louisville Original county
Jessamine County 1798 Nicholasville Fayette County
Johnson County 1843 Paintsville Floyd, Lawrence, and Morgan Counties
Kenton County 1840 Covington and Independence Campbell County
Knott County 1884 Hindman Perry, Letcher,
Floyd, and Breathitt Counties
Knox County 1799 Barbourville Lincoln County
Larue County 1843 Hodgenville Hardin County
Laurel County 1825 London Rockcastle, Clay, Knox and Whitley Counties
Lawrence County 1821 Louisa Greenup and Floyd Counties
Lee County 1870 Beattyville Breathitt, Estill, Owsley, and Wolfe Counties
Leslie County 1878 Hyden Clay, Harlan, and Perry Counties
Letcher County 1842 Whitesburg Perry and
Harlan Counties
Lewis County 1806 Vanceburg Mason County
Lincoln County 1780 Stanford Original county
Livingston County 1799 Smithland Christian County
Logan County 1792 Russellville Lincoln County
Lyon County 1854 Eddyville Caldwell County
McCracken County 1825 Paducah Hickman County
McCreary County 1912 Whitley City Pulaski, Wayne and
Whitley Counties
McLean County 1854 Calhoun Daviess, Muhlenberg
and Ohio Counties
Madison County 1785 Richmond Lincoln County
Magoffin County 1860 Salyersville Floyd, Johnson and
Morgan Counties
Marion County 1834 Lebanon Washington County
Marshall County 1842 Benton Calloway County
Martin County 1870 Inez Floyd, Johnson, Pike,
and Lawrence Counties
Mason County 1788 Maysville Bourbon County
Meade County 1823 Brandenburg Breckinridge and Hardin Counties
Menifee County 1869 Frenchburg Bath, Montgomery, Morgan, Powell and Wolfe Counties
Mercer County 1785 Harrodsburg Lincoln County
Metcalfe County 1860 Edmonton Barren, Hart, Green, Adair, Cumberland and Monroe Counties
Monroe County 1820 Tompkinsville Barren and
Cumberland Counties
Montgomery County 1796 Mount Sterling Clark County
Morgan County 1822 West Liberty Bath and Floyd Counties
Muhlenberg County 1798 Greenville Christian and Logan Counties
Nelson County 1784 Bardstown Jefferson County
Nicholas County 1799 Carlisle Mason and
Bourbon Counties
Ohio County 1798 Hartford Hardin County
Oldham County 1823 La Grange Henry, Jefferson and
Shelby Counties
Owen County 1819 Owenton Franklin, Gallatin
and Scott Counties
Owsley County 1843 Booneville Breathitt, Clay, and
Estill Counties
Pendleton County 1798 Falmouth Campbell and
Bracken Counties
Perry County 1820 Hazard Floyd County and
Clay County
Pike County 1821 Pikeville Floyd County
Powell County 1852 Stanton Clark, Estill, and
Montgomery Counties
Pulaski County 1798 Somerset Green and Lincoln Counties
Robertson County 1867 Mount Olivet Bracken, Harrison, Mason, and Nicholas Counties
Rockcastle County 1810 Mount Vernon Lincoln, Madison, Knox and Pulaski Counties
Rowan County 1856 Morehead Fleming and Morgan Counties
Russell County 1825 Jamestown Adair, Wayne and Cumberland Counties
Scott County 1792 Georgetown Woodford County
Shelby County 1792 Shelbyville Jefferson County
Simpson County 1819 Franklin Allen, Logan and
Warren Counties
Spencer County 1824 Taylorsville Nelson, Shelby, and
Bullitt Counties
Taylor County 1848 Campbellsville Green County
Todd County 1819 Elkton Logan and
Christian Counties
Trigg County 1820 Cadiz Christian and
Caldwell Counties
Trimble County 1837 Bedford Gallatin, Henry and
Oldham Counties
Union County 1811 Morganfield Henderson County
Warren County 1796 Bowling Green Logan County
Washington County 1792 Springfield Jefferson County
Wayne County 1800 Monticello Pulaski  and
Cumberland Counties
Webster County 1860 Dixon Henderson, Hopkins, and Union Counties
Whitley County 1818 Williamsburg Knox County
Wolfe County 1860 Campton Breathitt, Owsley and
Powell Counties
Woodford County 1788 Versailles Fayette County

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