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Researching in Bourbon County by Mary Hatton

 

 

Paris-Bourbon County Public Library

http://bourbonlibrary.org

701 High Street, Paris KY 40361, 859-987-4419
HOURS: Mon/Wed/Fri 9:30a-5:30p Tue/Thu 9:30a-8:00p Sat 9:30a-3:00p

Beginning 4/17/2007, Mary Hatton will be volunteering every Tuesday 1:00 - 3:30 to assist in genealogy research.

  • Local interest Books

  • Donated Family Records

  • Records on Microfilm

    • Bourbon County Marriages and Deaths: 1808-1865

    • Bourbon County Marriages: 1794-1845

    • Census: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930

    • Deeds: up to 1890

    • Local Newspapers: 1872-1882 July; 1808-1866 June (except 1827);1884-1895 Dec;1888 July-1889 Dec;1897-1940 (except 1915/16);1942 Feb - 1979 March (1977 Apr-June missing)

    • Tax Assessment Books: 1787-1793; 1795-1806; 1807-1820; 1821-1833; 1835-1849

    • Wills: 1786-2001

    • Vital Statistics Records: 1852-1910 for Bath, Boone, Bourbon

 

Bourbon County Courthouse

http://www.bourboncountyclerk.ky.gov/

301 Main Street, Suite 106, Paris, KY 40361

859-987-2142

 

Extensive records from 1786, including:

  • Apprenticeship Bonds

  • Court Records

  • Deeds

  • Estate Records

  • Guardianship Bonds

  • Marriages

  • School Census

John Fox Jr. Memorial Library

http://www.kentuckydar.org/johnfoxjrlibrary.htm

Located at

Duncan Tavern Historical Center
323 High Street, Paris, KY 40361
(859) 987-1788

Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 

Home to the Kentucky DAR State Headquarters, the libraries holdings include extensive research material consisting of a vast collection of genealogical and historical books of interest pertaining to counties and states throughout the United States; also available are family histories and family vertical files. Members receive free use of the library, non-members required to pay a $4.00 fee.

 

The Bourbon Times / The Citizen Advertiser
123 W 8th Street
Paris, KY 40361
859-987-1870

Email: citadinc@aol.com

 

Facilities near Bourbon County

 

EKU LIBRARIES

Crabbe Library
Eastern Kentucky University
521 Lancaster Ave.
Richmond, KY  40475-3100

EKU ARCHIVES

Special Collections

Family Files, Oral History Project

 

LEXINGTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

Central library address and hours of operation.

140 East Main St., Lexington, KY 40507, (859) 231-5530
Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9 am - 9 pm
Friday - Saturday: 9 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

Vertical files, death certificates 1911-1953, census, county histories, family histories, local newspapers, maps, state and local government documents.

 

KENTUCKY HISTORICAL SOCIETY

100 W. Broadway
Frankfort, KY 40601
502-564-1792, 877-444-7867
KHS@ky.gov

Hours: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday - Friday

 

CLARK COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
370 South Burns Avenue
Winchester, KY 40391-1876
859-744-5661
Contact: Maruskin, Julie

 

KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES

300 Coffee Tree Road
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
Phone:(502) 564-8300
Archives Research Room: 8:00 - 4:00, Monday - Friday

 

BATH COUNTY MEMORIAL LIBRARY
24 West Main Street
P.O. Box 380
Owingsville, KY 40360-2015
Phone: 606-674-2531

 

MARGARET I. KING LIBRARY
Special Collections and Digital Programs
Margaret I. King Library
Lexington, KY  40506-0039
Phyllis Vannoy Spiker, Volunteer Genealogical Specialist
859-257-8611, pspik2@uky.edu
 

 

Bourbon County, KY Internet Resources

 

USGenWeb - KYGenWeb: Bourbon County

Personal Resource & Other Websites of Interest

 

 

Searchable Databases

 

General Research & Links of Interest

 

 

Area Newspapers Online

 

Look Ups

 

Mary Hatton - Paris Cemetery Book

 

Bourbon County Family Websites

 

Clay Family Society

The Clay Family Society has about 100 members and has been active since 2000.

 

Sandra Martinez Website - McClelland, Miller, McKim

 

 

 

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