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CHRISTIAN, CO.

Kentucky,

United States

Introduction

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Surnames

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INTRODUCTION

Christian County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1797. As of 2000, the population was 72,265. Its county seat is Hopkinsville, Kentucky. The population estimate as of 2007 is said to be 80,868.

     The county is named for Colonel William Christian, a native of Augusta County, Virginia, and a veteran of the Revolutionary War. He settled near Louisville, Kentucky in 1785, and was killed by Native Americans in southern Indiana in 1786.  Jefferson Davis was born in Christian County, as was Adlai E. Stevenson I.

     Counties that are adjacent to Christian county are Hopkins County (north); Muhlenberg County (northeast); Todd County (east); Montgomery County, Tennessee (southeast); Stewart County, Tennessee (southwest); Trigg County (west); and Caldwell County (northwest).

 

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COUNTY RECORDS

Christian County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1797 and Land Records from 1797 and is located at 511 S Main Str, Suite 15, Hopkinsville, KY 42240-2300; (270) 887-4105, FAX: (270) 887-4186, [EMAIL] .     Christian County Clerk of the Circuit Court has Probate Records from 1797 and Court Records from 1797 and is located at Justice Center, 100 Justice Way, Hopkinsville, KY 42240; 270-889-6539, Fax: 270-889-6029 .

There are a few online databases for Court, Land and Probate Records which include: Kentucky Marriages, 1802-1850; Kentucky Marriages, 1851-1900; Kentucky Marriage Index, 1973-1999; Kentucky Land Grants; Kentucky Will Index, vol. 1 & 2 and Kentucky Will Index, Vol. 2.

Source: Family History 101 States

HISTORICAL / GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY(s)

Christian County Genealogical Society
1101 Bethel Street,

Hopkinsville, KY 42240

Christian Co. Genealogical Society

Pennyroyal Area Museum
217 East Ninth Street
Hopkinsville, KY  42240
(270) 887-4270

Pennyroyal Area Museum — City of Hopkinsville

COUNTY LIBRARY

Hopkinsville-Christian County Public Library is a Public library. This library is the central facility associated with the library system that serves Christian County, KY. The collection of the library contains 72000 volumes. The library circulates 154994 items per year. Library Web Site.  Address: 1101 Bethel Street, Hopkinsville, KY 42240-2087, United States    Phone: 270-887-4263.

Source: lib-web-cats: Search for Libraries

HISTORICAL PLACES

U.S. National Register of Historic Places

National Park Service 

 National Historic Landmarks 

 National Battlefields

National Historic Sites 

 National Historical Parks 

 National Memorials 

 National Monuments

SURNAMES

The following are surnames of persons, found within our databases,

as having been either born, married or died in this location.

To find out more about each surname listed above click on the corresponding LINK.

McVicker; Moreland; Pinnell; Scruggs and allied families

CLEMENS, Elizabeth

ELDER, Samuel

PINNELL, Asa

PINNELL, Nancy Margaret

PINNELL, Richard

PINNELL, Wesley

Bozarth; Peiffer; Quigley; Rhubart and allied families

 

Dellinger; Knecht; Pfeffer; Silar and allied families

 

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Christian County, Kentucky

LIST OF LOCALITIES

 

 

The list below will assist in your research regarding the matching of your ancestors birth, marriage, death dates and in what locality of this county these events may have occurred.

 Source:  Wikipedia

 

The yellow star in the map at the left designates the location of the seat of government for this county.

 

 

 

Cities and towns:

WEB SITE RESOURCES

We recommend that you use the following search engine and

external links  to obtain additional knowledge about this topic.  

GENERAL RESOURCES

 

 

LOCALITY SPECIFIC RESOURCES

·        Christian County KY History & Genealogy 

·        Christian County Ky Genealogy 

IMAGE GALLERY

 

During our research we have collected images and photographs that are of general interest to a variety of localities.  Some of them are presented on this website because we believe they tend to provide the reader with additional information which may aid in the understanding of our ancestors past lives.

 

Christian County Courthouse, Hopkinsville, KY

 

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 location we would greatly appreciate hearing from you.

 

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Contact Information

Email

Snail mail:

Fred
889 Dante Ct.
Mantua, NJ 08051

USA

Email

Pony Express:

Tom
27 Christopher Dr.
Burton, NB E2V3H4
Canada