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Hopkins County

Kentucky,

United States

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INTRODUCTION

     Hopkins County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1807 as an outgrowth of Henderson County. As of 2000, the population was 46,519. Its county seat is Madisonville. The county is named for General Samuel Hopkins, an officer in both the Revolutionary War and War of 1812, and later a Kentucky legislator and U.S. Congressman.

     Hopkins County is part of the Western Coal Fields region of Kentucky.   Adjacent counties are: Webster County (northwest);  McLean County (northeast); Muhlenberg County (southeast); Christian County (south);  and Caldwell County (southwest).

Source: Wikipedia

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COUNTY RECORDS

Hopkins County Clerk has Marriage Records from 1807 and Land Records from 1807 and is located at 10 South Main Street, Room 23, Madisonville, KY 42431-2588; Phone: (270) 821-7361, FAX: (270) 821-3270 .     Hopkins County Clerk of the Circuit Court has Probate Records from 1806 and Court Records from 1807 and is located at Courthouse, 30 South Main Street, Madisonville, KY  42431; Phone: 270-824-7501 or 824-7507 or 824-7508.

   

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)

Hopkins County Genealogical Society

Kentucky Genealogical and Historical Societies

Kentucky Historical Society Web Site

COUNTY LIBRARY

Hopkins County Madisonville Public Library. ( Madisonville, KY United States) [web site ]  [online catalog]

Dawson Springs Branch Library. ( Dawson Springs, KY United States) [web site ]  [online catalog]

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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 names of persons, found within our databases,

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

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McVicker; Moreland; Pinnell; Scruggs and allied families

ADAMS, Jane                             

ADAMS, Samuel                         

BAULDWIN, Hiram                      

BISHOP, Charles W.                   

BISHOP, Hannah, (nee?)

BISHOP, James

BISHOP, James

BISHOP, James, Jr.

BISHOP, Mary

BISHOP, Rebecca                     

BISHOP, William                      

BISHOP, William                      

BISHOP, William, Jr.               

BRACKEN, Hannah                  

CARTER, Martha         

EVANS, Nancy                             

SIMS, Isabella

Bozarth; Peiffer; Quigley; Rhubart and allied families

 

Dellinger; Knecht; Pfeffer; Silar and allied families

 

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

 

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WEB SITE RESOURCES

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LOCALITY SPECIFIC RESOURCES

IMAGE GALLERY

 

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Hopkins County Courthouse, Madisonville, Kentucky

 

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Contact Information

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Snail mail:

Fred
889 Dante Ct.
Mantua, NJ 08051

USA

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Tom
27 Christopher Dr.
Burton, NB E2V3H4
Canada