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Welcome to the Letcher County, Kentucky Archives Website. Letcher County was formed in 1842 from Perry & Harlan Counties. When researching your ancestors don't forget the surrounding counties of Harlan,   Perry,   Knott,   Floyd, and Pike . For current information and addresses, visit the Letcher County web page at E Podunk .

 

 
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Biographies
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
c6530001.txt Cronett, Joseph Enoch 05-02-1998 Gloria Rose
vaughn488gbs.txt Vaughn , Andrew Jackson 1865 - 1920 December 31, 2008 Sarah Collins
vaughn489gbs.txt Vaughn , William Bradley February 2, 1898 - March 1981 December 31, 2008 Sarah Collins
       

Births
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
newsome30gbt.txt Newsome, Elmer Gene September 16, 1927 10/03/2005 Sandra Lipcovich
newsome31gbt.txt Newsome, Imogene January 23, 1929 10-3-2005 Sandra Lipcovich
newsome29gbt.txt Newsome, Martin August 14, 1900 10/30/2005 Sandra Lipcovich
vaughn486gbt.txt Vaughn , William Bradley February 2, 1898 December 31, 2008 Sarah Collins
       

Cemeteries
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
Cemetery Records Cemetery Index & Links 10-17-1998 Various
mcrobert49ncm.txt
McRoberts Cemetery - Partial Survey More to Come
07-10-2015 Patricia Yarber-Lamb
       

Census
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
indxa.txt 1850 Index - A-G 1999 Brian K. Caudill The Registry
indxh.txt 1850 Index - H-Y 1999 Brian K. Caudill The Registry
notes.txt 1850 Notes 1999 Brian K. Caudill The Registry
pg0125a.txt 1850 Page 125-A 1999 Brian K. Caudill The Registry
pg0135b.txt 1850 Page 135-B 1999 Brian K. Caudill The Registry
pg148a.txt 1850 Page 148-A 1999 Brian K. Caudill The Registry
1910
1910maggard.txt Maggard surname in the 1910 census 04-03-2001 Mary Ann Merritt The Registry
       

Deaths
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
       

Death Certificates
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
gdt46bentley.txt Bently, Hillard 2004 Mel Thomas
1034gdt.txt Gross, John Daley May 15, 1966 2007 Ray Skogstad
hatton1120gdt.txt Hatton, Janice March 23, 1948 11-30-08 Mary Hatton
Hudson.Carrie.1963.Bath-Carter-Letcher.DEATH.txt Hudson, Carrie Ellen July 02, 2005 Deanna Meeks
opal_marie_miller_dc.jpg Miller, Opal Marie June 6, 2008 Maxie Jones
piersall3508gph.txt piersall3508gph.jpg Piersall, William M. Death Certificate 2007 Darrell Warner
1033gdt.txt (Wright) Gross , Dester November 13, 1981 2007 Ray Skogstad
       

Deeds
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
k4000001.txt Kelley, Nathan B. 05-02-1998 Gloria Rose
       

 
History
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
historic places Letcher County in the National Register of Historic Places
historic district Letcher County's Historic Districts
State
legis.txt Kentucky Assembly Extracts, 1792-1799 7-15-1997 Bettie Kain The Registry
12mar1842.txt Acts of the KY Legislature 03-21-2001 Regina
1873_cholera* Narrative of the 1873 Cholera Epidemic in Kentucky
Federal
travelers.html Phelps' Travellers Guide through the United States,  Published in 1850 12-2002 Donna St. Felix The Registry
       

 

Marriages
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
1884-91.txt 1884-1891 Marriages 05-20-1998 Gloria Rose
1892-95.txt 1892-1895 Marriages (a few 1890-1891) 10-29-1998 Gloria Rose
1896-97.txt 1896-1897 Marriages 10-29-1998 Gloria Rose
h4000001.txt Robert Hall & Louanna Yonts, 1892 02-01-2002 Russell L. Lawrence The Registry
h4000002.txt William M. Hall & Mary Anderson, 1891 02-07-2002 Russell L. Lawrence The Registry
h4000002.txt William Jesse Parsons Married Mylie Ray Jan 5, 1912 Lee County Va by Minister 10-13-2008 Jody Brown
       

Military
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
Revolutionary War
kypen.txt KY Pension Roll of 1835 09-30-1998 William R. Navey
p4000001.txt Edward Polly, Rev. War Pension 02-01-1998 Jennifer Bawden The Registry
Civil War
Civilwar Kentucky in the Civil War Archives*
whisman123gmt.txt Whisman, Henderson April 10, 1925 Civil War - Letters 5th Ky Inf Company B&D 10-22-2005 Cora Sparks
whisman122gmt.txt Whisman, Henderson November 4, 1924 Civil war - Pension 10-21-2005 Cora Sparks
gmt101whisman.jpg Whisman, Henderson November 3, 1924 Civil war - Pension 02-28-2005 Cora Sparks
WWI
vaughn3099gmt.txt Vaughn, Hiram Nepolian September 12, 1918 WWI - Enlistment December 31, 2008 Sarah Collins
vaughn3098gmt.txt Vaughn, William Bradley September 19, 1918 WWI - Enlistment December 31, 2008 Sarah Collins
WWII
ww2list.txt Army & Air Corps, WWII Casualty List var 2004 Sandi Gorin The Registry
Korean War
korean.html Korean War Missing Personnel for KY
Vietnam War
vietnam.html Vietnam War Missing Personnel for KY
       

Misc.
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
coform.html* Kentucky County Formations & Courthouse Disasters 02-08-2000 John Picklesimer The Registry
lawyers.txt Kentucky Lawyers in 1859 08-25-2000 Lora Young & Mary Yoder The Registry
ky.txt KY Postoffices & Postmasters, 1816 11-27-1998 Gwen Hurst
kentucky.html* KY Digital Map Library in the USGenWeb Archives
       

News
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
wesleybanks.txt Banks Wesley Oldest Rural Teacher, 1924 12-09-2003 Mary Lou Hudson The Registry
mullins.txt Ira Mullins Family Massacre, aka "Killing Rock Massacre" 05-01-1998 Gloria Rose
v516001.txt Vanover Judge Rosco Letcher circuit court closed, 1921 10-02-2003 Mary Lou Hudson The Registry
       

 

Obituaries
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
cokonough.txt
Cokonougher, Shirley May (DuLong), October 14, 2007
05-12-2010
Ralph Cokonougher
gob1568cuddy.txt Cuddy, Rebecca Kaye 2004 Neal Byrge The Registry
lfields.txt Fields, Lee 3-20-2002
gob1422mullins.txt Mullins, Wade 2004 Arlene Akers
oregbit.txt Obituaries from minutes of the Old Regular Baptist Church 03-19-1999 gloriag@iwaynet.net
       

Photos
File Name Description Date Submitted Submitted By
longfami658gph.jpg Long Family Photo 1946 12-04-2005 jimmy long
       

Taxes
File Name
Description
Date Submitted Submitted By
1843list.txt 1843 Tax List 05-02-1998 Gloria Rose
1848list.txt 1848 Tax List 05-02-1998 Gloria Roxe
       

Wills and Estate Records
File Name
Description
Date Submitted
Submitted By
b2000001.txt Back, Henry (1st will of Letcher County) 05-02-1998 Gloria Rose
       

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