I’m not related to any member of this family.
1850, 1860 & 1870 census records do not show family relationships, marital status or parental birthplaces.
Step children are not enumerated as “step” children
Adopted children are not enumerated as “adopted”
Grand children are not enumerated as “grand children”
Orphaned children were not enumerated as "orphan"
Immigration date is not recorded
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KY Vital Records -
Kentucky Birth and Death Records are available for period 1911 and forward.
Kentucky Marriage and Divorce Records are available for the period June 1958 and forward.
Individuals possessing information required on the application forms at website below may request certificates. http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/vital/default.htm
Kentucky's Vital Statistics Law, enacted by the General Assembly in 1910, provides for and legalizes the registration of births and deaths.
The Office of Vital Statistics does not have records of births or deaths prior to 1911.
“Central registration of marriages and divorces began in Kentucky in June 1958. The Office of Vital Statistics does not have records of marriages or divorces prior to 1958. To inquire about marriage certificates prior to June 1958, please call the county clerk in the county where the marriage license was issued. To inquire about divorce certificates prior to June 1958, please call the circuit county clerk that granted the divorce decree.”http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/vital/
Christina S. Stewart
Administrative Branch Manager
Office of Vital Statistics
275 East Main Street, 1E-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone (502) 564-4212 x3200
Fax (502) 564-9398Christina.Stewart@ky.gov http://chfs.ky.gov/dph/vital/
1850 is the 1st census that shows all family members
1880 is the 1st census that shows parental birthplaces and family relationships +++