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TIP #1092 – KENTUCKY TAX LISTS – “THE NEGRO BOOKS”

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TIP #1092 – KENTUCKY TAX LISTS – “THE NEGRO BOOKS”

Posted: 19 Sep 2013 6:51AM GMT
Classification: Query
For some time, tax records for the African-Americans were kept in separate books. These were called the “Negro Books”. I will list the counties that show tax records for this category and are at the KY Historical Society on microfilm.

Adair: 1868-1878
Allen: 1870-1872, 1874-1878.
Ballard: 1873, 1874, 1876-1878, 1884
Barren: 1869-1871
Boone: 1866, 1869-1871, 1873, 1875-1878
Bourbon: 1868-1872, 1874-1878
Boyd: 1876-1878
Bath: 1871-1873-, 1875-1876
Breckinridge: 1869, 1871-1873, 1875
Bullitt: 1872-1874
Calloway: 1869
Christian: 1874, 1875
Clark: 1870, 1871, 1874
Clay: 1875
Daviess: 1868-1874
Fayette: 1868-1875
Fleming: 1868-1875
Franklin: 1870-1875
Fulton: 1867-1875
Gallatin: 1872-1873
Garrard: 1866-1870, 1874-1875
Grant: 1867
Grayson: 1868
Green: 1867-1869, 1871-1875
Hancock: 1868, 1871-1875
Harrison: 1875
Hart: 1867-1875
Henderson: 1870-1875
Hickman: 1868-1870, 1872-1875
Jefferson: 1873-1875
Jessamine: 1872-1875
Livingston: 1870-1875
Logan: 1869
Lyon: 1868-1875
Madison: 1867, 18699-1872, 1874
Marion: 1867-1875
Marshall: 1870
Mason: 1866
McCracken: 1870, 1872
Mercer: 1867-1874
Metcalfe: 1873
Monroe: 1868-1874
Montgomery: 1867, 1870-1875
Nelson: 1871-1873
Nicholas: 1868-1875
Ohio: 1868-1871
Oldham: 1868-1875
Owen: 1868-1875
Owsley: 1867-1875
Pendleton: 1867-1871, 1873-1875
Perry: 1872=1875
Pike: 1868, 1870-1872, 1874
Powell: 1868-1870, 1872-1875
Pulaski: 1866, 1868-1875
Robertson: 1872-1873
Rockcastle: 18671875
Russell: 1867-1871, 1873-1875
Scott: 1867, 1869,1871, 1873-1875
Shelby: 1869-1875
Simpson: 1868-1875
Spencer: 1868, 1870-1875
Taylor: 1866-1874
Todd: 1870-1875 (some missing in 1875)
Trigg: 1868-1875
Trimble: 1867, 1869-1871, 1874-1875
Union: 1868-1875
Warren: 1868-1871-1875
Washington: 1869-1875
Wayne: 1868-1875
Webster: 1867-1875
Whitley: 1871-1875
Wolfe: 1869-1872, 1874-1875
Woodford: 1870-1875

Please note that in ALL the records shown in the past few weeks: Many are contained in separate sections or books due to the size of the county. So when looking at the microfilm, be aware that there might be more for that county shown on the microfilm, and some sections of various counties might be missing. End of series.

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