Ballard County, Kentucky

What's New
What's New?


  1861 Tax Book N of Mayfield 03/11/12
  1861 Tax Book S of Mayfield 03/04/12
  1849 Tax Bk N of Mayfield 02/25/12
  New Old Hazelwood Cem. (revitalized) 2/21/12
  1849 Tax Book S of Mayfield  2/19/12
  1847 Tax Book N of Mayfield Completed (PDF file) 2/18/12
  Surnames: Morris, Payne, Reeves, Holt & Duke added  01/22/12
  William Reeves  12/11/11
  John F. Yancey and Lucy Wilkins and Descendants  12/10/11
  Add'l Lee, Mayberry & Tippy family info 10/24/2011
  Homer Braddock and Lonnie Potts Obituaries 10/23/2011
  Brick Wall: Signal & Sally/Sarah Shelton Thompson, parents of John Coleman 10/18/2011
  1924 rememberances of 1861-65 around B Co.  10/13/11
  1976 CARLISLE COUNTY NEWS is now reprinted and available through the Ballard-Carlisle Genealogical Society, Box 279, Wickliffe, KY 42987.  The price is $35.00 plus $2.50 s&h. 10/05/11
  New County Probate Records at LDS 08/28/11
  Morgan, Beard, Dowdy & Greer Surnames added 08/20/11
  Vaughan & Northington 08/06/11
  Dorsey & Burrow 07/31/11
  Joseph Allen & Elvira Shelton 07/31/11
  1847 Tax List Part One  07/30/11
  School Photos Added 06/28/11
  1845 Tax List Part 2  06/26/11
  1845 Tax List Part I  06/11/11
  1854 Tax List (M - Z) 05/29/11
  1854 Tax (A - L) 05/29/11
  1844 Tax North of Mayfield 05/20/11
  1860 Census Index  05/15/11
  Ballard Storms/Flooding 05/09/11
  1844 Tax List Part One  05/02/11
  1846 Tax List Part One  and Two  04/20/11
  Old KY Newspaper Search 04/13/11
  1860 Tax List Part One  and Two 04/09/11
  1852 Tax List Part One and Two  03/6/11
  1874 Ballard Co History 02/26/11
  Payne-Holt Family Photos 02/21/11
  1858 Tax List Part One and Two 02/13/11
  Post Offices & Postmasters 01/22/11
  1850 Tax List Parts One & Two  01/22/11
  1896 Cairo Ferry Boat Catherine Capsizes  01/14/11
  KY and the Illinois Railroad Link GREAT SITE  01/14/11
  1862 Tax List Parts One & Two (complete)  01/10/11
  East Cairo stilt house and other E Cairo photos 01/03/11
  1897 East Cairo Train Collision  01/03/11
  Monkey's Eyebrow.Org (old stories) 01/03/11
  1896 Cairo Ferry Capsizes 01/03/11
  Photos around Wickliffe  01/02/11
  1895 Wickliffe School Photo 01/02.11
  1855 Tax Lists: Part One and Two  12/28/10
  1910 Antioch School 12/14/10
  Sullivan - Unknown Photos 12/14/10
  Sullivan - Travis Photos 12/12/10
  Seeking Vade & Barnell Mahar grave photo (Bethlehem Church Cem.) 11/15/10
  1880's Ballard Co  & Jackson Purchase maps 11/14/10
  1844 Tax List (Partial) 11/05/10
  Perkins/Gish Photos  11/2/10
  New Nancy Unknown brick wall  05/12/10
  Trivia: in 1850 Ballard Co. had 16 schools 05/07/10
  Some church photos  4/20/10
  Some cemetery photos 4/20/10
  Cane Creek School Photos 4/16/10
  Deed Book C - Complete index & deed description 04/14/10  Elijah Sullivan Brick Wall  03/28/10
  Beard, Dowdy, Taylor, Harris, Greer,  Morgan, Cox, Roper  02/25/10
  Turner Family website link 01-29-10
  More Old Blandville Cem. 01/27/10
  Hunter-Sams burials at Bethlehem Cem. 11/21/09
  John James & Hallie Harris (Blanks) Lane & more Photos 10/10/09
1848 Property Tax Part 2  N of Mayfield  Complete  10/06/09
  Allensworth-Hargrove Family Photos 09/30/09
  1848 Property Tax Part I: S of Mayfield 09/15/09
  More Sarah Tennessee Lee Mayberry family 09/14/09
  Crice-Tackett Family Photos  09/07/09
  Crice Family Cemetery 09/07/09
  Wickliffe City Cemetery, a few burials 09/06/09
  Antioch Baptist Cemetery, a few burials 09/05/09
  Cane Creek Cemetery, a few burials 09/05/09
  Sarah Tennessee Lee Mayberry family 09/04/09
  Abraham & Rosanna Watson 08/25/09
  John William Clark Family Bible births 08/19/09
  A few Edging, Clark & Deweese burials in Old Blandville Cemetery  08/18/09
  Romain & Callis stone at Barlow Cem. 08/04/09
  1843 Tax List Part 2 08/03/09
  Hill Crest Cemetery, Blandville photos 07/26/09
  Barlow Cemetery photos  07/25/2009
  Bethlehem Baptist Church & Cemetery photos  07/25/09
  Bethlehem School 1922-23  07/13/09
  Howcroft School Photo  07/12/09
  Allensworth-Hackney Records  07/11/09
  Early Ballard County Tax Records 07/05/09
  Can you identify people in these photos? 06/28/09
  Hackney family photos 06/27/09
  Allensworth family photos 06/21/09
  Rev. Charles A. Warford family (06/15/09)
  Marriage Bond/License (colored) Bk K: 1905-1912 completed  06/06/09
  Queries & Comments: Thanks, Kathleen 05/28/09
  "True Tales of Old-Time Kentucky Politics: Bombast, Bourbon and Burgoo" 05/16/09
  Ballard Deed Bk. A, Extraction Complete 05/16/09 
  Lookups by Ballard-Carlisle Historical-Genealogical Society  (03/20/09)
  Index of Marriage Bonds Bk C. 1892-1905 (colored) Complete (03/19/08)
  Sidney Preston & Perlina Hall Reeves photo (03/17/09)
  Charles Morgan Hall biography (03/17/09)
  Delayed Birth Certificate Index  (01/23/09)
  Griffin & Terrell burials and Richard & Jane Adams Griffin  (01/21/09)
  Lookups on William Joseph Edrington Family  (01/17/09)
  Personnel Evacuation Hospital No. 49 Coblenz Germany, March 1919 (01/06/09)
  Lane/Bowman/Blanks Photos (01/05/09)
  Some Goins Marriages (12/16/08)
  KY Hist. Soc. Cemetery Preservation Program link (12/13/08)
  First 503 pgs of Will Bk 1 (1880-1918) extracted (12/13/08)
  Index to Ballard Deed Bk B (12/6/08)
   Thru 12/1885 extracts of Marriage Bonds (Colored) Vol. B:  6/1880 - 6/1892  (11/19/08)
   Biography of David Hall b. 1832  08/19/08
   New Lookup by Lisa  08/19/08
  New link: KY Archives & Library Gen. Links below in US & Kentucky Sources 07/12/08
  More Lane/Blank family detail on Cemeteries 07/04/08
  New Cemeteries Link 06/22/08
  New bios: Ben Flint  and James H. Moore (Thanks, Kathleen) 06/22/08
  2 New Early Wickliffe Postcards 06/19/08
  1873 Cholera Epidemic in Ballard Co. 06/08/08
  1913 Ohio School Photo 06/05/08
  Brick Wall: 1896 Murder of Isaac Coffee 06/05/08
  Two Murders & A Suicide 06/03/08
  Early Wickliffe Postcards 05/31/08
  Free Black and Mulatto Residents of Ballard Co. 05/31/08
  Annotated Pleasant Ridge "Black Peoples'" Cemetery  and Walton Slave Plot  05/01/08
  Pace family plot  04/24/08
Richard Greenberry Middleton and Alsay Ann Meredith family  04/22/08
More great new lookups  04/17/08
Lewis S. Lee Biography added 04/17/08
More Lane/Blanks and kin burials 03/23/08
Huffman Family Photos 3/20/08
Lee, Stone and Presley Photos 03/19/08
Lee, Stone, Presley & Swain added to Surname Registry 03/18/08
Copies of Biographical sketches of Ballard Co., from "KENTUCKY, A HISTORY OF THE STATE, EDITION 1", PUB.1885. 03/14/08
Great new Lookups 03/13/08
Some Lane Family Obituaries 03/12/08
Two new biographies, Benjamin A & John B. Lane. 03/09/08
A bunch of marriages 03/09/09
Added more Cemetery and Census files. 02/02/08
Key to Kentucky Land Records for Ballard Co. 01-08
Selected Cemetery Records 01-08
1927 4th & 5th Grade Class Photo (and above) and an earlier class photo, both from Wickliffe School 01/08
New surnames: Dowdy, Sullivan & Stone ca 1840-1950 12-07
Photos of Woodville School 1897, including Wm. W. Morris, and Courthouse at Wickliffe 12/07
Photo of Rev. Willis White, submitted by Teresa 12/19/07
Bio of Lewis F. Marshall, submitted by gsmiller@newwavecomm.net 12/17/07
Index and links to BIographies of people associated with Ballard Co. 11/24/07
1900 Census Annotated (partial) Hinkville, Blandville, Wickliffe   11/04/07
Church Records - Notes from Spencer's "History of Kentucky Baptists"  10/15/07
Brick Wall:  John Jessmond LEE and Emma Elta (Everett) LEE married at Wickliffe Ky. Jan. 1916
Photos of Blandville Sawmill; Charles, Theo & Mattie Allred family; and, Theo and Martha Gunter Hall family.


Items listed some time ago on What's New may have migrated to another page over the last two years. Just keep looking. They're here on the site someplace.