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Books

Tombstone Inscriptions, Volume I,
available from John Leming, $35.00 plus $3.50 postage and handling.
It contains 50 cemeteries of Bracken County.


Volume II of Bracken County Obituaries, compiled by John E. Leming Jr.

The book is Volume II of a set, and is hardbound with gold letter stamping on the cover. The book is 400 pages in length and contains selected obituaries from the period 1945 thru 1965, with a supplement section that contains obits not previously published from the period 1840 thru 1944. In addition the volume contains a military section with information concerning the Korean War casualties from Bracken County. The volume is fully indexed and maiden surnames are included for females listed.

This volume is published solely by the compiler, (Volume 1 Was a co-publication project in conjunction with the Bracken County Historical Society). Cost: $37.50 each plus postage and handling. Order from John E. Leming Jr, 5 Sturbridge Drive, Cold Spring Ky, 41076


The Shane Manuscript Collection: A Genealogical Guide to the Kentucky and Ohio Papers, Hall.
A guide to those portions of the collection of Rev. John Dabney Shane's papers in the Draper Manuscripts that are deposited with the Presbyterian Historical Association in Philadelphia. The collection focuses primarily on the history of the Presbyterian Church in early Kentucky and Ohio. (1990), 133pp., softbound.


Guide to The Draper Manuscripts, Josephine L. Harper, 1986, Wisconsin State, Historical Society, hardbound, 464 pgs., ISBN 0-87020-215-4.

Index to the 500 volume records Lyman C. Draper Manuscript collection and deposited with the Wisconsin State Historical Society. The Draper Manuscripts deal primarily with early Kentucky and Ohio.


Check the Bracken County Historical Society Resources page frequently for new publications published or distributed by the Society.


Bracken County In the Library of Congress On-Line Catalog

Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20540


LC Control Number: unk81035272

Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)

Personal Name: Burns, Annie (Walker) Burns, Mrs., 1894- [from old catalog] comp.
Main Title: Census of 1810 of Brackenn [!]
Published/Created: Washington, D.C., 1936.
Description: 1 p. l., 13 p. 28 x 22 cm.
Subjects: Bracken County (Ky.)--Genealogy--Sources.
Bracken County (Ky.)--Census, 1810.

LC Classification: F457.B84 B33
CALL NUMBER: F457.B84 B33
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LC Control Number: 2001280401

Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Main Title: Bracken County, Kentucky, cemeteries and burial sites,
1796-1999 / compiled by Bracken County Historical Society, Cemetery Committee; Bobbi Boothe Apking, chairperson
Spine Title: Bracken County cemeteries
Edition Information: Millenium ed.
Published/Created: Brooksville, Ky.: Bracken County Historical Society, c2000.
Related Names: Apking, Bobbi Boothe.
Bracken County Historical Society. Cemetery Committee.
Description: v, 764 p.: col. ill, map ; 29 cm.
Notes: Includes index.

Subjects: Registers of births, etc.--Kentucky--Bracken County.
Cemeteries--Kentucky--Bracken County.
Inscriptions--Kentucky--Bracken County.
Bracken County (Ky.)--Genealogy.

LC Classification: F457.B84 B32 2000
Other System No.: (OCoLC)ocm46381971
Geog. Area Code: n-us-ky
Quality Code: lccopycat
CALL NUMBER: F457.B84 B32 2000
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LC Control Number: 8128603
Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Personal Name: Ingmire, Frances Terry.
Main Title: Bracken County, Kentucky, birth records, 1852, 1854, 1855, 1856, 1857, 1859, 1860, 1861, 1875, 1876, 1877, 1878, 1893, 1904 / by Frances Terry Ingmire.
Published/Created: St. Louis, Mo. (10166 Clairmont Dr., St. Louis 63136) : F.T. Ingmire, c1983.
Related Titles: Bracken County births.
Description: 91 p.; 28 cm.
Notes: Cover title: Bracken County births.
Includes index.
Subjects: Registers of births, etc.--Kentucky--Bracken County.
Bracken County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Series: Kentucky vital records; ser. 2, v. 12
LC Classification: F457.B84 I54 1983
Dewey Class No.: 929/.3769325 19
Geog. Area Code: n-us-ky

CALL NUMBER: F457.B84 I54 1983
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LC Control Number: 84128285
Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Personal Name: Ingmire, Frances Terry.
Main Title: Bracken County, Kentucky, death records : 1852 thru 1858, 1861, 1875 thru 1878, and 1904 / by Frances Terry Ingmire.
Published/Created: St. Louis, Mo. (10166 Clairmont Dr., St. Louis 63136): F.T. Ingmire, c1983.
Related Titles: Bracken County deaths.
Description: 50 p.; 28 cm.
Notes: Cover title: Bracken County deaths.
Includes index.
Subjects: Registers of births, etc.--Kentucky--Bracken County.
Bracken County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Series: Kentucky vital records; ser. 3, v. 12
LC Classification: F457.B84 I544 1983
Dewey Class No.: 929/.3769325 19

Geog. Area Code: n-us-ky

CALL NUMBER: F457.B84 I544 1983
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LC Control Number: 84125444
Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Personal Name: Ingmire, Frances Terry.
Main Title: Bracken County, Kentucky, marriage records, 1853 thru 1859, 1861, 1876, 1877, 1878, and 1904 / by Frances Terry Ingmire.

Published/Created: St. Louis, Mo. (10166 Clairmont Dr., St. Louis 63136): F.T. Ingmire, c1983.
Description: 64 p.; 28 cm.
Notes: Includes index.
Subjects: Marriage records--Kentucky--Bracken County.
Bracken County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
Series: Kentucky vital records; ser. 1, v. 12
LC Classification: F457.B84 I55 1983
Dewey Class No.: 929/.3769325 19
Geog. Area Code: n-us-ky

CALL NUMBER: F457.B84 I55 1983
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LC Control Number: 99201042
Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Personal Name: Leming, John E. (John Erin)
Main Title: 50 cemeteries of Bracken County, Kentucky / compiled by John E. Leming, Jr.
Variant Title: Fifty cemeteries of Bracken County, Kentucky
Spine Title: 50 cemeteries of Bracken County, KY
Edition Information: Bicentennial ed.
Published/Created: Brooksville, Ky.: Bracken County Historical Society, 1996-
Description: v.:ill.; 29 cm.
Incomplete Contents: v. 1. Tombstone inscriptions

Subjects: Registers of births, etc.--Kentucky--Bracken County.
Cemeteries--Kentucky--Bracken County.
Inscriptions--Kentucky--Bracken County.
Bracken County (Ky.)--Genealogy.

LC Classification: F457.B84 L46 1996
Dewey Class No.: 929/.5/09769325 21
Geog. Area Code: n-us-ky

CALL NUMBER: F457.B84 L46 1996
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LC Control Number: 2001274830
Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Personal Name: Pell, Rosemarie Bonwell.
Main Title: Bracken County, Kentucky marriages and bonds, 1860-1900 /
Rosemarie Bonwell Pell.
Edition Information: Millennium ed.
Published/Created: Brooksville, Ky. (P.O. Box 307, Brooksville 41004) : Bracken County Historical Society, c2000.
Related Names: Bracken County Historical Society.
Description: 2 v. (iii, 958 p.) : facsims., 28 cm.
Contents: v. 1. Males -- v. 2. Females & addendum, 1797-1859.
Notes: Cover title.
'December 1999.'

Subjects: Marriage records--Kentucky--Bracken County.
Bracken County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
LC Classification: F457.B84 P45 2000
Dewey Class No.: 929/.3769325 21
Other System No.: (OCoLC)ocm43702838
Geog. Area Code: n-us-ky
Quality Code: lccopycat

CALL NUMBER: F457.B84 P45 2000
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LC Control Number: 85133705
Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Personal Name: Pompey, Sherman Lee.
Main Title: The genealogy of Eli Clark McClanahan of Bracken County, Kentucky / by Sherman Lee Pompey.
Published/Created: Florence, Or. : Western Oregon Genealogical Research Library, [1981]
Related Names: Western Oregon Genealogical Research Library.
Description: 3 leaves; 28 cm.
Notes: 'February 1981.'
Subjects: McClanahan family.
Bracken County (Ky.)--Genealogy.
LC Classification: CS71.M47377 1981
Dewey Class No.: 929/.2/0973 19
Geog. Area Code: n-us-ky n-us---

CALL NUMBER: CS71.M47377 1981
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LC Control Number: 34029485
Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Personal Name: Burns, Annie (Walker), 1894- [from old catalog]
Main Title: Record of wills in Bracken county, Kentucky, for the period of years 1796 to 1851, inclusive.
Published/Created: Wallins Creek, Ky., 1933.
Related Titles: Kentucky vital statistics.
Description: 1 p.l., 31 numb. l. 28 x 24 cm.
Subjects: Wills--Kentucky--Bracken County.
Bracken County (Ky.)--Genealogy--Sources.

LC Classification: F457.B84 B37
Microfilm 49416 F
Geog. Area Code: n-us-ky

CALL NUMBER: Microfilm 49416 F
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LC Control Number: 97215774
Type of Material: Book (Print, Microform, Electronic, etc.)
Main Title: History of Bracken County / Bracken County Extension Homemakers.
Edition Information: Bicentennial ed.
Published/Created: [Brooksville, Ky.]: Bracken County Extension Homemakers, [c1996]

Related Names: Bracken County Extension Homemakers.
Description: 251 p.: ill., maps, ports. ; 29 cm.
Notes: Includes index.
Subjects: Bracken County (Ky.)--History. LC Classification: F457.B84 H57 1996
Dewey Class No.: 976.9/325 21
Other System No.: (OCoLC)36640433
Repro./Stock No.: Bracken County Extension Homemakers, Box 66, Brooksville, Ky. 41004

Geog. Area Code: n-us-ky
Quality Code: lccopycat

CALL NUMBER: F457.B84 H57 1996
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Periodicals and E-Zines

Kentucky Explorer Magazine

Northern Kentucky Heritage Magazine (e-zine) courtesy of Kenton County Historical Society

Danny Duncan Collum,
Sojourners Magazine 'Not for the Faint of Heart: Kentucky Abolitionists in the Antebellum South'

Bracken County Source Record Images on Microfilm or CD

Compiled abstracts of public records speed up research, but are subject to transcription error. Information found in an abstract should always be verified against the source record.

These Bracken County source records are available for viewing at any LDS Family History Center, on interlibrary loan, rental, and in some cases for purchase (Outlets below):



Federal Census Enumerations, 1810 through 1920


U.S. Census Series-Roll Title

  • Both the 1790 Virginia Census (including Kentucky County) and the 1800 Kentucky Census were destroyed
  • M252-5 Kentucky 1810 Federal Census: Adair, Barren, Boone, Bourbon, Bracken, Breckinridge, Bullitt, and Butler Counties
  • M33-19 Kentucky 1820 Federal Census: Bracken, Caldwell, Clark, Clay, Cumberland, and Nelson Counties
  • M19-34 Kentucky 1830 Federal Census: Bracken, Breckinridge, Butler, Bullitt, Caldwell, Calloway, Campbell, and Casey Counties
  • M704-105 Kentucky 1840 Federal Census: Bracken, Butler, Breathitt, Brekinridge, and Bullitt Counties
  • M432-193 Kentucky 1850 Federal Census, Free Schedules: Bracken, Breathitt, Breckinridge, and Bullitt Counties
  • M432-223 Kentucky 1850 Federal Census, Slave Schedules: Adair, Allen, Anderson, Ballard, Barren, Bath, Boone, Bourbon, Boyle, Bracken, Breathitt, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Butler, Caldwell, Calloway, Campbell, Carroll, Carter, and Casey Counties
  • M653-357 Kentucky 1860 Federal Census, Free Schedules: Bracken and Breathitt Counties
  • M653-401 Kentucky 1860 Federal Census, Slave Schedules: Adair, Allen, Anderson, Ballard, Barren, Bath, Boone, Bourbon, Boyd, Boyle, Bracken, Breathitt, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Butler, Caldwell, Calloway, Campbell, Carroll, Carter, and Casey Counties
  • M593-449 Kentucky 1870 Federal Census: Bracken and Breathitt Counties
  • T9-404 Kentucky 1880 Federal Census: Boyd (cont 122/3 - end), Boyle, Bracken, and Breathitt (begin - 14/58 Counties
  • U.S. Census for 1890 destroyed, except Veterans & Widows Schedules:
  • M123-1 Kentucky 1890 Veterans & Widows of Veterans Census Schedules: Boone, Bourbon, Bracken, Campbell, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Grant, Harrison, Jessamine, Kenton, Owen, Pendleton, Scott, and Woodford Counties
  • T623-509 Kentucky 1900 Federal Census: Bourbon (cont'd: ED 8, sheet 7-end), Boyd, Boyle, and Bracken (part: EDs 16-19, and ED 20, sheets 1-6) Counties
  • T623-510 Kentucky 1900 Federal Census: Bracken (cont'd: ED 20, sheet 7-end), Breathitt, and Breckinridge Counties
  • T624-465 Kentucky 1910 Federal Census: Bourbon, Carroll, Boyle, and Bracken Counties
  • T625-561 Kentucky 1920 Federal Census: Bracken, Butler, Breckinridge, and Carroll Counties
  • T626-735 Kentucky 1930 Federal Census: Boyle, Bullitt, Bracken, and Breckinridge Counties


Bracken County Tax Records

  • Kentucky Tax Lists, Bracken County: Tax Lists, 1797 - 1841
  • Kentucky Tax Lists, Bracken County: Tax Lists, 1837 - 1854


Kentucky Civil War Compiled Service Records

Civil War Series-Roll Title

  • M1003-25 CIVIL WAR CASE FILES OF APPLICATIONS FROM CONFEDERATES FOR PRESIDENT; Ad - Hu, Kentucky
  • M1003-26 CIVIL WAR CASE FILES OF APPLICATIONS FROM CONFEDERATES FOR PRESIDENT; Je - Yo, Kentucky
  • M319-1 through M319-136 Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations
    from the State of Kentucky
  • M377-1 through M377-14 Index to Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in
    Organizations from the State of Kentucky
  • M386-1 through M386-30 Index to Compiled Military Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers Who Served in Organizations
    from the State of Kentucky (The compiled service records for this index are filmed on M397)
  • M397-6 Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky:
    First Cavalry, Har-I
  • M397-9 Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky:
    First Cavalry, N-Q
  • M397-15 Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky:
    Second Cavalry, Br-Co
  • M397-19 Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky:
    Second Cavalry, I-Ma
  • M397-21 Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky:
    Second Cavalry, O-R
  • M397-321 Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers who Served in Organizations from the State of Kentucky:
    Nineteenth Infantry, De-Gi
  • M861-20 Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Confederate Organizations. Kentucky:
    1st Cavalry (Butler's) - Capt. Thompson's Co., Cavalry
  • M861-21 Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Confederate Organizations. Kentucky:
    Capt. Byrne's Co., Horse Artillery - Miscellaneous, Kentucky

Bracken County Vital Records

  • 1852 - 1910. Birth, Marriage, and Death. Bracken, Breathitt, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Butler, and Caldwell Counties.

Bracken County Newspapers


Outlets for Kentucky and Bracken County books, CDs and source document photocopies:




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