Hardin County KY

Hardin County, Kentucky, established in 1792 and named after Colonel John Hardin, a veteran of the American Revolutionary War, is of considerable genealogical interest due to its role in the westward expansion of the United States. Elizabethtown, the county seat, has been central to the county’s development since its establishment and serves as a key repository for historical and genealogical records. The county’s geographic features, including its proximity to the Ohio River to the north and the establishment of Fort Knox to the west in 1918, have significantly influenced its economic and population growth. Genealogical researchers will find Hardin County’s archives to be a treasure trove of information, with records dating back to its founding. These records include land grants, marriage records, and court documents.

Slave Narrative of William M. Quinn

Interviewer: Henry Jackson Person Interviewed: William M. Quinn Location: Indianapolis, Indiana Place of Birth: Hardin County, Kentucky Place of Residence: 431 Bright Street, Indianapolis, Indiana Federal Writers’ Project of the W.P.A. District #6 Marion County Harry Jackson WILLIAM M. QUINN (EX-SLAVE) 431 Bright Street, Indianapolis, Ind. William M. Quinn, 431 Bright street, was a slave

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Biographical Sketch of the Brown Brothers, Richard and Daniel

Brown Bros., Richard and Daniel, farming, stock and road grading and ditching; P. O. Humbolt; are natives of Nelson and Hardin Cos., Ky.; they were born Dec. 22, 1826, and July 22, 1832, respectively. They were born on the farm, and have always followed farming; they lived in Kentucky until the fall of 1854, when

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Hardin County, Kentucky Cemetery Records

Hardin County Hardin County, Kentucky Cemetery Records Hosted at Hardin County USGenWeb Archives Project Bush Cemetery Duncan Cemetery Fort Duffield Memorial Cemetery  Known Burials in Ft. Knox Cemeteries Known Burials in Ft. Hardin County Cemeteries Surnames A-G Surnames H-N Surnames O-Z Gray Cemetery Miller-Thomas Cemetery Richardson Cemetery Robinson & Dinwiddie Surname Extracts St James Catholic

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Slave Narrative of Celia Henderson

Interviewer: Miriam Logan Person Interviewed: Celia Henderson Location: Ohio Place of Birth: Hardin County, Kentucky Date of Birth: 1849 Age: 88 Miriam Logan Lebanon, Ohio MRS. CELIA HENDERSON, aged 88 Born Hardin County, Kentucky in 1849 (drawing of Celia Henderson) [TR: no drawing found] “Mah mammy were Julia Dittoe, an pappy, he were name Willis

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Biographical Sketch of Robert B. Mitchell, Gen.

Gen. Robert B. Mitchell was a soldier of the Mexican war from Ohio, a leading figure of Kansas territorial days, one of the ablest officers of the Oivil war representing the Union army of the state, and finally governor of the Territory of New Mexico. He was born in Richland County, Ohio, April 4, 1823;

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