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Elliott County was formed April 1, 1869 from parts of Morgan, Lawrence, and Carter counties.
The county is named for John Milton Elliott, U.S. Congressman; Confederate Justice of the Kentucky Court of Appeals.
Its county seat is Sandy Hook, Kentucky.
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William Gearhart, Cornelius Howard, John W. Kendall, John H. Vansant, Samuel L. Green, Elijah H. Maggard, Samuel L. Green, Elias L. Kazee
News - Adkins Girl
News Items - 1897-Man Killed at Church, 1921-Misc Church News, 1896-Deadly fight at church, 1896-Church Fire, Stampede, 1896-Two events mixed, 1907-New Church?
History and News - 1874-Early Elliott County, 1877-Natural Bridge, 1880-Mill Dam, 1890-County Seat Name Change, 1909-Elliott County Post offices, 1913-Wants Rural Mail Route, 1900-Elliott County, 1888-Billed Passed Senate, 1891-Elliott County, 1875-Elliott County, 1894-Elliott County has youngest sheriff in Kentucky
Cases - 1878-Elliott County vs. Kitchen, 1879-Grizzle v. Pennington, &c., 1908-Gearhart v. commonwealth, Henry Howard vs. Commonwealth
News - Jack Angleman Not a Child Murderer, 1910 Revenue Raid, 1907-Cox murder case transferred to Elliott County, 1921-Soldiers on Guard in Elliott County, 1921-200 Moonshiners Rounded Up
Mr. and Mrs. Kelly, Houghton-Horton, Whitt-Adkins, Whitt-Bear, Durham-Williams, Barker-Sparks, Gaw-Spears
World War I Casualties
Soldier News - Henry Sloas, Estill Barker, Sterling Johnson, Andy Middleton, Wingle Lyons, Elijah Lawson, Reese D. Sparks, Willie K. Murphy, Private William A. Tackett, Addison De Hart
1884-Affray, 1886-Diamond Peridotite Found, 1904-Vein of Gold Ore, 1905-22,000 Acre Land Purchase, 1906-Diamond Mining Machinery Ordered, 1911-Epidemic, 1907-No Fueds in Elliott, 1908-Diamond Mines, 1886 Moonshiners Killed, 1887-The Tolliver Vendetta, 1879-Lynching, 1907-Marbles a town fad, 1909-Troops to Aid Tax Collector
Elijah Harton, Henry Castle, Victim named Jordan, Lewis Scoggs, Lewis E. Skeins, Charles Watkins, Simens and Turkison, Harlan Whitt, Lindsey Adkins, John Blanton, Ku Klux Klan, John W. Kendall and W. M. McMillan, S. Keggs, Jim Cony, John Bowling, Isaac Kirk, Adkins Family, Leander Potter, Asbury Crisp, Harlan Whitt, Albert D. Seyle, George and John Wilcox, Jonas Vansant, Lee Toliver, Calvin or John Tipton, Charles H. Hicks, Sarah Williams
Harris Boys, Bennie Cox, Charlotte Bonar, Sue Whitt, Mrs. George Corn, Chester Harris, Craig Tolliver, Cal Tolliver
Lloyd Leedy, Zion McDowell, Charles C. Kelley, C. C. Whitt, Colonel Breckinridge, Adkins-Adkins Attempted Marriage, Colonel Husking, H. C. Hatfield, Albert Swan, Nick Watson, Sim Caldwell, C. M. Howard, Charles Conn, Wilson-Wilson, J. W. Day
Sarah McDowell, Joseph McDowell, Nancy Johnson, J. B. Whitt, Judge S. L. Green, J. A. Harper, Elisha Barker, Mrs. L. Rose, E. B. Green
Morgan Click, Mrs. Redwine, Daniel Kegley, Mrs. Anne Johnson, James Atkins, Bruington Child, Martin Wallace, Robert Barker, Dr. Jason Cox, John Casteel, Dr. Joseph W. Fulton, Ollie Goodman, Montgomery Howard, Drem McDaniel, James McFarland, Robert Rose, Frank I. Tence, Mrs. William Atkins, Judge Joseph Fanning, "Virginia Bill" Riley, Lee Sparks, Montgomery Howard, John Adams, James A. Johnson, Chester Carna Hutchinson, Melvina Evans, Lem Brown, David Conley, Walter Harris, B. Famnin, Fannin Daughter, Conn Harper, Lee Toliver, Cap Evans
News Items - Riddel, 1887-County Seat, 1899-New Post Office at Burke
Administrator News - Elias H. D. Whitt, Richard Watson
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1883 Pensioners; World War II Casualties;
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