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Kentucky Genealogy and History

Welcome to Montgomery County, KY
History and Genealogy
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County History

Was formed from Clark County after creation on 14 December 1796.

Its county seat is Mount Sterling.
Records were destroyed by fires on 4 Mar 1851 and 2 Dec 1863.

Montgomery County was possibly named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War Brigadier General killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada. Another story states that the County was named for Thomas Montgomery, from Virginia, who served in the Revolutionary War. In 1793 Thomas Montgomery settled in Mt. Sterling. In 1805, Thomas Montgomery moved on to Gibson County, Indiana.

Cities and Towns
Camargo -- Jeffersonville -- Mount Sterling -- Judy


Online Data

Biographies

Births

Cemeteries

Census

Church Histories/Records

County Histories/Records

Court Records

Deaths

Family Bibles & Histories

Extinct Towns

Marriages

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

Surnames

Wills/Legal Records 

Website Updates:
W. G. Armstrong Obituary;  William L. Tipton Obituary;

 


 

SURROUNDING COUNTIES

Bourbon - Clark - Powell - Menifee - Bath

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