Scroll Down below the lookups list for more information on Butler County research! Helpful links, and library/courthouse information, as well as a list of churches and points of interest in the county.
Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers
If you have any books, CD's, etc. on this county and will do look-ups, please contact Alice Warner .
Volunteer needed to INDEX 1880 Butler County census from the online images
Contact Joan at: USGenWeb Online Census Images
If this is not done, you may not receive a response. Sorry but we can no longer accept requests for full surname searches, or "I want everything you have on surname from all your resources." Please be specific which book (one at a time please) and the name of the person for whom you are looking. We also need to know the approximate date they lived in Butler County.
|Butler County Funeral Homes||N/A||Need a Volunteer|
|Butler County Births - 1911 to 1980 Look-up (specify county)||N/A||Robin|
|Butler County Marriages - Courthouse Look-up||N/A||Carole Southerland|
|"Butler County Kentucky Records #1:
Marriages 1810-1850, Deaths 1852-1859".
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|Marriage Look-ups 1763-1871||Automated Archives Marriage CDs, 1763-1871||Jean Alongi|
|"A Genealogical Collectionof Kentucky Birth
And Death Records, Volume I"
|Sherida K. Eddlemon, published by
|Need a Volunteer|
|History Of Kentucky||William Elsey Connelley and E.M.
Coulter and edited by Judge Charles Kerr
|Butler County Historical & Genealogical Society Books||Butler County Historical & Genealogical Society||Gladys Brooks|
|Pioneer Families||N/A||Connie Hurley|
|Butler County - History||N/A|
|Butler County - Census - 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1880||N/A|
|Butler County - Census - 1850, 1870||N/A||Connie Hurley|
|Butler County, KY. Marriages 1865 to 1885||N/A|
|Butler County, KY. Marriages 1865 to 1885||N/A||Marie Twigg|
|Butler County, KY. Marriages 1810 to 1929||N/A||Connie Hurley|
|1894 Butler County School Census||Butler County Historical and Genealogical Society||Alice Warner|
|Butler County, KY. Cemeteries (latest 2002 version)||Butler County Historical and Genealogical Society||Alice Warner|
|Butler County, KY. Cemeteries||N/A||Marie Twigg|
|The County Of Butler in the Commonwealth of KY. 1810 to 1814||N/A|
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|Kentucky births from 1911-1999||CD||Sue Ann Hornung Morrow|
|Kentucky deaths from 1911-1999||CD||Sue Ann Hornung Morrow|
|Kentucky marriages from 1973-1999||CD||Sue Ann Hornung Morrow|
Looking for more detailed research in Butler County? Try Carole Southerland. Click here for details.
Butler County Public Library
116 West Ohio Street
P.O. Box 247
Morgantown, KY 42261-0247
- Place Names - Choose Kentucky then type in the name of a place, such as Welch Creek,
- Morgantown, etc. If you choose Butler County you receive a partial list of the sites in Butler County
- Census On CDs - SK Publishing
- Census On CDs - AllCensus Inc.
|DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION.
Do you think you might have an ancestor who served in the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)? Would you like to know whether your ancestor is listed with the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) in the "Patriot Index"? For a Patriot lookup, email EmbryProject@gmail.com
- Find A Grave - Search, or add grave info.
- Genealogy & Family History Databases (includes fee & subscription sites)
- GenForum - Great place to find relatives!
- Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer - At the University of Kentucky.
- Kentucky Konnections - List of Kentucky related home pages.
- Kentucky Vital Records Index - Including death records for 1911 through 1992.
- Kentucky Vital Records Information - Addresses & Cost.
- LDS Genealogy Search - Download free Genealogy Software (PAF 4.0)
- Library of Virginia - Order copies of Wills, Administrations, & etc
- RootsWeb Mailing Lists - Trying to find a surname, or County list?
- RootsWeb Searches - Search Rootsweb Databases
- Vital Records Information - Pick a state.
Places of Interest
Civil War Monument
Located on the courthouse lawn. Honors both North and South, only one of it's kind in Kentucky.
Green River Museum & Butler County Park
Located at Woodbury, overlooking the Green River. Exhibits from the colorful riverboat era.
Open Apr. 15 - Sept. 15, Sat & Sun noon-6
Located on KY 369, across the Green River. The last county owned ferry in KY; in operation for 150 years.
Stephens and Son's Gun Shop Site Marker
Wm. Stephens and his two sons ran the business from 1855 and began making guns for the Confederacy in 1861,
the shop closed in 1868. A Historical Highway Marker located near the 6000 Block on Reedyville Road in Roundhill,
Butler Co., was erected in 1969 by the Butler County Historical Society marking near the spot where the gun shop once stood.
The marker gives a brief history on the shop and the family.
Woodbury Long Rifle Frolic - 2nd weekend in May .
Riverfest - Green River Museum, last Sat. in June.
George Dabbs Celebration Of The Arts - Photography show last wknd of June,
Art show last weekend of Sept.
Green River Catfish Festival - Music, Square dancing, arts, crafts, catfish & other great food,
games for children all day July 4, races, softball, volleyball, & tennis tourments. July 3-7.
Woodbury Skirmish & George Dabbs Craft Show - last full weekend in Oct.
Lodging And Restaurants
Green River Motel - 231 South St.; 14 units
Helm House Bed & Breakfast - 309 S. Tyler St; 5 guest rooms; 1-800-441-4786
Hillside Inn - 219 Rochester St.
Windmill Restaurant - 729 W. Logan ST.
Fast Food:Dairy Queen, Hardee's, McDonald's, Subway .
Hidden Valley Golf Course - 530 Hidden Valley Rd., 9 Holes