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Duncan Records
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Dunning-Garnett-Gray Bible
Massey Family
Brightwell Deaths
Vest Family
Lyon Family

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James F. Ramey Collection

Delayed Birth Records

Thomas Lowery Phillips M. D.

Eufaula & Lillie Smith

John Fitts: An Examination of His Life

County of the Month: Lyon

Ennis Family Photos and Descendant Register

Grand Rivers School 1902

Historical Marker marks First African American Student to Murray State University

Murray State University to honor Mary Ford Holland

Lyon County Schools

1860 Mortality Schedule

1911 - 1930 Lyon County Births

Cemetery Maps & Various Burial Records by
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Barnett-Henderson Chapel
Henry Dooms-Parker
Peek-Walnut Grove
General Hylan Benton Lyon
Official Report of General Hylan Benton Lyon
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Seventeenth Kentucky Calvary
Cobb's Battery
1st Kentucky Brigade
7th Tennessee Calvary Regiment
9th Illinois Infantry
POW/MIA Korean War
Kentucky Casualties
Wedding Dress
of Imogene Barnwell
to Richard Corwin Love
September 8, 1869
Reunion News
Biography of John L. Routt
Nickell Cemetery Transcription
Historical Marker for Andrew Jackson Smith
William Kelly's Steel
An Opposing View on the Steel
The Chinese American Experiment
Biographical Sketch On The Life Of Alvin Samuel Landiss
Charles Anderson
William Johnson Stone
Riverboat Captain
James Wilkinson
1870 - 1903

Cemeteries and Churches of Caldwell County

Special Project by Ken and Peggy Gilkey
Land Exploration
Military Research
Library Research
Available Books
Kentucky Timeline
by KDL
Kentucky Battles in the Civil War
Kentucky Chronology/Civil War
Biography of Matthew Lyon
Another Biography of Matthew Lyon
Who Is Matthew Lyon?
Biography of Chittenden Lyon
Julian Victor Beatty
17th Troop Carrier Squadron
Eddyville WWII Honorees
Kuttawa WWII Honorees


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County Coordinator - Vicki Stewart
Assistant Coordinators - Ken and Peggy Gilkey
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Lyon County Clerk
P.O. Box 350
Eddyville, KY 42038-0350
(270) 388-2331
Lyon County
Historical Society
Post Office Box 894
Eddyville, KY 42038

During the development of Kentucky, county lines changed considerable. Family homes may have stayed stationary and the counties possible changed around them, sometimes placing them in a new county even. For this reason serious genealogist will check the neighboring counties. You may find county formation maps and county census maps helpful in your research. Then you may wish to visit our neighboring counties.

Caldwell County Calloway County Christian County Crittenden County Hopkins County
Livingston County Marshall County Muhlenberg County Trigg County Webster County

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