Welcome to Owen County, Kentucky

Owen County is proud to be a participant of the USGenWeb & KYGenWeb



  Suzanne Shephard and Sherri Bradley are the County Coordinators for this KYGenWeb site. New information is being sought and will be made available as soon as possible. Please contact us if you have information that you would like to share.

African American Records
Archives for Owen County
Bible Records
Birth Records
Brick Wall Query
Bulletin Board
Cemetery Records
Census Records
Cities & Towns
County Resources
Court House Records
Death Records
 Email Registry
 Family Group Sheets
On-Line Family Group Sheet Form
Family Reports & Links
Genealogy Society & Library
Genealogy Material for Sale
History of Owen County
How To Research Your Genealogy NEW
Kentucky Explorer Magazine - Online
Kentucky Post Newspaper - Online
Kentucky Vital Records Project
Maps of Owen County
Military Records
News-Herald Online
Newspaper Articles
Obituaries & Death Notices
Ordering Vital Records from KY
Owen County Guest Book Please sign our Guest Book!
Photo Album Please contribute your photos!
Weather Report
What's New in Owen County

An Honorary Kentucky Colonel

Suzanne Yelton Shephard Commissioned March 4, 1974

An Honorary Kentucky Colonel

Sherri Bradley Commissioned October 25, 2010

Sherri Bradley

April 23, 2010


Owen County, Kentucky is proud to be a part of KYGenWeb

If you are interested in hosting a Kentucky county or volunteering in some other way, please contact Sherri Hall Bradley, State Coordinator.

Search Our Site

powered by FreeFind


Search KYGenWeb 

Google Custom Search


Special Notes from Owen County

Do You Facebook?

Kentucky History and Genealogy Network-Facebook Groups

Kentucky History and Genealogy Network is a free resource representing thousands of people wishing to identify and connect with their Kentucky roots.


Click on the map to visit this site (you must have a Facebook page)

Kentucky History and Genealogy Network is not associated with any genealogical, historical, or governmental organization. We are independent and volunteer-based.

The Owen County History book has been released!! Check it out here!!




Find the County

Enter US Town or City - Find County

State  (optional) 


Owen County Historical Society/Museum
206 North Main Street
Owenton KY 40359
Phone: 502-484-2529
Email: owencohistory@yahoo.com
Website: www.owencohistory.com

Owen County Public Library

1370 HWY 22 East
Owenton, KY 40359-9201
Phone: 502-484-3450
FAX: 502-484-3450

Owen County Historical Society

The Owen County Historical Society maintains a history museum and genealogical research center at 206 North Main Street in Owenton.  Program meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the Odd Fellows’ Hall located at 141 West Seminary Street. Special events and exhibits are featured throughout the year.  Dues are $25.00 annually.  Members receive a quarterly newsletter. The Society has many publications for sale at the museum and also maintains an historical/genealogical collection in the Kentucky Room at the Owen County Public Library.

Joan Kincaid County Clerk

136 West Bryan St.

Owenton KY 40359
(502) 484-2213

has Marriage Records from 1819 and Land Records from 1819

Email: owencountyof535@bellsouth.net

Web Site: www.owencounty.ky.gov/clerk


Owen County Mail Lists & Message Boards

Neighboring Counties

This KYGenWeb Site is Generously Hosted By

©Copyright 2008 - 2016 by Owen County Genealogy Project All files on this website are copyrighted by their submitter and creator. They may be linked to, but may not be reproduced on another website or in any other form, without specific permission of the submitter, owner, publisher and this site moderator. Although public records are as such not copyrightable, the manner in which they are presented, including the notes, comments, etc. are. The information on this site is provided free of charge, by volunteers, for your personal use only. If you have records that you'd like to see added to this site, please contact Sherri or Suzanne and we'll be glad to add them to this collection.

Sherri Bradley
State Coordinator
Jeff Kemp
Assistant State Coordinator
Suzanne Shephard
Assistant State Coordinator

If you have arrived at this site via a paid subscription database service, please know that the data contained on KYGenWeb Project sites has been donated by hardworking volunteers and has been providing genealogical data and information, as well as help for researchers, free of charge since 1996.

  Site Meter


Graphic Background from