Barren County Probate Records
Barren County was established in 1798 from land provided by Green County and Warren Counties. Six courthouses have served the county throughout its history, the first built of logs. It was settled by the Scotch-Irish and the county seat is named Glasgow (after Glasgow, Scotland).
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Indexes to Probate Records
Wills, Estates, Inventories 1797 to 1819
Wills, Estates, Inventories 1817 to 1829
Wills, Estates, Inventories 1828 to 1856
Barren County Wills, Estates, Inventories, Book No. 1, 1797 to 1819
Names of Testators: Alford, Ansel | Alford, H. | Allen, John | Allen, Williams | Ashly, Francis | | Austin, Williams | Baily, C. | Ball, John | Bass, Phileman | Bayless, Joseph | Beasly, Thomas | Bennett, Williams | Bishop, Williams | Black, Curtis | Black, James Sr. | Boyd, John | Bridges, James | Brooks, John | Brooks, Robert Sr. | Browning, Williams | Bowls, Andrew | Brenstatter, MIchael | Bush, John | Bybee, James | Carpenter, Samuel | Chambers, John | Chapman, Edmund | Cochran, Reuben | Coleman, Joseph | Condra, Williams | Conlee, Isaac | Crawford, Davis | Crenshaw, John | Crews, James | Crews, John | Davidson, Alexander | Dean, Alford | Dodd, Marshall | Downing, James | Dudley, Richardson | Dunham, Michael | Edwards, Alexander | Emmerson, Judith | Estes, Marshal | Fitzjerral, Williams | Friely, Christian | Gadbury, James | Galloway, James | Gentry, Samuel | Glazebrook, Richard | Godberry, Williams | Greer, Solomon | Grinstead, James | Grinstead, Jesse | Haley, Henry | Hall, Leonard Sr. | Hall, Levi | Hamilton, John | Hardwitch, James | Hardy, Thomas | Harminson, Wallace | Harris, Joseph | Harris, Josiah | Harris, Miles | Hawkins, John | Hays, James | Hays, Joseph | Hays, Thomas | Hind, Robert | Hindman, Robert | Holliday, John | Holt, Richardson | Howdershelt, Jacob | Hugh, Marshall Hutton, Thomas | James, James | James, Samuel | Jeffers, Daniel | Jewell, Charles | Jinkins, James | Johnston, John | Jones, James | Kelly, Samuel | Kerr, James | Kinslow, K. Kirkman, John | Lattimore, Francis | Leeper, Matthew | Lepenbury, David | Lewis, Williams | Logsdon, Thomas | Lowe, Isaac | Lowry, Williams | Ludlock, Joshua | Mackey, Thomas | Marshall, Hugh | Marshall, John | Marshall, Samuel and Mary | Martin, Nathan | Matthews, John Sr. | McGill, James | McMurry, John | McMurry, John and Mary | Montage, Clement | Moss, Edward | Mullinax, Richard | Murrell, J. | Owens, David | Patrick, Lewis | Peak, John | Peden, Francis | Pedigo, Henry | Pedigo, Levi | Pelham, Thomas | Pickett, Hannah | Piles, Richard | Polk, Moses | Pruitt, John | Pulliam, Benjamin | Ratliff, Williams | Ray, John | Renick, Samuel | Richardson, Dudley | Ritter, Abraham | Robinson, David | Robinson, Williams | Rock, John | Rockford, John | Rogers, Lewis | Ross, Williams | Ruckman, Isaac | Ryan, Major | Sandusky, Andrew | Saunders, Jesse | Scott, George | Scott, Joseph | Scott, Thomas | Settle, Joel | Settle, Williams | Shirley, James | Shirley, Robert | Smith, Amos | Smith, Isaac | Smith, Jeremiah | Smith, John | Smith, Williams | Speakman, Thomas | Springer, John | Stanton, D. | Staton, John | Stephens, James | Stockton, Daniel | Tedlock, James | Tedlock, guardians | Thacker, Benjamin | Tinsley, Isaac | Trotter, John | Tuter, Henry Sr. | Waggon, James | Waggoner, Richard | Walker, Andrew | Walker, David | Welborn, James | Welborn, Samuel | White, George | White, Henry | Wilbourn, Samuel | Williams, Benjamin | Williams, Daniel | Williams, James | Wilson, John | Winlock, Henry | Young, Reuben
Barren County wills, Estates, Inventories, Book No. 2, 1817 to 1829
Names of Testators: Anderson, Williams | Bain, Betty | Ball, Amy, widow | Ball, Mary | Barry, Joseph | Beard, Andrew | Bell, Robert W. | Bell, Williams | Berry, Joseph | Bishop, John | Black, Daniel | Black, Willis | Brockman, Ambrose | Broddy, Thomas | Brook, Henry | Bryant, James | Burks, John | Bush, George | Bybee, John | Cardin, Reubin Carpenter, Andrew | Carver, Williams | Chambers, John F. | Chism, James | Clark, Benjamin | Clark, Joseph | Clarke, Benjamin W. | Clayton, George | Clement, James | Cochran, Andrew | Cochran, Samuel | Codington, Joseph | Coe, Rebecca | Cook, Henry | Cox, Moses | Cox, Radford | Cox, Reuben | Crenshaw, Benjamin | Crenshaw, Thomas | Crenshaw, Thomas J. | Cummins, Samuel | Dale, Isaac | Dew, Elisha (case)| Dishman, Obadiah | Dodd, James | Dodd, John | Dodd, Marshall | Dougherty, Robert | Douglass, George | Duff, Nathaniel | Duke, Thomas | Dulane, Samuel | Duvall, Robert | Edmunds, James Sr. | Edwards, Alexander | Edwards, David | Evans, Thomas | Fields, Williams | Forester, Williams | Foster, Charles | Foster, John | Fox, John | Franklin, Williams F. | Freeman, Robert | Gentry, Samuel | Gibbins, Francis | Giddings, James | Gill, Edward | Gilleland, James | Glazebrooks, Richard | Glover, Judith | Goodall, James | Goodall, Peter | Goodall, John | Griggs, Daniel | Grubbs, John | Hagans, Samuel | Haley, H. B. | Hall, Michael Washington | Hardy, Benjamin | Harris, Miles Faris | Harrison, Reubin Sr. | Harvey, Joseph | Hayless, Joseph | Helman, John | Henderson, Joseph | Hill, Isaac | Hill, Robert R. | Hill, Robert | Hillburn, Williams | Hind, Robert | Hindman, Mary | Hind, Thomas | Hindman, Robert | Holders, Fielding | Holliday, J. A. | Holliday, John A. | Holman, John | Holms, Thomas | Holtzclaw, Henry | Howard, Williams | Hudson, Charles | Humphrey, John | Hunt, Robert | Hunt, Sarah | Hunt, S. | Jenkins, Jesse | Jessey, Jeremiah | Johns, Robert | Johnson, Sarah | Johnston, John | Johnson, Williams | Jolliff, James | Jones, Williams | Jordan, John | Jordin, Samuel | Jourdan, John B. | Kelly, Samuel Sr. | Kemmons, Washington | Kerr, James | King, Clement | Kinslow, Conrad | Kirtley, John | Lain, Thomas | Lamberth, Thomas | Lane, Robert | Lawless, Benjamin | Lawrence, Richard | Lee, Williams | Lepenbury, David | Logan, David | Lyons, John | Marshal, Hugh | Marshall, John | Martin, Elizabeth | Martin, Joseph | Massey, Philip | McClanshaw, Robert | McDaniel, J. | McDaniel, Jennings | McMurry, Samuel | McQuie, Alexander | Monroe, John | Montage, Clement | Morehead, John S. | Morehead, Turner | Munson, John | Newell, Williams | Newland, Isaac | Nichols, Joseph | Nowland, Ezekiel | Nunn, Williams | Nunnally, Josiah | Payne, Edmund | Peak, John | Peden, Francis | Pewett, John | Pointer, Williams | Pool, John | Porter, Mary Priest, Nathan | Pulliam, Benjamin | Ratliff, Williams | Ray, Robert | Read, Elizabeth | Read, James | Reed, Herman | Renick, Samuel | Robinson, James | Rodes, Clifton | Rodes, John | Ryles, Buford | Ryans, Major | Sampson, a free black man | Sampson, David Sr. | Sanders, John | Saunderson, John | Scofield, Cornelius | Scott, Samuel | Scott, Williams | Simpson, David | Skaggs, Richard | Skaggs, Williams | Slaton, John | Smith, A. | Smith, Hugh | Smith, Isaac | Smith, Jeremiah | Smith, John | Snoddy, Robert | Souther, Joseph | Staten, John | Stockton, Robert | Swearingin, Henry | Tadlock, James | Terryman, Williams | Thompson, John | Thompson, Paddy | Thompson, Waddy | Tindal, S. | Tinsdale, Samuel | Tinsley, Colesby | Tinsley, F. | Tinsley, Isaac | Tudor, Henry | Tugman, Williams | Turner, Dabney Vaughn, Thomas | Vinzant, Abraham | Waggoner, Richard | Waller, Christopher | Walters, Barnabas | Walters, George | Walton, Clabourn | Warren, David | Watson, Williams E. | Wheeler, Benjamin | Wheeler, Francis | Wheeler, James | Wheeler, John | White, Henry | White, Obadiah Willis, Joseph | Wilson, Elizabeth | Wilson, James | Wilson, Joshua | Young, Edward | Young, George | Young, James |
Barren County wills, Estates, Inventories, Book No. 3, 1828 to 1856
Names of Testators: Abbott, Williams | Adams, Williams | Akers, Abner | Bagby, John | Bailey, Cullen | Ballinger, Edward | Barber, Edward | Barlow, Robert T. | Barton, Abner | Barton, James | Beard, Elizabeth | Bell, Robert S. | Bell, Samuel | Bennett, James | Berry, George | Bethel, John | Beyies, John | Bird, Susannah | Bradshaw, Allen | Brandford, Thomas | Branstetter, MIchael | Browning, Williams | Bryan, Williams | Bullock, David | Burch, Stapleton | Bush, Isaac | Bush, W. | Button, Martin | Bybee, Jonathan | Bybee, Williams | Cage, Williams | Camp, Hankin | Camp, Mary Jane | Carter, George | Carter, Henry | Chapman, John | Clack, John | Clack, Susannah | Clark, Benjamin J. | Clark, Everard | Clark, Jonathan | Cole, John | Coleman, Francis | Coleman, Jordan | Cosby, John | Cousey, John | Cox, Moses | Craddock, Nathaniel | Crutcher, Edmund | Cummins, Edward V. | Curd, Alexander | Curd, Daniel | Davidson, Benjamin | Davis, Elijah | Davis, Hardin | Davison, Thomas | Dawson, Elijah | Day, Williams | Dearing, James | Depp, J. W. | Depp, Williams | Dewees, Cornelius | Dewees, Mary | Dickerson, Valentine | Dickey, Elisha | Dilly, Elizabeth | Dishman, Williams | Donan, David | Dority, Henry | Dougherty, Reuben | Douglass, Williams | Drane, Anthony | Duke, Cosby | Duke, George | Duff, Alice | Eaton, James | Edwards, Cader | Ellis, John | Emerson, Zachariah | Emery, Williams | Emmerson, Clemmet | Emory, James | Estes, Royal | Estes, Woodfolk | Eubanks, Joseph Sr. | Eubanks, Susannah | Farris, John T. | Faulkner, Alexander | Feland, Thomas | Feland, Williams | Ferrill, Ann | Forbes, James | Forrester, John | Foster, James | Foster, Lucy | Franklin, Reuben | Franks, Peter | Frazer, James | Freeman, Charles Y. | Frogget, Williams | Gardner, Thompson | Gardner, Williams | Garnett, John Sr. | Gash, Thomas | Gatewood, Robert | Gee, John S. | Gibson, Jacob | Gilliam, Cornelius | Gillock, Catharine | Gillock, Williams | Glover, Elizabeth | Glover, John | Graves, Barlett | Greer, Aquilla | Greer, Isaac | Haden, Benjamin | Haley, Williams | Hall, Williams W. | Harden, Joseph | Harding, Hezekiah | Harlow, Claborn | Harrison, Peggy | Hawk, John | Hays, Thomas | Helm, Sarah | Hendrick, Benjamin | Herren, Washington | Higdon, Joseph Sr. | Hinds, Willis | Hiser, John | Hogg, Reuben | Holman, Henry | Howser, Nicholas | Hudson, John | Huffman, Ambrose | Huffman, Birket | Huffman, Henry | Hughes, Absalom | Hunt, Abel | Hurdy, Elizabeth | Jameson, George Sr. | Jameson, John B. | Jewell, Jonathan | Johnson, Jane | Johnston, Hugh | Jones, James | Jones, S. | Junkin, James | Keller, Nathaniel | Kelly, Reuben | Kilgore, Williams B. | Landrum, Nelson | Lane, Garret | Lawless, Lucy | Lawrence, John P. | Lawrence, Sally | Lee, Samuel | Leeper, Weston | LeGrand, Lucy | Lewis, Francis | Lewis, Thomas | Lewis, Virginia | Logan, Williams Sr. | Lyon, Rebecca | Malone, Samuel | Malone, Wynn | Mansfield, Isaac | Marshall, Samuel | Martin, Edward | Martin, Elizabeth | Martin, George | Martin, Isaac | Martin, James W. | Martin, John | Martin, Nathan | Martin, Samuel | Martin, Williams | Matthews, Thomas J. | Mayfield, Nancy | McGee, Abel | McInteer, Williams | Middleton, Dicy | Miller, Robert | Mize, Albert | Mize, David | Moore, Abner | Moran, Elizabeth | Morris, Jesse | Morris, Nancy | Morris, Thomas | Morris, Williams | Moss, Josiah | Murrell, George | Murrell, Samuel Sr. | Musgrove, Henson | Norvell, Hugh | Oldham, Elizabeth | Owen, John | Pace, Williams J. Pages, George W. | Pain, Marcus | Palmer, Philip | Parker, Elizabeth | Parker, John | Parrish, Andrew | Parrish, Elizabeth Duke | Payne, Benjamin | Payne, Reuben | Payne, Rhoda | Peden, Moses | Pemberton, Charles | Pennel, Isaac | Petty, Elizabeth | Petty, Ralph | Pinkley, M. | Piper, Robert | Podigo, Williams | Pollard, Richard F. | Poynter, Williams Sr. | Ralston, John | Ralston, Joseph | Ralston, Sarah | Read, Joseph | Renfro, John | Reynolds, Williams B. | Rice, J. A. | Richardson, George | Roberts, Thomas | Roberts, Will | Rodgers, John R. | Rogers, Edmund | Rogers, Williams | Rountree, Mary | Russel, James | Sampler, Matthew | Sartain, Joel | Shirley, Mary | Shirley, Richard | Shockly, David | Smith, Barnet | Smith, Frederick | Smith, Payton | Smith, Williams | Snead, Billy | Snoddy, Daniel | Snoddy, Jeptha Snoddy, John | Starr, A. A. | Statesworth, Jesse | Stockton, James P. | Sturt, Robert | Terry, Bennett | Thompson, David | Thompson, Jane | Tibbs, John | Tompkins, John | Tribble, Jeremiah | Trout, Alexander | Tracy, Erasmus | Tracy, Isaac | Tuckett, Samuel | Tuder, Absalom | Tuder, Henry | Tuder, Joel | Tuder, Williams W. | Twyman, John | Twyman, Williams | Wade, Elizabeth | Wade, Henry G. | Wade, James S. | Wade, Obadiah | Wade, T. W. | Warden, Henry | Warden, Joseph | Warren, David | Waters, Philemon | Watson, John M. | Watts, Elizabeth | Wheeler, Micajah | Whittow, Pleasant | Wilcoxson, George | Wilkinson, Williams | Will, Jerusha | Williams, Francis M. | Williams, George | Williams, James | Williams, Spencer | Willis, George B. | Wilson, Sebert | Witt, Charles | Witty, Ezekiel | Wood, B. | Wyatt, John | Yates, George | Young, P. V.
Barren County wills, Estates, Inventories, Book No. 4, 1856 to 1884
Names of Testators: Blankenship, Elijah | Cardin, James | Cardin, Miranda | Clark, Patsey | Crutcher, H. | Dalton, Jesse | Davidson, C. | Davis, Jane | Dickinson, Joel | Douglass, Samuel | Emerson, John C. | Everett, Jesse | Forbis, John | Forbis, Sally | Green, Elizabeth | Greer, Fleming | Harbison, Adam | Harbison, Samuel W. | Hatchett, Archibald | Hop, John V. | King, James | Kinslow, Reuben | Leeper, S. W. | Level, Benjamin | Marr, John | Munford, Martha | Nuckols, Andrew | Nuckols, James A. | Pace, Sanford | Peden, Thompson | Perkins, David | Robinson, James | Robinson, Sally | Settle, F. | Tompkins, Christopher | Whitlow, Polly | Wilson, Devastus | Wood, James | Wood, Williams J. | Young, Martha
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