Knox County (Ky.)



Knox County (Ky.)


Located in southeastern Kentucky, close to the Tennessee border, Knox County was presumably named for Revolutionary War General Henry Knox., though there is some argument that it was named for explorer James Knox. The county seat is Barbourville.

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19 Dec 1799

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Title Alternate label Class
1823 - Knox Co., Free Status not Believed Location Event
1863 - Knox Co., Captured Near Slavery's Demise Location Event