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Kentucky Ancestry: A Guide to Genealogical and Historical Research

Kentucky Ancestry is the most extensive available guide for Kentucky genealogical and historical research! This genealogical gem outlines the holdings of the Kentucky State Archives and Kentucky's libraries, courthouses, universities, and historical organizations! Author Hogan's experience and knowledge will help you achieve efficient and successful research in Kentucky - a state that played an key role in the United States' western expansion! If your research has led you to Kentucky, don't miss out on this essential resource! 

 

Early Kentucky Settlers

In 1780 Kentucky County, Virginia was divided into three Kentucky counties--Fayette, Lincoln, and Jefferson. The importance of Jefferson County to genealogists lies in the fact that, along with the other two counties, it was one of the parents of Kentucky's present 120 counties. So Jefferson County's records will be of interest to a wide audience of genealogists. Excerpted from the important Filson Club History Quarterly, this work has transcripts of the earliest Jefferson County, Kentucky records known to exist--wills, deeds, surveys, administrations, inventories, and poll lists. These records are a unique body of information on early Jefferson County and its people--ordinary people for the most part--seen here in court records, swearing and fighting, trading with Indians, surveying land, registering the deeds to their property, or assigning property to heirs and relatives. The records reprinted in this book are: Minute Books A and 1 (1781-1785); Will Books 1 and 2 (1784-1833); Bond and Power of Attorney Book 1 (1783-1798); and Division Book 1 (1797-1832).

 

Early Kentucky Householders : 1787-1811
by James F. Sutherland
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Second Census of Kentucky : 1800
by G. Glenn Clift

 

Index to the 1820 Census of Kentucky
by Jeanne R. Felldin, Gloria K. Inman

 

Kentucky Cavaliers in Dixie : Reminiscences of a Confederate Cavalryman
by George Dallas Mosgrove, James A. Ramage (Introduction)
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Kentucky Ancestry : A Guide to Genealogical and Historical Research
by Roseann Reinemuth Hogan

Abstract of Early Kentucky Wills and Inventories : Copied from Original and
Recorded Wills and Inventories
by Kentucky History of Mercer and Boyle Counties

 

History of Kentucky : Embracing...Incidents of Pioneer Life and Nearly Five
Hundred Biographical Sketches of Distinguished Pioneers, Soldiers, statesmen
by Lewis Collins, Richard H. Collins

 

Kentucky in the War of 1812
by Anderson Quisenberry

Civil War in Kentucky
Hardcover - 123 pages Reprint edition (March 1987)
 
Historic Maps of Kentucky
by Thomas Dionysius, Clark
Kentucky Place Names
by Robert M. Rennick
375 pages
 
Lincoln and the Bluegrass : Slavery and Civil War in Kentucky
by William Henry Townsend
392 pages Reissue edition
 
Annals of Floyd County Kentucky 1800-1826
by Charles C. Wells
Hardcover (June 1983)

Hart County, Kentucky 1830-1850 Census on CD ROM
by AllCensus

Early families of eastern and southeastern Kentucky and their descendants
by William Carlos Kozee
886 pages

Hart County, Kentucky Books WOW!  Check out these new books by Edith Bastin!  1910 Hart Co, KY Census.  1920 Hart Co, KY Census, Horse Cave Cemetery, Wilkerson Temple Methodist Church History, Membership and Cemetery.  Check out her web site!

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