Other Kentucky-Related Websites

 

Perry County Kentucky Lynda Combs Gipson invites you to visit this website regarding Perry County, Kentucky.

Southern Kentucky Pastfinders

Green County Genealogical Society

Cissy's Jackson County Roots

Jackson County

Jackson County Convention

Breathitt Gazette

Hail Genealogy

Breathitt County On-line

Knott County Kinfolk Providing lots of research resources for those searching in Knott County. Lots of pictures, vitals, cemeteries, and much more. Information added on a regular basis. Also a mailing list provided.


Owsley County Kentucky Historical Society

West-Central Kentucky Family Research Association Meetings & Web Site -- The WCKFRA, P. O. Box 1932, Owensboro, KY 42302-1932, meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p. m. in either the auditorium of the Daviess County Public Library, 450 Griffith Avenue, in Owensboro, or the WCKFRA Library, at 222 Walnut Street, in Owensboro. Membership is $15 per year, which includes annual subscriptions to "The WCKFRA Bulletin," the association's newsletter, and "Kentucky Family Records," WCKFRA's genealogical periodical. Each are published quarterly. The Society has many publications for sale and, also, maintains a library-workroom at 222 Walnut Street, Owensboro, Kentucky, open each Wednesday, from 9 a. m. to 12 noon. Kentucky Genealogical Research, especially Daviess and Ohio counties. Visit our web page.


William W. Turner's Home Page -- Information on the Turner family (and other surnames) genealogy is featured here. 
Lewis County Tribune. This website links you to an online edition of the Lewis County Tribune newspaper. (L. M. Clark)
Bell County Website.
Visit this website for cemetery listings and links to other Southeastern Kentucky web pages and Trimble's book site. (C. Richard Matthews)
Johnson County History Website.
You're invited to visit our website for Johnson County history and other interesting links. Feel free to leave your comments, criticisms, or any suggestions you might have regarding this new website. (Robert Marsh)
Breckinridge County Historical Society.
Perry T. Ryan invites you to visit the Breckinridge County Historical Society Society's website. Happy surfing!
Begley and Kin.
You're invited to visit Tina Begley's new site on the Begley family and associated kinfolk.

Grayson County Historical Society
Mountain-Made Music. This site by Sue Breeding, of Columbus, Indiana, features a handcrafted mountain dulcimer, hammered dulcimer, lap harp, bowed psaltery, and folk music store in Nashville, Indiana. Check it out!
Art In The Heartland. A second website by Sue Breeding, which features arts and humanities. The web page is a collection of organizations, events, shows, and people; specifically designed for artists, writers, musicians, photographers, craftsmen, etc. Also offers website hosting for as little as $10.00 per month. Worth a review!
Carter's Chapel UMC. Barbara Webb is the webmaster for this site on Carter's Chapel. The site includes history, cemetery pages, and other information about the church and Pendleton County. Please, surf on in!
Leslie County Heritage Society. Society secretary Delaina Baker invites readers of The Kentucky Explorer to visit their site for history and genealogy information on Leslie County and its family descendants.
Nathan Stubblefield. Bob Lochte's site features his latest work on Nathan Stubblefield, the Kentucky farmer who invented wireless telephone. But was it radio? You'll find lots of facts and folklore here about Nathan.
Daniel Boone Country Website. This is an 18-county regional website covering Eastern Kentucky.
Katlore Genealogy Site. Webmaster Kathy Lorenz has developed a small genealogy website and plans to add an organization and periodical reference page. She states, "A large part of working in genealogy is corresponding with and sharing the fruit of my research with anyone who needs it." This is a small site, but is ever-expanding!

Johnson County GenWeb. Anything you want to know about Johnson County can be found here.

Reunion 2002. Researching Eastern Kentucky Family Trees. A list for those researching in Eastern Kentucky and Mingo, West Virginia. Known for the surnames studies and brick walls that have been crumbled. Files are full of family trees, pictures, and the 1920 census of Mingo County, West Virginia.

The Lines That Bind Us. The Welch, Collins, and Litton families in Eastern Kentucky and Mingo, West Virginia. Includes links to nearly every Eastern Kentucky record, including census, birth, and death records. Many records and databases for Johnson County. Also home to the Woman Marine's home page.

Ellis Island Database. As much as 40% of the United States population has ancestors who entered this country through Ellis Island from southern, central, and eastern Europe. The publications featured on the following seven links will aid your research of ancestors who appear on the Ellis Island Database. Genealogists at every level of research use these works, which are unsurpassed for their content.
The Guide To Naturalization Records in the United States by Christina Schaefer tells the locations of all United States naturalization records, both originals and copies, and identifies their contents.

American Passenger Arrival Records (hard cover) by Michael Tepper describes the various immigration records from Colonial times to the early 20th century. It explains where they are located and what ancestral information they contain. American Passenger Arrival Records (soft cover, on sale)

Finding Our Fathers by Dan Rottenberg guides you in extending Jewish genealogy back beyond two or three generations.

John Philip Colletta's Finding Italian Roots provides practical advice to those researching in both the United States and Italy.

Rosemary Chorzempa's Polish Roots helps the researcher trace Polish ancestry in the United States as well as Poland.

Angus Baxter's In Search Of German Roots provides detailed information on the types and locations of genealogical resources in all German-speaking areas of Europe.

Angus Baxter's In Search Of European Roots provides detailed information on the types and locations of genealogical resources in every country on the continent.

Here's a great link from Lynda Combs Gipson of Frankfort for readers with interests in the COMBS FAMILY.

THE ALL NEW - "Surnames Of Kentucky" - Now has its own domain. You are invited to visit this new site to see what is now offered. In addition to our old pages, like Kentucky's Most Wanted Ancestors, Kentucky's Unsolved Mysteries, Kentucky Folklore, and others, we now offer a Kentucky Surnames Registry, where postings are done in real time. Please stop by and take a look.

Genealogy Heaven - Irma Miller Shepherd's website. Irma has 10 years experience in genealogy. Because of her love for genealogy, she is helping thousands harvest their ancestors from many states and foriegn countries through these beautiful works of art. All books are visually compiled just like the original records, with close attention to detail. Available Records: Russell County, Pulaski County, Cumberland County, and Clinton County. In the works: other records from Casey, Adair, Clinton, and Cumberland Counties.


Kentucky Walking Sticks -- Randy Spencer's site featuring his line of handcrafted, unique Eastern Kentucky red sassafras walking sticks. Approximately 52" long, each has a leather strap at the top.


Denton Family Genealogy - (NEW WEB SITE FOR 2000)... Over 26,000 descendants of rev. Richard Denton, who came to America in 1635, including hundreds of Dentons and allied families in Kentucky from the earliest, who were at Harrodsburg, Ruddle's Station, and Boonesboro, to those of the current century. Major surnames include Denton, Moore, Hunt, Lewis, Smith, Brummett, Montgomery, and many others.

Kentucky Genealogy
This is a top site. Every county in Kentucky has a link to this page. There are hundreds and hundreds of genealogy pages to visit. (Every county has several.) Valuable information and free queries and a host of other services. 

Kentucky's Official Vacation Guide
A Real Treat! For information on every section of our dear old Kentucky, check out this site. There're few places which can compare to the vacation choices of Kentucky! Don't miss this page's Links To Other Things Of Interest!

Hazard and Perry County, Kentucky - A very detailed website featuring hundreds of old pictures, articles, and many other things of interest concerning this southeast Kentucky community. If you have any ties to Hazard or Perry County, you've got to see it!

Seed Savers - A fascinating site devoted to seeds, found by one of our readers. Check this one out!
www.kentuckylake.org - The Marshall County Tourist Commission's web site for Kentucky Lake. Definitely worth a visit!
Ancestor Page
Looking for a lost ancestor? Maybe this link will help! One of the most complete genealogy links on the Internet!

Johnson County, Kentucky History - If you have an interest in Johnson County and Paintsville, or the surrounding area, take a look at this new website.
Southeastern Kentucky - Looking for links and other information to counties in Southeast Kentucky. C. Richard Matthews' site has received many good comments. Come visit with us.
Southeastern Kentucky Site - features material on Bell and surrounding counties. Also, has information on local cemeteries.
Whitley County Historical Society- The web site is the home of the Whitley County Historical and Genealogy Society.
www.wilderness-road.com - an interesting website dedicated to history and genealogy of southeastern Kentucky.

Maps Of Kentucky & Anywhere In The USA
This is a unique site, indeed! If you want to know where any feature in the USA is, just visit this site. For example, I looked up cemeteries in my home county of Breathitt. A map appeared showing 99 cemeteries appeared. Each cemetery can be visited. Maps of many other features are here!

BaiCon Genealogy - BaiCon Genealogy began in the spring of 1996 and has since grown to what it is today and continues to grow. It has helped countless people find their roots or find answers to questions long asked by their families. It has done this at no cost to that person requesting the information. 
Surnames of Kentucky - Surnames for Kentucky ancestors.
"Traditions and Treasures: Kentucky Folklife" - This site is the outgrowth of a folklife project started between a 5th-grade class of Meadowthorpe Elementary School (Lexington, KY) and a U.S. History class of Garrard County High School. 
Kentucky Cemeteries - A site dedicated to Kentucky cemetery records. It contains actual Kentucky cemetery records, as well as a directory of links to sites with Kentucky cemetery records.
Actors Guild of Lexington - Lexington's only non-profit professional theatre for adult audiences.
The Big Turtle - When Daniel Boone explored the Kentucky wilderness, the Native Americans named him Sheltowee, meaning 'Big Turtle'. Today, The Big Turtle is a fifty acre special events site directly across Kentucky Highway 11 from Natural Bridge State Park in Slade, Powell County, Kentucky.
Historical Indexing - They provide personal names and subject indexes of Kentucky Newspapers from the late 1800s to the mid-1950s. Counties indexed so far are Boone, Carroll, Floyd, Harlan, Letcher, Owen, Owsley, Perry, and Wolfe Counties. Click on catalog for the years that the indexes cover and how to purchase them. Click on free name lookups for index searches.
Scotland
Any Kentuckian with ties to Scotland will enjoy the vast amount of information given at this site, home of The Family Tree magazine. Also, make sure you check out the links given here. I visited the Highlander Magazine from here and could hardly believe the huge amount of interesting reading.

Descendants of John Hamlin and Emily Josephene Owens
Genealogy Listservers
A comprehensive list of genealogy listservers can be found in this interesting site.

Van Lear Historical Society

Van Lear Town Celebration - July 31st and Aug. 1st. The Van Lear Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation of the history of the community of Van Lear, for it's former, present, and future citizens.


Filson Club

Filson Club Historical Society - located in Louisville, Kentucky - is one of Kentucky's best known state history organizations. Its website is very informative.


Kentucky Historical Society

The Kentucky Historical Society - Frankfort, Kentucky - has been gathering the state's history for almost 175 years. Its museum, library, and other sources are a state-treasure. Visit its website at once!


Chris Fleming's Page

Chris Fleming at <[email protected]> has a website which lists publications for sale by the Letcher County Historical Society.


Grayson County Historical Society -- The GCHS meets in and owns the historic Jack Thomas House on East Main Street, Leitchfield, Kentucky. The Society's board meets monthly, plus there are three general meetings per year for members and the public: Second Tuesday in February, June, and October, at 7 p.m. Several publications are for sale and the Society is currently working on a history book of Grayson County and its family histories. Dues for membership are $10 per year. Visit their web site today, or e-mail for more information: [email protected]

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