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The Bracken County Attic

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What is the Bracken County Attic?

Did you ever play in your grandmother's attic? imageIt was a mysterious place where she kept old fashioned clothes and shoes that she let you dress up in. It's where she kept those dusty old trunks filled with papers, books and photographs. You didn't recognize the people in the photographs or the names on the papers, so Grandmother would sit down and patiently explain each one to you. Some would bring a tear to her eye. This one was a picture of her grandmother in her wedding dress. That one was your father when he was only three months old. And that yellowed piece of paper is Grandfather's Army record. Now that you're the family genealogist, what would you give to have Grandmother narrate your journey through those old albums just one more time?

Welcome to Bracken County's Genealogical Attic! This is the place on the Bracken County KYGenWeb where we keep--and share--our Bracken County family files. Here you'll find our biographies, old letters and photographs, records painstakingly enscribed in old family bibles, and other priceless and rare memorabilia that time would otherwise leave behind.

What's Already in the Attic?

Start your own trunk in the Bracken County Attic with your family history treasure.

Do you have Bracken County family and school photos, images and transcriptions of old family bible records, birth, death and marriage certificates, unpublished family biographies, and public domain records that you have amassed in your research? Other researchers will appreciate your contributions to the Bracken County KyGenWeb.

Maybe someone browsing through the trunks in our Attic will recognize those people in that mysterious old group photo you found. Maybe your shared family bible record is a vital clue for another researcher who will be inspired to put their family treasures in our Attic.

One fact is true: If you keep your genealogical treasures hidden away in your attic, the only thing they will gather is dust!>br>
Contact me if you'd like to contribute materials to the Attic on the Bracken County KYGenWeb. Due to space and time limitations, contributions must be genealogical in nature, relate to a Bracken County family, not under copyright, and useful to other researchers. We value and protect personal privacy, so please NO records of living persons.




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