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Genealogy Books and Records for Sale

  This is a listing of some Jefferson County, Kentucky Genealogy books available for sale, along with contact info. If you find other books and material for sale relating to the Metro area, please send a line to your coordinator.

Jefferson County Books Where Available
 "Death Notices for Jefferson County, Kentucky" (1800s) by Alan Murray 

 Gregath Publishing Company to order -  Alan Murray's Site for info

   Featuring several books of the Louisville area.  Check them out!   Thanks Rita Mackin Fox for the link!   Rita has written several books herself and will be presenting a book regarding the Germans in Louisville in 2006!   Arcadia Publishing

Quite Reasonable in Pricing.

Louisville and Jefferson County, Kentucky documents Olden Times

Jefferson County Wills 1780-1846

Ye Olde Genealogy Shoppe
1810-1830 Louisville & Jefferson County Census Louisville Genealogical Society
1850 Jefferson County Census, Volumes 1, 2 and 3
Eastern Cemetery, Louisville, Volumes 1, 2 & 3
Early Kentucky Settlers: Records of Jeff Co, Ky from the Filson Club History Quarterly Genealogical Publishing Company
The Encyclopedia of Louisville The Filson Club
Louisville Breweries: A History of the Brewing Industry in Louisville, Kentucky
Some books highly recommended by Deborah Campisano:
"Jefferson County, Kentucky, Births 1852-1860" Vol 1. Contents: from Jefferson County Assessors List -- KY Archives microfilm #S000 082. Covers 1852, 1854 (some entires for 1853 found in 1854) 1855. Full transcription. Everyname Index. (Mt. Washington, KY, 2000) $25.00 From Betty R. Darnell (Editor of "Wilderness Road" Bullitt Co. Gen. Soc. Quarterly and compiler of more than 40 books of record extractions for Bullitt, Jefferson, Spencer Counties KY and Missouri) Order from Betty R. Darnell, 171 Anna Lee Drive, Taylorsville KY 40071.
"Jefferson County, Kentucky, Births 1856-1859" Vol. 2. Contents: full extractions from Kentucky Archives microfilm #S000 082, Jefferson Co. Vital Statistics, 1852-1860. Headings include: Name, Date of birth, sex, Condition (Dead or alive), Place of birth, Name of father or owner, Maiden Name of Mother, Color of Child -- White, Mulatto, or Black; Residence of Parent, Remarks. Everyname index. $25.00 
"A GENEALOGICAL COLLECTION OF KENTUCKY BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS, Volume 1 "- Sherida K. Eddlemon (1997), 2004, 5x8, paper, index, 156 pp, ISBN: 0788406779 [E0677HB] $21.00 Half Price Books
"Kentucky Ancestry: A Guide to Genealogical and Historical Research", Hogan. Outlines the holdings of Kentucky's libraries, archives and courthouses. Best guide to Kentucky research. (1992), 382pp., softbound. Frontier Press
"Kentucky Genealogical Research, Schweitzer", George K. Sources for KY research. An indispensable aid. Description of the records for each county. (1983), 154pp., softbound.
"Louisville, Kentucky 1895" Map. To assist those with urban research, this maps shows streets, locations of public buildings and other points of interest. 11 x 15, folded.
"Early Louisville, Kentucky, Newspaper Abstracts, 1806- 1828", Crowder. These abstracts contain over 33,000 references to early residents of Louisville and the surrounding area (including Indiana), and much of Central Kentucky. An excellent source for both ordinary and prominent citizens. Contains information on marriages, obituaries, court and probate records, militia, occupations, former residences, early advertisements, lost persons, heirs, estate settlements, divorce, local events, and more. (1995), 283pp., hardbound.

Other Genealogical Sellers

Heritage Books
Higginson Book Company
S-K Publications CD-ROM Census Records: Jefferson County, Kentucky
Allcensus CD-ROM Census Records
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