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Would you like to be a detective and solve mysteries?  If you said yes, then genealogy is for you!  Compiling your family history is just like being a detective.  With each step you take, you will be gathering clues about your family and piecing them together.  Along the way you will be conducting interviews and searching for hidden treasures. 


Digging Up Your Roots

  • Getting Started: How to begin in 2 simple steps.

  • Intermediate: Now that you have learned the basics it's time to move on!

  • Advanced: The next step!  What type of records to look for, where to find them and citing your sources.

  • African American Research: How to research your African American ancestry.


Crafts and Activities Page

Crafts and activities for the junior genealogists that the whole family can have fun with.



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Are you stumped and need help?  Ask A Genealogist!


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A mailing list for youngsters who are interested in researching their ancestors in Kentucky.



Online Resources



The KYGenWeb is a group of volunteers that work together to provide free genealogical help and information.   Each county in Kentucky has it's own website and archives of contributed data, message board and mailing list. 

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Free access to the 1880 U. S. Census.

Kentucky Death Index

Searchable deaths from 1911 - 2000 (Free)

Kentucky Marriage Index

Searchable marriages from 1973 - 2000 (Free)

Social Security Death Index

Searchable (Free)


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