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Lookup Volunteers

The researchers listed below have access to source materials and books and are willing to do lookups. Please comply with any stated limitations, and please do not ask them for research advice or assistance.

  • Tim Ayers has the following records and is willing to do lookups, up to three names per request:
  1. African-American Marriage Bonds 1871 to 1920
  2. Census Records 1870 to 1930
  1. Births from 1911-1999
  2. Deaths from 1911-1999
  3. Marriages from 1973-1999

Sue Ann's new website URL is:

Other statewide and Mason County lookups may be available from the following volunteer groups. Note that volunteers come and go as their time and resources permit, so check the sites often for changes. Please read their guidelines and limitations before submitting a request.

  • Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness (RAOGK) at offers Kentucky Lookup Volunteers
  • *New* Genealogy LookUp Forum is a web site of volunteers who will do various types of look ups in many states such as Birth, Death, Census, Cemetery, Marriage, and Obituaries. The URL is Genealogy Lookup. Thanks to Mike Sandridge for submitting this link.
  • Books We Own-Kentucky Lookup Volunteers
  • Lookup volunteers who have registered with the KYGenWeb
  • Many RootsWeb Mail List members will check their resources in response to posted queries. To post, you must first subscribe to the mail list. See below to learn how.

Fee-Based Assistance

Got Books? Become a Lookup Volunteer

When you clear away a brick wall in your path you open it to two-way traffic!

Do you have access to original Mason County source records? Have you received 'fair use' permission from the copyright holder to do limited lookups from a published source? Please consider having your name added to this list as a lookup volunteer. To become a lookup volunteer, e-mail me via my address at the KyGenWeb Volunteers' E-Mail Registry. Thanks!

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RootsWeb Mail Lists for Mason County

Join in an ongoing discussion about a whole range of issues concerning Mason County history, genealogy and newly discovered on-line research playgrounds. There's a RootsWeb mail list for just about every topic imaginable, and the Mason County list is one of the best. Becoming a subscriber is easy. Just send an e-mail to RootsWeb Mailing Lists and subscribe to the list(s) of your choice. (It's all automated so please resist the temptation to include a cheerful 'hello.' It will only confuse the computer and cause your message to bounce.)

Active Electronic Message Boards

Unlike mail lists, message boards do not require you to register before posting a query

RootsWeb/ Message Boards

GenForum Message Boards

Special Interest Electronic Message Boards at RootsWeb

Old Query Boards

About the Former GenConnect Boards: The GenConnect suite of genealogy boards, their links and icons, were disconnected by, Inc. /, Inc. on June 21, 2001 and replaced with the 'RootsWeb /' links above. These free electronic message boards have a great deal of activity and broad coverage. Submitted messages appear within a few seconds, and discussion threads are maintained on a long-term basis. Don't forget to explore the surname boards and boards for other counties.

Mason County Researchers' Surname Registry

Would you like to exchange information with others who are researching your surnames? Please consider registering your Mason County surnames of interest by contacting me via my address at the KyGenWeb Volunteers' E-Mail Registry.

Please put SURNAME REGISTRY on the subject line of your message. The content of your registry should include:

  • Surname you are researching
  • Date range of the family in Mason County
  • Their location in Mason County (census e.d., town, watercourse, etc.)
  • The e-mail address where you want researchers to contact you

Your registry will remain until you tell me to remove it.

Please note that this is not a query or message board. Please post queries to one or more of the Message Boards above. Due to space constraints, your registry must have a clear Mason County connection.


Go to the Mason County Researchers' Surname Registry

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