Kentucky Genealogical Society
Links to Kentucky Research Resources
The compilation of links below is a great resource for Kentucky researchers. The links are sorted by category and can be filtered to display one category at a time. For an explanation of the categories, see the Link Categories page. 
 
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Owner: Fran Salyers. Items from a century of scrapbooks covering the life and times of the Howe, Salyers, Cost, Brown, Arnet and related families of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Carrollton, Kentucky.
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A large network of Facebook groups, web sites, and members dedicated to preserving the history, traditions, and genealogy of Kentucky.
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The Adair County Genealogical Society meets at 6:00 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the Adair County Public Library.
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Devoted to the preservation of all things local and encouraging research.
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AAGGKY holds workshops, round table discussions, sponsors events and speakers highlighting topics of interest to those researching Kentucky's African American generations.
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The Allen County Historical Society maintains a variety of genealogical materials in its research room.
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A regional genealogical and historical society focused on ten Kentucky counties: Breckinridge, Bullitt, Edmonson, Grayson, Hardin, Hart, Jefferson, LaRue, Meade, Nelson, Kentucky and Harrison, Indiana.
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Interactive map showing Kentucky county formations, starting with 1 Jun 1792, overlaid on a map showing the outline of today's Kentucky county boundaries. Other states also included.
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The Ballard/Carlisle Historical and Genealogical Society publishes the semi-annual Roots Digger.
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Located in Covington and dedicated to preserving the regional history of Northern Kentucky as part of the Ohio Valley, the museum's archives include records of state, regional, county and municipal political entities, the Corps of Engineers; of river and steamboat, natural history, Civil War, Slavery, industry, and much more.
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The Bell County Historical Society collects and preserves artifacts, photographs, and documents of importance to the history of Bell County. It provides internet access to genealogy websites.
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A group for the sharing and collecting of the history and genealogy of Bell County Kentucky.
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The museum seeks to bring the history of Central Kentucky to life by collecting, preserving, interpreting and exhibiting the material culture of the region known as the Bluegrass.
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The Boone County Historical Society develops awareness and promotes appreciation of the history of Boone County.
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A group to share Boone County family histories, connect with distant family members, get help with research, exchange ancestors photos, etc.
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Owner: Rogers Bardé; A work in progress. Preserving accurate, documented information about families and people in Bourbon County over its long and intersting history.
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The association meets on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Boyle County Public Library.
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The Boyle County Genealogical Association, Inc. meets every third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m at the Boyle County Public Library, Danville.
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With special emphasis on southern and western Boyle and northern Casey Counties, Kentucky. Where the Bluegrass meets the knobs.
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The Bracken County Historical Society is located in the Old Jail Building on the Courthouse Square in Brooksville, Kentucky.
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A group for the sharing and collecting of the history and genealogy of Breathitt County Kentucky.
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The purpose of the Society is to involve those who are interested in the history of Breckinridge County.
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The Bullitt County Genealogical Society collects, preserves, and publishes genealogical material of Bullitt and surrounding counties. It operates the Bullitt County History Museum in the county courthouse in Shepherdsville.
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The Bullitt County Genealogical Society is the parent organization of the museum, which is a repository of historical artifacts, historical information, and genealogical resources related to Bullitt county and surrounding communities.
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Formed in 1990, The Campbell County Historical and Genealogical society preserves, protects, and promotes Campbell County history and genealogy. It maintains a research office in the historic Alexandria Courthouse.
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The museum contains memorabilia from the city of Frankfort. It is operated by the Frankfort Department of Parks and Recreation and is located at 325 Ann Street downtown.
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Promoting the discussion and research of family history among those with ties to Carter County, Kentucky.
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Incorporated in 1984, the Clay County Genealogical and Historical Society exists to collect and preserve the county’s genealogical and historical records and to help those who want to do research for whatever reason.
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A place to discuss and post photos and documents for family research for Clay County Kentucky.
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A place for those with ancestors from Clinton County Kentucky to share research, ideas, pictures.
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Thousands of links related to Kentucky research arranged by a variety of topics.
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The Danville-Boyle County African American Historical Society is committed to the collection, preservation, accessibility, promotion, and communication of the history of the Danville-Boyle County African American community.
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Owner: Linda McCauley; Blog and family history website covering the Hankins, Hopkins, Lanier, McCauley, and Taylor families.
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Dedicated to the enrichment of family history for the many families who lived in or who have connections to the Eastern Pulaski County area of Kentucky.
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Founded in 2002, to preserve Elliott Conty's vastly unique culture, history, and genealogy through the collection of artifacts, historical documents, photographs, and family histories pertaining to Elliott County.
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Founded in 1981.
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Images and indices for Kentucky specific record groups available at FamilySearch.org.
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Kentucky facts and links to other resources.
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The Filson Historical Society library, located at 1310 S. Third Street, Louisville, Kentucky, houses 1.8 million documents, 50,000 books, 10,000 museum items, 75 years of digitized, searchable issues of The Filson History Quarterly, 15,000 digitized historical manuscripts, books, and prints, and 400+ portraits, thousands of historic photographs. See their website for information about visiting the facility.
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The Filson Historical Society is Kentucky's oldest privately supported Historical Society, founded in 1884. The society has been collecting and preserving Kentucky and thw Ohio Valley region's significant stories for 130 years.
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Owner: Kirk Woosley Patton; Kirk writes about his journey along the pathway of family history research.
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A group for sharing pictures, stories, and genealogies related to these three counties.
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The society bring together people interested in history, especially in the history of Floyd County.
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The Frankfort Civil War Roundtable is a group of citizens interested in the history of the War Between the States who enjoy scholarly examination of the war and issues related to that conflict.
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