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Registration Now Open for the August Seminar Series: 6 Genealogy Webinars You Don't Want to Miss!

About Us

We foster excellence in genealogy through educational programs and projects that preserve, produce, and disseminate knowledge of genealogical or historical value for Kentucky people.

We bring together researchers and family historians and promote fellowship and networking. We encourage the preservation and availability of Kentucky records essential to genealogical and historical research.

  • Program Participants Year to Date

    4,834

  • Member Researchers

    890

  • Total Counties

    120

  • On-Demand Education Programs Available to Members

    45

  • Digitization Grants Awarded

    4

News & Notes

Many of our Kentucky ancestors came from Virginia. Join Ashley Ramey in the first of our webinar series on August 5, 7-8 p.m. EDT. As Library of Virginia Community Outreach Coordinator, Ashley will provide tips and tricks to use the Library of Virginia's genealogical resources. 

The Filson Historical Society received a grant from Kentucky Genealogical Society to digitize the Bullitt Family papers. The Bullitt family was a major slaveholders in Kentucky in the 1800s. Their records will help many African Americans doing genealogical research online.

Photo courtesy of The Filson Historical Society Special Collection

Sign up now for the 47th Annual Seminar Series featuring world-class speakers. Six webinars from Aug. 5 through Aug. 26. Registration for the entire series is $20 for members and $30 for non-members.

P.O. Box 153
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602
P.O. Box 153
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602