Kentucky Genealogical Society
Registration is now open for the
43rd Annual KGS Seminar.

NEW for KGS Members:
Four more 2nd Saturday Genealogy videos are now online
to help with your research and family storytelling.

KGS will join the Louisville Genealogical Society
for this opportunity to research
one of the nation's largest genealogical libraries
incorporating records from around the world.
Start making plans now!
See the Louisville Genealogical Society website for specifics.
Be sure to reserve your hotel room soon –
and notify the Travel Chairperson of your plans.

Early Kentucky Tax Lists Online!
Available pre-statehood and early-statehood tax records are now on this website for Bourbon, Fayette, Jefferson, Lincoln, Madison, and Mercer counties. More records are on the way. Sign in and click on the "Early Kentucky Tax Lists" link. As far as we know, these lists are not available on other web sites. What a great benefit of KGS membership – made possible by your KGS annual dues!

Services for Presenters and Researchers
  • Directory of Genealogy Researchers – If you want to hire someone to help you find your Kentucky ancestors — or if you are a researcher wanting to list your services – this directory is for you!
  • Directory of Genealogy Speakers: If your organization is looking for a genealogy/history speaker — or if you are a speaker wishing to be included in this directory – this is the place!
Please help KGS expand these valuable services. If you're a presenter or researcher for hire, please email the webmaster at or the president at
Last Update: 630 Sept 2017

Kentucky Genealogical Society
PO Box 153
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602

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Latest News
2nd Saturday Genealogy
14 April

Popular KGS 2nd Saturday presenter Kandie Adkinson of the Kentucky Secretary of State's Land Office offers two sessions on land patents during pre- and early-statehood periods and after 1815.

Bluegrass Roots!
Coming April 1 for KGS members: the Spring 2018 issue of Bluegrass Roots. Read the third and final segment in the"Westerfield Massacre" series; learn how to navigate the revised website; help solve genealogical problems and maybe find a cousin on the Queries page. Not yet a member? Join online today!

Invitation to Get Involved
KGS can serve genealogists only if enough genealogists serve KGS. Please consider volunteering.