While cutting grass in an older cemetery section, he found an old military headstone. It was a member of the United States Colored Troop of the Civil War.
In this post, we learn some of the brave, and even funny stories, about her family who were descendants of the Mayflower party.
One of the First Forts in Kentucky Our ancestors often leave multiple mysteries when they pass. As family researchers, part of the fun is unraveling these mysteries. Al Horn has been working on the mystery surrounding one of his great-grandfathers who was an early...
Harlan County sits in the sweet spot of coal mining in southeastern Kentucky.
We have collected over 80 examples of family histories and genealogy that you can use as a resource for your research or learn how to write a compelling family history.
Littell’s Law Books contain rich details about what our ancestors were doing in the early years of Kentucky.
KYGS Member finds her family in The Log Cabin newspaper
Embark on a fascinating journey into genealogy and discover the humor, spooky encounters, and triumphs of tracing family history. Get started with this captivating tale.
Family researchers can find older editions of Laurel County Newspapers online at Family Search. This post contains instructions and examples.
When confronted with family research issues that seem to be difficult to solve, genealogists should apply the research approach. In an earlier issue of Bluegrass Roots, member J. Harvey Uttrell, walked us through the process for a family member who lived in Bullitt...
All genealogists encounter brick walls, but just as frustrating are mysteries which come up in their research. Sometimes, however, mysteries are more solvable. For sure, they can be more fun to unravel. Sally Anne Byrne Marries James Dunn Recently, I had the pleasure...
Botherum House has an impressive lineage. It was built for Sally Ann Clay by her husband, Madison Johnson.