In 1866, Kentucky enacted an imperfect law to legitimize marriages of the formerly enslaved. Many Scott County, KY records survived.
The KDLA has many records of genealogical value that are free to the public.
See how Kentucky went from 9 counties to 120 counties - just like that.
Beckham County was formed in 1904 and disbanded a few months later. It remains the only county in Kentucky’s history with the distinction of being dissolved.
In 1818, the US bought the Jackson Purchase area from the Chickasaw Indians and started a new history for the area.
Huguenots migrated from France to the new world and many Kentuckians can claim Huguenot roots.
Many Europeans developed pathways for early settlers to enter the land of today’s Kentucky.
Learn the reasons Kentucky started keeping birth and death records.
One of the First Forts in Kentucky Our ancestors often leave multiple mysteries when they pass. As family ...
In this post, we learn some of the brave, and even funny stories, about her family who were descendants of the Mayflower party.
Franklintown was an early republic in Greene County, Tennessee. Many Kentucky settlers passed through this area.
As an amateur genealogist, I have captured my genealogy research into nine family history books. The process of ...