The Society is please to offer as a public service the Free Five-Part Class: Becoming a Genealogist & Family Historian with Susan J. Court. This Free Five-Part series covers the steps to becoming a genealogist from examining the objectives and understanding the...
Discover genealogy research tips and guidelines for visiting the National Archives in Washington, DC. Make the most of your trip to this vital resource.
Preserve your family’s cherished scrapbooks with ease! Join the Archive Lady as she shares five simple steps for scrapbook preservation. Unlock the hidden treasures of your ancestors in these captivating time capsules.
Dive into the intriguing world of funeral programs as we uncover their significance in genealogical research. Join us as Renate Yarborough Sanders sheds light on the origins of these unique artifacts and shares captivating stories and examples. In this video excerpt from her talk, you’ll gain valuable insights into how funeral programs provide a wealth of biographical details and become cherished additions to our own collections.
Discover the historical significance of Kentucky’s vital records and the pioneering Sutton Law. Learn about the state’s early efforts in recording births, deaths, and marriages, and how this legislation shaped the preservation of ancestral documentation.
Explore the rich religious history of Letcher County as early settlers sought refuge and established the Indian Bottom Church. Learn about their journey of faith and freedom in the Appalachian wilderness, carrying the Holy Bible and Kentucky rifles as symbols of their devotion and resilience.
Experienced genealogists shared their best tips for those new to Kentucky family research.
Migration to the British Colonies was a Long Journey Between 1718 and 1774, over 250,000 Scots-Irish migrated to North America from Ireland. These Irish citizens had many reasons for their migration as we will learn in this video short. Like other immigrants, the...
Expand your research outside your family and their house.
Timelines are a useful technique for finding gaps in your family research.
Facts and tidbits that we are so anxious to share with others in our family. We have all watched someone’s disinterested eyes glaze over as we share information. So, how do you share these stories without being referred to as the best “sleep aid” around?
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.