Experienced genealogists shared their best tips for those new to Kentucky family research.
Reasons the Scots-Irish Migrated to the British Colonies
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...
No, the Best Genealogy Resources Are Not Online
Expand your research outside your family and their house.
Using Timelines to Break Down a Brick Wall
Timelines are a useful technique for finding gaps in your family research.
Sharing Your Research with Others
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?
Kentucky History: Tales of a County Too Small
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.
How and Why the Kentucky Counties Formed
See how Kentucky went from 9 counties to 120 counties – just like that.
Three Tips for Researching KY When You Don’t Live There
Living out of state doesn’t mean you can reach deep into Kentucky for your research
Applying Crowdsourcing to Your Kentucky Cemetery Research
Many tombstones contain valuable genealogical info. How do you access those ancestor details that are miles away from you?
Tips for Using the Federal Census in Your Research
For many Kentucky researchers, the US census is the go-to record for understanding family genealogy. Since 1790, the US government has counted the inhabitants of the states.
Loading Sixteen Tons: Tracing Your Kentucky Coal Mining Ancestors
Here are tips for finding your ancestor’s coal mining records.
Tips for Finding Your Female Kentucky Ancestors
Learn some surprising places to find your female ancestors along with some tips for finding her maiden name. Then you’ll be ready to discover your Kentucky roots.