Explore Kentucky’s crucial role in the Mexican-American War. Learn about Kentucky’s volunteer regiments, their contributions, and the impact on the outcome of the conflict.
Delve into the captivating history of Kentucky’s Traveling Church led by Elijah Craig. Explore their journey of religious freedom, from Craig’s imprisonment for preaching without a license to their migration to Kentucky. Discover the significant role this pioneer congregation played in shaping Kentucky’s early religious landscape.
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.
Many Kentuckians escaped to the American West seeking to start anew in a land filled with opportunity.
The railroads were a disruptive technology for 1850s central Kentucky.
A mortality study from Kentucky in the late 1800s reveals the common causes of death.
Join us as we take a journey back in time and uncover the story of how Fincastle County, Virginia, became the beloved state of Kentucky that we know today.
Discover Kentucky’s rich religious heritage in church records. Uncover ancestral details and vital statistics from Episcopalian, Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist, and Roman Catholic traditions.
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.
Franklintown was an early republic in Greene County, Tennessee. Many Kentucky settlers passed through this area.
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...