KYGS Updates, Events, and News

If you want to be in the know about what’s going on at our organization, you’ve come to the right place to learn about upcoming events, get updates, and learn other news.

 

Giving Tuesday encourages members to give back to the organization that provides programming, seminars, and records preservation for Kentucky.

We are transitioning to a new logo and branding.

We want to thank the following members for their help in 2022.

From the mountains to the Mississippi, you can find Kentuckians. Since the 1700s, European settlers have explored this area and called it home. This genealogical seminar can help you find those early settlers.

We are pleased to announce that we have joined forces with FamilySearch to locate genealogically significant Kentucky records to digitize and post online for free.

Kentucky Genealogical Society and FamilySearch.org are pleased to announce that they have joined forces to locate genealogically significant Kentucky records to digitize and post online for free.

Three years ago, the Kentucky Genealogy Society created a grant program to get rare Kentucky records digitized for researchers. It's been a success!

The Filson Historical Society received a grant from Kentucky Genealogical Society to digitize the Bullitt Family papers. The Bullitt family was a major slaveholders in Kentucky in the 1800s. Their records will help many African Americans doing genealogical research online.

Photo courtesy of The Filson Historical Society Special Collection