Kentucky Genealogy and History

In 1780, early Kentucky pioneers entered Fayette County so quickly it inflated the land prices.

Pogue Library, on the Murray State University campus, has many genealogy records for those searching for western Kentucky ancestors.

When you have lovingly curated your collection, the dilemma of how to pass it along can be overwhelming.

Take advantage of periodicals for your family research.

Obituaries are important tools for family history research. We have eight tried and true resources for locating the most obscure death notice.

Littell's Law Books contain rich details about what our ancestors were doing in the early years of Kentucky.

When searching for Kentucky ancestors, you can take advantage of these free genealogy books to assist with your family research.

We have collected over 80 examples of family histories and genealogy that you can use as a resource for your research or learn how to write a compelling family history.

Many tombstones contain valuable genealogical info. How do you access those ancestor details that are miles away from you?

If your dream vacation includes completing some genealogy research, then use these nine quick and delicious tips to make sure you get the most of your visit.

Fort Boonesborough is Kentucky's second oldest European-American settlement. Early Kentucky settlers met at Fort Boonesborough to establish a local government. Judge Richard Henderson, promoter of the Transylvania Company held the meeting.