Wills and Ways: Miscellaneous Kentucky Records

One of the first publications of the Kentucky Genealogical Society was the Wills and Ways: Miscellaneous Kentucky Records book. This 108-page book features multiple family records of over 500 Kentucky families. The index of names is six-pages long. The society published the book in 1975.

The booklet is available to Kentucky Genealogical Society members at our Member Portal. 

Project Details

Since this project was a new task for the young group, there were several leaders who worked to make it possible.

  • Kenneth D. Singleton, Jr.
  • Mrs. Roud Smith
  • Mrs. James F. Graves
  • Victor Waits
  • Mrs. Kirby Fint, Jr.

Highlights of the Book

The book highlights the following items:

  • Wills and Last Testaments from various men
  • Vital records from Family Bibles
  • Obituaries
  • Excerpts from the Kentucke Gazette 1787-92
  • Listing of the Georgetown Cemetery
  • Partial List of Franklin, Henry, Fleming, and Scott County Marriage Records