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We appreciate your interest in Kentucky family history and in our organization. For requests for media interviews, please use the Contact Us form.

About Us

The Kentucky Genealogical Society (KYGS), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1973, is the premier state society for everyone from the beginner to the most advanced family historian. Our events, publications, digital archives, and other offerings present continued learning opportunities.

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