US TERRITORY OR
Annexed from Virginia, 1772; "Kentucky County," 1776
AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
Tax records, 1790 and 1800
FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS
State (with a small section of public land)
BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS
Office of Vital Statistics
275 E. Main St., 1E-A
Frankfort, KY 40621
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Death Investigation: Was it a Railroad Accident?
Indiana, Kentucky, News, Strategies
A family story may contain important clues to researching family history, but can also turn up conflicting information - especially when it comes to death r...
Family Fact or Fiction: Two Sides to Every Love Story
When it comes to family stories and oral histories, sometimes how the tales are told is just as revealing about our ancestors as the facts within.
Using an Index to Get the Original Genealogy Record
How do you go from your ancestor’s name in a printed or online index to the original record? Just follow this seven-step system.
Tracking Down Southern Ancestors After the Civil War
Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, US Genealogy, Virginia
Did your Southern ancestors vanish in the social and economic upheaval that followed the Civil War? We’ll show you the best records to track them down.