While a directory can often in itself be a source of interesting genealogical and biographical information, its chief value lies in its use as an aid to locating a person in place and time. One type of directory groups people by a common residence. The second groups them by a common association or attribute. In
Church membership of early Kentuckians include Baptist, Church of Christ, Episcopal, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian, and Roman Catholic. Some church records were published, others were microfilmed, some are housed in church repositories, but many remain in the local church. Church records and histories may be found in periodicals pertaining to Kentucky. Repositories include the DAR Library,
LACEY Mollie L Callahan, wife of W. M. Lacey, b. 1854, d. 1907. Mary Sullivan, wife of W. M. Lacey, b. 1863, d. 1913. DAUGHERTY William, d. 19 Mar. 1880, age 73 yrs. Husb. of Mary Ann. Mary Ann, b. 7 Dec. 1799, Ky., d. 24 Mar. 1869. MORRIS Edwin Henry, b. 16 Apr. 1846,
COLEMAN Horace W., b. 12 Oct. 1868, d. 1 Mar. 1910. PAYNE John, b. 30 June 1837, d. 25 June 1914. Husb. of Mary A, Mary A., b. 1859, d. 1899. MOORE Samuel, d. 7 Feb. 1855, age 54 yrs. Husb. of Mary J. Risk Mary J. Risk, b. 28 Dec. 1812, d. 23 Dec.
CARTER Corp’l William, Co. D. 14th Ky. Inf. KILGORE Fannie J., wife of William Kilgore, b. 31 Dec. 1858, d. 27 Mar. 1895. HAMPTON Saline C., b. 1832, d. 1931. Husb. of Mary Mason. Mary Mason, b. 1857, living in 1931. PATTON Joseph, b. 6 Oct. 1810, d. 21 Oct. 1885. John G., b. 1842,
(Locoated near Lawrenceburg) BENTLEY Diamond T., b. 1848, d. 1919. Husb. of Mary E. Mary E., b. 1860, living in 1919. HENDRICKS J. H., b. 1845, d. 1917. Husb. of Nancy. Nancy, b. 1851, d. 1922. BENTLEY D. T. Jr., b. 1 Feb. 1899, d. 27 Aug. 1931.
SEARCY Merritt L., b. 1849, d. 1908. Jennie, b. 1853, d. 1929. Ebbie. MCBRIDE Lillian Searcy, b. 1884, d. 1928. MILLER J. W., b. 6 May 1865, d. 18 Jove 1928. YOUNG John W., b. 1 Feb. 1840, d. 29 Jan. 1915. WOOLRIDGE Lucy Sharp, b. 1900, d. 1926. SHARP Philip, b. 1863, d. 1934.
The written record endures in many forms. Letters and personal accounts of events or eras are highly valued for the information they contain; but it is the family Bible that most often becomes the object of diligent searching. Should you be fortunate enough to possess a family Bible, the following techniques might help you to
Ancestry is the largest provider of genealogy data online. The billions of records they provide have advanced genealogy online beyond imagination just a decade ago. The following is but a small sample of what they provide for Kentucky genealogy at Ancestry. While some of these databases are free, many require a subscription. You can try
One of those extraordinary women which the world from time to time produces, who rise to eminence solely through the force of their own personality, was born in America as the nineteenth century was rounding out its first quarter. Known all her life throughout the entire country, she was one of the most conspicuous figures