Welcome to the Kentucky Genealogical Society website.
40th and 41st Annual KGS Seminars
New Database Added!
KGS members can now search the KGS Kentucky Birth Index 1874–1878! Between 2006 and 2009, KGS volunteers indexed the birth records recorded in 114 Kentucky counties in 1874 through 1878. That index is now available here on the website. You must be signed into your KGS member account to access the index. If you aren't a KGS member, it's easy to join.
Kentucky Land Patents
Did you miss the January Second Saturday presentations on Kentucky Land Patents? Did you know the Kentucky Secretary of State makes those records available online through the Kentucky Land Office? Kandie Adkinson graciously offered to share the slides from her two presentations.
Download Fundamentals for session one covering the various types of warrants for the different patent series and information about accessing the records through their website.
These files will be available long term under Downloads.
KGS Donation to the KHS Library
At January Second Saturday Genealogy, KGS president Johnna Waldon (on right) presented a check for $1,000 to the Kentucky Historical Society Library Fund. This donation was made possible by donations from KGS Supporting Members and additional funds allocated by the KGS Board. Louise Jones, director of the KHS Martin F. Schmidt Research Library, accepted the donation.
Last Update: 3 Aug 2015
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Frankfort, Kentucky 40602