KYGenWeb has a web site for every county in the state. You will find lots of helpful information on these sites!

Cyndi's List contains hundreds of thousands of links to aid you in your genealogical research.

RootsWeb has a very wide collection of genealogical databases, web sites, mailing lists, helps and resources.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What records can be found on this site?

Birth, marriage and death records submitted by site visitor. We also have the Kentucky Death Index in the database. Some site visitors donate transcribed records with images, other donate collections of digital images which are transcribed by volunteers.

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For what years do you have records?

We post records from 1792 to present as they are available and as site visitors donate them.

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I submitted a request for help on an individual or family. Why didn't I receive a response?

As much as we'd like to help everyone break down their brick walls, we don't have the manpower to do so. We're volunteers and this site takes a lot of time and effort.

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I performed a search and found a death record that doesn't have an image. Why doesn't it have an image?

Because of difficulties in indexing 1911-present death records, we thought it best to incorporate the Kentucky Death Index into the database. Those records clearly show the source as the "Kentucky Death Index."

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I noticed advertisements on some of your pages. Why do you have them?

We are grateful to RootsWeb for hosting a large portion of this project. RootsWeb is not able to host our database and search engine on their space. Our domain registration and database space are currently being paid for by project volunteers. We will never sell items on our web space, but have put up a couple of affiliate links that will allow us to receive a small amount for anyone purchasing through the links on our pages. The cost to the site visitor is the same when he/she clicks on our link as it is on the company's own site. We use all funds to support this site. Any money received as a donation or through our affiliate links is announced through our mailing list, along with how the money is being used.

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Dudley and Malinda Barnett

"My feelings are in each family there is one who seems called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again, to tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve.

To me, doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead, breathing life into all who have gone before."

-- author unknown