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Privacy Policy

It is our policy to protect the privacy and safety of living individuals. Records will not be posted on this site for any individual who may be living. It doesn't take much information to steal someone's identity. It only takes an address to rob a widow. It isn't fair to a family who has suffered with a family member's alcoholism for years to suddenly find his death certificate posted to the world. We are working very hard to place genealogical documents online for the public but reserve the right to use prudence and sensitivity in determining the genealogical worth of each document.

Birth records will be accepted for persons born more than 100 years ago. Kentucky has recently passed legislation requiring this cutoff. At some point, we may visit the possibility of allowing submitters to post birth records for deceased, closely-related persons born between 50 and 100 years ago who also died more than 50 years ago.

Marriage records will be accepted for marriages performed more than 75 years ago. We will accept marriage record submissions for closely-related individuals for those married less than 75 years ago only when BOTH parties are deceased and it is deemed to not violate the privacy or compromise the safety of any living individual.

Death records will be accepted for persons who died at least 50 years ago. We will accept death certificates for persons who died less than 50 years ago only from a close relative, and only when it is deemed to not violate the privacy or compromise the safety of any living individual.

Please understand that if you submit information to us that does not meet these requirements, it will not be posted.

Mattingly twins

"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