Kentucky Genealogical Society

NEW Online for KGS Members

• Genealogy pages from family Bibles from Bath County.
• Early tax list indexes for Daviess, Jefferson, Lincoln, Madison, and Mercer counties.
• Books published by KGS – full-text, downloadable
. . .  and more is on the way!

KGS 6-Session Course on DNA in Genealogy Begins Jan. 15
Starting Jan. 15, KGS will partner with the Paul Sawyier Public Library in downtown Frankfort to launch a six-session course designed for genealogists who want to add DNA to their research toolbox. The course is part of the KGS commitment to help researchers prepare for Seminar 2019 (Aug. 3, 2019), which will feature renowned genetic genealogist Dr. Blaine Bettinger. See "KGS Events" for details and registration information.

Adopt a Kentucky County!

Help researchers worldwide by sharing links to resources (online and brick-and-mortar) in a specific Kentucky county. Choose your county of residence or your county of heritage – or any county. For details, click on "Links."


Help Wanted
KGS needs a webmaster. If you are interested in working with us to make the website the go-to source about genealogy in Kentucky, please contact Johnna Waldon at


Kentucky Genealogical Society
PO Box 153
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602

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Last Updated 14 Jan 2019

Latest News
KGS 2nd Saturday Genealogy
9 February 2019

Popular speaker Kathy Reed will explore those "ethnicity estimates" and, in her second session, discuss the many health challenges faced by those whose survival ultimately resulted in our existence.

Bluegrass Roots!
NOW ONLINE for KGS members: the Winter 2019 issue of Bluegrass Roots. It's full of helpful how-to info, queries, and announcements, plus Part 1 of "Williford Jenkins: The Story of His Life and the Testament to His Character" by Faye Jenkins Stallings, CG. Sign in and click on "Bluegrass Roots" under the "Members Only" tab. Not yet a KGS member? It's easy to join online.

Invitation to Get Involved
KGS can serve genealogists only if enough genealogists serve KGS. Please consider volunteering.