Kentucky Genealogical Society
Registration is now open for the
43rd Annual KGS Seminar.

The Spring 2018 issue of Bluegrass Roots
Sign in and click on "Members Only"

KGS joins the Louisville Genealogical Society for this trip
to one of the nation's largest genealogical libraries
See the Louisville Genealogical Society website for specifics.

Early Kentucky Tax Lists Online!
Pre-statehood and early-statehood tax records are now on this website for six early counties. Sign in and click on the "Early Kentucky Tax Lists" link. Another benefit of KGS membership – made possible by your KGS dues.

Services for Presenters and Researchers
  • Directory of Genealogy Researchers – If you want to hire someone to help you find your Kentucky ancestors — or if you are a researcher wanting to list your services – this directory is for you!
  • Directory of Genealogy Speakers: If your organization is looking for a genealogy/history speaker — or if you are a speaker wishing to be included in this directory – this is the place!
Please help KGS expand these valuable services. If you're a presenter or researcher for hire, please email the webmaster at or the president at
Last Update: 27 March 2018

Kentucky Genealogical Society
PO Box 153
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602

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Latest News
2nd Saturday Genealogy
14 April

Popular KGS 2nd Saturday presenter Kandie Adkinson of the Kentucky Secretary of State's Land Office offers two sessions on land patents during pre- and early-statehood periods and after 1815.

Bluegrass Roots!
NOW ONLINE for KGS members: the Spring 2018 issue of Bluegrass Roots. Read the third and final segment in the "Westerfield Massacre" series; learn how to navigate the revised in the new "Genealogy How-To" feature; help solve genealogical problems and maybe find a cousin on the Queries page. Not yet a member? Join online today!

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