Kentucky Genealogical Society
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If you are interested,
please contact
Johnna Waldon

2018 Louisville Genealogical Society Family History Seminar
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National Archives Virtual Genealogy Fair
24 Oct 2018
All Day!
Every year, the National Archives hosts a virtual Genealogy Fair via live webcast on YouTube. The sessions offer family history research tools on Federal records for all skill levels. 

The Summer 2018 issue of Bluegrass Roots
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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 Aug 2018

Kentucky Genealogical Society
PO Box 153
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602

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2nd Saturday Genealogy
13 October 2018

Spend the day learning about many different aspects of genealogy as KGS offers a "collage" of presentations and demonstrations. See one or all of them in this special full-day KGS 2nd Saturday Genealogy day. Watch this website for details.

Bluegrass Roots!
NOW ONLINE for KGS members: the Summer 2018 issue of Bluegrass Roots. Read "Freedom Delayed," Pamela Lyons Brinegar's story of enslaved "Nellie" and her descendants in mid-1800s Lexington. Get tips for finding old family history books online in the latest "Genealogy How-To." And more. Not yet a member? It's easy to join online.

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