Kentucky Genealogy


Kentucky Genealogy

Genealogy in Kentucky.

This Kentucky genealogy group is dedicated to helping people with researching their ancestors in Kentucky, offering a genealogy chatroom, genealogy links and a Kentucky genealogy message forum.

Members: 31
Latest Activity: Mar 13

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Kentucky Genealogy Links & Resources


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Discussion Forum

Kentucky Marriage Obligations(financial) - 1800's

Started by Macdonab. Last reply by Macdonab Mar 13. 2 Replies

Garrett Lambert, jr married Elizabeth Adams in Nelson county, Ky in 1841.  Found that on Familysearch (link below) along with the attached marriage document.  Apparently 50 pounds was put up so the couple could be wed.  Have seen these before, but…Continue

Deep Well Woods

Started by Tonya. Last reply by Macdonab Jan 4. 4 Replies

Does anyone know where in Lincoln County Deep Well Woods is?  Continue

Act of the General Assembly

Started by Tonya. Last reply by Macdonab Jan 3. 1 Reply

I found an ancestor mentioned in an act of the general assembly in Lincoln county. The date is 1848. Where would I look to find the actual documents pertaining to this? I asked at KDLA. They claim they did not have them. However, I was told they…Continue

Sweeney & Waters

Started by firefox. Last reply by Macdonab Jan 3. 1 Reply

I have a Joseph Waters born in 1773 in Montgomery, Maryland who's married to Priscilla Sweeney who was born 1780 Amherst, Virginia.Elizabeth Waters born 1807 Casey Co., KY died Morgan Co., Illinois. She marred Henry Davenport in 1823 Casey Co.,…Continue

Tags: Waters, Sweeney

James Collins

Started by sharon14. Last reply by Macdonab Jan 3. 1 Reply

I am looking for information about James Collins, born about 1826 in Scotland and who came to Kentucky about 1856 to work for a mining operation. He apparently married the mine owners daughter and had a familyAny one know of this familySharon…Continue

Tags: Collins

James Dunn Bourbon County Kentucky

Started by lumas.cade82. Last reply by Macdonab Jan 3. 1 Reply

I am trying to find info on my 2nd great grandfather James Dunn I dont anything about him except i am pretty sure he was born in Kentucky maybe Bourbon County. I haven't been able find any censuses or any other records. He was married to Viola Day…Continue

Tags: Dunn, KY, Paris

Jackman Family

Started by Tonya. Last reply by Macdonab Jan 3. 5 Replies

I am looking for information on Craig Jackman b.1833 d. before 1910. He married twice 1. Margaret b. 1846 d. 1910 and Francis b. 1857 d. unk. They lived in Lincoln Co. He had a daughter Sally and a son John Sam. I am trying to find out when his…Continue

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Cummins / Baker

Started by Stacy. Last reply by Macdonab Jan 3. 2 Replies

Still looking for the parents of William Cummins born April 23, 1828 and Sarah Baker born September 12, 1826, they were married abt 1847, most of their children were born in Rockcastle County Ky. but they later moved to Sullivan County Mo. where…Continue

Tags: Baker, Cummins


Started by Rosemary. Last reply by Macdonab Jan 3. 1 Reply

Looking for parents and earlier ancestors of John Smith, b. 1805, maybe Clay County, Kentucky; died 1882, Phelps County, Missouri; married Telitha Sanders abt 1824, probably in Adair County, KY, daughter of John Sanders of Adair County, formerly of…Continue

Tags: Smith

Farewell to Looking4kin Kentucky forum

Started by Macdonab Dec 5, 2013. 0 Replies

I hate to see this site go away as it has provided both assistance in my searches and the ability to help others.I recently retired, and winter approaches so I'll have more time to work on the family tree.  We live in Owensboro and have some…Continue

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