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Birth, Death Marriage
Black marriage bonds of Fayette County, Kentucky, 1866-1876
, Gwendolyn Garrison, Kentucky Tree-Search, Lexington, KY (P.O. Box 22621, 40522), 1985

Fayette County, Kentucky, deaths, 1852-1859, Researchers, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1990

Fayette County marriage bonds, 1795-1810, Tippie Gwendolyn, 1988

Fayette County, Kentucky: marriages, marriage bonds, Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington, Kentucky, Lenna E. Triff Wallace, self-published, Dayton, Ohio, 1988.

Fayette County, Kentucky records #1, marriages 1803-1820 plus parents' consents to marriages
, J.C. Gioe, The Researchers, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1993

Fayette County, Kentucky records Volume 3, - Marriage Bonds 1796-1850
. Recorded marriages begin 1803 due to fire. Some minister's return's of 1795-1801. Approximately 6,400 marriage bonds. 22,100 names indexed, Michael L. Cook, Cook Publications, Evansville, Indiana, 1985

Fayette County, Kentucky records #4, marriages 1821-1835
, J.C. Gioe, The Researchers, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1993

Fayette County, Kentucky records #5, marriages 1836-1850
, J.C. Gioe, The Researchers, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1993

Fayette County marriages through 1850
, Fayette County (KY) Genealogical Society, Lexington, Kentucky, 199U

Marriage records, Fayette County, Kentucky 1803-1814
, Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, published by the author, Chillicothe, Missouri, 1970

Marriages, deaths and addresses as reported in a religious weekly, The Western Luminary
: originally published 1825-1827, S.W. Franke, San Angelo, Texas, 1998 [ a reproduction of the 1948 Genealogical Records Committee source records book on Fayette County, KY submitted by the Dubois-Hite Chapter, Brownsville, Texas

Record of marriages in Fayette County, Kentucky for the period of years 1803 to 1851 inclusive
, Annie Walker Burns, Wallins Creek, Kentucky, 1932

Record of marriages in the county of Fayette, state of Kentucky for the period of years 1852- 1862 inclusive
, Annie Walker Burns, Bell Publishing, Washington, DC,1935


Census Records
1850 Fayette County, Kentucky census
, Fayette County (KY) Genealogical Society, The Society, Lexington, Kentucky, 1992

Fayette County census 1810-1820
, Annela Louise Rose, McDowell Publications, Utica, Kentucky, 1982 Fayette County, Kentucky census 1810, Annie Walker Burns Bell, Washington, DC, 1934

Fayette County, Kentucky 1820 census
, G-N Publications, Twain Harte, California, 1985

Fayette County, Kentucky 1810-1820 census
, Annela Louise Rose, McDowell Publishers, Utica, Kentucky, 1982

Fayette County, Kentucky, 1810-1840 censuses
, Rowena Lawson, Heritage Books, Bowie Maryland, 1986

Third census of the United States (year 1810) for the county of Fayette, state of Kentucky
, Annie Walker Burns, Bell Publishing, Washington, D.C., 1934

A surname index to the 1850 federal population census of Kentucky: Fayette and Fleming Counties, Samuel McDowell, published by the author, Richland, Indiana, 1975


Church Records, Histories
Bethel Church (Fayette Co., KY) records, 1823-1900
, microfilm, Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, 1980 [membership list 1880, minutes book 1823-1861, minutes of sessions 1861- 1900]

Historical sketch of Bethel Presbyterian church in Fayette county, Kentucky, Bethel Presbyterian Church, Lexington, Kentucky, 1952 [church organized in 1787]

The churches of early Lexington, 1784-1834, Edward Malcolm McCoy, B.A. thesis, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY., 1916

David's Fork Baptist Church records December 15, 1802 to January 1, 1900, David's Fork Baptist Church, Fayette County, Kentucky ["includes several membership lists, one of which is of blacks, and a typewritten history of the church and list of members compiled by Mrs. H.K. McAdams."] Microfilm, Microfilm Center, University of Kentucky Libraries, 1978

A brief history of David's Fork Baptist Church, Fayette County, Ky., Western Recorder Print, Louisville, Kentucky, 1876.

A manual for the members of the Second Presbyterian Church in the City of Lexington, Ky., John Howe Brown, Published by John D. Thorpe, Cintinnati, Ohio, 1848

Minutes of the Elkhorn association of Baptists held at South-Elkhorn, Fayette County, Kentucky, August Saturday the 8th, 1801
, printed by James H. Stewart, 1801 [Early American Imprints. Second series, no. 112. Microfiche. American Antiquarian Society, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1964]

Minutes of the Elkhorn association of Baptists held at South-Elkhorn, Fayette County, on Saturday the 12th of August, 1809, and continued by adjournment till the 14th
[Early American Imprints. Second series, no. 16912. Microfiche]

Minutes of the Elkhorn association of Baptists: begun and held at Bryan's, Fayette County, August 11th, 1821,
Joseph Ficklin, Office of the Kentucky Gazette, Lexington, Kentucky, 1821

Mt. Horeb Presbyterian Church records, 1827-1917, Fayette County, Kentucky [microfilm. University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington, Kentucky, 1952]

A manual and historical record of the First Presbyterian Church of Lexington, Kentucky, Cornelius Surdam Scott, Lexington, Kentucky, 1898 [SOLINET/ASERL cooperative microfilming project, printing master B92-88, 1 microfilm reel, 1993]

Gleanings from West Lexington Presbytery 1799-1935; Ebenezer Presbytery 1820-1935; Lexington-Ebenezer Presbytery 1920-1950, Lexington-Ebenezer Presbytery, Frankfort, KY, n.d. [also part of the Kentucky culture series; master microform held by Lost Cause Press, Louisville, Kentucky]

A sketch of Bible societies in Kentucky: with special reference to Lexington, 1809-1919, John Fox, American Bible Society, New York, 1919

Tates Creek Baptist Church (Fayette County KY), 1824 [a minute book of church business from November 22, 1793 to July 1824. Includes marriage and death records]

The jewel on Walnut Hill: the story of the Walnut Hill church, Lexington, Kentucky, 1784 through 1994, Richard M. Bean, Lexington, Kentucky, 1995 Lafayette's Lexington, Kentucky, Thomas M. House, Arcadia Publishing: Charleston, South Carolina, 1998


City Directories
Lexington's second city directory - 1818
, Worsley and Smith, Lexington, KY.,  reprinted by Winburn Press, Lexington, KY., 1953 [orig. pub. as part of Worsley & Smith's Kentucky almanac and farmer's calendar for the year 1819."

Directory of the city of Lexington and county of Fayette for 1838 & 1839
, Julius P. Bolivar McCabe, comp., J.C. Noble, Lexington, Kentucky, 1838 Chas. Emerson & Co.'s Lexington (Ky) directory, 1879-80, Transylvania Printing and Publishing Co., Lexington, Kentucky, 1878

Maxwell's Lexington city directory, for 1867: to which is appended a list of Kentucky postoffices and court officers, and many forms useful to business men
, Miami Printing and Publishing Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, 1867

Sheppard's Lexington city directory for 1873-1874: containing a complete list of the residents, also a classified business directory of the mercantile, manufacturing, and professional interests of the city, with post-offices in Kentucky, etc., etc.
, J.S. Sheppard & Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, 1873

Prather's Lexington city directory, 1875 - XXXX
, Transylvania Printing and Publishing Co. [later published as: City directory of Lexington, KY. Also published as: Prather's directory of the City of Lexington, Kentucky]

Townsend & co.'s Lexington directory for 1883-84
, Transylvania Printing Company, Lexington, Kentucky, 1883

City directory of Lexington, Kentucky
, 1887, Norwood, Connelly & Co., Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1887

Emerson & Dark's Lexington directory illustrated) 1898-9: being a complete index to the residents of the city, also a classified business directory, to which is added an appendix containing useful information of city, county, state and miscellaneous matters, together with a street and number directory, a gazetteer of Fayette county, and a post office directory of Kentucky
, Emerson & Dark, 1898

Negro business directory and fair souvenir: a miniature list of trades, businesses and professions among the Negroes of Lexington, Kentucky, Standard Printing Company, Lexington, Ky., 1899

Business and professional directory of central Kentucky
, The Company, 1901

The "blue grass" directory of the city of Lexington, Kentucky: a complete index to the residents of the city and a classified business directory to which is added an appendix containing useful information of city, county, state and miscellaneous matters, together with a street and number directory giving both new and old numbers, also a map of Lexington, a gazetteer of Fayette County, with more than 5,000 names
, Blue Grass, Lexington, Kentucky, 1902


Court, Property, and Other Records
Fayette County burnt records, 1794-1803, Fayette County, Kentucky [4 reels of microfilm (8 volumes, index in last volume), University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington, Kentucky, 1953

Fayette County, Kentucky records Volume 1, - complete record books A thru H of the circuit court, 1796-1825.
Extensive "land trials" pertain to depositions given by earliest settlers provide exact dates they arrived, or made return trips to their native state, where they lived, life at the stations, death & burials from Indian raids, family relationships, some dates of birth, death, and marriage, neighbors, disputes, for period 1772-1784. 6,400 names indexed, Michael L. Cook, Cook Publications, Evansville, Indiana, 1985

Fayette County, Kentucky records Volume 2, - district court books A & D, circuit court deed books A-C, 1803-1806
. Records not found in the regular County Deed Books. Includes many records burned by fire. Over 15,000 names indexed, Michael L. Cook, Cook Publications, Evansville, Indiana, 1985

Fayette County, Kentucky records Volume 4, - court order books 1 & 2, 1803-1812
. Contains some records re-recorded by a special Act of the Kentucky Assembly to perpetuate the burned records prior to 1803. Records of rape, arson, murder, burglary, estate proceedings, suits, hangings. 5,770 names indexed, Michael L. Cook, Cook Publications, Evansville, Indiana, 1985

Fayette County, Kentucky records Volume 5, - will books A thru F, 1793-1824; guardian book A, 1803-1816
. Accesses hundreds of names in the body of the document. Some earlier documents re-recorded due to fire. Michael L. Cook, Cook Publications, Evansville, Indiana, 1986

Fayette County, Kentucky wills and estates 1788-1822, Charles M. Franklin, Heritage House, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1984

Inventory of the county archives of Kentucky, No. 34, Fayette County (Lexington), vol. 1
, The Survey, Louisville, Kentucky, 1937 [Genealogy and local history series; LH8563, 3 microfiche, 1993]

The personal property tax lists for the year 1787 for Fayette County, Virginia (now Kentucky)
, Netti Schreiner-Yantis, Genealogical Books in Print, Springfield, Virginia 1985

Some pre-1800 Kentucky tax lists for the counties of Fayette - 1788, Mason (later Floyd) - 1790, Mercer - 1789, Washington - 1792
, Borderland Books, Anchorage, Kentucky, 1965

Will records of Fayette County, Kentucky, 1794-1818, Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, Published by the author, Chillicothe, Missouri, 197?


History
Athens of the west tiny fort is seed for new, important Lexington, Thomas Dionysius Clark, Lexington, Kentucky, 1976, (OCLC No. 9244153) 

Between two worlds: transformations of Fayette County, Kentucky, 1790-1970, Mary Ann Heiss, M.A. thesis, Miami University, 1984

Bluegrass Cavalcade,
Thomas D. Clark, ed., University of Kentucky Press, Lexington, KY., 1956

Bossism and reform: politics in Lexington, Kentucky, 1880-1940,
Thesis [Ph.D.], 271 leaves, University of Kentucky, 1988   [published as a monograph by the University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2000]

The story of Bryan's Station as told in the historical address delivered at Bryan's Station, Fayette County, Kentucky, August 18, 1896
, George Washington Ranck, Transylvania Printing Company, Lexington, Kentucky, n.p., n.d. [Part of the Nineteenth century American literature on microcards series, Lost Cause Press, Louisville, Kentucky]

The 1833 cholera epidemic in Kentucky: a study of devastation and recovery,
Sara Kathryn Dawson, Thesis (M.A.), University of Kentucky, 1994

Cholera in Lexington, University of Kentucky Library Associates, 1963

The Confederate soldier monument
, Burton Milward, Lexington, Ky., 1972 [based on accounts published in the Kentucky Leader on May 3, May 9 and June 11, 1893]  (OCLC 1027977)

The court-houses of Lexington (Fayette County, Kentucky),
J. Winston Coleman, priv. print, 1937 OCLC No. 28575609)

The early career of Amos Kendall: the making of a Jacksonian
, Lynn LaDue Marshall, Ph.D. thesis, University of California, 1980.

The early life of Lexington before the year 1820
, Mary Estelle Delcamp,,M.A. thesis, Transylvania University, Lexington, Ky., 1916

Early Physicians of the west: forerunners of modern medicine
, Frederick Eberson, Valkyrie Press, St. Petersburg, Fla., 1979

Educational history of the Negroes of Lexington, Kentucky
, Henry William Fouse, Thesis (M.A.), University of Cincinnati, 1937

Famed homes since destroyed still existed in 1888
, Bettye Lee Mastin, Kentucky Culture series microfiche, Lexington, KY., 1963  [from Lexington Herald-Leader, 19 May 1963, p. A49-A57]

Federal Writers' Project of the Works Projects Administration for the state of Kentucky, Lexington and the Bluegrass country
, Glass, Lexington, KY, 1938 [also on microfiche; master microform held by Lost Cause Press, Louisville, Kentucky]

Fincastle & Kentucky counties, Virginia/Kentucky records, - the complete abstracts of all known surviving records, 1200 names indexed,
Michael L. Cook, Cook Publications, Evansville, Indiana, 1985

Gideon Shryock, his life and work
, Elizabeth S. Field, prepared for the Woman's Club of Central Kentucky, 1920

Gratz Park
, Blue Grass Trust, Lexington, KY., 1983

Gratz Park: where history was made
, Nell Vaughn, Lexington, Ky., 1963 (OCLC 1219231)

Guide to Lexington, Kentucky: with notices historical and descriptive of places and objects of interest and a summary of the advantages and resources of the city and vicinity,
George Washington Ranck, Transylvania Printing and Publishing Company, Lexington, Kentucky, 1974 [orig. 1884]

A guide to the location of houses standing in 1961 and included in "ante bellum houses of the Bluegrass,"
Clay Lancaster, University of Kentucky Press, Lexington, Kentucky, 1961

Historic architecture of Lexington, Kentucky, and the blue grass region,
Wanda V. Dole, Vance Bibliographies, Monticello, Illinois, 1979

Historical Sketch Lexington, Kentucky Greek Colony, 1908-1935
, Dio Adallis, 1935. 28p.

History Lexington club
: one of the oldest organizations in the blue grass, Walter Sayers, Lexington, Ky., 1937

History of Fayette county, Kentucky with an outline sketch of the blue grass region
, William Henry Perrin, O.L. Baskin & co., Chicago, 1882 [SOLINET/ASERL cooperative microfilming project, printing master B92-103, 1 microfilm reel, 1993]

A history of the hemp industry in Kentucky, James F. Hopkins, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1951

History of Lexington Kentucky: its early annals and recent progress, George W. Ranck, Robert Clarke & Co., Cinconnati, Ohio, 1872

A history of the Lexington Cemetery, Burton Milward, Lexington Cemetery Company, Lexington, Ky., 1989

History of the Lexington post office from 1794 to 1901 with additional important postal information, Tom. L. Walker, Veach, Lexington, Ky., 1901

A history of the Lexington theatre from the beginning to 1860, Mabel Tyree Crum, Thesis (Ph.D.), University of Kentucky, 1956

The history of pioneer Lexington 1779-1806, Charles R. Staples, The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1996 [orig. 1939]

History [of the] police and fire departments, Lexington, Kentucky, William Harrison Polk, 1911.

A history of the Lexington theater from 1887-1900, John Coleman Arnold, Thesis (Ph.D.), University of Kentucky, 1956

It's all Greek to me: re-examining the "Athens of the West" claim of Lexington, Kentucky, 1820-1829, Patrick Lee Lucas, M.A. theses, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 1998.

Kentucky Bluegrass Country, R. Gerald Alvey, University Press of Mississippi, 1992

Kentucky gazette, 1787-1848: the herald of a noisy world, Dwight Lawrence Mikkelson, Ph.D. thesis, University of Kentucky, 1963

The Kentucky Gazette: genealogical and historical abstracts, Karen Mauer Green, The Frontier Press, Galveston, Tex., 1983

Kentucky jurisprudence - a history of the trial of Miss Delia A. Webster, at Lexington, Kentucky, Dec'r 17-21, 1844, before the hon. Richard Buckner: on a charge of aiding slaves to escape from that commonwealth, with miscellaneous remarks including her views on American slavery, Delia A. Webster, E.W. Blaisdell, Printer, Vermont, 1845

Lexington, 1779: pioneer Kentucky, as described by early settlers
, Bettye Lee Mastin, Lexington-Fayette County Historic Commission, Lexington, Kentucky 1979

Lexington and the bluegrass country
, Federal writers' project of the Works Project Administration for the state of Kentucky, Glass, Lexington, KY., 19??

Lexington Legacies since 1825
, Henry H. Loomis, comp., Milward Funeral Directors, Lexington, KY, 1975

Lexington: pictorial nostalgia: commemorating 1775-1995 bicentennial
, Barton K. Battaile, 160p., 1974

Lexington, Kentucky, 1792-1820 the Athens of the west
, Mary Jane Elliott, M.A. Thesis, University of Delaware, 1973.

Lexington's colored orphan industrial home: building for the future
Lauretta Flynn Byars, I.B. Bold Publications, Lexington, KY, 

Lincoln and "Old Buster" the story of Judge George Robertson, Lexington, Kentucky and his relationship to Abraham Lincoln
, J. Winston Coleman, Harrogate, Tenn., 1944.  [reprinted from the Lincoln Herald, February 1944, volume XLVI, no. 1] SOLINET NC02106.13 KUK

Lincoln and the Bluegrass: slavery and civil war in Kentucky, William H. Townsend, University of Kentucky Press, Lexington, Kentucky, 1955

Local history index, Lexington KY 1787-1987
, Microfilm Center, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington, Kentucky, 1988 [9 microfilm reels: "a selective subject index to newspaper articles about significant people, places, events, organizations, businesses, churches, etc. in Lexington and Fayette County."]

Looking Back at Athens
, William M. Lamb, Kentucky, 1986 [contains Lamb's memories of people, and events in Athens]

Meeting of the lot owners held March 11th, 1895, Lexington Cemetery Company, Transylvania Printing Company, Lexington, KY., 1895

The naming and the founding of Lexington and location of her two forts, Maude Ward Lafferty, Lexington, Kentucky 1938

The Negro population of Lexington in the professions, business, education and religion, L. Harris, publisher, Lexington, Kentucky 1907

Old Episcopal burying ground
, Frances Keffer Swinford Barr, Heritage Books, Inc., Bowie, Maryland, 2002

Rafinesque in Lexington, 1819-1826,  Huntley Dupre, Bur Press, Lexington, Ky., 1945

Ranck's guide to Lexington Kentucky
, G.W. Ranck, Transylvania Printing Company, Lexington, Ky., 1884

A real property survey of Lexington, Kentucky and its suburbs
, United States Works Projects Administration, 1939

Retribution at the court-house: an account of the mob action in Lexington, Kentucky, on July 10, 1858, and the events leading up to it
, J. Winston Coleman, Winburn Press, Lexington, Ky., 1975 [orig. 1957]

Slavery times in Kentucky
, J. Winston Coleman, University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC, 1940

Some aspects of negro culture in Lexington, Kentucky
, William Bruce Strother, M.A. thesis, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., 1939

Some history of the Lexington, Ky, fire department: with indexes of old Lexington, Ky, newspapers, list of some Lexington fire fighters who are dead
, J.R. Tyson., 199?

Some notices of Kentucky: particularly of its chief town, Lexington, Mathew Carey, Philadelphia, 1828, (OCLC No. 20686425)

A souvenir of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the permanent settlement of the city of Lexington, Kentucky: battle of Lexington fought April 19, 1775, city of Lexington named June 4, 1775, city of Lexington settled April 14-19, 1779, Samuel M. Wilson, Lexington, KY., 1929 (OCLC 12167645)

The story of the Phoenix Hotel of Lexington, Kentucky: an early history, John Wilson Townsend, Rafinesque Press, Louisville, Ky., 1969

Straddling the fence of freedom: the free African American community of antebellum Lexington, Stephen G. Moerland, M.A. thesis, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY., 1996

Speech (
campaign), John C. Breckinridge, delivered at Lexington, Kentucky, September 5, 1860. 

Stage-coach days in the Bluegrass: being an account of stage-coach travel and tavern days in Lexington and Central Kentucky, 1800-1900, J. Winston Coleman, Kentucke Imprints, Berea, Ky., 1976 [orig. 1935, The Standard Press, Louisville, Ky.]

The story of a log house, written at the prodding of my sons, Samuel and Charles, as they and their families want to know the background of this nearly 200-year-old log house, built by their ancestor, Robert Boggs, and I know more about its history than any living person, Samuel M. Cassidy, 1976 [part of the Kentucky culture microfiche series].

A study of Lexington, Kentucky from 1800-1820,
Ivan. E. McDougle, M.A. thesis, Clark University, 1916 (OCLC 32839694)

A true & horried: account of John Baptiste & is wife who were executed on the 27th of January, 1820, for murdering a child and attempting to rob the family of Peter Jenkins, near Lexington [Ken.],
priv. printed, Philadelphia, 1820.

Vestiges of the venerably city: a chronicle of Lexington, Kentucky, its architectural development and survey of its early streets and antiquities, Clay Lancaster, Lexington-Fayette County Historic Commission, Lexington, Kentucky, 1978

Visit of General Lafayette to the Lafayette Female Academy in Lexington, Kentucky May 16, 1825, and the exercises in honour of the nation's guest: together with a catalogue of the instructors, visitors, and pupils, of the Academy, the Academy, J. Bradford printer, Lexington, KY., 1825

The voice on the frontier: John Bradford's notes on Kentucky
, Thomas D. Clark, ed., The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1993

The wilderness road
, Robert L. Kincaid, Middlesboro, KY, 1966  [orig. Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1947]


Individual, Family Histories, Papers      See also an annotated list of family papers in libraries
Biographical Memoir of Doctor Frederick Ridgely late of Lexington, Kentucky,
Charles Wilkins Short, printed by Joseph G. Norwood, 1828

John Bradford, pioneer printer of Kentucky, an account of how public necessarily affected the career of a Kentuckian who, without previous experience in printing, brought the first press to Lexington during 1787 and there established the Kentucky Gazette
, Douglas C. McMurtrie, priv. printed, Springfield, Ill, 1932 (OCLC 32003578)

The ancestry of Georgie H.B. Burton (Mrs. Lewis W. Burton) of Lexington, Kentucky, priv. pub., Lexington, Ky., 1933 (OCLC 36302073)

Biography of London Ferrill, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Colored Persons,
A.W. Elder, pub., Lexington, Ky., 1854

Early family portraits from Lexington collections
, University of Kentucky, February 13-26, 1950

Henry Clay the lawyer
, Maurice G. Baxter, The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., 2000

Heroes and horses:  tales of the bluegrass, Philip Ardery, The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 1996

Historic sketches of the Edwards and Todd families and their descendants, 1523-1895,
Georgie Hortense Edwards, University of Kentucky Library, 1964 [orig. 1894] 

La Fayette in Kentucky, Edgar Erskine Hume, Transylvania College and the Society of the Cincinnati in the state of Virginia, Frankfort, Ky., 1937

Lee Roy Hall, 1846-1885, Fayette County, Kentucky: ancestors & descendants
, Dudley C. Williams, D.C. Williams, Lexington, Kentucky, 1986

The Hendersons, Pattersons, Mitchells and allied families of Bourbon and Fayette Co., Ky., and Johnson County, Indiana and their heirs, Stanley Hollomon Jones, 1981


Memoirs of elder Jacob Creath, senior, of Lexington, Kentucky, Jacob Creath, T.W. Ustick, St. Louis, Mo., 1866 (OCLC 31414110)

The Milward family of Lexington, Kentucky, 1803-1969,
Margaret Taylor Macdonald, Dallas?, 1970

A narrative of the life & travels of John Robert Shaw, the well-digger, now resident in Lexington, Kentucky
, John Robert Shaw, printed by Daniel Bradford, Lexington, Ky., 1807

Peach leather and rebel gray: bluegrass life and the war 1860-1865 diary and letters of a Confederate wife
, Mary E. Wharton and Ellen F. Williams, eds., The Helicon Company, Lexington, Kentucky, 1986

The Shaw Family in Lexington, Kentucky
, Ralph M. Shaw, Chicago, Ill., 1926

Memoir of Dr. Joseph Smith of Lexington, Ky
, Lyman Beecher Todd, John P. Morton Pub., Louisville, KY., 1983 [orig. 1900]

Ancestry, life and reminiscences of Gen. Wilbur R. Smith, Lexington, Kentucky, many years an educator, official and honored citizen
, Wilbur R. Smith Business College, Transylvania Printing Co., Lexington, Ky., 1913

Vigus Family
, Winifred Kendra Fox, published by author, 1992 [unbound, photocopied sheets]

Visit to Mr. Clay at Ashland, Lexington, Kentucky, May 25, 1845, S.C.D., 1845 [ orig. in Niles' National Register, June 21, 1845]  (OCLC 34908028)

The descendants of Edward West of Lexington, Kentucky, Ella J. Andrews, Knoxville, Tennessee, 41p.,1966

William 'King' Solomon 1775-1854, Burton Milward, Larkspur Press, Lexington, Kentucky, 1990 [orig. 1974]

A union woman in civil war Kentucky: the diary of Frances Peter, John David Smith and William Cooper, Jr., eds., The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 2000

Window on the war: Frances Dallam Peter's Lexington civil war diary, John David Smith and William Cooper, Jr., eds. Lexington-Fayette County Historic Commission, Lexington, Ky, 1976


Military
Central Kentucky during the civil war 1861-1865
, Ronald R. Alexander, Ph. D. thesis, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 1976

A History of Morgan's Cavalry,
Basil W. Duke, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, In, 1960 [orig. 1866]

John Hunt Morgan and his raiders,
Edison H. Thomas, The University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1975

Lexington During the Civil War,
J. Winston Coleman, Henry Clay Press, Lexington, Ky., 1968, (OCLC No. 1058769)

Morgan and his raiders, Cecil F. Holland, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1947

Revolutionary War pensions of soldiers who settled in Fayette County, Kentucky
, Annie Walker Burns, Washington, DC, 1936 [SOLINET/ASERL Cooperative Microfilming Project, printing master B92-131, 1 microfilm reel]

Revolutionary and 1812 wars soldiers, who drew pensions, while residing in the county of Fayette: Lexington: Kentucky, Annie Walker Burns, Wallins Creek, Ky. 1933

United Confederate Veterans: John C. Breckinridge Camp records, one reel microfilm containing rosters of members and some clippings, Special Collections, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington, Ky.


Miscellaneous
Academy of music (Lexington, KY), 1869 Program. OCLC No. 32659706., 

Afro-American physicians in Lexington, 1895-1950
, Cathy Black, director, Kentucky Educational Television, 1989. Videocassette.

Atlas of Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Jessamine and Woodford counties, KY: from actual surveys and official records, Selby Publishing and Printing, Kokomo, IN, 1987 [facsimile reproduction of the 1877 ed. published by D.G. Beers & Co., Philadelphia] [also 1982 microfilm available from Louisville Microfilms, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky]

Belle Brezing: a famous Lexington bawd
, J. Winston Coleman, Winburn Press, Lexington, Ky., 1980

Bluegrass houses and their traditions
, Elizabeth M. Simpson, Transylvania Press, Lexington, Kentucky, 1932

The Blue-Grass region of Kentucky
, James Lane Allen, The Macmillan Company, New York, 1900

By-laws, Lexington chapter No. 1, royal arch masons, Lexington, Ky: together with its history, list of members, etc.,
Royal Arch Masons, Chapter No. 1, Lexington, Kentucky, 1903

By-laws of coach-makers union no. 59, Lexington, Kentucky
, 18??, OCLC No. 34901298)

Catalogue of the instructors & pupils of the Lexington Female Institute: from September 1845 to December 1846
, the Institute, Scrugham & Dunlop, Lexington, Ky., 1846

A checklist of Lexington, Kentucky book and pamphlet imprints, 1821-1850
, Roscoe Mitchell Pierson, M.A. Thesis, University of Kentucky, 1950

Cholera in Lexington
, J.F. Hawley, University of Kentucky Library Associates Keepsake No. 12, Lexington, Kentucky, 1963

A catalogue of the officers and students of the Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
, various dates (1826 - OCLC 16915533, 1830 - OCLC 40325842, 1831 - OCLC 6611131, 1833 - OCLC 34714938)

Concise history of Lexington Lodge No. 1, F. & A.M., November 17, 1788-1913 showing, without rhetorical fog, the spirit of the work in Lexington for the past century and a quarter
. Lexington, Kentucky, 1913 (OCLC No. 27695197)

Directory of African Americans in Lexington, Kentucky, 1893
, Doris Y. Wilkinson, Project on the African American Heritage, Lexington, Ky ?.  1998

Double murder at the Lexington Country Club an account of the slaying of Marion Wiley and her mother Elsa
, J. Winston Coleman, Winburn Press, Lexington, Ky., 1981

Elegant homes of Lexington, Kentucky, 1897: six serigraphs
, Grace Perreiah, Polyglot Press, Lexington, Ky., 1982

Fayette County Kentucky Genealogical Society quarterly index
, The Society, Lexington, Kentucky Fayette County, Kentucky: marriages, marriage bonds, Christ Church Cathedral, Lexington, Kentucky, Lenna E.Triff Wallace, L.E.T. Wallace, Dayton, Ohio [includes years 1795-1861

The first automobile in the blue grass, Thomas B. Dewhurst, Lost Cause Press, Louisville, 1979.

The first printing in Kentucky: some account of Thomas Parvin and John Bradford and the establishment of the Kentucky Gazette in the year 1787, with a bibliography of seventy titles, Willard Rouse Jillson, C.T. Dearing Printing Co,\., Louisville, KY., 1936

Freemasons: Grand Lodge of Kentucky, Proceedings of the Grand Lodge held...in...Lexington, October...1802, Printed by Daniel Bradford, OCLC number 40031371. Also 1803 (OCLC No. 40013726); 1804 (OCLC No. 40030760); 1805 (OCLC No. 40037447); 1806 (OCLC No. 40020898); 1807 (OLCL NO. 40030616); 1808 (OCLC No. 40036366); 1809 (OCLC No. 40021593); 1810 (OCLC No. 40010224); 1811 (OCLC No. 40029761); 1812 (OCLC No. 40016686); 1814 (OCLC No. 40035222); 1815 (OLCL No. 40020090); 1816 (OCLC No. 40027936); 1817 (OCLC No. 40006151); 1818 (OCLC No. 40029520); 1820 (OCLC No. 26843081); 1822 (OCLC No. 37328722); 1824 (OCLC Number 3405822); 1826 (OCLC No. 29830338)

Funeral notices, Lexington, Ky., 1806-1887, Linda Ramsey Ashley, priv. pub., Rochester, Mich., 1996 (OCLC 35149825)

Guide to nineteenth-century Lexington photographers, Thomas M. House, Kentucky, 1995.

An historical bibliography of Lexington, Kentucky, 1774-1946 (with annotations), Willard Rouse Jillson, Perry Publishing Company, Frankfort, Ky., 19??

John Bradford's contributions to printing and libraries in Lexington, Kentucky, 1787-1800
, Elizabeth Gould Davis, M.A. Thesis, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY., 1951

High Oaks, Lexington sanitarium
, Robert Cameron Chenault, Lexington, KY., 1890 [SOLINET 1994 MN04168.09 KUK] 14p.

The Kentucky Chautauqua Assembly ... "Woodland park,"
Lexington, Ky., June 26th to July 6th, 1888, the Assembly, Lexington, Ky., 1888

The Kentucky bluegrass: a regional profile and guide
, Karl B. Raitz, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1980

Kentucky's bluegrass: a survey of the post offices
, Robert M. Rennick, The Depot, Lake Grove OR, 1993 

Lexington, the Athens of the west
, J. Winston Coleman, Winburn Press, Lexington, Ky., 1981

Lexington, Kentucky, founded June 1775: the heart of the blue grass region
, Birds-eye view map, Mrs. Grant C. Knight, American Association of University Women, 1929.

Lexington's music 1775-1840
, Joy C. Carden, Thesis (M.M.), University of Kentucky, 1975 [published as book in 1980 by the Lexington-Fayette (KY) County Historical Commission 

Little Kit Carson, a guide to streets, horse farms, rural routes, interesting places of Lexington and Fayette County, Kentucky, Robert Jefferson Breckinridge, Quality Printing Company, Lexington, KY., 194?

Main street amusements, Gregory Albert Waller, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 1995

Music in Lexington before 1840, Joy Carden, Lexington-Fayette County Historic Commission, Lexington, Ky., 1980

Old Homes of the blue grass: a photographic review, Richard Garrison, The Kentucky Society, Lexington, Kentucky, 1950

One  hundred and fifty years of freemasonery in Lexington, Kentucky 1788-1938, J. Winston Coleman, Lexington, Ky., 1938, (OCLC No. 27382867)

Part-time farming near Lexington, Kentucky, Merton Dale Oyler, Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station, Lexington, Kentucky, Bulletin No. 365, pages 107-121

The private school of Ella M. Williams, Lexington, Kentucky, J. Winston Coleman, Winburn Press, Lexington, KY., 1980

Proceedings of the first convention of colored men of Kentucky; held in Lexington, March the 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 26th, 1866: with the constitution of the Kentucky State Benevolent Association, The Convention, Civill & Calvert, Louisville, Ky., 1866

Roger Williams began Iroquois Hunt in 1880, Joan P. Mayer, typescript, Lexington, KY., 1969 (OCLC 1027991)

Rules and regulations of the annual fair of the Colored A. & M. Association Incorporated: to be held on the grounds of the white fair association, Colored Agricultural and Mechanical Association, Standard Printing, Lexington, Ky., 1897

The sanitary conditions and vital statistics of Fayette County, Kentucky, W.S. Chipley, 1851 [alt. title: Western journal of medicine and surgery, December 1851]

A sketch of the medical topography of Lexington and its vicinity, Benjamin W. Dudley, printed by Thomas and George Palmer, Philadelphia, 21 p., 1806

State convention of colored men, Proceedings of the State Convention held at Lexington, Kentucky in the A.M.E. Church, November 26th, 27th and 28th, Franklin Commonwealth Printing, Frankfort, Ky.,1867

Seven Anti-Slavery Pamphlets online at Centre College:
- Address to the Presbyterians of Kentucky, proposing a plan for the Instruction and Emancipation of their Slaves, 1835
- Breckinridge (Robert J.), 1800-1871. An Address Delivered Before the Colonization Society of Kentucky
- Clay(Henry), 1777-1852. An Address Delivered to the Colonization Society of Kentucky, at Frankfort, December 17, 1829
- First Annual Report of the Kentucky Colonization Society, December 17, 1829
- Proceedings of the Colonization Society of Kentucky, with the Address of the Hon. Daniel Mayes, at the Annual Meeting, at Frankfort,
December 1st, 1831
- Underwood (Joseph R.), 1791-1876. Address Delivered Before the Colonization Society of Bowling Green, July 4, 1832
- Young (Rev. John C.), Fourth Annual Report of the Kentucky Colonization Society

Smoke rings & mint juleps: bluegrass grafitti, Gene Gribbin, Leighton Press, Lexington, Kentucky, 1979

A study of the care of the care of the insane in Kentucky during the 1850's, James L. Evans, microfilm of student paper, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington, Ky., 1955.

The theatre in the frontier cities of Lexington, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio 1797-1835, Helen Langworthy, Ph.D. thesis, state University of Iowa, 1952

Transylvania university, its origin, rise, decline and fall, Robert Peter, J.P. Morton and Co., Printers, Louisville, KY, 1896

Vital link to the bluegrass: the Covington and Lexington railroad, Paul A. Tenkotte, priv. pub., 1981 (OCLC 32365445)

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