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GENWEB LINKS - National and State

The WorldGenWeb Project

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KyGenWeb State Page

The Kentucky Archive

Kentucky Links and Research Help

RootsWeb Genealogical Data Cooperative
The Internet's Oldest and Largest Genealogy Site
Hundreds of mail lists and the RootsWeb Surname List!

Kentucky Historical County Lines

Missing or unaccounted for from Ky for Vietnam War

Missing or unaccounted for from Ky for Korean War

Interesting and Useful Map Collection
It has a ton of really interesting and useful stuff, if you're interested in historics

Wayne County Archives

 Ky. Civil War Rosters
Available for Purchase and Interlibrary Loan

Message Board Search

RootsWeb List Finder
Great search engine for an easy way to find a particular surname list!

"Phelps' Travellers Guide through the United States"  -  published in 1850, and has almost 700 listings of the railroad, stage, canal and steamboat routes available then.

National Register of Historical Places in Wayne County


KY African - American Griots Called griot's (gree-oh) in Africa,
it was their role to pass on their tribes history from one generation to the next.

List of Wayne County Post Offices in 1927

Soldiers of the Great War, Fallen Kentucky Soldiers in WW I

Historical Road Markers

30th Kentucky Mounted Infantry  - A one-year regiment mustered in 1864 in Frankfort and Burnside, KY. Transcribed by Nancy Skidmore.

Kentucky Death Records (Soundex)

Kentucky Cemetery Records Database
This is an ongoing project-- The database DOES NOT contain a record for every grave in every cemetery in
Kentucky! Allows you to search for cemetery information on your relatives/ancestors who are buried in
Kentucky. Caution:  many of the listings are NOT current.

Genealogy Inc. - Census Maps 

A Guide to Kentucky Place Names

The Guide is a gazetteer of Kentucky towns, landmarks, churches, cemeteries, etc. compiled from a number of sources. This index is extremely useful when you need to know how some obscure place name relates to the world as you know it. 

Kentucky Secretary of State website
Searchable Revolutionary War warrants, land records etc.
(Did your ancestor receive a bounty land warrant for service in the Revolutionary War?)

Ky Marriage Index
Searchable - 1973 to Present

Kentucky Vital Records
Searchable Index

Vital Records Information - Kentucky
The KY Department of Libraries and Archives also has links for requesting
birth and death records.

The Kentucky Genealogical Society

The Kentucky Historical Society
It gets better and better!

Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer

University of Kentucky Online Local References.

Kentucky Information Page
Historical Maps and other Information

Campaign and battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky This page presents historical information on the campaign and battle of Mill Springs, Kentucky (also called Fishing Creek and Logan's Crossroads), 19 January 1862; and genealogical information on the soldiers who fought there, including unit rosters and photos.

Pictures and directions to Mill Springs Mill


      Photo Restoration and Storage:

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       River City Image Works

      Care, Handling, and Storage of Photographs

      Photo Graphics Copy & Restoration

      Census Online - Link to Online Census Records    -  Some free, some subscription.

      Civil War, Soldiers & Sailors System (link not working at this time)
      Searchable by Name and Regiment, it gives many regiment histories and details of the battles they were in.

      Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet


     Rex Bertram's Free Look-Ups and Paid Researcher

     S-K Publications;KY census information
     A listing of all Kentucky Counties that they have census books for.

     S-K Publications;USA census information
     A listing of all states/counties that they have census books for.



Bertram Family History
As written by Myrtle Dalton

Our Bowers and Anderson Ancestors
Robert Strong's genealogy and family web site.
Wayne Co. Surnames include: Hamilton, Henry, Lear (Lair), Franklin, and Branscomb.

The Brown Homepage
Brown and Wescott Genealogy

Bryant Family History
Dave C. Bryant writes about trip to Wayne County in 1915

The Burnetts and Their Connections
Includes a price guide to June Baldwin Bork's many books that are essential 
to genealogy research in Wayne County!

The Christals of VA, KY, MO, TX

The Clarks of Otter Creek and Related Families
Fay Clark's home page includes many Wayne County families.
Be sure to visit her family database.

Correll Family Research by John E. Young
Includes many surnames from the Wayne and Pulaski County area.

Clyde Davenport
Mr. Davenport is a fiddler from Wayne County, KY. Drop in a listen to his wonderful music!

Decker Family from New York State
Includes Wayne County, Kentucky Decker families.

Denton Family Genealogy
By Sue Montgomery Cook

William Dugger & Martha Young of Knox and Wayne Co, KY

Duncans in Wayne Co, KY

Gill/Bell Family Genealogy
includes the Wayne County families of Craig, Hatfield, Brown and Helm.

Gregorys of Wayne County, KY - A Family History By: Marilyn Gregory Fisher   
Included are family trees, old photos, Wayne Co. cemetery and vital records; includes other surnames.

Joe & Mikki Shelton's Family Page
Featuring GREGORY research in Wayne County.

The Johnson Families of Wayne and Pulaski Counties, Kentucky
Great site! A MUST SEE if you are working on the Johnson surname.

Maxwell Family of Barry and Stone Counties of Missouri
Richard Maxwell's web page that includes his ancestors from Wayne County, KY

Descendants of John Miller

Neals and Sheltons of Wayne Co, KY
Wayne Neal's web page listing members of the Neal and Shelton families and their relations.

Harlan Ogle's My Kentucky World
Well known minister and author; Harlan Ogle shares his family history, ministry, books, and more.

The Parmelee Family Home Page

John Ramsey family of Wanye Co., KY
Bill Ramsey's genealogy web site

Kentucky Rice Connection by Cindy Vaught
Includes Rice births, deaths, marriages, census, and more.

Raccoon John Smith

Winchester Family Tree - By Jerry Winchester - a website in honor of my g-great grandfather.  He was born in Wayne County in 1846 and joined the Civil War there. We have alot of documentation from the Civil War due to his application for a pension.  It also has depositions from him and his brother and a cousin, all from Wayne County, KY.

For Your Information

~Genealogical Societies~

Wayne County Historical and Genealogical Society:
P.O. Box 320
Monticello, KY 42633
Located at 209 N. Main St.

Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society
P O Box 1782
Bowling Green KY 42101-1782

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