Kentucky Genealogy Trails!
A Proud Part of
The Genealogy Trails History Group
My name is J
Mike and I am your Kentucky host.
Many thanks to our longtime state host, Cathy
Schultz, for all her hard work on these
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors
through time by transcribing genealogical and
historical data and placing it online for the
free use of all researchers.
If you have a love for history, a desire to help
others, and basic webpage-making skills,
consider joining us!
Get the details on our
[A desire to
transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a
basic webpage is required.]
If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help
in other ways.
More information can be found on the
We regret that we have no
time to perform personal research for anybody.
All data we come across will be added to our
websites, so please keep checking back.
Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792
Kentucky became the 15th state to join the
Largest city: Louisville
Statehood - June 1, 1792
Nickname - Bluegrass State
Motto - United We Stand, Divided We Fall
Bird - Cardinal | Animal - Gray Squirrel |
Horse - Thoroughbred | Fish - Kentucky Bass
Insect - Viceroy butterfly | Flower -
Goldenrod | Tree - Kentucky coffee tree
Mineral - Freshwater pearl | Soil - Crider
soil series | Fossil - Brachiopod
The Regions of Kentucky
Jackson Purchase - Western Coal Fields -
Mississippi Plateau -
Outer Bluegrass - Inner Bluegrass -
Visit our County Websites
Select a website to visit:
View a table of the Counties
View County Map
Check your Attics!
Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for this site!!!
If you are interested in adding your families' information to this website,
We'll be happy to help your families' obituaries, news items and other
historical data find a home here
at Kentucky Genealogy Trails, where it will remain free for all to view.
to contribute data
(Sorry - No research requests)
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for any of our KY sites
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