Kentucky [Court and Other] Records: Volume 2: Wills, Deeds, Orders, Suits, Church Minutes, Marriages, Old Bibles and Tombstone Records
Kentucky [Court and Other] Records: Volume II: Wills, Deeds, Orders, Suits, Church Minutes, Marriages, Old Bibles and Tombstone Records. Mrs. William Breckenridge Ardery . (1932)Like
Volume I (see Item 141), this is a valuable source of information, containing references to virtually every type of genealogical record pertinent to Kentucky and that part of Virginia from which the State of Kentucky was formed. A slightly larger work than Volume I, this volume comprises deeds, suits, church minutes, marriages, old Bible records, and tombstone inscriptions. Abstracted are the records of the following counties: Fayette, Jefferson, Lincoln, Bath, Bourbon, Bracken, Clark, Fleming, Harrison, Hardin, Jessamine, Mason, Madison, Montgomery, Nicholas, Oldham, Scott, Woodford, and Warren. The arrangement of the text is both simple and lucid: each class of record, for instance, is dealt with separately in county-by-county sequence. While it is difficult to calculate the exact number of names mentioned in the various records, it is at least safe to say that many thousands of Kentucky's earliest inhabitants are documented. Persons referred to in the text are listed alphabetically by surname in the general index, many with multiple references. Names not appearing in the general index are indexed internally under their relevant county record. Perhaps the most modest claim to be made for this work is that it will reduce the researcher's library work to the bare minimum and will eliminate some of the tedious aspects of investigation altogether.This volume is also available on our Family Archive CD 7519.Genealogical.com publishes genealogy books and CDs. Whether you are just beginning to explore your family tree or are an experienced researcher looking for in-depth genealogy data, Genealogical.com can provide you with the resources you need. We publish over 2,000 genealogy books and compact discs featuring colonial genealogy, Irish genealogy, immigration, royal ancestry, family history, and genealogy methods and sources. Genealogical.com is the online home of Genealogical Publishing Company, Clearfield Company, and Gateway Press. Search our genealogy books by title, author or keyword phrase or browse our genealogy book sale.