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Purpose

Record individuals pronouncing the names of all 120 Kentucky counties to teach genealogists how to correctly pronounce the names of places where their ancestors lived.

Sign Up

To sign up, add your name and telephone number to the following schedule. You will receive a telephone call at the scheduled time. The call will only take a few minutes. Your voice will be recorded and converted to audio files for use in FamilySearch Wiki. The files will be stored in WikiMedia Commons.

Example

The Kentucky Dialect category in Wikimedia Commons has examples of counties that have been recorded. Internet Explorer is the preferred browser for audio playback.

Schedule

All times are Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is two hours behind Eastern Standard Time (EST) and one hour behind Central Standard Time (CST). White boxes represent available time slots.

Week of January 17, 2011 to January 21, 2011

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Week of January 24, 2011 to January 28, 2011

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Completed Counties

  • Butler
  • Christian
  • Crittenden
  • Daviess
  • Henderson
  • Hopkins
  • Logan
  • McLean
  • Muhlenberg
  • Ohio
  • Todd
  • Union
  • Webster

Question: If a county has already been recorded, is it alright to add a second opinion? Yes, multiple people can be recorded pronouncing the same county.


 

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