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Several handbooks are available that give additional information about research, records, and record-finding aids in Kentucky. Among these are:  
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*Hogan, Roseann Reinemuth. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26404732 ''Kentucky Ancestry: A Guide to Genealogical and Historical Research'']. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992. ({{FHL|976.9 A3ho}}) This source contains information on court, vital, land, and tax records and the early settlement of Kentucky. It lists the names and addresses of each county’s archives or library, with their addresses, and a list of their microfilmed records.  
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{{Adoption KYGenWeb}}Several handbooks are available that give additional information about research, records, and record-finding aids in Kentucky. Among these are:
*Schweitzer, George K. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/15504018 ''Kentucky Genealogical Research'']. [N.p.], 1981. ({{FHL|976.9 D27s}}) This book lists counties, record types, and addresses of county courthouses, libraries, societies.  
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*Hathaway, Beverly W. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/901729 ''Inventory of County Records of Kentucky'']. Salt Lake City: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1974. ({{FHL|976.9 A3hba}}) These inventories are listed by county and then by the name of the library or archive. It indicates the types of records available and the years they cover.  
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*Hogan, Roseann Reinemuth. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26404732 ''Kentucky Ancestry: A Guide to Genealogical and Historical Research'']. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992. ({{FHL|976.9 A3ho}}) This source contains information on court, vital, land, and tax records and the early settlement of Kentucky. It lists the names and addresses of each county’s archives or library, with their addresses, and a list of their microfilmed records.
*Hathaway, Beverly W. ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1298894 Kentucky Genealogical Research Sources]''. [N.p.], 1974. ({{FHL|976.9 A3hb}}; {{FHL|928177 item 5}}; {{FHL|6054104}}) This source contains a history of the state and maps showing the development of Kentucky and migration trails. It lists types of records and the years available, as well as the addresses of libraries and museums.
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*Schweitzer, George K. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/15504018 ''Kentucky Genealogical Research'']. [N.p.], 1981. ({{FHL|976.9 D27s}}) This book lists counties, record types, and addresses of county courthouses, libraries, societies.
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*Hathaway, Beverly W. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/901729 ''Inventory of County Records of Kentucky'']. Salt Lake City: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1974. ({{FHL|976.9 A3hba}}) These inventories are listed by county and then by the name of the library or archive. It indicates the types of records available and the years they cover.
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*Hathaway, Beverly W. ''[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1298894 Kentucky Genealogical Research Sources]''. [N.p.], 1974. {{FHL|976.9 A3hb}}; {{FHL|928177}} item 5; {{FHL|6054104}}) This source contains a history of the state and maps showing the development of Kentucky and migration trails. It lists types of records and the years available, as well as the addresses of libraries and museums.
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For those wishing to understand more about the lives of their Kentucky ancestors, the [http://kdl.kyvl.org/static/books/kyetexts/ Kentuckiana Digital Library] houses digital copies of hundreds of old books about the life and time and environment where your ancestors lived.  
  
 
Additional sources are found in the [[United States For Further Reading|For Further Reading]] page of the United States Research Wiki article, and the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:  
 
Additional sources are found in the [[United States For Further Reading|For Further Reading]] page of the United States Research Wiki article, and the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:  
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Several handbooks are available that give additional information about research, records, and record-finding aids in Kentucky. Among these are:


  • Hathaway, Beverly W. Inventory of County Records of Kentucky. Salt Lake City: Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1974. (FHL 976.9 A3hba) These inventories are listed by county and then by the name of the library or archive. It indicates the types of records available and the years they cover.

For those wishing to understand more about the lives of their Kentucky ancestors, the Kentuckiana Digital Library houses digital copies of hundreds of old books about the life and time and environment where your ancestors lived.

Additional sources are found in the For Further Reading page of the United States Research Wiki article, and the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

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