The following books contain general information for Genealogy research in the state of Kentucky or are books covering multiple counties or a particular geographic region of the state. Be sure to also check the pages for the specific county (or counties) you are researching for more detailed information.
TRKY-1: THE FORMATION OF COUNTIES IN KENTUCKY
Compiled by The Researchers, 8 Pages...$2.00
Information given includes the county name, date of organization and the parent county. There is also a reverse listing giving the county name, the date and county name to which the land was given. This a valuable resource for determining where the records you are looking may be depending upon the time of the event. This booklet should be a part of the basic toolset for all genealogists doing serious research in Kentucky.
TRKY-2: KENTUCKY MILITARY PENSIONERS: Revolutionary War and The War of 1812
TRKY-3: THE KENTUCKY GAZETTEER
Identifies over 6,500 towns, former names - present names. Maps of Kentucky in 1780-1790-1800-1810-1820-1830-1840-1850-present, corresponding to the census years.
TRKY-4: EARLY KENTUCKY TAXPAYERS: 1789-1792
GPCKY-9: KENTUCKY COURT AND OTHER RECORDS, Volume I
Compiled by Mrs. William B. Ardery, 206 Pages, Index...$25.00
Records are from about 1724 to 1875 and cover the following counties: Barre, Bath, Bourbon, Clark, Daviess, Fayette, Harrison, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mason, Montgomery, Nelson, Nicholas, Ohio, Scott and Shelby. Also included is an index to estates and inventories of Revolutionary War soldiers.