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Kentucky Cousins Pages

A Few Suggestions for Your Research . . .

If you have been searching your family tree for a while, you may not need resource ideas. But if you are a "newbie" like me, you may be interested in sharing names of some helpful resources with other researchers. (If you find a book with lots of east Kentucky surnames in it, a tip would be appreciated!)

Good Books Covering Eastern Kentucky, the Appalachian region of Va., Ky., N.C., W.Va. and Tenn. and Its Families
(More to be Added as Time Permits!)

KENTUCKY

Pioneer Families of Eastern and Southeastern Kentucky by William C. Kozee, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore (1994 reprint).

Annals of Floyd County, Kentucky 1800-1826, Charles C. Wells, Gateway Press, Baltimore (1995)

The Big Sandy Valley, William Ely, Heritage Books, Inc., Bowie, Md. 1987 reprint.

Kentucky's Last Frontier, Henry P. Scalf, The Overmountain Press, Johnson City, Tennessee (1972 Edition).

 



VIRGINIA

Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769 - 1800, Lewis Preston Summers, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore (1996 Printing)

Suggested Library Collections:
Although two of the largest genealogical collections in the country are at Salt Lake City, Utah and Wayne County, Indiana, Kentucky genealogists are fortunate to have a number of good collections nearby. We will gradually add to the list.

Kentucky History Center, Broadway Street, Frankfort, Ky.
What you'll find there: Genealogy books, history books, genealogy-related computer access, maps, microfilm, books on immigration.

Web Sites! Web Sites!