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  • Woodford County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Woodford County, KY.

  • Scott County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Scott County, Kentucky. Official Website Native Americans inhabited the Scott County area from perhaps 15,000 years ago. Evidence has been identified that belongs the Adena culture (800 B.C. - 800 A.D.), including several significant Adena mounds. The area was explored by American explorers as early as 1774. One of the earliest se...

  • Kentucky counties, cities and towns

    This project is part of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Portal. ==About the Project=Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Kentucky. You can add profiles for:* People born in Kentucky* People who lived in Kentucky* People who died in KentuckyWhen you find helpful resources for research, please share them here so that others can benefit.If you have proje...

  • Mercer County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Mercer County, Kentucky.= Official Website = History The county was formed from Lincoln County, Virginia in 1785 and is named for Revolutionary War General Hugh Mercer, who was killed at the Battle of Princeton in 1777.Harrodsburg was the first city formally chartered in Kentucky County, the Virginia district that later became the 15t...

  • Fleming County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fleming County, Kentucky.The county was formed in 1798 and named for Colonel John Fleming, an Indian fighter and early settler. Adjacent Counties * Bath County * Rowan County * Nicholas County * Mason County * Lewis County * Robertson County Cities *Ewing*Flemingsburg (County Seat) Other Communities: Bald Hill, Beechburg, Blue Bank, ...

  • Greenup County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Greenup County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Greenup County was organized by an act of the General Assembly of Kentucky on December 12, 1803 and named in honor of Christopher Greenup, a U.S. politician, and Kentucky governor. Adjacent Counties * Boyd County * Lawrence County, Ohio * Carter County * Lewis County * Scioto County, Ohio C...

  • Christian County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Christian County, Kentucky.= Official Website = History The county is named for Colonel William Christian, a native of Augusta County, Virginia, and a veteran of the Revolutionary War. He settled near Louisville, Kentucky in 1785, and was killed by Native Americans in southern Indiana in 1786.Jefferson Davis, President of the Confeder...

  • Jews of Kentucky

    This is an umbrella project for all projects related to Jews from Kentucky .From Carol Ely on Kentucky's Jewish history at the Kentucky FolkWeb site:>Jews were present for the very creation of Kentucky. The Virginia mercantile firm of Cohen and Isaacs hired Daniel Boone to scout out their Kentucky lands; and another merchant family, the Gratz family of Philadelphia, set up trading posts on the ...

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  • Boonesborough Pioneers

    Add pioneer settlers of Fort Boonesborough, Kentucky.to this project. You can visit HistoryLink to find out which projects include your ancestors. Historical Summary Boonesborough was founded by legendary frontiersman Daniel Boone when he worked for Richard Henderson of the Transylvania Company. Boone led a group of settlers through the mountains from Fort Watauga (at present day Elizabetht...

  • Barren County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Barren County, Kentucky. Overview Barren County was established in 1798 from land given by Green County and Warren County . Like most of south central Kentucky , Barren County was settled by the Scots-Irish, and still bears many cultural aspects that trace back to that heritage. The Scottish heritage is the most evident, as indicated...

  • Old Paint Lick Cemetery, Paint Lick, Kentucky

    This project is for those buried in Old Paint Lick Cemetery, Paint Lick, Garrard County, Kentucky. Welcome to the Old Paint Lick Cemetery, also known as Paint lick Cemetery at Manse and other combinations. The cemetery is situated on a small hill with a beautiful view and is well maintained. Old Paint Lick Cemetery is located in the Manse community near Paint Lick, Kentucky and it is the final...

  • Hart County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hart County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Hart County was formed in 1819. The county is named for Captain Nathaniel G. S. Hart, a Kentucky militia officer in the War of 1812 who was wounded at the Battle of Frenchtown and died in the Massacre of the River Raisin.The Battle of Munfordville, a Confederate victory, was fought in the coun...

  • Green County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Green County, Kentucky.= Official Website = History Green County was formed in 1792. The county is named for Revolutionary War hero General Nathanael Greene, but the reason why the final E is missing is unknown.The country's first known serial killers, Big Harpe and Little Harpe, murdered a twelve-year-old Green County boy in 1799. Th...

  • Lincoln County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lincoln County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Lincoln County—originally Lincoln County, Virginia—was established by the Virginia General Assembly in June 1780, and named in honor of Revolutionary War general Benjamin Lincoln. Adjacent Counties * Boyle County * Garrard County * Rockcastle County * Casey County * Pulaski County Cities & ...

  • Jessamine County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jessamine County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Located within the Inner Blue Grass region, long a center of farming and blooded stock raising, Jessamine County was established in 1798 and was named for Jessamine Douglass, the daughter of a pioneer settler. Most of the early pioneers were from Virginia, who came through the mountains a...

  • Shelby County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Shelby County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was founded in 1792 and named for Isaac Shelby, the first Governor of Kentucky. Adjacent Counties Henry County Franklin County Anderson County Oldham County Jefferson County Spencer County Communities Bagdad Chestnut Grove Christianburg

  • Jefferson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Jefferson County—originally Jefferson County, Virginia—was established by the Virginia General Assembly in June 1780, when it abolished and partitioned Kentucky County into three counties.In 1778, during the American Revolutionary War, George Rogers Clark's militia and 60 civilian settler...

  • Nelson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nelson County, Kentucky.= Official Website =The fourth county created in what is now Kentucky in 1784, was named for Thomas Nelson Jr., the Virginia Governor who signed the Declaration of Independence. Adjacent Counties * Anderson County * Marion County * Washington County * LaRue County * Hardin County * Bullitt County * Spencer County

  • Trimble County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Trimble County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was founded in 1837 and is named for Robert Trimble, a lawyer and jurist who served as Justice of the Kentucky Court of Appeals, as United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Kentucky and as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the ...

  • Trigg County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Trigg County, Kentucky. Official Website Formed in 1820, the county was named for Stephen Trigg, an officer in the American Revolutionary War who was killed at the Battle of Blue Licks. Adjacent Counties Lyon County Caldwell County Christian County Stewart County, Tenn. Calloway County Marshall County Cities & ...

  • Monroe County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Monroe County, Kentucky.= Official Website = History The county was formed in 1820; and named for James Monroe the fifth President, author of the Monroe Doctrine.Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan's first Kentucky raid occurred here on July 9, 1862. Morgan's Raiders, coming from Tennessee, attacked Major Thomas J. Jordan's 9th Pennsylv...

  • Logan County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Logan County, Kentucky.= Official Website = History Named for Benjamin Logan, who had been second in command of the Kentucky militia during the American Revolutionary War and was a leader in bringing statehood to the area, the county was created in 1792.Future President Andrew Jackson fought a pistol duel against Charles Dickinson at...

  • Fayette County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Fayette County, Kentucky. Overview Fayette County—originally Fayette County, Virginia—was established by the Virginia General Assembly in June 1780, when it abolished and subdivided Kentucky County into three counties: Fayette, Jefferson and Lincoln. Together, these counties and those set off from them later in that decade separated ...

  • Clark County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Clark County, Kentucky. History White European settlement is known in this area as early as 1753. Many pioneers traveled through nearby Fort Boonesborough in Madison County, Kentucky, before establishing permanent settlements in Clark County. At least nineteen pioneer stations are believed to have been established in the area during t...

  • Transylvania University

    Wikipedia Transylvania University is a private university in Lexington, Kentucky, United States. It was founded in 1780, making it the first university in Kentucky and among the oldest in the United States. It offers 36 major programs, as well as dual-degree engineering programs, and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Transylvania's name, meaning "across the woo...

  • Floyd County, Kentucky, List of Slave Owners

    This project is to discuss the list of Slave Owners in Floyd County, Kentucky. page is part of a larger collection. Access the full collection at Slave Narratives .The List of People who owned Slaves in Floyd County include:* Sophia Lane, Lanesville.*Jim Lane, Lanesville*Gilbert Higgins, Wilson’s Creek*George May, Maytown*Hi Morgan, Prestonsburg*Penny J. Sizemore, Prestonsburg*Samuel P. Davidso...

  • Boyle County, Kentucky

    Please add people who were born, lived or died in Boyle County, Kentucky.= Official Website History In 1820, a portion of Casey County, now south of KY Route 300, was annexed to Mercer County. This became part of Boyle County when Boyle County was formed on February 15, 1842 from sections of Lincoln County and Mercer County. It is named for John Boyle, Congressman, Chief Justice of the Kentucky...

  • Carter County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Carter County, Kentucky.Carter County was formed on February 9, 1838 from portions of Greenup County and Lawrence County. It was named after Colonel William Grayson Carter, a Kentucky state Senator. The county seat is named for his uncle, Robert Grayson.The original courthouse was rebuilt in 1907. Adjacent Counties * Greenup County * ...

  • Todd County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Todd County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was created on April 01, 1820 and is named for Colonel John Todd, who was killed at the Battle of Blue Licks in 1782 during the American Revolution. Adjacent Counties Muhlenberg County Logan County Robertson County, Tenn. Montgomery County, Tenn. Christian County ...

  • Pulaski County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pulaski County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was founded in December 1798 from land given by Lincoln and Green Counties and named for Polish patriot Count Casimir Pulaski. Adjacent Counties Lincoln County Rockcastle County Casey County Russell County Laurel County McCreary County Wayne County

  • The Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky

    This project is for those buried in The Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Kentucky. The cemetery is located on the north side of W. Main Street (US 421) from Price Road to about 0.1 miles west of Newtown Pike (US 25). The cemetery was established in 1849. The Lexington National Cemetery is located along West Main Street on the grounds of the Lexington Cemetery. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) ...

  • Bourbon County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bourbon County, Kentucky. History Bourbon County was established in 1785 from a portion of Fayette County, Virginia, and named after the French House of Bourbon, in gratitude for Louis XVI of France's assistance during the American Revolutionary War.Bourbon County, Virginia, originally comprised 34 of Kentucky's 120 current ones, incl...

  • Campbell County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of people who were born, lived or died in Campbell County, Kentucky.= Official Website = History Campbell County was founded December 17, 1794, two years after the creation of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, becoming the state's 19th county. Campbell County was carved out of Scott, Harrison and Mason counties.[5] The original county included all of present Boone, Kenton, Pendl...

  • Nicholas County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Nicholas County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Nicholas County was established in 1799 and named for Col. George Nicholas, the "Father of the Kentucky Constitution".The county has a picturesque, rural character. Its rolling countryside is typical of the Bluegrass region where winding roads lead past manicured farms, through wooded glad...

  • Floyd County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Floyd County, Kentucky.The county was named for James John Floyd, a pioneer surveyor who helped lay out the city of Louisville. The first court house burned down on April 8, 1808, destroying all the early records, so the earliest records of government activity do not date prior to 1808. Prestonsburg was used as a Confederate stronghol...

  • Station Baptist Church Cemetery, McLean County, Kentucky

    This project is for those buried in Station Baptist Church Cemetery, McLean County, Kentucky. The cemetery is located about one mile NE of Sacramento on the east side, or right, side of Hwy 81, as you head northeast toward Rumsey. Find a Grave

  • McLean County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McLean County, Kentucky.= Official Website =McLean County was formed by act of the Kentucky legislature on February 6, 1854 and was named for Judge Alney McLean, founder of Greenville, the county seat of Muhlenberg County. Adjacent Counties * Henderson County * Daviess County * Ohio County * Webster County * Hopkins County * Muhlenber...

  • Hopkins County, Kentucky

    This project is part of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Portal. ==About the Project=Please use this project to add, research, document, and discuss your ancestors from Hopkins County, Kentucky. You can add profiles for:* People born in Hopkins County, Kentucky* People who lived in Hopkins County, Kentucky* People who died in Hopkins County, KentuckyWhen you find helpful resources for research, ple...

  • Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Muhlenberg, Kentucky.= Official Website =Muhlenberg County was formed in 1798 and was named after General Peter Muhlenberg, who was a colonial general during the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * McLean County * Ohio County * Hopkins County * Butler County * Logan County * Todd County * Christian County

  • Boyd County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Boyd County, Kentucky.= Official Website = History Boyd County was the 107th of 120 counties formed in the state of Kentucky and was established in 1860 from parts of surrounding Greenup, Carter, and Lawrence counties. It was named for Linn Boyd of Paducah, former U.S. congressman, Speaker of the United States House of Representatives...

  • Robertson Hite Cemetery, Cadiz, Kentucky

    This project is for those buried in Robertson Hite Cemetery, Cadiz, Trigg County, Kentucky. Find a Grave

  • Perry County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Perry County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was founded in 1820. Both the county and county seat are named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, a naval hero in the War of 1812. Adjacent Counties Breathitt County Knott County Letcher County Harlan County Leslie County Clay County Owsley County

  • Taylor County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Taylor County, Kentucky. Official Website Settled by people from Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and North Carolina after the American Revolutionary War, the county was organized in 1848 in the Highland Rim region. It is named for United States Army General Zachary Taylor, later President of the United States. Adjacent Counties...

  • Kentucky Pioneers

    From The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820 The opening of the trans-Appalachian West launched one of the greatest land rushes in American history. Contrary to legend, however, most of the land was won not by hardy pioneers seeking a family farmstead but by wealthy individuals and powerful companies who quickly claimed possession of all the prime areas. By the beginning of th...

  • Grant County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Grant County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Grant County was established in 1820 and named for Colonel John Grant,[3] who led a party of settlers in 1779 to establish Grant's Station, in today's Bourbon County, Kentucky. Adjacent Counties * Boone County * Kenton County * Gallatin County * Owen County * Harrison County * Pendleton County

  • McCracken County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in McCracken County, Kentucky.= Official Website =McCracken County was founded in 1825 from Hickman County; it was named for Captain Virgil McCracken of Woodford County, Kentucky, who was killed in the Battle of Frenchtown in southeastern Michigan during the War of 1812.The Battle of Paducah occurred during the American Civil War in McCr...

  • The Kentucky Derby

    The focus of this project is to collect profiles of anyone involved in the Kentucky Derby from the star jockeys to the financiers, to the owners and the stable boys and everyone in between.The Kentucky Derby /ˈdɜːrbi/ is a horse race held annually in Louisville, Kentucky, United States, almost always on the first Saturday in May, capping the two-week-long Kentucky Derby Festival. The competitio...

  • University of Kentucky

    University of Kentucky (abbrev. UK) is a public co-educational university in Lexington, Kentucky. Founded in 1865 by Isaiah Giles as the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Kentucky,[8] the university is one of the state's two land-grant universities (the other being Kentucky State University), the largest college or university in the state, with 29,385[2] students as of Fall 2013, and the h...

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  • Motherhouse Cemetery, Nerinx, Kentucky

    This project is for those who are buried in Motherhouse Cemetery, Nerinx, Marion County, Kentucky. From the Loretto Community Website: The Loretto Motherhouse has a long history. In the early years, it was named St. Stephen’s Farm by Father Stephen Badin, the first priest ordained in the United States, who lived there from 1796 to 1819. The Badin House, erected by Father Badin in 1816, was th...

  • Marion County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marion County, Kentucky.= Official Website =The county was founded in 1834 and named for Francis Marion, the American Revolutionary War hero known as the "Swamp Fox". Adjacent Counties * Boyle County * Casey County * Taylor County * Washington County * LaRue County * Nelson County Communities *Bradfordsville*Gravel Switch*Lebanon (Cou...

  • Graves County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Graves County, Kentucky. History Graves County was named for Capt. Benjamin Franklin Graves, who was one of numerous Kentucky officers killed after being taken as a prisoner in the disastrous 1813 Battle of Raisin River in Michigan Territory during the War of 1812. He disappeared while being forced by the Potawatomi, allies of the Br...

  • Johnson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Johnson County, Kentucky.= Official Website =History=Johnson County was formed on February 24, 1843 by the Kentucky General Assembly. At that time, its county seat of Paintsville had already been a chartered city for nine years. Homes had been built in Paintsville as early as the 1810s.Many of the families at the beginning of Johnson ...

  • The Kentucky Migration 1780 - 1820

    The Kentucky Migration = Note: This project is intended for anyone that moved to Kentucky during this period. If you have more info on why these families migrated, please feel free to add it here, or on their profiles. The first serious explorations of the Kentucky territory by English colonists had begun around 1750, and it was found that the area was not generally inhabited by Indians, but wa...

  • Stonermouth Presbyterian Cemetery, Ruddles Mills, Kentucky

    This project is for those buried in Stonermouth Presbyterian Cemetery, Ruddles Mills, Bourbon County, Kentucky. The cemetery has no parking. It is located on Ruddles Mills Road and is also known as Stonermouth Graveyard , Old Stonermouth Graveyard and Stonermouth Presbyterian Church Cemetery . Find a Grave Frontier Folk

  • Lewis County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lewis County, Kentucky.The county was created in 1806 and named for Meriwether Lewis of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Adjacent Counties * Adams County, Ohio * Scioto County, Ohio * Mason County * Greenup County * Carter County * Rowan County * Fleming County List of Communities

  • Miller Cemetery, Cumberland County, Kentucky

    This project is for those buried in Miller Cemetery, Cumberland County, Kentucky. This is cemetery 35 on page 19 in “Cumberland County Kentucky Cemetery Records” complied by Randolph N. Smith, © 1979. The cemetery is also known as the Kate Rowe Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Hardin County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Hardin County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Hardin County was established in 1792 and was named for Col. John Hardin, a Continental Army officer during the American Revolution and a brother of the Capt. William Hardin who founded Hardinsburg.The county is known for being the birthplace of former U.S. president Abraham Lincoln, though ...

  • Louisville, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky.= Official Website == History =Louisville is the historical and nominal county seat of Jefferson County. It was named after King Louis XVI of France, and was founded in 1778 by George Rogers Clark, making it one of the oldest cities west of the Appalachians.The city's early growth was influenced ...

  • Clinton County, Kentucky

    This project is for those that wish to research and share information on the families of Clinton County, Kentucky.

  • Franklin County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Franklin County, Kentucky. It is not to be confused with the city of Franklin, in Simpson County, Kentucky. = Official Website =Franklin County was established in 1795 and was named after the American inventor and statesman Benjamin Franklin. Adjacent Counties * Anderson County * Henry County * Owen County * Shelby County * Scott Coun...

  • Old Lone Oak Cemetery, Lone Oak, Grayson County, Kentucky

    This project is for those who are buried in Old Lone Oak Cemetery, Lone Oak, Grayson County, Kentucky. From Clarkson, Kentucky in Grayson County, take Kentucky State Hwy 224 (Millerstown Rd) east to Millerstown, Kentucky. Before crossing the bridge at Millerstown, you would make a right onto State Highway 479 (Wax Rd) and head south towards Lone Oak, Kentucky. Take State Highway 470 (Wax Rd) 1...

  • Sonora Cemetery, Sonora, Kentucky

    This project is for those buried in Sonora Cemetery, Sonora, Hardin County, Kentucky. Find a Grave

  • Pike County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pike County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was founded in 1821 and was named for General Zebulon Pike, the explorer who discovered Pikes Peak. Between 1860 and 1891 the Hatfield-McCoy feud raged in Pike and in bordering Mingo County, West Virginia. Adjacent Counties Martin County Mingo County, WV Floyd County K...

  • Barnes Family

    Scope of Project To build a single, validated and documented shared family tree for the Barnes families, from earliest origins to near modern times. How to Participate Send a request to collaborate on this project and I'll add you as a collaborator. If the profile is a public profile you have edit rights to, then navigate to the profile and under "More Actions" choose "Add to project" or...

  • Cumberland County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Cumberland County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Cumberland County was created in 1798 from land given by Green County. It was named for the Cumberland River. In 1829, the first oil well in the United States was dug three miles north of Burkesville. However, it is usually not recognized as such because the drillers were looking for sal...

  • Morehead State University

    Wikipedia =Morehead State University (MSU) is a public, co-educational university located in Morehead, Kentucky, United States, in the foothills of the Daniel Boone National Forest in Rowan County, midway between Lexington, Kentucky, and Huntington, West Virginia. The 2016 edition of "America's Best Colleges" by U.S. News & World Report named MSU one of the top 25 public universities in the Sou...

  • Northern Kentucky University

    Wikipedia =Northern Kentucky University is a public, co-educational university in northern Kentucky located in Highland Heights, seven miles southeast of downtown Cincinnati, Ohio. The university is primarily an undergraduate, liberal arts institution, but it also features graduate programs. Total enrollment at the university currently exceeds 15,000 students, with over 13,000 undergraduate stu...

  • Kentucky Wesleyan College

    Wikipedia =Kentucky Wesleyan College (KWC) is a private Methodist college in Owensboro, a city on the Ohio River, in the U.S. state of Kentucky. KWC is east of Evansville, Indiana, north of Nashville, Tennessee, west of Louisville, Kentucky, and east of St. Louis, Missouri. Daviess County is home to 94,000 residents. Notable Alumni

  • Kentucky Christian University

    Kentucky Christian University (KCU) is a private Christian university in Grayson, Kentucky. It was founded on December 1, 1919, as Christian Normal Institute, by J. W. Lusby and J. O. Snodgrass. As a "normal school" its programs included a high school, a junior college, and a training program for public school teachers. During the early 1920s its emphasis shifted to educating students for the C...

  • Eastern Kentucky University

    Central University was founded in 1874 on the present site of Eastern Kentucky University. In 1901, beset with financial difficulties and small enrollment, Central University agreed to consolidation with Centre College. The Kentucky General Assembly of 1906 enacted legislation establishing the Eastern Kentucky State Normal School No. 1. The legislation was signed into law by the governor on Mar...

  • Centre College

    Wikipedia =Centre College is a private liberal arts college located in Danville, Kentucky, a community of approximately 16,000 in Boyle County, about 35 miles south of Lexington, Kentucky. Centre is an undergraduate four-year institution with an enrollment of approximately 1,375 students. Centre was founded by Presbyterian leaders, with whom it maintains a loose affiliation, and officially char...

  • Asbury University

    Wikipedia =Asbury University, formerly Asbury College, is a Christian liberal arts institution located in Wilmore, Kentucky, United States. Although it is a nondenominational school, the college's foundation stems from a Wesleyan-Holiness tradition. The school offers 50 majors across 17 departments. Primarily a four-year college, Asbury was ranked in the third tier of liberal arts colleges by U...

  • Bellarmine University

    Wikipedia =Bellarmine University is an independent, private, Catholic university in Louisville, Kentucky. The liberal arts institution opened on October 3, 1950, as Bellarmine College, established by Archbishop John A. Floersh of the Archdiocese of Louisville and named after the Cardinal Saint Robert Bellarmine. The name was changed by the Board of Trustees in 2000 to Bellarmine University. The...

  • Grayson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Grayson County, Kentucky.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1810 and named for William Grayson (1740-1790), a Revolutionary War colonel and a prominent Virginia political figure. Adjacent Counties * Breckinridge County * Hardin County * Ohio County * Butler County * Edmonson County * Hart County Cities & Communities *Anneta

  • Montgomery County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Montgomery County, Kentucky.Montgomery County was established in 1796 and was named in honor of Richard Montgomery, an American Revolutionary War Brigadier General killed in 1775 while attempting to capture Quebec City, Canada.In 1793 Shoe Boots (Tarsekayahke) led Cherokee and Shawnee warriors in a raid on Morgan's Station, in what wa...

  • Spencer County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Spencer County, Kentucky. Official Website Spencer County was formed in January 1824, by the 32nd Kentucky General Assembly. The county was named for Kentucky's Captain Spier Spencer, who fought and died in the Battle of Tippecanoe. During the American Civil War, the courthouse at Taylorsville was burned by Confederate guerrillas ...

  • Lexington, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Lexington is located in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky and is known as "The Horse Capital of the World". History Lexington was founded by European Americans in June 1775, in what was then considered Fincastle County, Virginia, 17 years before Kentucky became a state. A party of...

  • Kentucky in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Kentucky who served in the Union Army. Kentucky (CSA) for units that served in the Confederate Army.

  • Adair County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Adair County, Kentucky. Adjacent Counties * Taylor County * Casey County * Russell County * Cumberland County * Metcalfe County * Green County History Adair County was formed on December 11, 1801, from sections of Green County . Columbia was chosen as the county seat the following year and the first courthouse was built in 1806.

  • Lawrence County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Lawrence County, Kentucky.= Official Website =The county was established in 1821 and was named for James Lawrence, and co-founded by Isaac Bolt, who served as a Lawrence County Commissioner and Justice of the Peace. Adjacent Counties * Carter County * Boyd County * Wayne County, WV * Elliott County * Morgan County * Johnson County * ...

  • Simpson County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Simpson County, Kentucky. Simpson County was established in 1819. The county is named for Captain John Simpson, a Kentucky militia officer who fought in Battle of Fallen Timbers in the Northwest Indian War and was killed during the War of 1812 in the Battle of River Raisin. Adjacent Counties Allen County Warren County Sum...

  • Pendleton County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pendleton County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was founded December 13, 1798. It was named after Edmund Pendleton, a longtime member of the Virginia House of Burgesses, the Continental Congress and chief justice of Virginia. During the American Civil War, the county sent men to both armies. A Union Army recruiting camp wa...

  • Washington County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, KY.

  • Garrard County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Garrard County, Kentucky.= Official Website =The county was formed in 1796 and was named for James Garrard, Governor of Kentucky from 1796 to 1804. Garrard County is the home of Camp Dick Robinson, the first Federal base south of the Ohio River during the Civil War. Adjacent Counties * Boyle County * Mercer County * Lincoln County * J...

  • Morgan County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Morgan County, Kentucky.Morgan County was formed on December 7, 1822 and was named for Daniel Morgan, a distinguished general in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Elliott County * Lawrence County * Johnson County * Magoffin County * Wolfe County * Rowan County * Menifee County Cities & Communities

  • Martin County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Martin County, Kentucky.= Official Website = The county was founded in 1870 and is named for Congressman John Preston Martin. Adjacent Counties * Lawrence County * Wayne County, WV * Johnson County * Floyd County * Pike County * Mingo County, WV Communities *Beauty*Inez (County Seat)*Job*Laura*Lovely*Pilgrim*Tomahawk*Warfield

  • Mason County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Mason County, Kentucky.The county was created in 1788 and named for George Mason, a Virginia delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention, known as the "Father of the Bill of Rights". Adjacent Counties * Brown County, Ohio * Adams County, Ohio * Lewis County * Fleming County * Robertson County * Bracken County Cities & Communities ...

  • Shaver's Cemetery, Lynn City, Kentucky

    This project is for those buried in Shaver's Cemetery, Lynn City, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. Find a Grave

  • Millersburg Cemetery, Millersburg, Kentucky

    This project is for those who are buried in Millersburg Cemetery, Millersburg, Bourbon County, Kentucky. Find a Grave Genealogy Trails

  • Rowan County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Rowan County, Kentucky. Official Website The county was created in 1856 and named after John Rowan, who represented Kentucky in the House of Representatives and the Senate. In summer 2015, Rowan County attracted national attention when County Clerk Kim Davis refused, on grounds of religion, to follow a court order requiring her t...

  • Myrtle Chapel Cemetery, Lawrence County, Kentucky

    This project is for those buried in Myrtle Chapel Cemetery, Lawrence County Kentucky. Find a Grave

  • Notable Kentuckians

    Persons of note who were born, raised, or spent portions of their lives in the American Commonwealth of Kentucky. Additions to the list welcome.===notables===* John Adair pioneer and political leader;* Muhammad Ali , boxer* Alben W. Barkley vice president;* Louis D. Brandeis jurist;* John Mason Brown critic;* Kit Carson scout;* Champ Clark politician;* George Clooney actor;* Rosemary Clooney si...

  • Allen County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Allen County, Kentucky .= Official Website =Allen County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky . As of the 2010 census, the population was 19,956. Its county seat is Scottsville. The county is named for Colonel John Allen , a state senator and soldier who was killed leading the 1st Regiment of Kentucky Rifleman at the Batt...

  • Ohio County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ohio County, Kentucky.= Official Website =Ohio County was formed in 1798 and was named for the Ohio River, which originally formed its northern boundary. It lost its northern portions in 1829, when other counties were formed it.The first settlements in Ohio County were Barnetts Station and Hartford. In January 1865, during the America...

  • Warren County, Kentucky, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Warren County, KY.

  • Casey County, Kentucky

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Casey County, Kentucky.The county was formed in 1806 from the western part of Lincoln County and named for Colonel William Casey, a pioneer settler who moved his family to Kentucky in 1779. It is the only Kentucky county entirely in the Knobs region. Casey County is home to annual Casey County Apple Festival, and is a prohibition or ...

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