Kentucky Family History Societies (C-K)

This section lists associations from Campbell to Hopkins giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Campbell County Historical and Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1990, its aim being to preserve, protect, promote and encourage history and genealogy in Campbell County.

Some on-line indexes are accessible, which include the 1872-73 Bellevue City Directory and the 1878-1879 Bellevue City Directory.

Numerous books are sold by the society, which incorporate:

  • Atlas of Boone, Kenton and Campbell Co., 1883
  • DeJaco Genealogy
  • Genealogies of the Casson and Shaw Families
  • History and Genealogy of Melbourne, Campbell Co., KY
  • History and Genealogy of Oneonta, Campbell Co., KY
  • History and Genealogy of Silver Grove, Campbell Co., KY
  • Marshall Family of King George Co., VA and Mason Co., KY
  • Soul of the City
  • They Came Down Two Rivers (Hartman)
Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kycchgs/

Graves County Genealogical Society

Many publications are available for sale, including:

  • 1880 Graves Co. Atlas
  • Bible Records
  • Census Returns
  • Chalk Dust Project (History of Graves Co. School)
  • Church Registers
  • Court Records
  • Funeral Home Records
  • Funeral Home Records
  • Graves Co. Cemeteries
  • Graves Co. Family History Vols I and II
  • Marriages 1887-1899
  • School Census Records
  • WWII Vets Registration

A list of surnames currently being researched by members is also on the site, along with a list of links to other sites you may find useful.

Website:
http://www.gravesgenealogy.org

Hickman County Historical and Genealogical Society

Numerous publications are sold by the society, which incorporate:

  • Beyond the Baron - Dr. V. A. Jackson of Hickman Co.
  • Black Vital Statistics
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Returns
  • Circuit Court Records
  • Civil War Pensioner and Widow Applications
  • Early Births 1848-1920
  • Family Bible Records
  • Funeral Home Books
  • Hickman Co. History
  • Hickman Co. Veterans
  • Marriages 1822-1948
  • Old Columbus, Kentucky and Belmont, Missouri Civil War Era
  • Vital Statistics 1852-1909

Website: 
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyhickma/hickman_historical.htm


Hopkins County Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1966.  Numerous resources are on-line, which include:

  • Administrators Bonds 1846-1852
  • Court Order Book 1819-1842
  • Court Order Book 1831-1839
  • Deed Book 3 Abstracts
  • Guardian Bonds 1846-1852
  • Minute Books
  • Muhlenberg Co. Miscellaneous Records
  • School Census 1895-1897
  • The Sisk Family
  • Tavern Rates 1857
  • Woodruff Ancestry

Many books are accessible in their Library. 

Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1870 Caldwell Co. Census
  • Cemetery Books
  • Harris Funeral Home Records
  • Hopkins Co. Censuses
  • Indexes to Births and Deaths in Hopkins County
  • Marriages in Hopkins, Butler, Muhlenberg and Webster Counties
  • Wills Book

Website:
http://kykinfolk.com/hopkins/hcgs