Kentucky Family History Societies(N-Z)

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

County and other Societies

Nelson County Genealogical Roundtable

A list of Nelson Co. Cemeteries, which has been indexed by section, is accessible on their site.  Many databases and indexes are also accessible, including:

  • Bible Records
  • Early Settlers
  • Families of the Area
  • New Haven Census Records 1870-1930
  • Surnames

Some publications are sold by the Society, which incorporate:

  • Births and Deaths
  • Bond Books
  • Cemetery Records
  • Church Records
  • Deeds Abstracts
  • From Out of the Dark Past: Their Eyes Implore Us - Craven & Pangburn
  • Land Records
  • Marriages
  • Will Abstracts

An index of surnames currently being researched by members is also available.

Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyncgr/

Pendleton County Historical and Genealogical Society

Numerous indexes are on the site, including:

  • African American Records
  • Births
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Church Registers
  • County Court and Land Records
  • Deaths
  • Marriages
  • Military Resources
  • Naturalisation Records
  • Newspaper Indexes
  • School Records
  • Wills

Numerous publications are available, which incorporate:

  • Marriage and Atlas CD, which includes a Marriage Index for 1799-1964 and the 1884 Atlas
  • Maps
  • Pendleton Co. Pioneer Book
  • Revolutionary War Pensioners

Links to other sites you may find of use are also available.

Websites:
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ky/state/counties/pendleton
http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ky/state/counties/pendleton/histsoc/historicalsociety.htm

Webster County Historical and Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1980.  Its aims are to encourage people to preserve their heritage and to give them a better understanding of family history, the history of Kentucky, and American history.

The society has numerous resources which are accessible in their research room, situated in the Community Room, Webster County Library, Dixon.  

Numerous publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Webster Co. Cemeteries
  • Webster Co. Church Histories
  • Webster Co. Families
  • Webster Co. Schools from 1860
  • Webster's Wagon Wheel (Single Issue)
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kywebste/wch_gs.htm

Whitley County Historical and Genealogy Society

The association was established in 1996 and now has over 400 members.  

An extensive collection of resources are accessible in their library, which include:

  • Census Records from many US States
  • Funeral Records and Obituaries from Whitley and McCreary Counties in Kentucky and Campbell County in Tennessee
  • Military Books including books relating to the Revolutionary War, Civil War and World War 2, Korean War and the Vietnam War
  • School Yearbooks
  • Whitley Co. Cemeteries
  • Whitley Co. Wills

Numerous books are also available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Whitley Co. Graveyard Books
  • Handbook for Country People
  • Harp Funeral Home Book
  • LP Jones and Son Funeral Home Book
Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kywchgsm/

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