Kentucky Newspaper Archives (1794 - 1984)
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Learn about how your ancestors lived, the hardships they might have had to overcome and their triumphs within society. Complete the missing pieces using the details available in Kentucky newspaper archives.
Discover Your Family History in Kentucky Newspaper Archives
When you are researching your family genealogy, it’s important to dive deeper than just looking at census records. Our Kentucky newspaper archives can help you uncover historical facts about your family history and genealogy dating as far back as 1794. Newspapers are great genealogy resources because they hold important records in a database so that you can search for information such as death records, birth or marriage announcements and other important events that happened while your ancestors were in Kentucky. Kentucky played a large role in American History, especially during the Civil War which had an impact on the land and the people in Kentucky during that time. You never know if local history might have had an impact on your genealogy. The only way to find out is to look through the collection of newspaper articles that contain vital statistics and important information on Kentucky's history.
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