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Image for Newspaper Excerpts from the Maysville Eagle, Mason County, Kentucky, 1827-1847

Newspaper Excerpts from the Maysville Eagle, Mason County, Kentucky, 1827-1847

By: Rachelle Winters-Ibrahim

Price: $20.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: I3648

ISBN: 0788436481

Condition: 148 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 148 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Newspapers are a wonderful source of genealogical and historical data. The abstracted news articles herein are filled with names, dates, and events that were originally published in The Maysville Eagle in Maysville, Kentucky, between 1827 and 1847. These articles reflect the social and political opinions, lifestyles, and priorities of the time. Readers will marvel at the contrast between the content of articles featured in The Maysville Eagle and the news items published today. What a different life we lead! Stolen horses, runaway slaves, debts, assault, murder, business openings, marriage ann... View more info

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Leslie County, Kentucky Marriages, 1884-1894

By: Richard E. Sampson and Margaret B. Sampson

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1999)

Seller ID: S1380

ISBN: 0788413805

Condition: 100 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1999), 2010, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 100 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In the early 1800s settlers from Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee began to arrive in the Leslie County area of Eastern Kentucky. Leslie County, named after Kentucky's twenty-sixth governor, Preston Hopkins Leslie, was established March 29, 1878 by combining Perry County, Clay County and Harlan County. Its boundaries have remained unchanged. "The early marriage books of Leslie County are in bound volumes on large paper pages. All the books were microfilmed in 1988 by the Kentucky Department of Archives and Libraries." Early marriage books that were available to be microfilmed incl... View more info

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From Red Hot to Monkey's Eyebrow: Unusual Kentucky Place Names

By: Robert M. Rennick

Price: $11.50

Publisher: University of Kentucky Press: 1997

Seller ID: 109310

ISBN: 0-8131-0931-0

Condition: 96 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, map, index, , paperback, University of Kentucky Press


Of course you'll find Paradise in Kentucky, but it's only one of the many unusual place names in the Commonwealth. Meeting these names for the first time, visitors and residents alike assume that some clever or funny stories lie behind them. So they ask, how did Elkhorn Creek get its name? Were the roads to Red River really Hell each way? Did bugs really tussle in Monroe County? Why was everyone whooping for Larry? To be hospitable and helpful, Kentuckians have come up with convincing-if not always truthful-answers to these and other questions about how places got their names. Some of these st... View more info

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Kentucky Genealogical Records & Abstracts, Volume 1: 1781-1839

By: Sherida K. Eddlemon

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1997)

Seller ID: E0664

ISBN: 0788406647

Condition: 240 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1997), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 240 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Ms. Eddlemon makes available a diverse array of sources including tax and property lists, marriage registers, church and cemetery records, wills and estates, mortality schedules, Negro censuses, military pensions and officer lists. The table of contents is arranged alphabetically by the twenty-eight counties covered: Allen, Bath, Breckinridge, Butler, Campbell, Clark, Daviess, Fayette, Hancock, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Jefferson, Lincoln, Madison, McLean, Meade, Mercer, Muhlenberg, Nelson, Nicholas, Ohio, Russell, Shelby, Simpson, Trigg, Warren, Wayne. There is also a section of miscellan... View more info

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Kentucky Genealogical Records & Abstracts, Volume 2: 1796-1839

By: Sherida K. Eddlemon

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1998)

Seller ID: E1024

ISBN: 0788410245

Condition: 218 pages, (1998), 2006, paper, index, 218 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


As in the first volume of this series, genealogical information has been gleaned from a diverse array of sources, including tax and property lists, marriage registers, church and cemetery records, wills and estates, mortality schedules, Negro censuses, military pensions and officer lists. Contents are arranged alphabetically by 22 counties: Adair, Barren, Bath, Campbell, Carter, Daviess, Estill, Fayette, Floyd, Fulton, Grant, Grayson, Greenup, Hardin, Lawrence, Livingston, Oldham, Scott, Union, Webster, Whitley, and Woodford. The Misc. section includes data from a wide variety of out-of-state ... View more info

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A Genealogical Collection of Kentucky Birth and Death Records, Volume 1

By: Sherida K. Eddlemon

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1997)

Seller ID: E0677

ISBN: 0788406779

Condition: 162 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1997), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 162 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Although some Kentucky counties were recording births and deaths as early as 1851, a statewide requirement for such record-keeping was not in force until 1911. Prolific genealogical abstractor, Sherida K. Eddlemon, knows how to fill in the gaps, however. Supplementing the official state and county records with her research among other sources such as newspapers, church, cemetery and military records, Ms. Eddlemon has collected over 6,600 individual names from 50 Kentucky counties. Each record contains the individual's name and date of death. Dates of birth are included when they were available... View more info

Lord Dunmore’s Little War of 1774: His Captains And Their Men Who Opened Up Kentucky & The West To American Settlement

By: Warren Skidmore with Donna Kaminsky

Price: $47.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2002

Seller ID: S2271

ISBN: 0788422715

Condition: 304 pages, 8.5x11, 2002, 8.5x11, cloth, index, 304 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc


304 pages, 8.5x11, 2002, 8.5x11, cloth, index, 304 pp, Cloth, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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History of Woodford County, Kentucky

By: William E. Railey

Price: $36.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1938)

Seller ID: R2025

ISBN: 0788420259

Condition: 478 pages, (1938), 2008, paper, index, 478 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Woodford County "was first surveyed and shaped in 1788, before the district of Kentucky was admitted to statehood, and was then a part of the county of Fayette…" This interesting account of the county's history is intermingled with biographical sketches of its people from pioneer days. Most sketches are brief, but very detailed. Religion, societies and organizations, pensions from the Revolution, public officials and much more are touched on. The transcribed data from the 1810 census lists the head of household and the number of slaves owned by each-"the colored population of... View more info

History of Trigg County, Kentucky

By: William Henry Perrin

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1884, 1994)

Seller ID: P0040

ISBN: 0788400401

Condition: 324 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1884, 1994), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, inddex, 324 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


"Trigg County...bears no mean part in the history or the importance of the State, as she bears no inconsiderable part in the history of our common country." Thus begins this thorough account of Trigg County, Kentucky, which covers everything from its topography and geology to its settlement, pioneers, industry, government, crops, growth, development, and of course its people. Lawyer W. H. Perrin has put together a very readable text and has colorfully recorded the history of Trigg County, which he has gleaned from public records, personal documents, and individual interviews. The book'... View more info