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MAP: Kentucky and Tennessee: 1890

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S49

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


Originally issued by Geo. Cram & Co., this map shows county divisions, towns, villages, rail lines and natural features in both states. Identifies many small settlements not usually found on later maps of this size.Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

MAP: Kentucky 1853

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: F10

Condition: 8.5x11” acid-free, heavyweight, linen-finish, cream-colored paper. Reproduction map of original, Map, Reproduction map of original


8.5x11” acid-free, heavyweight, linen-finish, cream-colored paper. Reproduction map of original, Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

MAP: Kentucky and Tennessee Circa 1825

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S02

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 11x17,” and printed on high quality cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


Black and white map, printed on 11x17,” and printed on high quality cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

MAP: Louisville, Kentucky: 1895

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: K06

Condition: 11x15" linen-finish, cream-colored paper and folded once to 8.5x11” . Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


11x15" linen-finish, cream-colored paper and folded once to 8.5x11” . Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

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Revolutionary Soldiers in Kentucky

By: Anderson Chenault Quisenberry

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1896)

Seller ID: Q1818

ISBN: 0788418181

Condition: 226 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1896), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, 226 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In no state in the Union are there so many descendants of Revolutionary soldiers, in proportion to population, as in KY. Nearly all of the original male settlers of the state saw service in the Revolutionary War and their names can be found in this valuable compilation of lists. Lists include: KY citizens who were granted Revolutionary pensions up to the year 1835, Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Privates of “The Illinois Regiment,” who, under the command of Gen. George Rogers Clark, achieved the Conquest of the Northeast (from which the states of OH, IN, IL, MI, and WI wer... View more info

Kentucky: Research in the States

By: Bettie Cummings Cook

Price: $17.00

Publisher: National Genealogical Society: 2012

Seller ID: NGS-KY

Condition: 8.5x11, Softcover, National Genealogical Society


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Image for Nicholas County, Kentucky, Records: Stray Book 1 - 1805-1811, Stray Book 2 - 1813-1819, Stray Book 3 - 1820 - 1870 and Execution Book A - 1801-1878

Nicholas County, Kentucky, Records: Stray Book 1 - 1805-1811, Stray Book 2 - 1813-1819, Stray Book 3 - 1820 - 1870 and Execution Book A - 1801-1878

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2001

Seller ID: E0647

ISBN: 1585496472

Condition: 235 pages, 8.5x11, 2001, 8.5x11, paper, index, 235 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Stray books record animals found and claimed by residents of the county. These animals could have strayed from an area farm, but more than likely they were lost by settlers moving west who did not have time to stop and recover them. 235 pages, 8.5x11, 2001, 8.5x11, paper, index, 235 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Nicholas County, Kentucky, Property Tax Lists, 1800-1811 with indexes to Deed Books A&B (2), and C

By: Carrie Eldridge

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2004

Seller ID: E0938

ISBN: 1585499382

Condition: 178 pages, 8.5x11, 2004, 8.5x11, paper, 178 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Tax lists are an excellent resource often overlooked by researchers. Tax lists provide researchers with the names of persons present in the county at the time the tax was assessed along with a comparison of name spelling. The first section of this valuable research aid covers four tax years (1800, 1801, 1809, and 1811) and includes: the location of properties, the name of the person who first claimed or provided surety, which type of land was taxed, and property value. Entries include year, person, location and water course, and entered/surveyed, as well as number of voters, white males, slave... View more info

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THE HISTORY OF PIONEER LEXINGTON, 1779-1806

By: Charles R. Staples

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Kentucky Press: 1996 [©1939]

Seller ID: 119138

ISBN: 0-8131-1913-8

Condition: 384 pages, 6 x 9, cloth, University of Kentucky Press


Reviews"Far surpasses any early history of any other Kentucky town yet published."—The Filson Club History Quarterly"It almost seemed as though Staples had been on hand at Postlethwait's Tavern to greet the foreign travelers who came by stage coach down the Limestone-Lexington Road."—Thomas D. Clark384 pages, 6 x 9, cloth, University of Kentucky Press View more info

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Footsteps Across the Confederacy: Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee

By: Dave Comeau

Price: $30.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2006

Seller ID: C3583

ISBN: 0788435833

Condition: 302 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 302 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This volume is a continuation of the author’s journey in search of a deeper understanding of the Civil War. This fascinating look at Civil War battlefields began as a short article about the author’s visit to one of the battlefields in Virginia, and blossomed into this full length account of his journey of discovery across the Confederacy as he roamed from battlefield to battlefield, tracing the footsteps of soldiers that had gone before him. The account of each battlefield is broken down into three sections: a description of the author’s route to each site; a summary of t... View more info

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Kentucky’s German Pioneers: H.A. Rattermann’s History

By: Don Heinrich Tolzmann

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2001)

Seller ID: T1735

ISBN: 0788417355

Condition: 130 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2001), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 130 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


By 1790 Kentucky’s population was 14% German, and by 1990 the population of German ancestry had risen to 22%. This work consists of a collection of articles translated from German, which originally appeared in the well-known 19th century German-American historical journal, Der Deutsche Pionier, published in Cincinnati by the German Pioneer Society, and which was edited for the greater part of its existence by H.A. Rattermann. This work concentrates on the pre-1848, or pioneer period of Kentucky’s German heritage.130 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2001), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 130 pp,... View more info

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Covington's German Heritage

By: Don Heinrich Tolzmann

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1998)

Seller ID: T1059

ISBN: 0788410598

Condition: 140 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1998), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 140 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Covington, Kentucky, is one of the three major centers in German-American heritage and is located directly across the Ohio River from Cincinnati. This book provides a survey history of the area's German heritage. Chapter topics include: the German Pioneers before 1810; the German immigration and settlement from 1810-1850; accomplishments of the German Pioneers; immigration, nativism and the Civil War; the German Pioneer Society of Covington; the German-American alliance; the World Wars and German-Americans; and more.140 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1998), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 140 pp, Softcover... View more info

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Kentucky Families: A Bibliographic Listing of Books About Kentucky Families

By: Donald M. Hehir

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1993)

Seller ID: H0869

ISBN: 1556138695

Condition: 204 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1993), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 204 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


With over 1,500 Kentuckian surnames referenced in this major new work. Mr. Hehir provides in one source a comprehensive listing of all printed Kentuckian genealogies and family histories that have made their way into major library collections across the United States. The author researched library listings and catalogs covering many genealogical libraries including the Library of Congress, the National Genealogical Society Library and the Library of the Daughters of the American Revolution along with historical association libraries from Massachusetts to California. Many of the books deal wi... View more info

A Union Woman in Civil War Kentucky: The Diary of Frances Peter

By: edited by John David Smith and William Cooper, Jr.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky: c2000 [1976]

Seller ID: 121442

ISBN: 0813121442

Condition: 256 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, photos , paperback, University Press of Kentucky


Frances Peter was one of the eleven children of Dr. Robert Peter, a surgeon for the Union army. The Peter family lived on Gratz Park near downtown Lexington, where nineteen-year-old Frances began recording her impressions of the Civil War. Because of illness, she did not often venture outside her home but was able to gather a remarkable amount of information from friends, neighbors, and newspapers.Peter's candid diary chronicles Kentucky's invasion by Confederates under Gen. Braxton Bragg in 1862, Lexington's month-long occupation by Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith, and changes in attitude among t... View more info

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Old Episcopal Burying Ground

By: Frances Keller Swinford Barr

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2002)

Seller ID: B2238

ISBN: 0788422383

Condition: 134 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2002), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 134 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This book has been written out of an appreciation of history and a wish to preserve for posterity the names of those persons who are, or at one time were, buried in the Old Episcopal Burying Ground in Lexington, Kentucky. Over the years, some 600 burials took place and many of the stones are still there. This is the oldest cemetery still extant in Lexington, and has long been known as Lexington’s Westminster Abbey because of the prominence of those buried there. Genealogists and historians alike will want to add this well-written book to their library. A brief history of the cemetery, c... View more info

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History of Shelby County, Kentucky

By: George L. Willis, Sr

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1929, 1999)

Seller ID: W1178

ISBN: 0788411780

Condition: 308 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1929, 1999), 2009, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 308 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Shelby County was for a long time the geographical center of the United States and for a longer period its center of population. It was Squire Boone, the younger brother of Daniel Boone, who began the settlement of Shelby County Territory, around 1779. The first of Shelby's peculiarly large number of Stations was that of the "Painted Stone." The book is divided into seven parts. Part One is about the county itself. The author shows the reader the geology, boundaries and topography of the county, as well as a look at the first visitors and settlers and the county's first century. Part T... View more info

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Grimes Mill, Kentucky Landmark on Boone Creek, Fayette County

By: Harry G. Enoch

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2002)

Seller ID: E2031

ISBN: 0788420313

Condition: 220 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2002), 2011, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 220 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The Grimes Mill complex and the nearby Grimes House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Charles Grimes’ merchant mill was originally built to manufacture wheat for export to New Orleans. The business continued under various owners for over 100 years. The mill ceased operating in 1928 and since that time has served as headquarters for the Iroquois Hunt Club. This book tells the story of the men and women who built and tended the mill, the various commercial enterprises carried on in its shadow, and the outside events that swirled around it. The work is divided into se... View more info

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In Search of Morgan's Station and “The Last Indian Raid in Kentucky”

By: Harry G. Enoch

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1997)

Seller ID: E0604

ISBN: 0788406043

Condition: 228 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1997), 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 228 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The focal point of this meticulously researched book is the 1793 Indian raid on Morgan's Station in which a band of about thirty-five Shawnee and Cherokee Indians descended upon this small fort in a surprise attack that ended with two people killed and 19 women and children captured. Additionally, Mr. Enoch describes the years preceding and immediately following the raid; in all, covering more than a quarter century of early Kentucky history. Although Mr. Enoch's narrative ends in late 1796 with the establishment of Montgomery County, he includes an epilogue, which tells what became of the sur... View more info

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Abstract of Early Kentucky Wills and Inventories, Copied from Original and Recorded Wills and Inventories

By: J. Estelle Stewart King

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1933)

Seller ID: K2003

ISBN: 0788420038

Condition: 304 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1933), 2003, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 304 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


304 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1933), 2003, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 304 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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Madison County, Kentucky, Court Order Book B, 1791-1801

By: Jackie Couture

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (2000)

Seller ID: C1463

ISBN: 0788414631

Condition: 320 pages, 5.5x8.5, (2000), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 320 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


During this period Madison County included all of present-day Clay, Jackson and Owsley Counties and parts of Breathitt, Estill, Garrard, Harlan, Lee, Leslie, Letcher, Perry and Rockcastle Counties. Settlers rushed to this verdant area of the Kentucky frontier once the turbulent times of Indian wars and the American Revolution were past. Perhaps your ancestors' names can be found among the likes of Daniel Boone and William Clark! The civil matters found in these records include the exchange of deeds in property sales, lawsuits, road surveys, establishing care for orphans and the marking of live... View more info