Genealogical Resources

Gallatin County Public Library Genealogy Resources

Non-Fiction Call Number
Atlas of Kentucky/editors P.P.Karan and Cotton Mather KY 912.769 ATLA
Kentucky place names / Robert M. Rennick. KY 917.69 RENN
Kentucky Ancestry: A Guide to Genealogical and Historical Research /Roseann Reinmuth Hogan KY 929 HOGA
Generations : an American family / John Egerton. KY 929.2 EGER
The Breckinridges of Kentucky, 1760-1981 / James C. Klotter. KY 929.209 KLOT
Westmoreland (Virginia) County. KNF 929.3755 CROZ
The Melungeons by Bonnie Ball KY 973
The Melungeons: The Resurrection of a Proud People by N. Brent Kennedy KY 973
The Battle of Wild Cat Mountain by Kenneth A. Hafendorfer KY 973
Of Savage Fury: The Battle of Richmond, KY by Anthony Jhawkins KY 973.3
The Civil War in Kentucky : battle for the Bluegrass State. KY 973.7 CIVI
War in Kentucky : from Shiloh to Perryville / James Lee McDonough. KY 973.73 MCDO
Rebel raider : the life of General John Hunt Morgan / James A. Ramage. KY 973.7 RAMA
Kentucky and the Bourbons : the story of Allen Dale farm / Ronald R. Van Stockum KY 976 VAN
Free Frank : a Black pioneer on the antebellum frontier / Juliet E.K. Walker. KY 976 WALK
Miracle on Caney Creek: A True Story/Michael Jonathon KY 976.5 JONA
Simon Kenton, his life and period, 1755-1836. KY 976.8 KENT
Simon Kenton, Kentucky scout / by Thomas D. Clark ; illustrated by Edward Shenton . KY 976.9 CLAR
The Kentucky / by Thomas D. Clark ; illustrated by John A. Spelman III. KY 976.9 CLAR
The Kentucky Encyclopedia edited by John E. Kleber KY 976.9 KLEB
Six sketches of Kentucky : from the pamphlets of J. Winston Coleman, Jr. / J. Winston Coleman, Jr., 1898-1983 KY 976.9 COLE
The Kentucky River / William E. Ellis. KY 976.9 ELLI
Welcome the traveler home : Jim Garland's story of the Kentucky mountains / edited by Julia S. Ardery. KY 976.9 GARL
The encyclopedia of Louisville / John E. Kleber, editor in chief ; Mary Jean Kinsman, managing editor KY 976.9 KELB
Beverly Hills : the anatomy of a nightclub fire / Robert G. Lawson. KY 976.9 LAWS
Westward into Kentucky : the narrative of Daniel Trabue / edited by Chester Raymond Young. KY 976.9 TRAB
Kentucky stories / Byron Crawford. KY 976.904 CRAW
Home Sweet Kentucky KY 976.904 DICK
Days of darkness : the feuds of Eastern Kentucky / John Ed Pearce. KY 976.910 PEAR
Factual folklore / by Mabel W. Martin. KY 976.91 MART
Inside the Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire / Ron Elliott. KY 976.934 ELLI
Boone County : from mastodons to the millennium / Jennifer S. Warner. KY 976.93 WARN
The Ohio River / John Ed Pearce ; photographs by Richard Nugent. KY 977 PEAR
River Jordan : African American urban life in the Ohio Valley / Joe William Trotter, Jr. KY 977 TOTT

 


Reference Title Call Number
A History of the Kentucky Music Educators Association KR 781.642 PARK
After ninety years / by Edwin Wilbur Rice. KY REF BIO RICE
Americans of gentle birth and their ancestors; a genealogical encyclopedia, embracing many authenticated lineages KY REF 929.1 PITT
and biographical sketches of the founders of the Colonies and their descendants found in all parts of the U
The art of collecting geneaology and history. KY REF 929.107 OATE
Beginning at a white oak ... : patents and Northern Neck grants of Fairfax County, Virginia / by Beth Mitchell. KY REF 333.309 MITC
The Builders of the nation : a history of the United States KY REF 920.02 BUIL
Caldwell County, Kentucky history / author, Samuel W. Steger. KY REF 976.981 STEG
The Carlisle gas field : an outline of the geology of a productive area in Carroll and Gallatin counties, coupled KY REF 553.280 JILL
with brief statements on adjacent parts of northern Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana / by Williard Rouse Jillson.
Chronicles of Hardin County, Kentucky, 1766-1974. Compiled by Mrs. Thomas Durham Winstead f KY REF 976.984 CHRO
Covered Bridges: Focus on Kentucky KR 642.2 WHIT
A diary with reminiscences of the war and refugee life in the Shenandoah valley, 1860-1865/ Cornelia McDonald KY REF BIO MCDO
The Falls City engineers : a history of the Louisville District, Corps of Engineers, US Army / Leland R. Johnson. KY REF 358.220 JOHN
Farm legends / by Will Carleton. KY REF 811.4 CARL
The first battle : a story of the campaign of 1896 / by William J. Bryan, together with a collection of his speeches KY REF 973.87 BRYA
and a biographical sketch by his wife.
Folkways of the Mammoth Cave region / by Gordon Wilson ; assisted by Mary Alice Hanson. KY REF 306.097 WILS
**Forks of Elkhorn Church. KY REF 286.176 DARN
Gallatin County estates, wills, administrations, guardianships, and settlements, 1799-1838 : with historical and KY REF 929.376 BOGA
genealogical notes / by Carl R. Bogardus, Sr.
Genealogical and historical notes on Culpepper County, Virginia : embracing a rev. and enl. ed. of Philip Slaughter's KY REF 975.539 GENE
History of St. Mark's Parish / compiled by Raleigh Travers Green.
The handy book for genealogists. KY REF 929.3 HAND
Historic houses of America, open to the public; by the editors of American heritage. Editor in charge: Beverley KY REF 917.3 HIST
Da Costa. Introd. by Marshall B. Davidson.
Historic Kentucky / photos. and text by J. Winston Coleman, Jr. KY REF 976.9 COLE
Historical Sketches of Northern Ky. With a Touch Of Ohio KR 976.9002 SMIT
History of Bourbon, Scott, Harrison, and Nicholas counties, Kentucky / edited by William Henry Perrin KY REF 976.94 HIST
A history of Caroline County, Virginia, from its formation in 1727 to 1924. KY REF 975.536 HIST
**History of Gallatin County, Kentucky, by Gypsy M. Gray for Kentucky historical societies. KY REF 976.936 GRAY
A history of Kentucky / by Elizabeth Shelby Kinkead. KY REF 976.9 KINK
The History of Menifee County, Kentucky / [compiled by] the Menifee County History Book Committee. KY REF 976.958 HIST
History of Mercer and Boyle Counties. KY REF 976.948 DAVI
History of Owen County, Kentucky, "Sweet Owen" / by Mariam Sidebottom Houchens KY REF 976.939 HOUC
A history of the Baptist Church at the Stamping Ground, Ky., 1795- by J. W. Singer. KY REF 286.1769425 SING
Owen County, Kentucky KY REF 976.9 OWE

Reference Title Call Number
History of Woodford County, Kentucky / by William E. Railey. KY REF 976.946 RAIL
How to trace your family history / Bill R. Linder. KY REF 929.107 LIND
In search of British ancestry / Gerald Hamilton-Edwards. KY REF 929.107 HAMI
Index for old Kentucky surveys & grants / prepared by the Microfilm Department of the Kentucky Historical Society KY REF 333.309 KENT
John W. Carpenter's Kentucky Courthouses / John W. Carpenter. KY REF 725.1509769 CARP
Kentucky, a history of the state, embracing a concise account of the origin and development of the Virginia colony KY REF 976.9 PERR
Kentucky called them, 1799 to 1981 / by Gertrude Earl Hewson. KY REF 929.376 HEWS
Kentucky Court and other Records KR 929.37 ARDE
Kentucky Court and other Records Vol II KR 929.3769 ARDE
The Kentucky encyclopedia / John E. Kleber, editor in chief KR 976.9 976.9
Kentucky in retrospect; noteworthy personages and events in Kentucky history, 1792-1967. By Mrs. Wm. P Drake KY REF 976.9 DRAK
Kentucky pioneers and their descendants / comp by Ila Earle Fowler for the Kentucky Society, Daughters of Colonial Wars. KY REF 929.376 KENT
Kentucky pioneers and their descendants. Comp by Ila Early Fowler for the Kentucky Society, Daughters of Colonial Wars. KY REF 929.3 KENT
Kentucky's Fighting 192nd Light G.H.Q. Tank Battalion KR 973.74 POWE
Lexington, heart of the bluegrass / by John D. Wright, Jr. KY REF 976.947 WRIG
Little kingdoms : the counties of Kentucky, 1850-1891 / Robert M. Ireland. KY REF 352.007 IREL
Locating your Revolutionary War ancestor : a guide to the military records / by James C. Neagles and Lila L. Neagles. KY REF 973.74 NEAG
The making of Marin (1850-1975) / by Jack Mason, in collaboration with Helen Van Cleave Park ; KY REF 979.462 MASO
Maryland marriages, 1634-1777 / compiled by Robert Barnes. KY REF 929.375 BARN
Men and issues of '92 : a grand national portrait gallery containing photographs of leading men of all parties KY REF 973.86 BOYD
Milestones on the old road / by Nannie Holmes Taylor ; illustrations by Jessie L. Taylor. KY REF 811.52 TAYL
A new history of Kentucky / Lowell H. Harrison and James C. Klotter. KR 976.9 HARR
The Ohio River handbook and picture album / edited by Benjamin and Eleanor Klein ; technical staff, William E. Staudt KY REF 917.7 OHIO
Old churches, ministers and families of Virginia / by Bishop Meade. KY REF 929.2 MEAD
A Pictorial History of Carroll county, KY KY REF 973
Pictoral history of our war with Spain for Cuba's freedom KY REF 973.89 WHIT
Pike County ballads and other pieces / by John Hay. KY REF 811.3 HAY
Pilotin' comes natural / Illus. by J. O. Cosgrove. KY REF 623.892 WAY
Playmates of the towpath : happy memories of the Canal Swimmers' Society / by Charles Ludwig. KY REF 977.178 LUDW
Prince William : the story of its people and its places. KY REF 975.527 PRIN
The Sams family of Virginia / by Crawford F. Sams, Conway C. Sams, Robert C. [i.e. D] Hackett. KY REF 929.209 SAMS
**The Sanders family of Grass Hills : the life of Lewis Sanders, 1781-1861, with interesting historical events of that period KY REF 929.2 PARK
Some considerations on the consequences of the French settling colonies on the Mississippi KY REF 973.18 SOME
Spotsylvania County records, 1721-1800 : being transcriptions, from the original files at the County Court House, of wills KY REF 929.3 SPOT
deeds, administrators' and guardians' bonds, marriage licenses, and lists of Revolutionary pensioners
Steamboating : sixty-five years on Missouri's rivers / by William L. Heckman. KY REF 623.8922978 HECK
Stories of old Kentucky / by Martha Grassham Purcell. KY REF 976.9 PURC
Reference Title Call Number
The story of Abraham Lincoln ; or, The journey from the log cabin to the White House / by Eleanor Gridley. KY REF BIO LINC
The Ohio River Handbook and Picture Album KR KLEI
Thrills of the historic Ohio River / by Frank Y. Grayson. KY REF 977 GRAY
U.S.A.F.F.E. Ky. Army Medical Corp. KR 973.74 POWE
Virginia county records. KY REF 929.375 VIRG
William and Lucy Hayes and some of their descendants / compiled by Mary Margaret Hayes Boyles KY REF HAYE

Periodicals
Kentucky Explorer - September 2005 - Present
Kentucky Images Magazine - 1984-1988

Maps
Kentucky County Maps
Kentucky Atlas & Gazetter

Microfilm Newspapers Reel #

Warsaw Independent May-December 1880 1
Warsaw Independent 1881-1882 2
Warsaw Independent 1883-1885 3
Warsaw Independent 1886-1888 4
Warsaw Independent 1889-1891 5
Warsaw Independent 1895-1897 6
Warsaw Independent 1898-1900 7
Warsaw Independent 1901-1903 8
Warsaw Independent 1904-1907 9
Warsaw Independent - Secected Issues 1908-1924 10

The Gallatin County News 1934-1935 11
The Gallatin County News 1936-1939 12
The Gallatin County News 1940-1942 13
The Gallatin County News 1943-1944 14
The Gallatin County News 1945-1946 15
The Gallatin County News 1947-1948 16
The Gallatin County News 1949-1950 17
The Gallatin County News 1951-1952 18
Microfilm Newspapers Reel #
The Gallatin County News 1953 19
The Gallatin County News 1954-1955 20
The Gallatin County News 1956-1957 21
The Gallatin County News 1958-1959 22
The Gallatin County News 1960 23
The Gallatin County News 1961 24
The Gallatin County News 1962 25
The Gallatin County News 1963 26
The Gallatin County News 1964 27
The Gallatin County News 1965 28
The Gallatin County News 1966 29
The Gallatin County News 1967 30
The Gallatin County News 1968 31
The Gallatin County News 1969 32
The Gallatin County News 1970 33
The Gallatin County News 1971 34
The Gallatin County News 1972 35
The Gallatin County News 1973 36
The Gallatin County News 1974 37
The Gallatin County News 1975 38
The Gallatin County News 1976 39
The Gallatin County News 1977 40
The Gallatin County News 1978 41
The Gallatin County News 1979 42
The Gallatin County News January - June 1980 43
The Gallatin County News July-December 1980 44
The Gallatin County News January - June 1981 45
The Gallatin County News July-December 1981 46
The Gallatin County News January - June 1982 47
The Gallatin County News July-December 1982 48
The Gallatin County News January - June 1983 49
The Gallatin County News July-December 1983 50
The Gallatin County News January - June 1984 51
The Gallatin County News July-December 1984 52
The Gallatin County News January - June 1985 53
The Gallatin County News July-December 1985 54
Microfilm Newspapers Reel #
The Gallatin County News January - June 1986 55
The Gallatin County News July-December 1986 56
The Gallatin County News January - June 1987 57
The Gallatin County News July-December 1987 58
The Gallatin County News January - June 1988 59
The Gallatin County News July-December 1988 60
The Gallatin County News January - June 1989 61
The Gallatin County News July-December 1989 62
The Gallatin County News January - June 1990 63
The Gallatin County News July-December 1990 64
The Gallatin County News January - June 1991 65
The Gallatin County News July-December 1991 66
The Gallatin County News January - June 1992 67
The Gallatin County News July-December 1992 68
The Gallatin County News January - June 1983 69
The Gallatin County News July-December 1993 70
The Gallatin County News January - June 1994 71
The Gallatin County News July-December 1994 72
The Gallatin County News January - June 1995 73
The Gallatin County News July-December 1995 74
The Gallatin County News January - June 1996 75
The Gallatin County News July-December 1996 76
The Gallatin County News 1997 77
The Gallatin County News 1998 78
The Gallatin County News 1999 79
The Gallatin County News 2000 80
The Gallatin County News 2001 81
The Gallatin County News 2002 82
The Gallatin County News 2003 83
The Gallatin County News 2004 84
The Gallatin County News 2005 85
The Gallatin County News 2006 86
The Gallatin County News 2007 87

Microfilm - Tax Lists & Census Reel #
Gallatin County Tax Lists 1799-1831; 1833; 1835-1836; 1840 7985
Gallatin County Tax Lists 1841-1866 7986
Gallatin County Tax Lists 1867-1875 7987

Gallatin County 1810 - includes also Estill, Fayette, Fleming, Floyd, Franklin, Garrard, Grayson, Green, Greenup, 1
Harlan, Harrison, Henderson
Gallatin County 1820 - includes also Barren, Estill, Fayette, Grant, Hart 2
Gallatin County 1830 - includes also Fleming, Floyd, Franklin, Garrard, Grant, Graves, Grayson 3
Gallatin County 1840 - includes also Garrard, Grant, Graves 4
Gallatin County 1850 - includes also Floyd, Franklin, Fulton 5
Gallatin County 1860 - includes also Garrard, Grant 6
Gallatin County 1870 - includes also Franklin, Fulton 7
Gallatin County 1880 - includes also Floyd, Franklin, Fulton, Garrard 8 & 9
Gallatin County 1890 - KY Census destroyed by fire - not available
Gallatin County 1900 - includes also Franklin, Fulton, Garrard 10
Gallatin County 1910 - includes also Fayette 11
Gallatin County 1920 -includes also Franklin, Fulton, Garrard 12

Census 1850 - Campbell, Carroll, Carter 2 reels - both 13
Census 1850 - Oldham, Owen, Owsley, Pendleton, Perry 2 reels - both 14


Microfilm -County Clerk Records Reel #
Order Books 1799-1829 1
Order Books 1799-1808 2
Order Books 1818-1821 3
Order Books 1829-1840 4
Order Books 1916-1931 5
Order Books 1931-1977 6
Order/Minute Books - Selected Years 1807-1865 7
Deed Index Books from 1799-1998 New - 6 reels
Deed Book A,B,C 1801-1818 8
Deed Book D, E, H 1818-1824, 1832-1835 9
Deed Book 4,5,6.7 1877-1885 10
Deed Book 8,9,10,11 1885-1898 11
Deed Book 12 1898-1901 12
Deed Book 50-53 1985-1988 13
Microfilm -County Clerk Records Reel #
Deed Book 54-56 1988-1990 14
Deed Book 57 1990 15
Deed Book 58-61 1991-1992 16
Deed Book 62-65 1992-1994 17
Deed Book 66-67 1994-1995 18

Encumbrances of Real Estate Book 2 1961-1976 19
Encumbrances of Real Estate Book 3-7 1976-1994 20

Executors Bonds 1940-1977 21
Administrators Bonds 1933-1977 21
Guardian Report Book 1829-1855 22
Stray (Estray) Book 1799-1879 23

Marriage Register 1799-1856 24
Marriage Register 1856-1905 24
Marriage Register Colored 1866-1913 24

Marriage Books 6-13 1918-1936 25
Marriage Books 14-20 1936-1950 26
Marriage Books 21-27 1950-1969 27
Marriage Books 28-29 1969-1984 28
Marriage Books 30-31 1984-1991 29
Marriage Books 32-33 1991-1996 30

Medical Register 1889-1994 31
32

Mortgage Book 10-13 1907-1917 33
Mortgage Book 14-16 1917-1924 34
Mortgage Book 17, 17A, 17B 1924-1964 35
Mortgage Book 18-21 1927-1947 36
Mortgage Book 22-25 1948-1959 37
Mortgage Book 26-28 1959-1965 38
Mortgage Book 29-30 1965-1968 39
Mortgage Book 31-32 1968-1971 40
Microfilm -County Clerk Records Reel #
Mortgage Book 33-34 1971-1973 41
Mortgage Book 35-36 1973-1976 42
Mortgage Book 37-38 1976-1978 43
Mortgage Book 39-41 1978-1981 44
Mortgage Book 42-44 1981-1984 45
Mortgage Book 45-47 1984-1986 46
Mortgage Book 48-50 1986-1988 47
Mortgage Book 51-53 1988-1989 48
Mortgage Book 54-55 1989-1990 49
Mortgage Book 56-59 1991-1992 50
Mortgage Book 60-63 1992-1994 51
Mortgage Book 64-65 1994-1995 52

Settlement Book 2-5 1866-1905 53
Settlement Book 7-9 1924-1972 54
Settlement Book 10-11 1972-1977 55

Will Book A, (index @ end) B 1800-1823 (index @ beginning) 56
Will Book C, (index @ beginning  D (index @ beginning )1823-1837 57
Will Book, E, (index @ beginning ) F (index @ beginning )1838-1860 58
Will Book G (index @ beginning) 1860-1923
Will Book H (index @ end) 1924-1964
Will Book J, K 1964-1987 (Index at end) 59
Will Book L 1987-1994(index @ beginning ) 60
Will Book M 1994-2002 (index @ beginning & end)

Other Microfilmed Records Reel #
Public Officials Bonds 1909-1991 61
Sheriff's Bonds 1921-1995 61
School Census & Enumeration 1894-1936 62
Veterans Discharge 1918-1960 63
Circuit Court Deed Book 1816-1825 64
Fiscal Court Minute Book 1893-1928 65
Fiscal Court Oder Book 1939-1984 66
Gallatin County Cemetery Records (also in hardcopy in KY Reference Collection) 67
Gallatin County Postmasters (last on reel) 68
Gallatin County Post Offices (last on reel) 69
Atlas of Carroll & Gallatin Counties 1883 - (also in hardcopy in KY Reference Collection) 70
KY Birth, Marriage and Death Records 1852-1910 71
Other Microfilmed Records Reel #
1810 Census; 1799-1914 Marriages 72
City of Warsaw Minutes 1833-1847 73
City of Warsaw Minutes 1928-1948 74
City of Warsaw Minutes 1949-1958 75
City of Warsaw Minutes 1993-1994 76
City of Warsaw Planning Commission Minutes 1983-1994 77

Other Records Reel
Carl R. Bogardus, Sr., MD 1906-1992; Eulogy December 19, 1992 - audiotape 78