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Genealogy CDs and Kindle Books for Sale

New Kindle Book – Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Cemetery List – Washington County, Kentucky

This has been a five year project, taking photos beginning in the fall of 2008 and through 2012, although I’ve just recently put the list together. This project is dear to me because my fifth great-grandfather, Captain John Linton, helped build this church. Many of my Linton, Moran and Edwards family members are buried here. Also, many of the early settlers of Washington County were laid to rest here. In a more modern happenstance, my husband’s father was minister of this church in the early 1960’s. Who knew we would share this common piece of history?

Included is an alphabetical listing of those buried at Pleasant Grove, including birth and death dates, and sometimes additional information. There are 856 names on the list.  Within a few weeks I will make this into a CD that includes photos of most of the gravestones and can be purchased on my website through Paypal.

Do you have anyone buried in this cemetery?

Kindle Book – Early Kentucky Marriages 1785-1800, Volume I

This is a book I have been anxious to put together for a long time.  The early marriages of Kentucky are so important to genealogy research.  In this volume there are 5,981 marriages listed.  There is an alphabetical listing of those married, sorted by last name of groom, including the date of marriage.

Volume I contains marriages from the following counties, which includes the date of inception for the county.  Remember that Kentucky was first Fincastle County, Virginia, then became Kentucky County, Virginia, June 17, 1776.  Early counties not listed below will be part of volume 2.

  • Fayette County – May 1, 1780
  • Jefferson County – May 1, 1780
  • Nelson County – October 18, 1784
  • Bourbon County – October 17, 1785
  • Mercer County – October 17, 1785
  • Pendleton County – December 4, 1787
  • Woodford County – November 12, 1788
  • Scott County – June 22, 1792
  • Washington County – June 22, 1792
  • Shelby County – June 23, 1792
  • Harrison County – December 21, 1793
  • Franklin County – December 7, 1794
  • Campbell County – December 17, 1794
  • Bullitt County – December 13, 1796
  • Bracken County – December 14, 1796
  • Boone County – December 13, 1798
  • Gallatin County – December 14, 1798
  • Henry County – December 14, 1798
  • Jessamine County – December 19, 1798
  • Nicholas County – December 18, 1799

Clark County Will Books Index – Volume III P-Y and Volume IV A-Y

My Washington County Will Books Indexes went over well, and thought I would work on a set for another county – Clark County, Kentucky.  Most of my research, for my family, has been in Washington, Marion, Garrard and Nelson counties. It is always interesting to research in a new county, since there are always new names to discover.

In the two county will indexes I have worked with I notice county clerks are terrible at spelling the same name the same way twice!  And some of the handwriting is a bit difficult to decipher.  Guess they never thought people would be interested in what they wrote so many years later!

Volume III includes 1,226 names listed. This is an all-inclusive, alphabetical listing of those listed in the Clark County Will Books Index, Books 1-13 for the years 1793-1853. Included is the description of the entry (Will, Inventory, List of Sales, Administrative Settlement, Allot Dower, Executors Settlement, Division of Estate, Guardian Settlement, Appraisement, List of Slaves, Agreement, etc.), the will book and the page number. Last names beginning with P–Y – there were no names beginning with U, X and Z.

Volume IV, below, includes A-Y – for those of you who have many family members in Clark County.  You can use the search feature on your Kindle to find a particular name.

You can click on the books to purchase them through Amazon.

Clark County Will Books Index, 1793-1853 – Volume II

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My Washington County Will Books Indexes went over well, and thought I would work on a set for another county – Clark County, Kentucky.  Most of my research, for my family, has been in Washington, Marion, Garrard and Nelson counties. It is always interesting to research in a new county, since there are always new names to discover.

In the two county will indexes I have worked with I notice county clerks are terrible at spelling the same name the same way twice!  And some of the handwriting is a bit difficult to decipher.  Guess they never thought people would be interested in what they wrote so many years later!

There are 1,007 names listed. This is an all-inclusive, alphabetical listing of those listed in the Clark County Will Books Index, Books 1-13 for the years 1793-1853. Included is the description of the entry (Will, Inventory, List of Sales, Administrative Settlement, Allot Dower, Executors Settlement, Division of Estate, Guardian Settlement, Appraisement, List of Slaves, Agreement, etc.), the will book and the page number. Last names beginning with H-O, are included. One other volume will follow, P–Z. There will also be a volume that includes A–Z. You can use the search feature on your Kindle to find a particular name.

Clark County Will Books Index, 1793-1853 – Volume I

cc-vol-1My Washington County Will Books Indexes went over well, and thought I would work on a set for another county – Clark County, Kentucky.  Most of my research, for my family, has been in Washington, Marion, Garrard and Nelson counties. It is always interesting to research in a new county, since there are always new names to discover. Not found in my usual counties were the surnames Bledsoe, Brinegar, Chorn, Clinkenbeard, Conkwright, Crosthwait, Fishback and Gaitskill.

In the two county will indexes I have worked with I notice county clerks are terrible at spelling the same name the same way twice!  And some of the handwriting is a bit difficult to decipher.  Guess they never thought people would be interested in what they wrote so many years later!

There are 1,599 names listed. This is an all-inclusive, alphabetical listing of those listed in the Clark County Will Books Index, Books 1-13 for the years 1793-1853. Included is the description of the entry (Will, Inventory, List of Sales, Administrative Settlement, Allot Dower, Executors Settlement, Division of Estate, Guardian Settlement, Appraisement, List of Slaves, Agreement, etc.), the will book and the page number. Last names beginning with A – G, are included. Two other volumes will follow, H–O and P–Z. There will also be a volume that includes A–Z. You can use the search feature on your Kindle to find a particular name.

All Volumes of Washington County Will Books Index, 1792-1902 – A-Y

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Thank you for persevering with me through all these announcements of will book indexes.  It is the only way I know to get the information to you.

And finally, all small volumes together in one – Washington County Will Books Index, names beginning with A through Y.  The same as all other volumes it includes a listing of the names in the Washington County Will Books (A-W 1792-1902), includes a description of the entry (will, sales bill, allot dower, guardian settlement, administrative settlement, inventory, appraisement, division of estate, list of slaves, etc.), the book and page number.  The list is alphabetized by surname.

For those who have many families who came through, or settled in, Washington County, Kentucky.  This can be purchased for your Kindle or other reading device on Amazon – just click on the photo above.

Final Volume of Washington County Will Books Index, 1792-1902 – U, V, W, Y

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The ninth, and final individual volume, of Washington County Will Books Index, names beginning with U, V, W and Y is finished.  The same as all other volumes it includes a listing of the names in the Washington County Will Books (A-W 1792-1902), includes a description of the entry (will, sales bill, allot dower, guardian settlement, administrative settlement, inventory, appraisement, division of estate, list of slaves, etc.), the book and page number.  The list is alphabetized by surname.  Found some White’s and Yate’s for myself in this volume.

This is Volume IX – last names beginning with U, V, W and Y – no names began with X or Z.  This can be purchased for your Kindle or other reading device on Amazon – just click on the photo above.