Adair County

Research Links & Tools


There are some very good links here! Let me know if you have additional ones and we'll add them!



My Genealogy Hound is a free genealogy website featuring biographies from early genealogy and history references. Many early maps and postcard images too!

Facebook Page:


Free (and Paid) Genealogy Web Sites


Family History Daily


Free eBooks: The Ultimate Guide" also has a lot of great info

FREE Family Tree Template Downloads
Description: Family tree templates available in PDF form. These free forms can be used to create your own personal family tree.

(scroll down past the Google adds)

**These links take you to which is a pay-per-view site. But it will give you an idea of the amount of info available if you want to join.**



 Castle Garden, America's First Immigration Center
 KY-Footsteps Digest Archives
The Kentucky Historical Society
 Ship Passenger Lists on the Internet
Index to the Applications Submitted for the Eastern Cherokee Roll of 1909 (Guion Miller Roll) Native American Records
Index to the Final Rolls of Citizens and Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes in Indian Territory (Dawes Rolls) Native American Records
The POORHOUSE STORY (a clearinghouse for
information about 19th century American poorhouses.
 The Mary Lee Robbins Genealogy and Local History Room  also a Genealogy Dictionary!
 Ever wonder what relation those relatives really are?  Here is a good Ancestral Chart that makes it very easy to figure it out.

 EPODUNK Profiling over 25,000 Cities across America! Lots of KY info, postcards etc.
 KY City Directories and their Repositories 
Everything Kentucky Great website, chock full of information all about Kentucky

Viruses and Hoaxes

Rootsweb death index:

University of Kentucky Vital Records Index

Ohio Historical Society Death Certificate Index


Check and See How Inflation Changes the Value of a Dollar! 

Kentucky Archives page for Vital Records.
Historical Postcards This is a sale site but looking costs you nothing! Lots of Kentucky postcards here!
Stop by and check out the new Kentucky School Photo and Yearbook Site!
The Library of Congress' Serial & Government Publications Division is pleased to announce the release of a new addition to the National Digital Library - the online collection The Stars and Stripes:  The American Soldiers' Newspaper of World War I, 1918-1919, available on the American Memory website at:
  35 free Electronic Spreadsheets for archiving Federal, State and International Census Data! A Site Devoted to Kentucky Authors
National Obituary Archives based on SSI Records   Adair County Communities and Post Offices Map
  Permanent Calendarwhen you need to check a day, figure out what day of the week a date fell on, etc.   Birth Calendar is this one designed to calculate the birth date from the death date or the age at death given in months, days and years:
World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing Army and Army Air Forces

(I would *strongly* recommend reading the 'Foreword' to the Honor List
(same for all states) and the 'Notice' for the Summary of War
Casualities (same for all states) before attempting to search the

State Summary of War Casualties from World War II for Navy, Marine
Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel 
Behind the Name  Find Out What Your Name Means! 1600 Ancestor Data Base "First Families"
Kentucky Maps Online Old Maps and Land Warrants of Kentucky
  HOW SLAVERY HELPED BUILD A WORLD ECONOMY from the National Geographic Website
  USA Passport Applications from 1834-1843
  Kentucky Naturalization Records
 A website full of Links
 Phelps' Travellers' Guide Through the United States
 KY DAR  Poorhouses
Allen County Public Library, Ft. Wayne, IN
A Guide to KY Place/Names Adair County Queries
KY Counties Info Page AO Soft Search
LDS Family Search Cyndi's List
Genealogy's Most Wanted Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
Research Links KY Atlas & Gazetteer

KY Archives

KY Vital Records

John Rigdon's Index to Genealogy

US Digital Map Library

The Political Graveyard: This is great site to find info on Adair Co. & it's Government.

Nancy Trice's Kentucky Links

Here are some Resource Tools for finding additional information!


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Ever wonder what day of the week a special event fell on? Take a look at this historical time converter.........