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Welcome to the Lawrence County, Kentucky Genealogical and Historical Society website. This site was created to aid families in researching their ancestors in Lawrence County, Kentucky and the surrounding areas. Please help us add to the resources and information of Lawrence County, Kentucky, please email us for additional information.

 


The next LCKGHS meeting will be held Saturday, June 22, 2019 (10:00 AM) at the LCKGHS headquarters in Blaine, KY


 Lawrence County Public Library is in need of help.  If you know the unidentified person in the photo at the following link, please help.  They are from the collection of Tobie Chandler.  Please click here.  Then click the top of the site for Tobie Chandler.  Every Friday 10 additional photos will be added.

 


18th Annual Eastern Kentucky Genealogy & History Conference

September 20th & 21st

Ramada Inn, Paintsville, Ky.

 

Friday September 20th

5:00 pm        Registration Opens

6:00 pm        Steve Ball: “The Women of the Civil War” in song

 

Saturday September 21st

8:30 am:       Registration Opens

9:00 am:        Opening remarks

9:15am:         Kathy Reed- Ethnicity Estimates: Don’t Exchange Your Lederhosen for a Kilt Just Yet

10:15 am:      BREAK

10:30 am:      Kathy Reed- Diseases of our Ancestors-Lives Altered and Cut Short

11:30 am       Lunch

12:15 pm:     Brief meeting of LCKGHS

12:30 pm:     Jack & Kaye Dickinson- River of Sand: Boats on the Big Sandy River and their Captains and Pilots

1:30 pm:        BREAK

 

 ***Meal Saturday 09/21: $20.00/person


 

 NOTICE OF INTENT TO REPRINT

VOLUMES II, III & IV
APPALACHIA CROSSROADS

By Clayton R. Cox

The Lawrence County, Kentucky Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc. is exploring the possibility of reprinting 100 sets of Volumes II, III and IV of Appalachia Crossroads by Clayton R. Cox. The set consists of 2,865 pages featuring the Caudill, Cordial and Cordle familes. Mr. Cox only had 100 sets printed in 1993 and the books have been out of print since they were published. The three volume reprint will cost $200.00, plus postage of $6.74, and Ky. sales tax of $12.00 for a total of $218.74 for Kentucky residents.

If you are interested in purchasing a set, please send us your name, address, phone number and email address to:

Lawrence County, Kentucky Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 1445
Louisa, Kentucky 41230

Upon receipt of your response, we will put your name on the list of those interested, and will notify you by mail when we have enough interest to handle the reprints. DO NOT SEND A CHECK UNTIL WE NOTIFY YOU! Once we notify you, you will have 30 days to forward your order and payment to us.

If you have any questions, contact Ted Walter at 859-253-1111.


The Lawrence Co., KY Genealogical & Historical Society, Inc. Annual dues were due on 1 January 2018.

Please submit your dues of $30.00

MAKE CHECKS OUT TO:
LAWRENCE COUNTY KENTUCKY
GENEALOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.,

MAIL TO:
P.O. BOX 1445
LOUISA, KY 41230


NEW PUBLICATION: Young Funeral Home Book now for Sale. For Additional information (Click Here) 

 
 
Re-Publication of Appalacha Crossroads Vol 1; by Clayton Cox
First re-publication in 25 years. Please submit your request as soon as possible.
PURCHASE ORDER FORM
APPALACHA CROSSROAD VOLUME # 1
DATE OF PURCHASE __________________________________
FULL NAME (Please Print) ______________________________________
STREET ADDRESS ____________________________________________
CITY ________________________________ STATE _________________________ ZIP CODE __________________
AREA CODE - TELEPHONE # ________________________________________
EMAIL ADDRESS _________________________________________________
APPALACHA CROSSROAD VOLUME # 1
NUMBER OF BOOKS ________________________ @ $65.00 each $ ______________________________
POSTAGE: $3.43 per Book $_______________________________
*KY Residents add 6% KY Sales Tax per Book ($3.90 per book) $ ______________________________
TOTAL DUE: $ ______________________________
MAKE CHECKS OUT TO:
LAWRENCE COUNTY KENTUCKY
GENEALOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY, INC.,
MAIL TO:
P.O. BOX 1445
LOUISA, KY 41230
Any questions, Please contact: Ted Walter @ (859)253-1111

New Obituaries added (1930- 2000) See Above "Obituaries"

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