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Genealogy

The Perry County Public Library's genealogy room serves as a reference resource of non-circulating materials on local family genealogy and the history of Perry and surrounding counties. The collection includes over 1,500 items including microfilm, books, newsletters, magazines, etc. The room also houses two computers with access to the Internet, Ancestry.com Library Edition and NewsBank.

 

Useful links:

world vital records

MyHeritage - World Vital Records
A massive library with billions of Family History and Genealogy records, and millions of family trees. Access key collections: COMPLETE U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940; military records; enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records; millions of newspaper articles; unique, exclusive local and world collections. NEW records added regularly!

america's genealogy bank

Census-online

Rootsweb

Kentucky Vital Records

Ancestry.com

Family Search

Perry County Kentucky Stuff

Some of our popular items:

genealogy room
microfilm machine

1. Combs Family Books
2. Perry County History
3. Brashear Family Books
4. Perry County Census Records
5. Perry County Marriage Records
6. Leslie County Census Records
7. Leslie County Marriage Records
8. Breathitt County Census Records
9. Cemetery Records for a variety of counties
10. Death Certificates on microfilm (1911-1961)

 

 

Genealogy Request

The library does not employ a full-time genealogist but will answer requests on a first come/first served basis as time permits. Email request to: library@perrylib.org