CD: Kentucky: Volume 2

CD: Kentucky: Volume 2 - HB Archives. This CD-ROM contains electronic image reprints of the following six books of Kentucky history and genealogy: Greenup County, Kentucky: Naturalizations, Revolutionary War Pensions, Lunacy Inquests, 1804-1902 - Patricia Porter Philips (1995). A word-for-word transcription covering Almost 100 years of naturalizations from the court records of Greenup Co.3/4an essential research tool for anyone with ancestral ties to this area of Kentucky. Revolutionary War Pensions sets out, where available, the date and company of service, the applicant's age, dependents and a list of property often right down to forks and spoons with their value at the time. Lunacy Inquests sets out the reason given by the jury for finding the person in question to be a lunatic or an idiot and follows that individual through the court system. History of Franklin County, Kentucky - L. F. Johnson, B.A., M.A. (1912). This work is an extensive compilation of the history of Franklin County, KY, from its formation in 1794 to 1912. Includes: Franklin County muster rolls from the War of 1812 and Civil War (both Federal and Confederate); members of local, state and federal government; census and tax records; famous firsts of the county (e.g., first hospital, first school, etc.); and more Christian County, Kentucky, Historical and Biographical - William Henry Perrin (1993). In this informative and chatty account, lawyer W. H. Perrin and co-author J. M. Tydings (who contributed six of the fifteen chapters) take you through the history of Christian Co., KY while providing their opinions on everything from Indian affairs to the arrogance of newspaper editors. Through prone to Victorian lyricism, Perrin and Tydings know how to make history come to life. A new full name index contains more than 1100 family names. History of Trigg County, Kentucky - William Henry Perrin (1994). This thorough account of Trigg Co., KY covers everything from topography and geology to settlement, pioneers, industry, government, crops, growth, development, and of course its people. W. H. Perrin has put together a very readable history, gleaned from public records, personal documents and individual interviews. An extensive section at the book's end is a wonderfully detailed collection of biographical sketches. Historic Families of Kentucky - Thomas Marshall Green (1889). This work is a basic history of the state with emphasis on the accomplishments of the pioneer families. History of Kentucky - W. H. Perrin, J. H. Battle, G. H. Kniffin. (1888). Much information included here pertaining to Kentucky during the Civil War, has not been accessible to the general public elsewhere, and much has never before been published in any form. Appendix B is taken largely from the State Adjutant General's reports. 2000, CD, Graphic Images, Adobe Acrobat, PC and Mac, 2091 pp. 101-CD1424 ISBN: 0788414240