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For Genealogists

The Premier Site For Kentucky Research


Extensive resources make the Martin F. Schmidt Research Library a required stop for anyone researching a family tree with roots or branches in Kentucky.

Our resources include printed biographies and family histories, access to unique genealogical materials, including Bible records, surname collections, cemetery and church records, popular subscription databases, and knowledgeable staff. Our award-winning catalog is online for your convenience.

We also offer regular sessions to help people who want to learn family research skills and techniques hone their skills and share ideas.

Can’t get to Frankfort? Contact us about our fee-based research services. We are the premier site for Kentucky research.