KY & MD Resources



Dominicans of St. Catharine, Kentucky: A Brief history

Discussion of KY vital records at

Indexes to Kentucky Births, Marriages, and Deaths (1911-1999) on (3) CDs: [Per Mark Thomas, the full set of 3 cds is "worth its weight in gold." Also if you copy the files from the cds to your hard drive, they run much faster. ]

Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954

Indiana Marriages 1811-1959 If you can't locate a marriage for your KY ancestors, they might have crossed the river to Indiana. If you type in "Nelson" for example under "RESIDENCE" and just search that - you can see that this wasn't a rare event.


Kentucky Genealogical & Historical Societies

Ancestral Trails Historical Society – Elizabethtown, Kentucky

The Kentucky Genealogical Society

Kentucky Historical Society

Bullitt County

Bullitt County Genealogical Society

Bullitt County History Museum

Bullitt County, Kentucky Genealogy – KY Genealogy 101

Bullitt County KYGenWeb Home Page

Hardin County

Hardin County Clerk’s Office Search real estate records, estate settlements, marriages and wills back to 1793.

Jefferson County

Louisville Genealogical Society (LGS)

The Filson Historical Society

Marion County

“Marion County, was the 84th [Kentucky] county formed, 25 Jan 1834 from Washington Co. and named for Gen Francis Marion. (The Swamp Fox) of Rev War. County seat is Lebanon. 1st explored by surveyors James and Jacob Sandusky and settled 1779 along Hardin’s Creek by Charles & Edward Beavin. Became a settlement for Roman Catholics from Charles, Prince George and St Mary’s Counties in MD. Basil Hayden Sr. had settled 25 Catholic families there on headwaters of Pottinger’s Creek by 1785. 1st Roman Catholic church in KY established here 1792.” (Compiled by Sandi Gorin)

Nelson County

Nelson County Genealogical Roundtable

Nelson County, KY Genealogy Forum

Union County

Union County Historical Society


Archives of Maryland Online: Index to Assessment of 1783

Catholic Families of Southern Maryland (

Maryland Genealogical Society


Maryland Historical Society

Marylanders to Kentucky, by Henry C. Peden (Google Booksearch)

The Ark and the Dove, by USGenNet Patrons Rhoda Fone & Carole Hammett (2001) (USGenNet)

The Founding of Maryland, by John T. Marck

The Society of The Ark and The Dove

From Wikipedia

§ Maryland Day

§ The Ark (ship)

§ Maryland Dove

§ George Calvert, 1st Baron Baltimore (1579 – April 15, 1632)

§ Cecilius Calvert, 2nd Baron Baltimore (August 8, 1605 – November 30, 1675)

§ Bishop John Carroll (January 8, 1735 – December 3, 1815)

Calvert County

Calvert County (MDGenWeb)

Calvert County Historical Society

Charles County

Charles County (MDGenWeb)

Charles County Genealogical Society

Prince George’s County

Prince George’s County (MDGenWeb)

Prince George’s County Genealogical Society

Prince George’s County Historical Society

St. Mary’s County

Saint Mary’s County Families (Linda Reno)

St. Mary’s County Genealogical Society, Inc.

St. Mary’s County Genealogy (MDGenWeb)