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Formed in 1979, volunteers work to preserve genealogical records. By 1981, group had incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Logan County Fiscal Court granted permission to the volunteers to work on records, Kentucky Libraries and Archives provided the training, and the court provides the space and materials needed.
Logan County, KY Archives, Jail vault in rear of office
HOW OUR VOLUNTEERS CAN HELP YOU
We review indexes available in Archives to locate your ancestor and send you a list of records that may help in your research.
County court records -
Wills and probates, 1792-present
Circuit court records -
Equity, 1802-1940 (card file), later records indexed in book format
Ordinary, 1800-1942 (same as above)
Miscellaneous, 1789-1942 (complete index on card file)
Other resources within Archives -
Cemetery book, all known stones to year 2000
Funeral home records book, printed 1997, covers most funeral homes
Confederate and Union soldier records
More recent records or grantor and grantee indexes on deeds can be checked on special request.
Copies may then be obtained by remitting payment and postage.
Send ONE name and approximate dates, identifying information on person, and snail mail address so review of records available can can be mailed to you. You then study list of original records available and order which ones help your research.
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