Genealogy & Local History

Databases: Genealogy & Local History

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Ancestry Library Edition

Start your genealogy search with billions of records including census data, vital records, directories, photos and more.  Available only to customers inside Lexington Public Library locations.  Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

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Digital Archives

Learn more about Fayette County and our rich history with the Kentucky Room's Digital Archives. Search photo collections, historical newspapers and publications, and community collections with a simple search. New material is continually being scanned and added.
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HeritageHub (previously America's Obituaries & Death Notices)

Search for obituaries and death notices from newspapers around the country.
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Local History Index

Search selected articles in Lexington newspapers about significant people, places, and events from 1787-2007.