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  1. “15 Good Reasons” to Remember the Jones’ Kentucky Home Restaurant

    “15 Good Reasons” to Remember the Jones’ Kentucky Home Restaurant

    “15 Good Reasons” to Remember the Jones’ Kentucky Home Restaurant Update: History Mystery Solved! By: Mary Annette (Jones) Wimsatt This story begins with three brothers, Robert, Tucker and Harry Hagan and William Edward “Bill” Jones who opened the first commercial dairy in Nelson County 1945: H and J Dairy.  Prior to that...

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  2. #RootsTechKY: Report from the RootsTech Family History Fair!

    #RootsTechKY: Report from the RootsTech Family History Fair!

    By: Cheri Daniels, KAO Editor and KHS Head of Reference Services Our first RootsTech Family History Fair is now a colorful and fun filled chapter of our programming history! As a very different type of Second Saturday*, the Kentucky Genealogical Society (KGS) and the Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) took on a new...

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  3. Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

    Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

    When Native American Heritage Month rolls around, Kentuckians with Native American roots usually take notice. Regionally, Kentucky not only played a large part in migration patterns for several eastern tribes but it also sits very close to a major tribal area: The Eastern Band of the Cherokee. Many Kentuckians have...

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  4. Creepy Genealogy

    Creepy Genealogy

    By: Cheri Daniels, KAO Editor and KHS Head of Reference Services Genealogists are usually very cognizant of those odd moments, when we discover something during our research that sends a tiny little shiver down the spine…..or gives us goose bumps…..or makes us pass by it quickly because it’s just plain creepy....

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  5. Welcome to Kentucky Ancestors Online!

    Welcome to Kentucky Ancestors Online!

    Where to start?  Well, let’s first begin with introductions:  your Kentucky Ancestors Online editorial team consists of Cheri Daniels and Louise Jones.  Cheri, your friendly neighborhood Senior Librarian and Reference Specialist is also a 7th generation Kentuckian, blogger, bibliophile, technology/social media junkie and seasoned researcher who began her library and...

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