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  1. Kentucky Tax Lists: Revenue Collection after the Civil War (1866-1880)

    Kentucky Tax Lists:  Revenue Collection after the Civil War (1866-1880)

    By Kandie Adkinson, Administrative Specialist, Land Office Division, Office of the Secretary of State The Fourth and final installment in a Series of Articles Regarding the Significance of Tax List Research In the aftermath of the Civil War, the commonwealth faced a variety of domestic challenges, many of which were addressed...

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  2. Kentucky Tax Lists: Revenue Collection During the Civil War (1861-1865)

    Kentucky Tax Lists:  Revenue Collection During the Civil War (1861-1865)

    By Kandie Adkinson, Administrative Specialist, Land Office Division, Office of the Secretary of State The Third in a Series of Articles Regarding the Significance of Tax List Research As the great-great-granddaughter of a Virginian who fell during Pickett’s charge at Gettysburg and the widow of a former commander of the...

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  3. Tax Lists (1841-1860): An Overlooked Resource for Kentucky History and Land Titles

    Tax Lists (1841-1860): An Overlooked Resource for Kentucky History and Land Titles

    By Kandie Adkinson, Administrative Specialist, Land Office Division, Office of the Secretary of State The Second in a Series of Four Articles Regarding the Significance of Tax List Research Shortly before Thanksgiving 2009 a researcher stopped by the Land Office and requested copies of land patents for family study during...

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  4. Tax Lists (1792-1840): An Overlooked Resource For Kentucky History and Land Titles

    Tax Lists (1792-1840): An Overlooked Resource For Kentucky History and Land Titles

    By Kandie Adkinson, Administrative Specialist, Land Office Division, Office of the Secretary of State Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of a wonderful series written by Ms. Adkinson and originally published by Kentucky Ancestors in 2009. Stay tuned for the next three articles in this series to be published...

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  5. Tracking Olive Tinsley: Documenting a Female in 1830s Kentucky

    Tracking Olive Tinsley: Documenting a Female in 1830s Kentucky

    By: Anissa Penn Davis, Kentucky State Historian: The General Society of Mayflower Descendants It is well-known that finding a female ancestor can be a daunting task.  A researcher counts himself/herself lucky if a maiden name is found in a will.  However, what do researchers do for those females who don’t leave...

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