RESOURCES BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR LAWRENCE COUNTY GENEALOGY & HISTORY RESEARCH


last updated May 12, 2004




"All My Kith and Kin, Vol. I, the Pack Family," by Wanda Pack Bratcher, 1997. 300 pages with 30 pages of B/W photos; $35.00 postpaid. Write to: Wanda Pack Bratcher, 904 Donald Park Avenue, Louisville, KY 40218, phone (502) 479-7284

"Curtright Funeral Home Records, 1927-1972, Louisa, Kentucky," by Mary Ellen Reid, Beulah Greene, and Stephanie Adkins. 1997. Softback. Contains names, birth dates, death dates, and the place of interment. 4,301 names listed alphabetically by last name. $20.00 per book plus $3.00 shipping and handling. Send check or money order to: BOOKS, Rt. #6, Box 15970, Louisa, KY 41230-9000.

"History of Lawrence County, Kentucky," by Regina Tackett, Patricia Jackson and Janice Thompson (Project Coordinators) in cooperation with The Lawrence County Public Library, Curtis Media Corp, Dallas, TX, 1991. Hardback, 776 pages; last known store cost $65.00 available at the Lawrence County Public Library, or by mail write to (add $5.00 for S&H): Regina Diamond Tackett, Route #4, Box 10230, Louisa, KY 41230.***LAST NOTE I HAD WAS THAT THE BOOK HAD SOLD OUT***

“The Judge—Fred Vinson: Legislator, Executive, Jurist,” by James A. Anderson, III. This book details the life of Lawrence County native Frederick Moore Vinson who rose through the ranks of American politics all the way to Chief Justice of the United States. Vinson, born a jailer's son on January 22, 1890, died suddenly on September 8, 1953. The hardback book containing 139 pages, published by Sulgrave Press of Louisville, is available for $17 plus $3 shipping and handling by writing to James A. Anderson, III, P. O. Box 2858, Tybee Island, GA 31328.

"Lawrence County - a pictorial history," by George Wolfford, WWW Company (publishers), Ashland, KY, 1972. Hardback, 180+ pages, indexed; last known cost $10.00 plus S&H, write to: George Wolfford, 2900 Carr Street, Ashland, KY 41101.***LAST NOTE I HAD WAS THAT THE BOOK HAD SOLD OUT***

"Lawrence County, KY Cemeteries, Vol I," compiled by Mary Ellen Reid, Beulah Greene, and Isabelle Johns; TMC Printing, 629-B Broadway, Paintsville, KY 41240, 1995. Softback, 118 pages plus index. Contains over 3,500 names, with maps of cemeteries and pictures of cemetery sites. $20.00 per book plus $3.00 shipping and handling. Send check or money order to: Lawrence Co, KY Cemeteries Vol. I, Rt. #6, Box 15970, Louisa, KY 41230-9000.

"Lawrence County, KY Cemeteries, Vol II ("Asleep With The Angels")," compiled by Mary Ellen Reid, Beulah Greene, Isabelle Johns, and Stephanie Adkins; TMC Printing, 629-B Broadway, Paintsville, KY 41240, 1996. Softback, 148 pages plus index. Contains over 3,200 names, with maps, picturts and articles on some local settlers. $20.00 per book plus $3.00 shipping and handling. Send check or money order to: Lawrence Co, KY Cemeteries BK 2, Rt. #6, Box 15970, Louisa, KY 41230-9000.

"Lawrence County, KY Cemeteries Volume 3, 1997 ("Soldiers, Fifes and Drums")," compiled by Mary Ellen Reid, Beulah Greene, and Stephanie Adkins. 1997. Softback, 166 pages plus index. Contains over 1,500 names, maps, pictures, and family stories. This volume is dedicated to the American Revolutionary Soldiers and Patriots who settled in the Lawrence County, Kentucky area, raised families and worked the land. These fifteen soldiers/patriots have a short biographical sketch of their military record, family and where they are buried in Lawrence County. $20.00 per copy plus $3.00 shipping and handling. Send check or money order to: Lawrence County Cemeteries BK 3, Route 6, Box 15970, Louisa, KY 41230-9000.

"Lawrence County, KY Cemeteries Volume 4, 1998 (Reflections)," compiled by Mary Ellen Reid, Beulah Green, Stephanie A. Adkins, contains the names of the nearly 90 original cemetery names which were removed from the Yatesville Lake area, plus about 53 other cemeteries. Spiral bound paperback, contains 134 pages plus index. $20.00 per copy plus $3.00 shipping and handling. Send check or money order to: Lawrence County Cemeteries BK 4, Route 6, Box 15970, Louisa, KY 41230-9000.

"Lawrence County, KY Cemeteries, Volume 5 (Gone But Not Forgotten),” compiled by Mary Ellen Reid, Beulah L. Greene and Stephanie A. Adkins. This is the biggest book published about Lawrence County cemeteries yet. There are maps and diagrams also. The research is taken from funeral home records and personal family bibles and only reliable sources. There are 196 pages that are completely indexed. Spiral bound paperback, 196 pages completely indexed. $29 including postage if mailed. Or the books may be purchased at the Lawrence County Public Library for $25 if picked up there. Send check or money order to: Lawrence County Cemeteries Vol. 5, Rt. 6 Box 15970, Louisa, KY 41230-9000.

1850 Lawrence County, KY Census, compiled with genealogical annotations by Billie Hill Mullins. Last known store cost $25.00. Write to: Bille Hill Mullins, 104 Pine Street, Apt. 1, Logan , WV 25601

1860 Lawrence County, KY Census, compiled by Opal M. Muncy. 172 pages; $15.00 postpaid. Order from: Opal M. Muncy, P. O. Box 723, Louisa, KY 41230-0723, phone (606) 638-0738

1870 Lawrence County, KY Census, compiled by Opal M. Muncy. 202 pages; $15.00 postpaid. Order from: Opal M. Muncy, P. O. Box 723, Louisa, KY 41230-0723, phone (606) 638-0738

1880 Lawrence County, KY Census, compiled by Opal M. Muncy. 312 pages; $20.00 postpaid. Order from: Opal M. Muncy, P. O. Box 723, Louisa, KY 41230-0723, phone (606) 638-0738

1900 Lawrence County, KY Census, compiled by Opal M. Muncy. 470 pages; $30.00 postpaid. Order from: Opal M. Muncy, P. O. Box 723, Louisa, KY 41230-0723, phone (606) 638-0738

1910 Lawrence County, KY Census, compiled by Opal M. Muncy. 488 pages; $40.00 postpaid. Order from: Opal M. Muncy, P. O. Box 723, Louisa, KY 41230-0723, phone (606) 638-0738

1920 Lawrence County, KY Census, compiled by Harry Holbrook.  436 pages, indexed; cost unknown.  Order from:  Harry Holbrook, P. O. Box 396, Hager Hill, KY 41222.

Marriage Register Vol. 1 & 2, 1822 - 1859, compiled by Opal M. Muncy and Bennett W. Muncy, c May 2, 1988. Softback, 86 pages, indexed. $15.00 postpaid. Order from: Opal M. Muncy, P. O. Box 723, Louisa, KY 41230-0723, phone (606) 638-0738

Marriage Register Vol. 1A, 1858 - 1878, compiled by Opal M. Muncy. $12.00 postpaid. Order from: Opal M. Muncy, P. O. Box 723, Louisa, KY 41230-0723, phone (606) 638-0738

Marriage Bonds Vol. 2A, 3, 4, & 4A, 1858 - 1876, compiled by Opal M. Muncy. $14.00 postpaid. Order from: Opal M. Muncy, P. O. Box 723, Louisa, KY 41230-0723, phone (606) 638-0738

Marriage Bonds Vol. 5, 5A, 6, & 7, 1875 - 1883, compiled by Bennett W. & Opal M. Muncy, c Oct 3, 1989. Softback, 123 pages, indexed. $15.00 postpaid. Order from: Opal M. Muncy, P. O. Box 723, Louisa, KY 41230-0723, phone (606) 638-0738

Marriage Register Vol. 8 & 9, 1883 - 1887, compiled by Opal M. Muncy. $16.00 postpaid. Order from: Opal M. Muncy, P. O. Box 723, Louisa, KY 41230-0723, phone (606) 638-0738

Lawrence County, KY Marriage Permits filed in Boxes (Marriages that were not entered into the Marriage Books), 1822 - 1920, compiled by Opal M. Muncy. Softback, 22 pages, indexed by bride's names only. $8.50 postpaid. Order from: Opal M. Muncy, P. O. Box 723, Louisa, KY 41230-0723, phone (606) 638-0738

"Lawrence County Vital Statistics 1852 - 1907," copied from the microfile by Geneva (Ward) Hughes; manuscript typed by B. David May; SB Graphics (publishers), 534 Westbury Square, Houston, TX 77035, 1983. Paperback, 240 pages plus index; cost unknown. ***NOTE:  THE BOOK IS OUT OF PRINT, BUT ALL THE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON WEBSITES (PER B. DAVID MAY, 12 MAY 2004)***

"Robert & Judith Lydy Young in Kentucky & Their Related Families," by Garnett Delenna Atkins Anderson, 1996. Softback, 150 pages, indexed. Last known cost $30.00 (add $5.00 for Mail Orders or request C.O.D.). Write to: Garnett D. Anderson, Route 1, Box 102-B, Webbville, KY 41180.

"Veteran's Roll of Honor - Lawrence County, Kentucky and Related Roots," by Louisa DAR, 1998. Contains brief biographical info on approximately 350+ veterans (some with photos), plus an alphabetical listing of veterans listed in Cemetery Books 1 - 4. Spiral bound paperback, contains 83 pages. $40.00 per copy; send check or money order to: BOOKS, Route #6, Box 15970, Louisa, KY 41230-9000

 

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