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Kentucky Cemeteries

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Since 1977 the [http://history.ky.gov/index.php Kentucky Historical Society] has been computerizing all of the state’s existing [http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp cemetery records]. This index will have genealogical information from an estimated seven million tombstones when it is completed. The society also collects pre-1911 funeral records.
The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) collection contains tombstone inscriptions from many Kentucky cemeteries. The DAR collection is described in [[Kentucky GenealogyCompiled Genealogies]]. Five volumes of DAR cemetery records have been published separately:
*Daughters of the American Revolution (Kentucky). ''Kentucky Cemetery Records''. 5 vols. Lexington, KY: KSDAR, 1960–. {{FHL|87301|item|disp=FHL film 873712; book 976.9 V22d,vols.1–3 on }} Each volume is indexed.
The USGenWeb Archives has records from hundreds of cemeteries representing more than half of the counties of Kentucky. Included on their Web site is the Kentucky Tombstone Transcription Project, available at [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/kentucky.html http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/kentucky.html]. This is a county-by-county list of cemeteries. The highlighted cemetery include tombstone abstracts.
 <br> '''Many periodicals publish cemetery records.'''These are referenced in the "Families" section of the [[Periodical Source Index (PERSI)|PERiodical Source Index (PERSI), described]] in the "[[Kentucky Periodicals|Periodicals]]" section. <br>
'''The Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog '''lists more of these records under:
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[[Category:Cemeteries in KentuckyCemeteries_in_Kentucky]]
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