The Green County Public Library has an extensive collection of genealogy material. Some of the collection was compiled and donated by individuals doing their own family research and some were published works purchased by the library. Other materials were family documents, photos, letters, etc. passed down through the years and many are public record. Everyone is invited to visit the library and search the collection.
Ancestry Library Edition is available to patrons on library computers at no charge.
Items for Sale
|Cemeteries of Green County, KY VOL. 1||$10.00|
|Cemeteries of Green County, KY VOL. 2||$10.00|
|Cemeteries of Green County, KY VOL. 3||$5.00|
|Cemeteries of Green County, KY VOL. 4||$10.00|
|Days Gone By - Oral History Project||$10.00|
|I Was No War Hero||$20.00|
|Images of America: Green County||$21.99|
|Over the Trails by John Ewing||$10.00|
|Marriage Bonds of Green County, 1842-1853||$5.00|
|Marriages of Green County, KY 1854-1868||$10.00|
|Marriages of Green County, KY 1891-1900||$15.00|
|Marriages of Green County, KY 1874-1890||$15.00|
|Old Marriage Certificates Book C 1836-1861||$15.00|
|United States Census of Barren County, KY 1850||$5.00|
|Transcriptions of Selected Green County, Kentucky Cemeteries VOL. 1||$10.00|
|Transcriptions of Selected Green County, Kentucky Cemeteries VOL. 2||$5.00|
|Transcriptions of Selected Green County, Kentucky Cemeteries VOL. 3||$7.00|
|Transcriptions of Selected Green County, Kentucky Cemeteries VOL. 4||$10.00|
|Transcriptions of Selected Green County, Kentucky Cemeteries VOL. 5||$5.00|
|Cemeteries on CD- VOL 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, & 10-
Headstone photos and transcriptions on CD-ROM
Order from: Green Co. Public Library, 112 West Court St, Greensburg, KY 42743
*** 6% Kentucky Sales tax on all books
*** Please include $2.00 per book or CD for shipping and handling
Records on Microfilm
Greensburg Record Herald - 1895-June 2006
Kentucky Death Certificates - Copies of Death Certificates, 1911-1963 now available
Census Records - First of the US including Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, & Virginia
Federal census of Kentucky dating back to 1810
KY Tax Lists - Lists from Green Co. dating back to 1795 & some from Adair, Barren, Hart, & Lincoln
Deeds - Green County 1793-1888 with index
Marriages - Adair, Barren, Green, Lincoln, Madison, Meltcalf, Nelson, Taylor, Shelby, Washington
Wills - from Green and surrounding counties
Circuit Court Order Books - 1794-1883
Vital Statistics - from Green and surrounding counties
Items of Interest
Allen's History of Kentucky
Genealogies of Virginia Families 12 VOL.
Green County, Kentucky in the World War 1917-1919
Historic Architecture of Green County, Kentucky
Green County Review quarterly 1977-present
Green County Journal quarterly 2004-present
Draper Collection of Manuscripts 6 VOL.
Kentucky Bible Records 6 VOL.
New England Marriages Prior to 1700
Nicholas McCubbin, his ancestors and his descendants
1850 Kentucky Census indexed
family files - folders in order by last name with information on that family
No genealogy material will be taken out of the library. No exceptions. The library does not assume responsibility for contents of books placed in the library.
www.familysearch.org - FamilySearch is the largest genealogy organization in the world. Access records and resources at no charge.
www.kyhistory.com - The Kentucky Historical Society. This is a wonderful site where you can access oral history and get information on their programs and services. And if you research their online resources you get many useful links and can even search vital statistics.
www.kygenweb.net/green/index.html - Lots of material! Information about Green County books in print, old schools,the Civil War, local cemeteries, and lots of photos.
www.rootsweb.com/~kygchs/ - Green County Historical Society homepage.
www.rootsweb.com/~kygcgs/ - Green County Genealogical Society homepage. Get information about becoming a member, events to be held, what books are for sale, and links to other useful sites.
www.politicalgraveyard.com/geo/KY/GE.html - Information about politicians who were born or have lived in Green County and their grave sites.