Looking to restart your genealogy research in the New Year? The library has many resources for your family history quest. Are you just getting started on your research? The best way to start a family history project is to fill out a family tree. You can do it yourself or recruit your parents, grandparents and other family members to help. It may be helpful to ask your relatives where they were born, where they were married and other life events. Remember to take legible notes and keep good records of all the information you collect. You may even want to record it. It will be helpful later in your research.
Now that you have collected information for your family tree it is time to research. Start by going to our Genealogy and Kentucky History page and exploring all the resources available to genealogists. You will find links to commonly used research sites including Ancestry.com, Familysearch.org, The Northern Kentucky Newspaper Index, Faces and Places Northern Kentucky Photograph Archives and geNKY.
Looking for additional resources that may not be available online? Head to the Covington branch and utilize the collection of genealogy and local history books. You may also want to look through our Family Files and Local History Files.