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On the Road to Bark Camp  Cemetery
by: James E. Lawson

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Magazines and Periodicals





Magazines and Periodicals

"Our Heritage" Published by the Corbin Genealogical Society.  Membership dues for the year are $15 which includes four quarterly newsletters.  These "Newsletters" are full of Descendancy charts, Family Records, Stories of Whitley County, letters, etc.  A link to the online index for these quarterlies can be found on the Whiltey County Online Resources page and individual quarterlies may be ordered. Send checks or money order to Joyce Culver, 99 Boone Avenue, Corbin KY 40701

KENTUCKY EXPLORER This publication comes highly recommended from others researching not only the Whitley County area but all of Kentucky. "If You Enjoy Kentucky History, Genealogy, Travel, Folk Music, Folk Tales, Old & New Pictures, and Outdoor Fun, You Will Like The Kentucky Explorer Magazine."  Annual subscription cost is $19.00. 

Ky Explorer
P.O. Box 227
1248 Highway 15-N
Jackson, KY.  41339
(606) 666-5060




"Our Hamblen Heritage," which includes dozens of Whitley County families, with 5,500 indexed names, over half of which are from Whitley County.

It is an 8 1/2 x 11 hardbound book, 293 pages, and sells for $40.00,
which includes postage. Contact:   Larry Hamblen


Whitley Co.,KY, Will Book 1, 1818-1854    
by:Stephen Broyles 
Available from: Byron Sistler Assoc.,
1712 Natchez Trace,
PO Box 120934,
Nashville, TN 37212.
($15 plus shipping)


BASIC INDEXES to Deed Book #1   by: Stephen Broyles.Made Available Online by Stephen Broyles        


Whitley County Court Minutes Book #1:Made Available Online by Stephen Broyles


Kentucky Explorer: Readers Offer Their Books For Sale  September, 1998


S-K Publications 1850 Whitley County Census books
Other S-K Publications census records for Kentucky


Whitley Co., KY, Tax List Summary, 1819-1850    by:  Stephen Broyles  71 Neshobe Rd., Newton, MA 02160
($27 shipping included)


*Early Marriages, Whitley Co, KY 1981,
Charley Maynard Cornelius


History and Families of Whitley County Kentucky:  Mrs. Babe Fuson of Williamsburg, KY has a book for sale on the history of Whitley Co., KY 1818-1993 and its famiies. The book sells for $65 this includes   tax and s&h. . 322pg.

Babe Fuson
901 Main Street
Williamsburg, KY 40769


Kentucky Obituaries, 1787-1854             
Garrett Glenn Clift. From the Register of the Kentucky   Historical Society, 1941-1943. Reprinted 1979, 254 pp. + index. Catalog BG 32.  
Available from:                                            
 Southern Historical Press, Inc.
275 West Broad St. (29601)
PO Box 1267 Greenville, S.C.
29602-1267 (803) 233-2346
Fax: (803) 233-2349 VISA/MC Orders Only 1-800-233-0152 Cost $25
*Cemeteries, Whitley Co., KY, 3 vols,    Charley Maynard Cornelius Check out what we have online.  WE ARE WORKING ON IT
*Vital Statistics, Whitley Co., KY     Charley Maynard Cornelius Check out what we have online WE ARE WORKING ON  IT


My Family the Blairs  by Maude Blair Stanifer Rita Stanifer Maggard


Hopper-Proffitt Archives has the following books for sale.  Prices listed here are from the Whitley County Vital Statistics 1852-1910 1990.  We do not guarantee that they are still correct but the Whitley Co. Vital Statistics book price was correct as of 6 months ago.

Laurel Co. KY Vital Statistics 1852-1904 (1852-1919), 70 pages $20.00
Rockcastle Co. KY Vital Statistics 1852-1878 (1852-1910), 148 pages $27.00
Whitley Co. Ky Vital Statistics 1852-1910, ( has some Bell Co. records), 106 pages $22.00
Tri-County Early Marriages, Knox/Laurel/Whitley Co., 100 pages $22.00
1810 Knox Co. KY, 28 pages $12.00
1850 Harlan Co. Ky, 51pages $18.00
1860 Harlan Co. Ky, 62 pages $18.00
1850 Laurel Co. Ky, 54 pages $18.00
1880 Laurel Co. Ky, 228 pages $30.00
1880 Laurel Co. Ky with vital statistics, (annotated with marriages, births, & deaths), 200 pages $45.00
1850 Perry Co. Ky, 34 pages $15.00
1850 Pulaski Co. KY, 154 pages $30.00
1850 Rockcastle Co. KY, 56 pages $18.00
1850 Russell Co. Ky, 59 pages $18.00
1860 Russell Co. Ky, 63 pages $18.00
1850 Whitley Co. KY, 89 pages $20.00
1860 Whitley Co. KY, 101 pages $22.00
1870 Whitley Co. KY, 100 pages $22.00
McHargue Cemetery (lists parents, date of marriage $18.00
Knox/Laurel/Whitley Co. first will book & deed book entries, 37 pages $15.00

Send orders to:

Hopper-Proffitt Archives
1788 Victory Road
    East Bernstadt, KY  40729

 **All census books indexed.  Prices are postage paid.  Books soft cover, spiral bound but are also available as loose leaf, binder ready sheets.  Spiral bound will be sent unless otherwise specified.

*** Receive %5 off orders of 5-10 books, 10% off orders over 10 books.

*We were able to purchase copies of 5 of Mr. Cornelius' book at the gift shop at the Cumberland Lodge in Williamsburg, KY.  They still have copies available in their gift shop.  We have also received permission from Mr. Cornelius's family to make these books available online.   We will begin typing information from these books but could use volunteers to help.   You do not have to have copies of the book to help, we will furnish the material.   If you can help type even a few pages please let us know at



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Gary and Becky Earls
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Morrow GA 30260-2727

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