Links for Virginia and its genealogy:
Much has been written that Abraham Coffman came from Shenandoah County, Virginia. I have found no primary or even secondary evidence of this. However, there are Coffman’s who lived there during his time..
- History of County Formations in Virginia 1617-1995
- Family Search’s Virginia Genealogy
- Family Search’s Shenandoah County, Virginia Genealogy
- Shenandoah County, VA GenWeb site
- Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia – Extracted from the Original Court Records of Augusta County 1745-1800 by Lyman Chalkley
Links for Missouri and its genealogy:
- Missouri Birth/Death Records
- Missouri Death Certificates – The Missouri death certificates posted index is complete for 1910 -1 1956 and images are available for 1910 – 1936 and 1945 – 1956.
- Missouri Online Resources and Databases
- Missouri Digital Heritage – the timeline below is on this site.
- Timeline of Missouri History
- Grundy County Cemeteries
- History of Missouri
- Pictures of Laredo, Missouri – town and people
- Missouri Soldiers Database, War of 1812-World War I – if you have family that enlisted in Missouri, you are indeed fortunate. This is a rare database. I’m not sure any other state has one like it.
- Missouri Newspapers ~ I’ve started with the one in 1836 printed in Liberty, Missouri. Although I haven’t found anything about an ancestor, it is fascinating reading.
Links for Kentucky and its genealogy: [added 31-Aug-2008]
- Hardin County Clerk’s Office records – Click on Record Search, login as Guest then click on Name Search. Enter Surname. I found recorded records of both my Coffman’s and Pearman’s on this site.
- USGenWeb Archives Kentucky – Includes links to county archives (some have cemetery listings) as well as links to statewide archives.
- Revolutionary WarSoldiers & Pensioners of Kentucky – includes list of pensioners broken into counties.
- Kentucky Cemeteries from The Tombstone Transcription Project.
- More Kentucky Cemeteries – make sure you check both of these listings as they do contain different information.
- Find A Grave Kentucky – Various means of look-up. My favorite is Non-Famous Grave Search, which allows looking by surname, birth and/or death year, cemetery location, state, et al. Be sure to click on Include maiden name(s) in my search and Do partial name search on surname.
- Hardin County Cemetery Records (from AccessGenealogy.com) – this has a list of entries by surname.
- Ancestral Trails Historical Society – Check the archives as well as quarterly links. Unfortunately not much is on-line.
- Kentucky Historical Society on the Kentucky Historical Society page.
- The Kentucky Genealogical Society.
- Stories from Hardin County’s History – The links here are in PDF files. Those are not always searched via search engines. It’s worth looking through these.