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! Notice !         

Eastern State Hospital Cemetery Project
is in the process of gathering a list of
persons buried in the hospital cemetery.



Franklin County was formed in 1795 from
part of Woodford, Shelby, and Mercer
Counties.  In 1799 a portion of Franklin
County was removed to form Gallatin
County and in 1819 a portion was again
taken to form Owen County.  In 1827,
the third and last time, a portion of Franklin
County was taken to form Anderson.

Franklin County, located in the central
Bluegrass region of Kentucky, was
named in honor of Benjamin Franklin.
The city of Frankfort, named for

"Frank's Ford" was founded in 1786.
It serves as county seat and the
State Capital


Counties Surrounding Franklin County


                     What's New !                          

Updates to Surname Files

Kentucky Celebrates Lincoln

Attention !

Please check your Surname contact information.
 It has been brought to my attention some
of your email addresses are incorrect. 

Updated Thursday, September 7, 2017




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The Franklin County, Kentucky GenWeb website was built during the month of September 1998 by Anne Holder Lee.
 Work continues at this site on a regular basis with the construction of new pages, additional and updated information.
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Anne H. Lee, and I will be glad to address your questions and or comments.

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