Professional Researchers List

The following individuals, who will perform research in Kentucky records for a fee, have requested that their names be placed on this list. When corresponding with one of these researchers enclose a legal size, self-addressed, stamped envelope. The staff of the Archival Services Branch does not recommend or discuss qualifications of these individuals. Research specialties are noted when available.


Amy E. Dunn

395 State Route 1554

Owensboro, Kentucky 42301



(Western Kentucky: Daviess, McLean, Henderson, and Webster Counties)


Anne H. Lee

622 Reed Drive

Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-4546


(Statewide Kentucky research)


Betty Darnell

171 Anna Lee Drive

Taylorsville, Kentucky 40071


(Bullitt, Nelson, and Spencer Counties, Kentucky .)


Bill Utterback, CG

P.O. Box 51796

Amarillo, Texas 79159-1796


(Ballard, Calloway, Carlisle, Fulton, Graves, Hickman, Marshall, and McCracken Counties, Kentucky)


Brenda Joyce Jerome, CG

8122 Covington Court

Newburgh, IN 47630


(Henderson, Union, Crittenden, Caldwell, Hopkins, and Livingston Counties, Kentucky)


Carolyn Wilson Dyer

143 Treetop Court

Georgetown, Kentucky 40324



(Eastern and Southeastern Kentucky)


Cheryl Proctor

570 Franklin St.

Corydon, Indiana 47112


(Jefferson, Grayson, Meade, and Hart Counties, Kentucky)


Christopher Jones

4903 Ferrer Way

Louisville, Kentucky 40291

(Specializing in Cumberland, Wayne, Knox, Pulaski, Russell and Barren counties in Kentucky and Tennessee statewide)


Cohen Swiney
CS Genealogy Services, LLC
266 Bourbon Acres Road
Paris, Kentucky 40361
(Primarily Central and Eastern Kentucky)

Denyce Peyton

P.O. Box 40894

Cincinnati, Ohio  45240-0894


(All counties in Kentucky; onsite research conducted regularly at Kentucky Dept for Libraries and Archives and Kentucky Historical Society)


Gail Jackson Miller, CG

425 Midcrest Drive

Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101


(Statewide Kentucky and Tennessee research)


Jim Prichard

2023 Sherwood Ave., Apt. 1

Louisville, Kentucky 40205


(African American, Military, and Statewide Kentucky research)


Josh Jenkins

11825 Blue February Way
Columbia, MD  21044


(Statewide Kentucky Research, DNA, Native American, Federal Records, Locates, Family Trees and more)


Karen King Scales

1410 Galbraith Road
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601
(Statewide Kentucky research)

Lee Dickson

P.O. Box 333

Stanford, Kentucky 40484

(Mercer, Madison, Boyle, Rockcastle, Jessamine, Pulaski, Lincoln Counties, Kentucky)


Leslie Nash Huber

1802 Wildbriar Court

LaGrange, Kentucky 40031


(Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Shelby and Trimble Counties, Kentucky)


Marcia McCartt

16 W. Elm Street

Monroe, Ohio  45050


(Statewide Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee research)


Melissa Barker

584 Hwy 49

Tennessee Ridge, Tennessee 37178


(Statewide Kentucky and Tennessee research)


Naomi Prater Bailey

426 Powhatan Trail

Frankfort, Kentucky 40601-1624


(Statewide Kentucky research)


Peggy Selby Galloway

P.O Box 2190

Danville, Kentucky 40423


(Adair, Boyle, Casey, Green, Lincoln & Mercer Counties, Kentucky)


Philip Murphy

1499 Ferndale Road
Liberty, Kentucky 42539


(Statewide Kentucky research)


Roseann Hogan, Ph.D
Ancestry Research Services
510.412.6300 voice
510.412.0416 fax
(Statewide Kentucky Research)


Sandra K. Gorin
205 Clements Ave.
Glasgow, KY  42141


Shelby A. Williams

1025 Lakeside Drive
Lancaster, Kentucky 40444-8941

(Statewide Kentucky research)


Vanessa Davis Short
118 Elaine Court
Elkton, KY 42220
(270) 265-0547
(Christian, Logan & Todd Counties, Kentucky,Montgomery County, Tennessee, and
Twentieth Century Research)

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