THE USGenWeb STARTED
and April, 1996, a group of genealogists organized the
Kentucky Comprehensive Genealogy Database Project.
The idea was to provide a single entry point for all
counties in Kentucky, where collected databases would be
In addition, the databases would be indexed and
cross-linked, so that even if an individual were found in
more than one county,
they could be located in the index. This is an outgrowth
of that original Kentucky project.
Project is a loosely organized group of volunteers
working to create a center for genealogical research for
county in the United States. USGenWeb is not a commercial
enterprise and information found on these pages is freely
available to the public. It is also not a part of the
original GenWeb. As you browse the pages, you will find
some consistent elements.
All counties will have an area for you to post queries
and links to the state page and USGenWeb Archives. You
will also see
considerable variation; each page or database is the
creation, property and responsibility of an individual
volunteer. We are very
proud of this project and hope that you are too. If you
would like to help, please contact the state or county
coordinator for the
area that interests you.
for visiting MTGenWeb. We are proud to be a part of The
USGenWeb Project, which is an effort to organize
materials on the Internet. Our goal is to provide a Web
site specializing in the genealogy in Montana with an
genealogy at the county level. We also have created an
Archives which will serve as a respository for
transcriptions of public records. Our
project's success is only possible through the support of
volunteers. Volunteers are needed in all phases of this
project including hosts to
maintain individual county pages, volunteers to submit
transcribed public records for use in the USGenWeb
Archives, and people to share
their own personal resources by doing lookups for other
have comments or questions about this project (things
you'd like to see included, etc.), please send them to
the Project Coordinator.
Please also let us know if you find any problems with the
links on the state page or in any of the county pages.