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Frankfort, Kentucky

Frankfort, KY  ANCESTRY & FAMILY HISTORY
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Bird's-eye view of the city of Frankfort, KY, 1871.

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Frankfort is in Franklin County. The county seat is Frankfort.

Major ancestry groups reported by Frankfort residents include:

· Black or African American - 15%
· Irish - 13%
· English - 13%
· German - 13%
· Scotch-Irish - 3%
· Scottish - 2%
· Dutch - 2%
· French (except Basque) - 2%
· Italian - 2%
· Welsh - 1%
· Mexican - 1%
· British - 1%
· European - 1%
· Subsaharan African - 1%
· Asian Indian - 1%
· Polish - 1%

Former names for Frankfort include:
· Frank's Ford

For more detail about place names in the Frankfort area, consult The Kentucky Encyclopedia, ed. John E. Kleber
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Libraries in Frankfort include Kentucky Department for Libraries & Archives, Paul Sawyier Public Library

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