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''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky|Kentucky ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Boone_County,_Kentucky|Boone County]]''  
 
''[[United States|United States ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Kentucky|Kentucky ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Boone_County,_Kentucky|Boone County]]''  
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Guide to '''Boone County Kentucky genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, military records, and immigration records.
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{{KYDC}}
  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Boone County
 
| county = Boone County
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
| custom_text = <center>County Coordinator<br>'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyboone/ Boone Co. KYGenWeb]'''</center>
 
 
| county_map = Boone_County_svg.png
 
| county_map = Boone_County_svg.png
 
| state = Kentucky
 
| state = Kentucky
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}}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Boone County Kentucky Courthouse  ==
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|-
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| width="100%" align="center" bgcolor="#ffcc99" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for {{PAGENAME}} Government Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Boone County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Boone County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Boone County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Boone County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Boone County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Boone County, Kentucky#Probate|Wills]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1798
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1810
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1799
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1800
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| width="100%" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''*'''Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing</center>
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[[Image:Boone County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px]]  
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[[Image:Boone County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Boone County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG]]  
  
== History  ==
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[http://www.boonecountyky.org/ Boone County Courthouse]<br>2950 E Washington Square<br>Burlington, KY 41005<br>Phone: 606.334.2112<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Boone County, Kentucky page 268, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
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== Boone County Kentucky History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
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'''1880--'''A disaster caused the loss of some records.  
 
'''1880--'''A disaster caused the loss of some records.  
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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== Boone County Kentucky Places / Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| Beaverlick  
 
| Beaverlick  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195221&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Florence&columns=*,0,0 Florence]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Florence|subject|disp=Florence}}
 
| Kensington  
 
| Kensington  
 
| Stringtown
 
| Stringtown
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| Sugartit
 
| Sugartit
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195219&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Big+Bone+Lick&columns=*,0,0 Big Bone]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Big+Bone+Lick|subject|disp=Big Bone}}
| Hamilton  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamilton,_Kentucky Hamilton]
 
| Marydale  
 
| Marydale  
 
| Taylorsport
 
| Taylorsport
 
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| Bullitsburg (hist.)  
 
| Bullitsburg (hist.)  
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195222&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Hebron&columns=*,0,0 Hebron]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Hebron|subject|disp=Hebron}}
| Oakbrook  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oakbrook,_Kentucky Oakbrook]
| Union
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union,_Kentucky Union]
 
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| Bullittsville  
 
| Bullittsville  
 
| Hopeful Heights  
 
| Hopeful Heights  
| Petersburg
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petersburg,_Boone_County,_Kentucky Petersburg]
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195223&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Verona&columns=*,0,0 Verona]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Verona|subject|disp=Verona}}
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195220&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Burlington&columns=*,0,0 Burlington]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Burlington|subject|disp=Burlington}}
 
| Hueys Corners  
 
| Hueys Corners  
| Rabbit Hash
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rabbit_Hash,_Kentucky Rabbit Hash]
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195224&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Walton&columns=*,0,0 Walton]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boone%2C+Walton|subject|disp=Walton}}
 
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| Constance  
 
| Constance  
 
| Hume  
 
| Hume  
| Richwood  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richwood,_Kentucky Richwood]
 
| Waterloo
 
| Waterloo
 
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*[[Switzerland County, Indiana|Switzerland County, Indiana]]
 
*[[Switzerland County, Indiana|Switzerland County, Indiana]]
  
== Resources  ==
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== Boone County Kentucky Genealogy Resources  ==
  
==== African American Research  ====
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[[Image:Kyboone.png|thumb|right|400px|Kyboone.png]]
  
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
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==== African Americans  ====
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''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kentucky African Americans|Kentucky African Americans]]''
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project  
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
*&nbsp;[[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the&nbsp;name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.&nbsp; Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.&nbsp; May&nbsp;give obituaries,&nbsp;names of&nbsp;family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=995 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Boone County ]and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
 
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=995 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Boone County ]and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,  
*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net
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*[http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~xander/kentucky.htm Kentucky Cemeteries] lists the national cemeteries in Kentucky with links to their web sites. The first link under Online Kentucky&nbsp;Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=540753&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Boone++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Boone County].&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
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*{{FHL|540753|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Boone County}}.&nbsp; Some of the books or others may be on [http://books.google.com/advanced_book_search Google Books] or available at public libraries.  
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3722&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=50&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Boone County cemeteries ]gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
 
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3722&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=50&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Boone County cemeteries ]gives the names of the cemeteries in the county with a link to more information such as address, phone number, and web site.
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Boone County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see [[Kentucky Census|Kentucky Census]]. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.  
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1800= 1534
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| 1810= 3608
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| 1820= 6542
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| 1830= 9075
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| 1840= 10034
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| 1850= 11185
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| 1860= 11196
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| 1870= 10696
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| 1880= 11996
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| 1890= 12246
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| 1900= 11170
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| 1910= 9420
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| 1920= 9572
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| 1930= 9595
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| 1940= 10820
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| 1950= 13015
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| 1960= 21940
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| 1970= 32812
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| 1980= 45842
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| 1990= 57589
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| 2000= 85991
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| estimate= 115221
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| estyear= 2008
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| footnote=http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21015.txt
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<br>1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Boone County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see [[Kentucky Census|Kentucky Census]]. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.  
  
See [[Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book]] for more information about statewide printed indexes.
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See [[Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book]] for more information about statewide printed indexes.  
  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
 
*[http://www.usgwcensus.org/states/kentucky/ USGenWeb Census Project] ~ Kentucky&nbsp; Census Transcriptions 1850 - 1930  
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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{{KY Church Intro}}
  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel  
 
*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
 
*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
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*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
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*[http://kdl.kyvl.org/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=kyetexts;cc=kyetexts;view=toc;idno=B92-78-27212099 History of the Lutheran Churches in Boone County, Kentucky: Together with Sketches of the Pastors Who Have Served Them]
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/court/court.htm Abstracts of Early KY Court Cases] Abstracts of Early Supreme Court Cases ~ KYGenWeb Special Project  
 
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
 
*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
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==== Genealogy  ====
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It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:
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*Locate publications about direct ancestors
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*Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
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*Identify publications, to quote [[Elizabeth Shown Mills|Elizabeth Shown Mills]], about an ancestor's "FAN Club" ['''F'''riends, '''A'''ssociates, and '''N'''eighbors]
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===== Bibliography  =====
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*'''[Craven]''' Craven, Patricia. ''The Craven Clan of Southwestern Pennsylvania and Various Kentucky Counties Nelson, Washington, Marion, Boone, Fayette, Jessamine, Henry''. Chicago, Ill.: P. Craven, 1988. {{FHL|672506|item|disp=FHL Book 929.273 C855cr}}.
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*'''[Flournoy]''' Rivers, Flournoy. "The Flournoy Family," ''The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography,'' [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241797 Vol. 2, No. 1 (Jul. 1894):81-90]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241809 Vol. 2, No. 2 (Oct. 1894):190-213]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241823 Vol. 2, No. 3 (Jan. 1895):318-327]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241854 Vol. 2, No. 4 (Apr. 1895):437-447]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241867 Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jul. 1895):67-79]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241923 Vol. 3, No. 4 (Apr. 1896):414-416]; [http://www.jstor.org/stable/4241942 Vol. 4, No. 1 (Jul. 1896):97-101]. Digitized by JSTOR - free.
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*'''[Popham]''' Burgess, Jane F. "William Brown (1758-1843) of Culpeper and Rappahannock Cos., Va., and His Children," ''The Virginia Genealogist'', Vol. 46, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 2002):202-221. Digital version at [http://www.americanancestors.org/Search.aspx?Ca=098&Da=285 American Ancestors] ($);{{FHL|33159|item|disp=FHL Book 975.5 B2vg v. 46}}.
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*'''[Riddell]''' Ridlon, Gideon Tibbetts "History of the Ancient Ryedales: And Their Descendants in Normandy, Great Britain, Ireland, and America from 860 to 1884, Part 2"&nbsp;&nbsp; Digital Version free at Google eBook.
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
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{{KY Land}}
  
 
*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
 
*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives] ~ The Archives of Appalachia
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{{KY History}}
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives/ The Archives of Appalachia]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/military/wwi/ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from KY] ~ Fallen Soldiers in WWI from Kentucky
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===== Civil War  =====
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{{VAciv}}
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:- [[12th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)|12th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate)]], Company E
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:- [[Jesse's Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Riflemen (Confederate)|Jesse's Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Riflemen (Confederate)]], Company B
  
 
==== Miscellaneous  ====
 
==== Miscellaneous  ====
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]  
 
*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
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{{KY Newspaper abstracts|Appling}}
  
 
==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{KY Probate Intro}}
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*'''1800-1897''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books A to L (1800-1897)|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{KY Tax Intro}}
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*'''1800''' - 1800 Tax List of {{PAGENAME}} is included in Clift's ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800,''<ref>G. Glenn Clift, ''Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800'' (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).</ref> digitized by [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3720 Ancestry] ($).
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{KY Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth  =====
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*'''1852-1859''' - Boone County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch {{IGI|C517071}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr">Genealogical Society of Utah, ''Parish and Vital Records List'' (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f1/Igikentuckyaf.pdf.</ref>
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*'''1874-1875''' - Boone County Birth Index 1874-1875. Batch {{IGI|C517072}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Boone County Birth Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|C517073}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1852-1860''' - Boone County Marriage Index 1852-1860. Batch {{IGI|M517071}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1875''' - Boone County Marriage Index 1875. Batch {{IGI|M517074}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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*'''1876-1878''' - Boone County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch {{IGI|M517075}} at FamilySearch - free.<ref name="vr" />
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===== Unsorted  =====
  
 
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
 
*[http://kyvitals.com The Kentucky Vital Records Project] Transcriptions of and Images of KY Death Certificates - A Work in Progress ~ The KY Vital Records Project  
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*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
 
*[http://ssdi.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi The Social Security Death Index] The Social Security Death Index - Searchable
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Boone County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries  ==
  
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
 
*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Boone County Kentucky Genealogy Websites ==
  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.net/ky/kyfiles.html USGenWeb Kentucky Archives] ~ Kentucky in the USGenWeb Archives ~ Vital statistics, maps, obituaries, Bible records, tombstone transcriptions and many other records.  
*[http://usgenweb.org] USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://usgenweb.org/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195218&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boone&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boone|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Boone/ Boone County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Boone/ Boone County,&nbsp;Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium)
  
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== References  ==
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== Boone County Kentucky Genealogy References  ==
  
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Guide to Boone County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, military records, and immigration records.

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Founded December 13, 1798
County Seat Burlington
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Contents

Boone County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Boone County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1798 1852 1810 1799 1800
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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Boone County Courthouse
2950 E Washington Square
Burlington, KY 41005
Phone: 606.334.2112[1]

Boone County Kentucky History

Parent County

1798--Boone County was created 13 December 1798 from Campbell County.
County seat: Burlington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1880--A disaster caused the loss of some records.

Boone County Kentucky Places / Localities

Populated Places

Beaverlick Florence Kensington Stringtown
Belleview Francisville Limaburg Sugartit
Big Bone Hamilton Marydale Taylorsport
Bullitsburg (hist.) Hebron Oakbrook Union
Bullittsville Hopeful Heights Petersburg Verona
Burlington Hueys Corners Rabbit Hash Walton
Constance Hume Richwood Waterloo
Devon Idlewild

Neighboring Counties

Boone County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African Americans

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Biographies

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18001,534
18103,608135.2%
18206,54281.3%
18309,07538.7%
184010,03410.6%
185011,18511.5%
186011,1960.1%
187010,696−4.5%
188011,99612.2%
189012,2462.1%
190011,170−8.8%
19109,420−15.7%
19209,5721.6%
19309,5950.2%
194010,82012.8%
195013,01520.3%
196021,94068.6%
197032,81249.6%
198045,84239.7%
199057,58925.6%
200085,99149.3%
Est. 2008115,22134.0%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21015.txt


1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 federal population schedules of Boone County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Kentucky Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in online indexes, try checking printed indexes. Created by local experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than online nationwide indexes.

See Kentucky Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Kentucky denominations, view the Kentucky Church Records wiki page.

Court

Genealogy

It is anticipated that this bibliography will eventually identify all known family histories published about residents of this county. Use this list to:

  • Locate publications about direct ancestors
  • Find the most updated accounts of an ancestor's family
  • Identify publications, to quote Elizabeth Shown Mills, about an ancestor's "FAN Club" [Friends, Associates, and Neighbors]
Bibliography

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Kentucky Land and Property for additional information about early Kentucky land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Boone County, Kentucky. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Kentucky Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Boone County, Kentucky served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Boone County, Kentucky:

- 12th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate), Company E
- Jesse's Battalion, Kentucky Mounted Riflemen (Confederate), Company B

Miscellaneous

Newspapers


Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Boone County, Kentucky newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records are held by the Boone County, Kentucky Clerk of Court and are housed at the Boone County, Kentucky Courthouse. Microfilmed records can be found online at Kentucky, Probate Records, 1792-1977. See the wiki page Kentucky Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.


Taxation

Taxes were levied on free white males over 21 and slaves aged 21 to 60. These persons are referred to as "polls." Tax listings, or digests, of a county generally list the taxable landowners and other polls and the amount of tax. The records for each county are divided by militia district. For more background information and state-wide resources see the wiki page Kentucky Taxation.

  • 1800 - 1800 Tax List of Boone County, Kentucky is included in Clift's Second Census of Kentucky 1800,[3] digitized by Ancestry ($).

Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Although Kentucky enacted a statute in 1852-1862 requiring registration of births and deaths,many counties did not comply. A second law was written in 1874-1879, and 1892-1910 but, again, was not always followed. By 1911, the law was more clearly defined and kept by 1920. Any existing births 1852-1960 and death records 1852-1953 can be accessed online. See How to Find Kentucky Birth Records and How to Find Kentucky Death Records for links to indexes and images.

Original marriage records are held at the office of the Boone County, Kentucky Clerk, with divorce records 1849-1958 located with the Boone County, Kentucky Circuit Court. For more information see How to Find Kentucky Marriage Records. For Kentucky divorce records see the wiki page Kentucky Vital Records.

Birth
  • 1852-1859 - Boone County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch C517071 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1874-1875 - Boone County Birth Index 1874-1875. Batch C517072 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Boone County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517073 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1860 - Boone County Marriage Index 1852-1860. Batch M517071 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Boone County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517074 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1878 - Boone County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517075 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
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Boone County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Boone County Kentucky Genealogy Websites


Boone County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Boone County, Kentucky page 268, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. G. Glenn Clift, Second Census of Kentucky 1800: A Privately Compiled and Published Enumeration of Tax Payers Appearing in the 79 Manuscript Volumes Extant of Tax Lists of the 42 Counties of Kentucky in Existence in 1800 (1954; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., 2005).
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f1/Igikentuckyaf.pdf.