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{{stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Kentucky|Kentucky]]&nbsp;&gt; Boyd County'' <br>
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''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[Kentucky|Kentucky&nbsp;]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] &nbsp;[[Boyd_County,_Kentucky|Boyd County]]''  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Boyd County
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| adoption_sign = Adoption KYGenWeb
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| county_map = Ky-boyd.png
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| state = Kentucky
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| state_map = Kentucky.png
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| founded year = 1860
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| founded date = February 16
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| seat wl = Catlettsburg
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}}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[[Image:Boyd_County,_Kentucky_Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|400px|Boyd County Courthouse, Catlettsburg, Ky.]]
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Boyd County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Birth]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Boyd County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Boyd County, Kentucky#Vital_Records|Death]]*'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Boyd County, Kentucky#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | '''[[Boyd County, Kentucky#Land|Deeds]]'''
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[[Image:Boyd County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Boyd County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG]][http://www.boydcountyky.net/ Boyd County Courthouse]<br>2800 Louisa Street<br>Catlettsburg, KY 41229<br>Phone: 606.739.5116<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Boyd County, Kentucky page 268, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
There has been no changes to Boyd County boundaries since it was created.
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There has been no changes to Boyd County boundaries since it was created.  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195236&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boyd%2C+Ashland&columns=*,0,0 Ashland]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boyd%2C+Ashland|subject|disp=Ashland}}
| Durbin  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Durbin,_Kentucky Durbin]
| Meads  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meads,_Kentucky Meads]
 
| Sandy Furnace
 
| Sandy Furnace
 
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| Garner  
 
| Garner  
 
| Normal  
 
| Normal  
| Summit
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summit,_Boyd_County,_Kentucky Summit]
 
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| Burnaugh  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burnaugh,_Kentucky Burnaugh]
| Ironville  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ironville,_Kentucky Ironville]
| Princess  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess,_Kentucky Princess]
 
| West Fairview
 
| West Fairview
 
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| Cannonsburg
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannonsburg,_Kentucky Cannonsburg]
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195238&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boyd%2C+Kavanaugh&columns=*,0,0 Kavanaugh]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boyd%2C+Kavanaugh|subject|disp=Kavanaugh}}
| Rockdale  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rockdale,_Kentucky Rockdale]
| Westwood
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westwood,_Boyd_County,_Kentucky Westwood]
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195237&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boyd%2C+Catlettsburg&columns=*,0,0 Catlettsburg]
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| {{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boyd%2C+Catlettsburg|subject|disp=Catlettsburg}}
| Lockwood  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockwood,_Kentucky Lockwood]
| Rush  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rush,_Kentucky Rush]
 
| Winslow
 
| Winslow
 
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| Coalton  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coalton,_Kentucky Coalton]
 
| Mavity  
 
| Mavity  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
==== African American ====
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[[Image:Kyboyd.png|thumb|right|400px]]
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==== African Americans ====
  
The following have information concerning African American research.&nbsp; Both should be used:  
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''[[African American Research|United States African Americans]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Kentucky African Americans|Kentucky African Americans]]''
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/African_American_Research African American Research] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
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==== Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files&nbsp;etc. ====
  
*&nbsp;[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kygenweb/kybiog/ KY Biographies] ~ Jeff Murphy's Kentucky Biographies Project
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/boyd/bios.html Biographies for Boyd County Kentucky at Genealogy Trails History Group] <br>
  
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==== Cemeteries<br>  ====
  
==== Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files&nbsp;etc. ====
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Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through [http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
  
[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/boyd/bios.html Biographies for Boyd County Kentucky at Genealogy Trails History Group] <br>
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/boyd/cems.html Boyd County Kentucky Cemeteries and Tombstones]&nbsp; [may need to scroll down the page to see]
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*[http://www.deliverancefarm.com/webdoc5.htm Klaiber Cemetery]&nbsp; scroll down page to see list of burials.
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/boyd/cemindex.html Cemetery Transcriptions for Boyd County, Kentucky at Genealogy Trails History Group]  
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/kyboyd/Cemeteries/cemeteries.htm Boyd County KYGenWeb Cemetery Project]
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*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/ky/boyd/catlettsburg/index.htm Catlettsburg Cemetery at Interment.net]
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/kentucky/boyd_county_cemeteries.htm Boyd County Kentucky Cemetery Records at Access Genealogy]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/boyd.html The Tombstone Transcription Project-Boyd County]
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*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>  
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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.
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*Find A rave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=998 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Boyd County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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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
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/boyd.html Boyd Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;
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*The[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family History Library Catalog] lists {{FHL|606443|subject-id|disp=some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Boyd 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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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3768&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=21&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Boyd 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.
  
==== Cemeteries<br> ====
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==== Census<br> ====
  
Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through [http://www.raogk.org/kentucky.htm Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] may&nbsp;take photographs of headstones found in&nbsp;county cemeteries.  
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{{USCensusPop
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| 1870= 8573
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| 1880= 12165
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| 1890= 14033
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| 1900= 18834
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| 1910= 23444
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| 1920= 29281
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| 1930= 43849
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| 1940= 45938
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| 1950= 49949
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| 1960= 52163
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| 1970= 52376
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| 1980= 55513
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| 1990= 51150
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| 2000= 49752
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| footnote=http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21019.txt
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*Kentucky Historical Society&nbsp;[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search]&nbsp;can be searched by name, place and/or date.&nbsp; This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.&nbsp; <br>
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{{Census|Kentucky}}
  
*[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.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/boyd/census.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-Census] <br>[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/Boyd/ Census online-Boyd Co.,Kentucky]
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*[http://easternkentuckygenealogy.blogspot.com/2010/02/boyd-county-poor-house-1870.html Eastern Kentucky Genealogy-Boyd County, Kentucky Poor House 1870]
  
*Find A Grave also gives&nbsp;a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=998 list of cemeteries in&nbsp;Boyd County] and links to the &nbsp;information&nbsp;for the&nbsp;individuals buried there,
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==== Church <br>  ====
  
*[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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LDS Ward Branch Records<br>*{{FHL|358605|subject-id|disp=Ashland}}
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/boyd.html Boyd Co. KY&nbsp;USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.&nbsp;
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*The [http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library Catalog] lists [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=606443&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Boyd++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some&nbsp;records of&nbsp;cemeteries in&nbsp;Boyd 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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*[http://www.churchangel.com/kentucky.htm Kentucky Christian Church Directory] ~ ChurchAngel
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*[http://www.cdlex.org/index.cfm/NewsItem?ID=54078&From=Home Catholic Parishes in the Diocese of Lexington]  
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*[http://www.archlou.org/Parishes Catholic Parishes in the Archdiocese of Louisville]
  
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3768&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=21&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk&nbsp;list of&nbsp;Boyd 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.  
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==== Court  ====
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/boyd/cems.html Boyd County Kentucky Cemeteries and Tombstones]&nbsp; [may need to scroll down the page to see]
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*[http://www.deliverancefarm.com/webdoc5.htm Klaiber Cemetery]&nbsp; scroll down page to see list of burials.
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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://genealogytrails.com/ken/boyd/cemindex.html Cemetery Transcriptions for Boyd County, Kentucky at Genealogy Trails History Group]  
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*[http://courts.ky.gov/research/ Kentucky Court of Justice Research &amp; Reference]
*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/kyboyd/Cemeteries/cemeteries.htm Boyd County KYGenWeb Cemetery Project]  
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*[http://www.interment.net/data/us/ky/boyd/catlettsburg/index.htm Catlettsburg Cemetery at Interment.net]  
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==== Genealogy  ====
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/cemetery/kentucky/boyd_county_cemeteries.htm Boyd County Kentucky Cemetery Records at Access Genealogy]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/boyd.html The Tombstone Transcription Project-Boyd County]
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*'''[Clay]''' Smith, Zachary F. and Mary Rogers Clay. ''The Clay Family.'' Louisville, Ky.: John P. Morton and Company, 1899. Digital version at [http://archive.org/details/clayfamily00smit Internet Archive] - free.
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==== Land  ====
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*[http://www.sos.ky.gov/land/ The KY Land Office]
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==== Local Histories<br>  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/boyd/history.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-History]  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyd_County,_Kentucky Wikipedia-Boyd County, Kentucky]  
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*[http://www.etsu.edu/cass/archives] ~ The Archives of Appalachia
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==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/maps.html KYGenWeb compiled list of maps]
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/kymap.html Click on the county to go to the KYGenWeb site]
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==== Military  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/boyd/military.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-Military]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/boyd/ww1memorial.htm Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-World War I Memorial]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kymil/ Military Resources] ~ Revolutionary War through Civil War
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kybath/korea.htm Korean War Memorial] Korean War Memorial for Soliders from KY ~ KYGenWeb
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/boyd/military.html Kentucky Genealogy Trails-Military Records for Boyd County Kentucky]
  
==== Census<br> ====
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==== Miscellaneous  ====
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/boyd/census.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-Census] <br>[http://www.census-online.com/links/KY/Boyd/ Census online-Boyd Co.,Kentucky] <br>[http://easternkentuckygenealogy.blogspot.com/2010/02/boyd-county-poor-house-1870.html Eastern Kentucky Genealogy-Boyd County, Kentucky Poor House 1870]
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*[http://www.kykinfolk.com/postcards/KyPostCards/KyPostCards.html KY Postcards] Kentucky Postcards ~ The USGenWeb Archives Penny Postcard Project
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ The KYGenWeb Footsteps] ~ The Kentucky Footsteps Archives ~ KYGenWeb Special Project
  
==== Church <br> ====
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==== Newspaper  ====
  
LDS Ward Branch Records<br>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=358605&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boyd%2C+Ashland+%2D+Church+records&columns=*,0,0 Ashland]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/boyd/news.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives Newspapers]&nbsp;
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*[http://www.usnpl.com/kynews.php Kentucky News]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Index with links
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*[http://www.world-newspapers.com/kentucky.html Another Kentucky Newspaper Index with links]  
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/counties/ukfilm.html Kentucky Newspapers on Microfilm]&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp;&nbsp; Kentucky Newspapers Available On Microfilm
  
==== Local Histories<br> ====
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==== <br>Obituaries<br>  ====
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/boyd/history.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-History]<br>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boyd_County,_Kentucky Wikipedia-Boyd County, Kentucky]  
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/boyd/obits.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-Obituraries]  
  
==== <br>Military<br> ====
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyfootsteps/ KY Footsteps Archives] ~ KY Footsteps List Archives - thousands of obituaries here ~ KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/other/obits.html KY Obituary Sources] ~ Kentucky Obituary Sources ~ Compiled by the KYGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/kentucky_newspaper_obituaries.htm Links to research and locate obituaries]
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*[http://browning.evcpl.lib.in.us/ Browning Genealogy Database] ~ The Browning Genealogy Database - A Collection of Obituaries Compiled by Charles Browning.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/obits/ky/obitsky.htm USGenWeb Archives Obituary Project]&nbsp;&nbsp;~&nbsp; Kentucky Obituary Project
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*[http://www.afrigeneas.com/drdb/ Afrigeneas] ~ African American death notices, obituaries and funeral programs compiled by users from current newspapers and historical sources
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-KY-NDX.html Obituary Depot&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Kentucky Newspaper Citations
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~obituary/ Obituary Daily Times&nbsp;] ~&nbsp; Citations to over 15,000,000 obituaries including interactive search function
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*[http://www.tngenweb.org/madison/smith/jktsmith.htm#nca Nashville Advocate] ~ Death Abstracts from the Nashville Christian Advocate
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/boyd/military.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-Military]<br>[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/boyd/ww1memorial.htm Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-World War I Memorial] <br>[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/boyd/military.html Kentucky Genealogy Trails-Military Records for Boyd County Kentucky]
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==== Probate  ====
  
==== <br>Newspaper<br> ====
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*'''1860-1962''' - {{RecordSearch|1875188|Will Books 1860 to 1962|access=browse}} have been digitized by FamilySearch - free.
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/boyd/news.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives Newspapers]&nbsp;  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/category.aspx?cat=36 Search Tax, Criminal, Land and Wills Records]&nbsp; ~&nbsp; Ancestry.com&nbsp; (subscription)
  
==== <br>Obituaries<br> ====
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==== Taxation  ====
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/boyd/obits.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-Obituraries]
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
==== <br>Vital Records<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1276881754979_493" /><br> ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/boyd/deaths.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives- Deaths]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/boyd/marr.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-Marriages]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyboyd/Vitals/marriages1875/index.html (Boyd County Kentucky) Marriages]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyboyd/Vitals/marriagesnegro1895/index.html (Boyd County Kentucky) Negro Marriages]
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyboyd/Vitals/marriage1907.htm Boyd County Marriage Index 1907]
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*[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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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674843&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Births &amp; Christenings] ~ Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960 Family Search
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674848&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Deaths &amp; Burials] ~ KY Deaths &amp; Burials 1843 - 1970
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*[https://familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1674849&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D KY Marriage Records] ~ KY Marriages 1783 - 1979 ~ Family Search
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/vitals/index.html Searchable KY Vital Records] ~ Searchable databases of KY Births, Deaths &amp; Marriages
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*[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ky/marriage/search.cgi Kentucky Marriage Records&nbsp; 1973 - 2000]&nbsp; ~ Kentucky Marriage Records - 1973 - 2000
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*[http://ukcc.uky.edu/vitalrec/ KY Divorces 1973 - 1993] ~ Kentucky Divorce Records 1973 - 1993 ~ University of Kentucky Vital Records Databases
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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://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/boyd/deaths.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives- Deaths] <br>[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/boyd/marr.html Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-Marriages] <br>[http://kykinfolk.com/kyboyd/Vitals/marriages1875/index.html (Boyd County Kentucky) Marriages] <br>[http://kykinfolk.com/kyboyd/Vitals/marriagesnegro1895/index.html (Boyd County Kentucky) Negro Marriages] <br>[http://kykinfolk.com/kyboyd/Vitals/marriage1907.htm Boyd County Marriage Index 1907] <br>
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp;  ==
  
[http://www.thebookplace.org/ Boyd County Public Library]  
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*[http://www.thebookplace.org/ Boyd County Public Library]
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*Boyd County Historical Society<br>2734 Jackson Avenue<br>Ashland KY 41101
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*Catlettsburg Historical Society<br>3420 Spring Street<br>Catlettsburg KY 41129
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/contact/kysocieties.html Links and addresses to Kentucky genealogical and historical societies]
  
Boyd County Historical Society<br>2734 Jackson Avenue<br>Ashland KY 41101
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
Catlettsburg Historical Society<br>3420 Spring Street<br>Catlettsburg KY 41129
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyboyd/ Boyd County at Kentucky Kinfolk]&nbsp;  
 
*[http://kykinfolk.com/kyboyd/ Boyd County at Kentucky Kinfolk]&nbsp;  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/boyd/toc.html USGenWeb Archives-Boyd County Ky]
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*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select&nbsp;the county.
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*[http://kentucky.gov/Pages/home.aspx State of Kencucky Website]
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*[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.
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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://genealogytrails.com/ken/boyd/ Boyd County, KY at Genealogy Trails History Group]  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/ken/boyd/ Boyd County, KY at Genealogy Trails History Group]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195235&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boyd&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Kentucky%2C+Boyd|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ky/boyd/toc.html USGenWeb Archives-Boyd County Ky]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ky/boyd/toc.html USGenWeb Archives-Boyd County Ky]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Boyd/ Boyd County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium) <br>
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Boyd/ Boyd County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History] (Linkpendium) <br>
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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Boyd County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 16, 1860
County Seat Catlettsburg
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Contents

County Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Boyd County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1860 1860 1860 1870 1860 1860
*Many years between 1860 and 1911 are missing
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Boyd County Courthouse
2800 Louisa Street
Catlettsburg, KY 41229
Phone: 606.739.5116[1]

History

Parent County

1860--Boyd County was created 16 February 1860 from Greenup, Carter and Lawrence Counties.
County seat: Catlettsburg [2]

Boundary Changes

There has been no changes to Boyd County boundaries since it was created.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Ashland Durbin Meads Sandy Furnace
Big Sandy Junction Fairview Millseat Savage Branch
Boltsfork Garner Normal Summit
Burnaugh Ironville Princess West Fairview
Cannonsburg Kavanaugh Rockdale Westwood
Catlettsburg Lockwood Rush Winslow
Coalton Mavity

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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African Americans

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Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc.

Cemeteries

Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation. Local volunteers through Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness may take photographs of headstones found in county cemeteries.

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
18708,573
188012,16541.9%
189014,03315.4%
190018,83434.2%
191023,44424.5%
192029,28124.9%
193043,84949.8%
194045,9384.8%
195049,9498.7%
196052,1634.4%
197052,3760.4%
198055,5136.0%
199051,150−7.9%
200049,752−2.7%
http://ukcc.uky.edu/~census/21019.txt

For tips on accessing Boyd County, Kentucky census records online, see: Kentucky Census.

Church

LDS Ward Branch Records
*Ashland

Court

Genealogy

  • [Clay] Smith, Zachary F. and Mary Rogers Clay. The Clay Family. Louisville, Ky.: John P. Morton and Company, 1899. Digital version at Internet Archive - free.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspaper


Obituaries

Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-Obituraries

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

Websites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Boyd 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).