Boyd County, Kentucky Genealogy

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Revision as of 15:28, 2 October 2011

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Boyd County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Boyd County
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
Courthouse
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Contents

Quick Dates

Boyd County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing


County Courthouse

Boyd County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1860--Boyd County was created 16 February 1860 from Greenup, Carter and Lawrence Counties.
County seat: Catlettsburg [1]

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

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


Church

LDS Ward Branch Records
*Ashland

Court

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).