Boyle County, Kentucky Genealogy

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The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:  
 
The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:  
  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~kyafamer/ the KY African American Griots Project] ~ The Kentucky African American Griots Project
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*[http://www.kygenweb.net/history/hangings.html Sandi Gorin's Tips] ~ Hangings in Kentucky 1792 - 1900
 
* [[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
 
* [[African American Research]] (US) has more information about the kinds of records
  
 
* [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans. 
 
* [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Kentucky_Minorities Kentucky Minorities] has information specific to Kentucky African Americans. 
 
==== African American Research  ====
 
 
*[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
 
  
 
==== Biographies  ====
 
==== Biographies  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
{{RAOGKcemetery}}Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.
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{{RAOGKcemetery}}Kentucky cemetery records often identify birth, death, relationship, and military information, as well as religious affiliation.  
  
*Kentucky Historical Society [http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search] can be searched by name, place and/or date.  This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.
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*Kentucky Historical Society [http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp Cemetery Search] can be searched by name, place and/or date.  This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.  
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs& Find A Grave] can be searched by the name of a person or family to find where a person is buried.  Usually gives birth and death dates often with a picture of the tombstone.  May give obituaries, names of family members and links to their information in Find A Grave.  
*Find A Grave also gives a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=999 list of cemeteries in Boyle  County] and links to the  information for the individuals buried there,
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*Find A Grave also gives a [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=19&CScnty=999 list of cemeteries in Boyle  County] and links to the  information for the 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 Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
 
*[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 Cemeteries goes to the Kentucky section of Interment.net  
*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/boyle Boyle  Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks. 
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*[http://usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/boyle Boyle  Co. KY USGenWeb Tombstone Project] usually gives the names of the deceased in alphabetical order by last name with birth and death dates plus any remarks.   
*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=448372&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Boyle++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some records of cemeteries in Boyle  County].  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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*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=448372&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C++Boyle++%2D++Cemeteries&columns=*,0,0 some records of cemeteries in Boyle  County].  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=3770&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=25&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk list of Boyle  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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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=3770&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=25&stateAbbv=&stateName= ePodunk list of Boyle  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.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/kentucky.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/kentucky/kentucky.html Tombstone Transcription Project] ~ Partial transcription of cemetery tombstones ~ USGenWeb  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
 
*[http://205.204.134.47/cemetery.asp The KY Historical Society’s Cemetery Database]  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
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*[http://kykinfolk.com/boyle/ Boyle County KYGenWeb]
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select the county.  
 
*[http://kygenweb.net/ KYGenWeb project]. Has maps, name indexes, history or other information for each county. Select 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.
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
 
*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=195239&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boyle&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=195239&subject_disp=Kentucky%2C+Boyle&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Boyle/ Boyle County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)]
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/KY/Boyle/ Boyle County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)]

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Boyle County, Kentucky
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Map of Kentucky highlighting Boyle County
Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 15, 1842
County Seat Danville
Courthouse
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Contents

County Courthouse

Boyle County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG

History

Parent County

1842--Boyle County was created 15 February 1842 from Mercer and Lincoln Counties.
County seat: Danville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1860--A disaster destroyed some records.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Aliceton Craintown Harrods Station (hist.) Needmore
Alum Springs Danville Hedgeville Parksville
Atoka Daugherty Station (hist.) Hilldale (hist.) Perryville
Baughman Heights Davis Hill Indian Hills (hist.) Shelby City
Beverly Hills Faulconer Junction City Sleettown (hist.)
Brumfield Fishers Station (hist.) Little Needmore West Danville
Caldwell Manor Forkland Meuxtown (hist.) Wilsonville
Clifton Green Acres Mitchellsburg

Neighboring Counties

Resources

African American

The following have information concerning African American research.  Both should be used:

Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate


Taxation

Vital Records



Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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