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Boyle County, Kentucky
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Founded February 15, 1842
County Seat Danville
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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

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
  • [Owens] Owens, David Hatfield. Owens Family of Virginia (Richmond, King George, Stafford, Prince William, Fauquier Counties) and Kentucky (Mason, Lewis, Fleming, Bracken, Mercer, Boyle Counties). Ann Arbor, Mich.: D.H. Owens, 1991. FHL Book 929.273 Ow2od 1991
  • [Warner] Reynolds, Lyman Foster. Peter Warner Born Maryland - Fredrick County: Revolutionary War Soldier (with George Washington in Capture of Trenton) to Lincoln County Kentucky 1780's, Children Settled in Kentucky; Lincoln, Garrard, Boyle, Mercer & Washington Counties; Indiana Putnam County. Louisville, Ky.: L.F. Reynolds, 2007. FHL Book 929.273 W246r

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).

 

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