Boyd County, Kentucky Genealogy
|Boyd County, Kentucky|
Location in the state of Kentucky
Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
|Founded||February 16, 1860|
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places / Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Websites
- 7 References
There has been no changes to Boyd County boundaries since it was created.
Places / Localities
|Big Sandy Junction||Fairview||Millseat||Savage Branch|
The following have information concerning African American research. Both should be used:
- African American Research (US) has more information about the kinds of records
- Kentucky Minorities has information specific to Kentucky African Americans.
Biographies, Family Histories/Trees, GEDCOM files etc.
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.
- Kentucky Historical Society Cemetery Search can be searched by name, place and/or date. This database has hundreds of thousands of names transcribed from gravestones across Kentucky.
- 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 list of cemeteries in Boyd County and links to the information for the individuals buried there,
- 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
- Boyd 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 Family History Library Catalog lists some records of cemeteries in Boyd County. Some of the books or others may be on Google Books or available at public libraries.
- ePodunk list of 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.
- Boyd County Kentucky Cemeteries and Tombstones [may need to scroll down the page to see]
- Klaiber Cemetery scroll down page to see list of burials.
- Cemetery Transcriptions for Boyd County, Kentucky at Genealogy Trails History Group
- Boyd County KYGenWeb Cemetery Project
- Catlettsburg Cemetery at Interment.net
- Boyd County Kentucky Cemetery Records at Access Genealogy
- The Tombstone Transcription Project-Boyd County
LDS Ward Branch Records
Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives- Deaths
Boyd County, Kentucky USGenweb Archives-Marriages
(Boyd County Kentucky) Marriages
(Boyd County Kentucky) Negro Marriages
Boyd County Marriage Index 1907
Societies and Libraries
Boyd County Historical Society
2734 Jackson Avenue
Ashland KY 41101
Catlettsburg Historical Society
3420 Spring Street
Catlettsburg KY 41129
- Boyd County at Kentucky Kinfolk
- Boyd County, KY at Genealogy Trails History Group
- Family History Library Catalog
- USGenWeb Archives-Boyd County Ky
- Boyd County, Kentucky Genealogy and Family History (Linkpendium)
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).