I have updated our photo page with several photos. If you have a link to your genealogy page or a photo related to Boone County please email me the link or picture along with the surnames and your contact information and I will add the page to our site! And any sites helpful to Boone County Genealogy would also be welcome.


Welcome to Boone County, West Virgina, a part of the WVGenWeb and USGenWeb family of sites. Its county seat is Madison. Boone County was formed in 1847 from parts of Kanawha , Cabell , and Logan Counties and named for Daniel Boone , noted hunter and explorer , whose home was in the Great Kanawha Valley from 1789 to 1795. Leading industries and chief agricultural products in Boone County include coal , lumber , natural gas , tobacco , and strawberries .

Boone County's neighbors include Kanawha, Fayette, Lincoln, Logan, Raleigh and Wyoming Counties. if you have any family information that you would like to share, please email me and it will be included here. Thank You, and please visit again!


Please note that I am only the coordinator for this site and do not have access to the resources listed. I won't be answering queries for copies or research on surnames other than WALLS, ALESHIRE, and JEFFREY.






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WV GenWeb State Coordinator: Les Shockey

Boone County Coordinator: Meg Fuller


started on 10 Dec 03

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