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Guide to Boyle County Kentucky genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, military records, and immigration records.

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

Boyle County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Boyle County, Kentucky Government Records
Birth* Marriage Death* Census Deeds Wills
1852 1842 1852 1850 1842 1842
*Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing
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Boyle County Courthouse
321 W Main Street #123
Danville, KY 40422
Phone: 606.238.1110[1]

Boyle County Kentucky History

Parent County

1842--Boyle County was created 15 February 1842 from Mercer and Lincoln Counties.
County seat: Danville [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

1860--A disaster destroyed some records.

Boyle County Kentucky 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

Boyle County Kentucky Genealogy Resources

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African Americans

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Biographies

Cemeteries

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

Census

For tips on accessing Boyle County, Kentucky census records online, see: Kentucky Census.

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Kentucky denominations, view the Kentucky Church Records wiki page.

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
  • [Moss] Moss, T.C. The David Moss Family: Green, Adair, Boyle, Barren, Hart, and Warren Co., Ky.; Williamson and Maury Co., Tenn.; Mississippi. Memphis, Tenn.: T.C. Moss, 1968. FHL Book 929.273 M855mo
  • [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

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Kentucky Land and Property for additional information about early Kentucky land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Boyle County, Kentucky. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories see the wiki page section Kentucky Local Histories.

Maps

Military

Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Boyle County, Kentucky served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Boyle County, Kentucky:


- 10th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union), Company M.
- 1st Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union), Companies A, C, F, H and J.
- 1st Regiment, Kentucky Veteran Cavalry (Wolford's Cavalry) (Union), Companies A, B, and C.
- 6th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union), Company B.10th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry
-10th Regiment, Kentucky Cavalry (Union), Companies H and M.


Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Perryville County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Kentucky.

Miscellaneous

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Boyle County, Kentucky newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

Probate records are held by the Boyle County, Kentucky Clerk of Court and are housed at the Boyle County, Kentucky Courthouse. Microfilmed records can be found online at Kentucky, Probate Records, 1792-1977. See the wiki page Kentucky Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, and adoptions.

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Although Kentucky enacted a statute in 1852-1862 requiring registration of births and deaths,many counties did not comply. A second law was written in 1874-1879, and 1892-1910 but, again, was not always followed. By 1911, the law was more clearly defined and kept by 1920. Any existing births 1852-1960 and death records 1852-1953 can be accessed online. See How to Find Kentucky Birth Records and How to Find Kentucky Death Records for links to indexes and images.

Original marriage records are held at the office of the Boyle County, Kentucky Clerk, with divorce records 1849-1958 located with the Boyle County, Kentucky Circuit Court. For more information see How to Find Kentucky Marriage Records. For Kentucky divorce records see the wiki page Kentucky Vital Records.

Birth
  • 1852-1859 - Boyle County Birth Index 1852-1859. Batch C517091 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Boyle County Birth Index 1875. Batch C517092 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
Marriage
  • 1852-1860 - Boyle County Marriage Index 1852-1860. Batch M517091 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1866-1908 - Boyle County Marriage Index 1866-1908. Batch M517097 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875 - Boyle County Marriage Index 1875. Batch M517093 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1875-1889 - Boyle County Marriage Index 1875-1889. Batch M517098 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1876-1878 - Boyle County Marriage Index 1876-1878. Batch M517094 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1880-1888 - Boyle County Marriage Index 1880-1888. Batch M517095 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1888-1899 - Boyle County Marriage Index 1888-1899. Batch M517096 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
  • 1888-1906 - Boyle County Marriage Index 1888-1906. Batch M517099 at FamilySearch - free.[4]
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Boyle County Kentucky Genealogy Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Boyle County Kentucky Genealogy Websites

Boyle County Kentucky Genealogy References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Boyle County, Kentucky page 268, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 7 August, 2012)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 4.9 Genealogical Society of Utah, Parish and Vital Records List (July 1998). Microfiche. Digital version at https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/images/f/f1/Igikentuckyaf.pdf.