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Boyle County, Kentucky
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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Founded February 15, 1842
County Seat Danville
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Quick Dates

Boyle County's civil records start the following years:

Birth* Marriage Death* Census Land Probate
1852 1852

 *Many years between 1852 and 1911 are missing

County Courthouse

Boyle County, Kentucky Courthouse.JPG


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


African Americans

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





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]
  • [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


Local Histories








Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites


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


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