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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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Location in the state of Kentucky
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Location of Kentucky in the U.S.
Founded February 15, 1842
County Seat Danville
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Boyle County Kentucky Courthouse

Beginning Dates for Boyle County, Kentucky Genealogy 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


African Americans

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


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


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.



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



Civil War
Civil War Battle

The following Civil War battle was fought in Perryville County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Kentucky.






Vital Records

  • 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]
  • 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]

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.