Civil War: Company I and Company B, 5th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Bernard Boyle, age 22 years, whose residence was Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, enlisted August 7 and mustered in as private, Company I, 5th Pennsylvania Cavalry, August 14, 1861. Private Boyle re-enlisted as a Veteran Volunteer at Portsmouth, Virginia, January 1, 1864. He was promoted corporal and transferred to Company B, same regiment, June 5, and was reduced to the ranks July 1, 1865. Private Boyle was mustered out at Richmond, Virginia, August 7, 1865.
Bernard Boyle marred Elizabeth Mary Martin at St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during 1864. Elizabeth Mary died in the Spring of 1876. Known children of Bernard and Elizabeth Mary include Ellen Bridget 1864-, Philip Joseph c1867-, Michael c1869-, George Unknown-, John Patrick Unknown-, Mary Elizabeth 1876-.
Bernard Boyle, age 55 years, was admitted to the Western Branch, National Homes for Volunteer Disabled Solders at Leavenworth, Kansas, January 29, 1892 and was discharged at his request March 14, 1893. The record of his admission shows that the name and address of his nearest relative was a sister, Catherine Butler, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Bernard Boyle, age 67 years and widower, was enumerated June 5, 1900, at Yaeger Canon, Yavapai, Arizona Territory. The enumeration shows that he immigrated during 1854, that he was naturalized and that his occupation was a Miner.
Bernard Boyle was admitted to the Pacific Branch, National Homes for Volunteer Disabled Solders at Sawtelle, Los Angeles County, California, January 8, 1913 and was discharged at his request March 16, 1913. The record of his admission shows that the name and address of his nearest relative was a sister, Catherine Butler, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Death of A Pioneer.
Bernard Boyle, aged 91 years, was found dead in his cabin in Yaeger Canyon day before yesterday, according to information brought in by Deputy Sheriff T. J. Marks of Humboldt, who held the inquest. Boyle had just left the Mercy hospital, after a stay of several weeks, and had gone back to his holdings, where he had lived for many years. His body was found about two hours after death had occurred by a passer-by, who notified authorities. Nothing was learned yesterday of his connections.
(Prescott Journal Miner, Prescott, Arizona, 25 June 1919, 6:3)
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