Bernard was born about 1814 in Ireland, the son of John Boyle but his mother is unknown.
His wife was Unity McGarvey. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their six known children were Bernard (1833-?), Mary Ann (c1838-?), Dominic Sylvester (1843-1897), Patrick (1843-?), John (1847-?) and Daniel (1877-?).
!Source: Cox website http://www.kaycee.net/cox/bernboyle1-tree.html says, Born in Ireland, and records indicate there were ten children - we know of six.