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Boyd Genealogy Outline
Unknown Boyd (possibly Robert b. in Scotland)
-is possibly father b. ca late 1600's to early 1700's in Scotland, then went to Belfat cnty Antrim, Ireland?
-Had at least three sons that came over with him or were born in colonies because they could not make a living in Belfast then came to America Colonies in 1730's-1750
-family rumor they had something to do with horses
 William, James, & John
-William b ca 1730's
-James b ca 1725-35's
      m.Mildred Moody 1750
           -Mildred Moody b ca 1730 VA d ca 1815
-John b. ca 1730's
     -had son name William m. Julia A. E. Reeves
     -William and Julia had at least one daugh. Sara b 1842
     - Sara m. George Franklin Woodliff in 1859
     - Sara and George had at least one son James Alonso Woodliff
- settled in Pennsylvania before American Revolution
-was Presbyterian with Church of Scotland

James Boyd (father unknown Boyd)
- b.ca 1725-35? Ireland or Scotland
- d. 1789-1806
- served 7 years in Patriot Army of the American Revolution from 1775-1782 (April 18,1775)
- resided - Bedford county VA 1794-1806
- m. Mildred Moody (Milly)
     - parents of Mildred Moody were John Moody &
- children
- William Boyd B. ca 1766-1778 d. July 15, 1852 M. Sept. 29 1800 Bedford Cnty VA Spouse Susannah Moody Thomas Hail, Surety
- John b 25 Aug. 1784
- James 15 Oct 1785 Bedford county VA D. August 11 1871 Hardin County Upton KY he and his wife Eleanor Coe b. 20 Oct 1805 d. 14 Dec 1861are both buried in the Brackett family cemetery it is now called Lucas Cemetery, His stone is almost smooth you can barely read the name M. Eleanor Coe ca 1822
- records indicate James sold land in that county 1794-1806
- appears in Pulaski county records 1812
- Mildred Jane(Jean?) Boyd M. October 1 1800 Bedford County, VA Spouse Benjamin Black
- Elizabeth M. January 1 1803 Spouse James Mc Bride
- Robert Boyd
Land Records
-206 acres
- rent plantation of Reuben Hatcher mentioned in 19 Oct. 1789 of R.H.
-James sold land lot 26
lying & being in the Town od Buchanan in the cnty. of Botetourt & State VA & is southwestern half of said lot #26 front High St. & extending 4 poles
-on list of Qualified Voters
Halifax cnty, VA
-owned 380 acres on N. Branch of N. Fork of Otter River
3/22/1763 from William Boyd
-bought 275 acres both sides of S. Fork of Little Otter River 24 May 1768
-deeded 284 acres north or lower side of Flat Creek on both sides of Quary Branch to David Irvine 7 Nov. 1773
-James deeded 380 acres N. Branch of Otter River 24 March 1770
-Bought 110 on both sides Chacco Creek 21 Aug. 1779
-Will of Reuben Hatcher, son of Edward, 19 Oct. 1789, BedfordCo,VA
"abstracts of Bedford County, Virginia, Will Book 2 with Inventories and Accounts, 1788-1803". page 29-30, abstracted and edited by Joida Whitten.
Rueben Hatcher, "of Franklin County", Will dated:19 Oct. 1789
"To my brother Farley Hatcher my plantation in Bedford County on Stanton River with all the land adjoining thereto, supposed to contain 206 acres, one mans saddle, also the rent of my plantation that James Boyd is to pay. To my brother Edward Hatcher my land in Bedford County joining the land of Jeremiah Fergusan, John Moody and his own".
"My desire is that my brother Farley Hatcher shall pay off all lawful demands that may be against my estate after my decease".
Executor:my beloved brother Farley Hatcher
Wit.:Henry Woodcock, Elijah Hatcher, James Boyd
Proven: 28 June 1790 by Henry Woodcock and Elijah Hatcher
Executor: Farley Hatcher
Securities:Elijah Hatcher and Henry Woodcock
Bond: 500 pounds
-100 acres on Craddocks Creek
16 Aug. 1794 wit. George Moody sold 18 Aug. 1806 James & Milly signed deed
-Lie Bill stating committed offense to protect a friend
-18 Sept. 1806 land deed Daniel Brown Jr to James & Milly
-moved to Pulaski cnty KY 1806
 




William Boyd (son of James Boyd b. ca 1725-35)

- b. between 1766-1778
- d. July 15, 1852
- M. 29 Sept 1800 Bedford Co VA to Susannah(Moody) Boyd (1778) Tho. Hail surety.
-Susanna Moody b. 1766? d. 1845? parents John Moody(b. 1740 Essex Co VA) and Sussanah Ames
- Migrated 1806 to Fluvanna county VA., then to Bedford county.
-mention of Sussannah in a will/ Jesse Grubb 1812
-1812 sold land in Bedford, VA
- Children
-John L. Boyd b. 1801(Cumberland?)VA
  -Frederick cnty VA d. 1874-75
  -m.Mary Elizabth Lester 1820(Cumberland, VA)
  - Mary was b. 24 Dec. 1800 d. 18 Oct. 1887
  -Mary's parents were Daniel Lester & Millie/Mildred Flowers 
  - They are all buried in Reynolds, MO junction Hwy 21 & N some unmarked grave
  -John b.1801 and Maryb. 1800 had 10 children
     -Milly Jane Boyd b. 31 Aug. 1825
     -Catherine Susan Boyd b. 1825
     -Lucy Boyd b. 19 Oct 1829
     -Mary "Polly" Boyd b. ca 1831
     -Letitia "Lettie" Boyd b. 19 Apr 1833
     -Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Boyd b. 19 Apr 1833
     -Martha F. Boyd b. 1837
     -John L. Boyd Jr b. 1841
     -Sarah Boyd
     -Artemisa Boyd b. ca 1848 KY
 
-James Boyd (1805) m. Elizabeth J. Wolford
- George Boyd (1805) m. Alice McClure
- Lucy Boyd m. Wm. Buster

John Moody Boyd (son of James & Mildred Moody Boyd)
- b.25 Aug. 1784
- d. 3 April 1862
- m. 23 Sept 1813 (in Pulaski county., KY) Elizabeth Prather
- In GA between 1831-1839. Daughter Elizabeth was born in AL. By 1850 in Pontotoc Co., Mississippi
-children (14 known)
-Gideon Boyd
-James Boyd
o b 9 Nov 1814
o d. 19 Feb 1852
o m. 17 May 1839 Martha Adeline Stocks (b. 13 Sept 1823 d 13 July 1876)of Morgan county GA
-William Boyd b. 1811
-Edward Boyd
-John T. Boyd (b. 1830 GA)
-Martha Jane Boyd (1834 GA)
-Francis Elmira Boyd (GA 1836)
-Mary Boyd
-Mildred Boyd
-Ellen Boyd
-Elizabeth Boyd(b 1841 Al)
-twins (unknown)
these are obviously not children but with some info. I found under these names
-Sallie Boyd Bryson (1920 in Bethany, Miss)
-Catherine Jenkins (1920 Ft. Worth TX m. John Gambrell





Mildred Jean Boyd (daugh. of James & Mildred Moody Boyd)
- (1780)
- m. 1 Oct. 1800 to Benjamin Black
- Benjamin Black (consent of James Boyd) Bedford, VA
- Pulaski county KY in 1810 census. NFI


Elizabeth Boyd (daugh. of James & Mildred Moody Boyd)
- m. 1 Jan 1803 to James McBride Bedford, VA consent of James & Milly Boyd





Robert Boyd (son of James and Mildred Moody Boyd)
- B. ?
- D. ?
- M. ?
- Children
- John Boyd m. 1817 Rachel Sidebottom
- Polly Boyd m. 1824 Thomas Brown




James Boyd (son of James & Mildred Moody Boyd)
- b. 15 Oct 1785
- Bedford county VA
- d. 11 Aug 1871
- served in war of 1812
- He and his brother John enlisted same time, in the 2nd Regiment of Kentucky Militia Pulaski county Kentucky 9 Aug 1812, went to Georgetown near Lexington Kentucky where he was assigned 1 Sept 1812 to Capt Tunstall Quarles CO. in colonel William Jennings 2nod Regt. Of The Kentucky Militia. A few weeks later this unit was in Ohio.. Constructing and patrolling the route along the Auglaize River between Ft. Jennings and Ft. Defiance. Wrote James gggrandson Jesse Thompson. The armys main struggle was with the terrain, which had become quagmire because of unusually heavy rainfalls.
- James Boyd was discharged from the army at Cincinnati, Ohio on March 9th 1813
- In his Nov 15, 1850 application for bounty land, James Boyd stated he volunteered at Somerset for a six-month term, but at the request of General William H. Harrison, he consented to remain until reinforcements were obtained.
- For his service (under the Act of 28 Sept. 1850), James received 80 acres that he "legally disposof". James Boyds pension application of 21 March 1871 stated he was under Paul Harrisons commandand in several military skirmishes with Indians. After receiving a $8.00 monthly pension commencing 14 February 1871.
- m. Eleanor ( Ellen ) Coe
- B 20 Oct 1805
- In VA
o d. 14 Dec 1861  in Hardin Cnty KY
o father  Pearson Coe(b 1766 in London cnty, VA) found on Cumberland County Census 1810,1820
-mother Jane Flowers
- James & Eleanor were married in 1822 in Cumberland cnty, KY
-
- children ( 12 )
- Albert 23 Oct 1823
- Jefferson 15 Dec 1825
- July Ann 20 Dec 1824
- Matilda 20 Aug 1828
- Mary 4 June 1831
- Elizabeth 5 Sept1834
- William Jasper 1 Feb1838
- James M. 5 Nov 1839
- Nancy 30 Sept1841
- Frances Marion 23 July 1844
- Eliza C. 13 May 1847
- John Allen 29 May 1850




Albert Boyd (son of James & Eleanor (Coe) Boyd)
- b. 23 Oct 1823
- in Hardin cnty. KY ( Elizabethtown )
- d. 17 Dec 1908
- occupation
- farmer
- m. 2 Feb 1846
- Elizabeth ( Mary ) Rider
- b. 26 Feb 1827?
- D 16 Jan 1920
- children ( 2 known )
- John A. Boyd
- b. 1847 Hardin county. KY
- Sarah Ellen Boyd
- b. 1850 Hardin county KY


Jefferson Boyd (son of James & Eleanor (Coe) Boyd)
- b. 15 December 1825
- d 3 April 1887
- in Hardin county. KY ( Elizabethtown )
- m. 18 Oct 1850
- Susan E. ( K ) Tabb (1825-1867)
- children ( 5 known )
- Lucetta Boyd
- m. name Lucas
- Ella Boyd
- m. name Clever
- Nora Boyd
- m. name Watkins
- Ada Boyd
- m. name Brasher
- Jane Boyd


July Ann Boyd (daugh. of James & Eleanor (Coe) Boyd)
- b. 20 Dec 1824
- in Hardin county. KY ( Elizabethtown )


Matilda Boyd (daugh. of James and Eleanor (Coe) Boyd)
- b. 29 August 1828
- in Hardin county. KY ( Elizabethtown )
- d. 15 August 1871
- in Grayson county. TX
- m. Benjamin C. Brackett m.29 August 1846 - in Hardin county. KY
     -b. 30 May 1826
     -son of B.C. Brackett & Sara (Upton) Brackett
     - raised on farm & selected farming as way of life
-moved to Grayson cnty., TX 1 Nov. 1869
- children ( 5 known )
- I.A. Brackett
- Mary E. Brackett
- Daniel L. Brackett
- Tim Brackett
-James A.
-Jeff Davis
-Nancy Jane
-Benjamin A.
- Theresa A.
-Aventine
-Sara
-Jasper
-Fannie
- Matilda Brackett
- b. 15 July 1871
- in Hardin county. KY
- d. 16 June 1916
- Grayson county. TX
- m. Miley B. Butler
- 22 April 1886
- Grayson county. TX
- children ( 9 )
- Della B. Butler ( # 8 )
- b. 13 October 1909
- d. 28 December 1988
- m. George Harrington Brown - 23 June 1924
- children ( 8 )
- Shirley Brown ( #6 )
- m. Adair


Mary E. Boyd
- b. 4 June 1831
- d 22 Sep 1909
- in Hardin county. KY ( Elizabethtown )
- m. 13 Oct 1862
- John T. Dodson (1831)


Elizabeth Boyd
- b. 5 Sept 1834
- in Hardin county. KY ( Elizabethtown )
- m. 27 Sept 1855
- Charles Stuttville (Stuteville 1829)


William Jasper Boyd
- b. 1 Feb 1838
- d 14 Oct 1905
- m. Nancy Shively (b 10 Feb 1839 d 15 Oct 1874)
- in Hardin county, KY ( Elizabethtown )
- children ( 2 known )
- William Henry Boyd
- b. 20 March 1863
- in Uptonville, KY
- d. 3 June 1941
- m. Lula Etta Gaston
- b 5 March 1871
- in Bosque county TX
- d. 14 April 1940
- in Achille, OK
- children ( 4 known )
- Bessie M. Boyd
- b. 1892
- Fannie Mae Boyd
- b. 1895
- Frank Boyd
- b. 10 June 1897
- m. Ettie Velma Atkinson
- children
- William Atkinson Boyd
- dob 3 sept 1932
- Tipton OK
- children
- Cherita
Boyd- Chadwell
- dob
- Barbara Ann Boyd
- m. name Wade
- Clyde Boyd
- b. 1900
- George Boyd


James Marion Boyd
- b. 5 Nov 1839
- d. 1900 Arkansas
- suffered from scrofula ( turbeculosis or lymhpnods of the neck)
- lived with sister Elizabeth in 1870


Nancy Boyd
- b. 30 Sept 1841
- d 12 July 1900
- m 21 Nov 1866
- in Hardin cnty. KY ( Elizabethtown )
- m. James Henry Wilson (son of Josiah 1819) & Maria Wilson (c1822)
- children ( 2 known )
- Albert Wilson
- b. 17 July 1868
- Hardin cnty KY
- moved from Hardin cnty KY to Grayson cnty TX 1868-72
- Adeline "Addie" Wilson
- b. 10 Feb 1872
- Grayson cnty TX
- 1880 moved to Benton cnty Arkansas
- James & Nancy are buried in Ruddick cemetery near Garfield, Ark


Frances Marion Boyd
- b. 23 July 1844
- in Hardin Cnty. KY ( Elizabethtown )
- d. 11 March 1900
- Montague, TX
- occupation
- grocer
- never married
- no children
- served in civil war
- moved 1870 to grayson cnty tx where he ran a general store


Eliza Catherine Boyd
- b. 13 May 1847
- d 27 Jan 1910
m. 20 Jan 1875
- in Hardin cnty. KY ( Elizabethtown )
- m. Hiram Patrick Upton (31 July 1843 d 29 Jan 1916)
- buried in sonora cemetery KY


John Allen Boyd
- b. 29 May 1850
- in Hardin cnty, KY ( Elizabethtown )
- d. 28 Feb 1929
- Artesia, NM ( Santa Fe cnty )
- buried by Owen McClay - undertaker ( Eddy cnty )
-sheriif for 2 counties and a school teacher have not confirmed where?
- m. Nancy L. Gibson (1st wife)
- 28 Feb 1877
-died of pneumonia in Izard cnty. Arkansas before family moved to TX
- children ( 2 from 1st marriage )
- Francis Marian Boyd
-b. 5 Jan 1878
- Hardin cnty, KY
-m. John William Davis
- 23 Dec 1897
- In Montague, TX
- children ( 4 known )
- Mary Lou Davis
- b. 13 Oct 1898
- Tressie Alice Davis
- b. 13 July 1902
- John Wayne Davis
- b. 5 Dec 1909
- d. 20 April 1944

- Elva B. Davis
- b. 22 May 1913
- d. 1988
- car accident
-m. Robert Miller
- children ( 1 known )
- Donald Gene Miller
- b. 27 Feb 1936
- m. Myra Nell Trimble
- 21 Dec 1958
- children ( 5 known )
- Katherine Ann
- b. 12 Nov 1959
- m. name Reeves
- Karen Lynn
- b. 30 Dec 1961
- m. name Marshall
- Kelley Jean
- b. 28 may 1963
- m. name Borel
- Steven Dwayne
- 9 Aug 1966
- Dana Laureen
- b. 10 May 1969
- m. name Cart
o Ervin Boyd
o b. 3 Oct 1879
o d. 10 July 1965
o m. Vest last name unknown
- m. Francis Angelina Ramsey ( John Allen Boyd's 2nd wife)
- b. 24 March 1858
- Tenn
- parents
- Samuel Ramsey
- d. 12 Nov 1938
- buried White Rock Cemetery
Landes Funeral Home
Red River cnty TX
- children ( 3 from 2nd marriage )
- Myrtle Boyd
- b. 27 Sept 1893
- Ruby Boyd
- b. 9 Sept 1896
- Charlie Ramsey Boyd
- b. 15 Oct 1897
- in Montague TX
- d. 9 dec 1975
- Topeka, KS ( Veterans Hosp )
- Texico Cemetery Texico NM ,TX (border )
- m. Martha Beatrice Williams
- 22 Nov 1919
- Archer City, TX
- b. 28 March 1901
- in Decatur, TX
- d. 20 Feb 1995
- Farwell, TX ( Parmer cnty )
- buried Texico Cemetery
- Texico TX, NM 9 ( bordertown)
- went by "Mattie"
- parents
- James Silas Williams - Melinda Fergusan
- siblings ( in order I believe of birth including herself)
- Cora
- Roy
- Martha
- John
- America
- Joe
- Nannie
- May
- Faye
- Hamilton
- J.B.
- children ( 4 known )
- Charles Allen Boyd
- b. 16 June 1920
- in OK
- WWII Vet
- m. Marlys
- children
- Nancy
- b. 1943
- husband stockbroker in Las Vegas?
- daughter named Heather ( broadway dancer)
- Patrick
- b. 1950
- Dallas TX Detective
- daughter w/ nursing degree
- Michael Wayne
- b. 21 July 1951
- building inspector - accidentally hung himself playing tether ball?
- daughter named Crystal
(8yrs in1999 )
- Tim
- b. 1953
- daughter named Amanda
( 10 yrs in 1999)
- Marion James Boyd
- b. 12 Dec 1921
- d. 19 dec 1924
- cause unknown
- buried in Texico, TX
- old part cemetery
- Howard Irwin Boyd
- b. 13 Feb 1923
- Muleshoe TX (palmer cnty)
- d. 26 Oct 1990
- Lawrence, KS (douglascnty)
- Warren McElwain mortuary
- Lawrence Memorial Cem.
- m. Grace Augusta Quick
- children ( 4 known )
- Howard Boyd
- Charles R. Boyd
- b. 11 May 1948
- La Junta, CO
- Otero cnty
- twin - m. Cheryl L. Nusbaum
- children
- Buffy Ann Boyd
- b. 21 March 1970
- divorced 1972
- Claude F.Boyd
- b. 11 May 1948
- twin
- Lajunta, CO
- m. Mary
- children (4 known)
- Carrie
- Mark
- Chad (twin)
- Sean (twin)
- Rebecca Boyd
- m. Leo McGoff
- children ( 2 known)
- Jason
- Lauren
- Ruby Elvia Boyd
- b. 24 Feb 1925
- m. Ormy Cook

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