David BOYD3,178,218 was born
in 1835 in Alabama.3,178,218 He died
in 1884 in Alabama.3,178,218 He is
reference number 107269. Parents: Dr
James Cloud BOYD and Adeline M. JOHNSON.|
Spouse: Fannie Clay COTTINGHAM. William David BOYD and Fannie Clay COTTINGHAM were married on 21 Feb 1862 in Alabama.3,178,218 Reference Number:1679527 Children were: Mary Julet BOYD, Eugene Henry BOYD, James Harrison BOYD, Marie Louise BOYD, Willie Fletcher BOYD.
William David BOYD3,468 was born on 22 Mar 1857.3,468 He died on 15 Dec 1915.3,468 He is reference number 50174. Parents: Samuel Clark BOYD and Nancy Ann V. O. LEE.
William David BOYD3,88 was born on 19 Apr 1903 in Huntingdon, Carroll Co., Tennessee.3,88 He died on 12 Nov 1941.3,88 He is reference number 69054. Parents: William P. BOYD and Martha Malissa ROWLAND.
[NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]3,1230 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Fact 10]3,832 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]3,1380 He was born on 28 Oct 1846 in Wapello Co. Iowa.3,832 He appeared in the census in 1860 in Age 14 In 1860 Census.3,832 He served in the military in Sep 1864 in Co. F 1St Iowa Cav, & Co. I, 47Th Iowa Inf. 3Rd Corporal.3,832 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Death]3,1230 He died on 29 Jul 1933 in Leavenworth, Kansas.3,832 He was buried Unknown in Sec 34 Row 4, #19, Wadsworth KS Cemetary.3,832 He is reference number 63681. He was in Shoemaker And Farmer.3,832 [boyd-trees.ged]
6 ft 1/2 inches. Light complexion, Blue-gray eyes, Sandy hair
(Medical):Fx left hip & ankle, Bronchitis, heart disease, kidney disease, chronic indigestion. partial paralysis of L. arm and L. leg Parents: Cary William BOYD and Ruth MACKLEY.
Spouse: Mary Jane HUNTER. William Dewitt BOYD and Mary Jane HUNTER were married on 6 May 1863 in Keokuk, Iowa.3,1230 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Marriage]3,832 Reference Number:497984 Children were: BOYD, Joel Cary Andrew Oliver BOYD, Pearl BOYD, Ruth Margaret BOYD.
William Dewitt BOYD3,1230 was born in 1902 in Boise, Ada Co, Iowa.3,1230 He died in 1902 in Boise, Ada County, Iowa.3,1230 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]3,832 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Death]3,832 He was also known as William Dewitt Boyd.3,832 He is reference number 25737. Parents: Joel Cary Andrew Oliver BOYD and Delvine Pearl RETTINGHAUS.
William Dewitt BOYD3,960 was born on 7 Oct 1908 in McLeansboro, Hamilton Co, Illinois..3,960 He died on 1 Dec 1985.3,960 He is reference number 34158. Parents: Herbert BOYD and Anna Elizabeth DEWITT.
William Donald BOYD3,38,583 was born on 31 May 1895 in TX.3,38 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]3,583 He died Unknown in TX.3,38 He is reference number 21313. Parents: John Morgan BOYD and Frances Arbell GRIFFIN.
William Douglas BOYD3,449,450 was born on 13 May 1839 in Somerset Co., PA.3,38 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]3 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]3,450 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]3,449 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Death]3,449,450 He died on 6 Dec 1922 in Liscomb, Marshall, Iowa.3,38 He was also known as William Boyd.2,3 He was also known as William D. Boyd.3 He was buried Unknown in Liscomb, Marshall Co., IA.3,38 He is reference number 20834. He has Ancestral File Number GWCT-0W. [boyd-trees.ged]
William is buried in Liscomb Cemetery of Iowa.
LISCOMB COUPLE IS MARRIED FIFTY YEARS
MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM BOYD WILL CELEBRATE GOLDEN WEDDING CHRISTMAS.
AMONG REAL PIONEERS OF TOWN OF LISCOMB.
Came to County in 1865, & Settle at Liscomb, their first home standing on site now occupied by New Reformed Church -- Mr. Boyd Postmaster of Liscomb in 1866.
Mr. and Mrs. WIlliam Boyd, who are among the real pioneers of Liscomb, will celebrate quietly on Christmas Day, the fiftieth anniversary of their wedding. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd are among the most interesting old people of Liscomb, owning to their long and continuous residence in the same town and, from the fact that their memories are good, & they are ablt to recite many incidents of the olden days.
Mr. and Mrs. Boyd were married december 25, 1960 ib Elk Lick, Somerset county, Pennsylvania by Esquire Jacob Harshbarger, uncle of the birde; who, when given in marriage, was Barbara Engle. Among the guest present at the wedding were Mrs. Jacob Johnson and John Boyd, who now live at Liscomb, & mrs. Henry Bockess of Gundy Center.
Come to Liscomb in Early Days
Mr. and Mrs. Boyd moved on a farm in Elk Lick Township directly after their marriage & lived there five years, or until they came to Iowa. They landed at Liscomb, November 9, 1865 at a time when the prairie country of the northern part of the county was very wild, and accomodations were most meager.
Mr. Boyd went to work to provide a home for himself and his young wife. He bought a log cabin with a clapboard roof and puncheon floor, which had as its outside dimensions 14 x 15 feet. Thru the roof of this primitive habitaion the hardy occupants could look above from their bed and see the stars. The matter of a roof did not disturb their slumber, however, for their sleep was sound after the hard day's endeavor. This house, the couples first home, occupied what is now the site of the new Grace Reformed Church of Liscomb.
Made Postmaste in 1866
In their first little home in Iowa, Mr. and Mrs. Boyd spent six happy and busy years. They then bought (of John W. Tripp) forty acres of land lying just north of Liscomb & moved upon it. The mail in those days was brought by stage and the entoire contents of the puch had to be sorted over to secure the small amount destined for the post office. In 1866, Mr. Boyd was made postmaster and at that time the only newspapers having curculation in the settlement were the weeekly Times of Marshalltown and Weekly Iows Register of Des Moines.
House 17 in Small cabin
Altho the living room in their little log cabin was very limited during the first years of the pioneer life, Mr. and Mrs. Boyd did not let that interfere with their spirit of hospitality. When Jefferson Speicher and Family arrived fro Pennsylvania in 1869, the boyd cabin was opened to the newcomers and for two weeks, seventeen persons called it home. Beds were stowed awa by day, and got out for service at nightfall. In a fortnight, however, the Speichers had a house of their own and moved into it.
Knew "Johnny" Green Well
In 1865, Douglas Boyd and wife (parents of William and James Boyd) arrived from the East, and bought the farm now owned by james Boyd. In those days, the Indians were thick in the northern part of the county, and Mr. and Mrs. Boyd remembered well "johnny " Green: Pottawattamie Chief, who was hunting, fishing and trapping along the river and on Mormon Ridge, and who callled at their cabin often.
Now Liscomb Was Named
In 1867 or 1868, Mrs. Boyd does not remember exactly which year, the town of Liscomb was born and received tis name from Mrs. Liscomb of New Yor, on of the promoters of the Iowa Central Railraod or the Central Railroad of Iowa, as it wa then called. Mr. liscomb offered $500 to the first denominatio that would build a church in the village. The Methodist congregation won the prize & the present church bell, hanging in the steeple of the New Grace Reformed Church, was purchased with a part of the money given the Methodists by Mr. Liscomb. It became the property of the reformed Church when the latter denomination bought the old church property from the Methodists.
Have Eighteen Grandchildren
Mr. and Mrs. Boyd are the parents of three children and they have eighteen grandchildren. Another daughter, Naomi, was born to them, but died in infancy. The living children are Mrs. Ida Mast of Grundy County and Elmer & Homer Boyd of Liscomb. Mr. Boyd has two brothers & one sister: James and John Boyd, and Mrs. Jacob Johnson, all of Liscomb. Mr.Boyd is 71 years old and his wife, one year his junior. Both are in very good health for people of their years.
new "Johnny" Green Well[boydtrees.GED]
! (1) Jane Nelson. E-mail: [email protected] (2000). Does not know source.
(2) "The History of Bedford and Somerset Counties," by Blackburn & Welfley (1906) Vol. 2, p .275.
! Birth: (1) s/o Douglas BOYD/Susanna LICHTY.
(2) 1864, 26 Sep: William BOYD, private, mustered into service, Company I, 52nd regiment, P A volunteers. Parents: Douglas B. BOYD and Susanna LICHTY.
Spouse: Barbara ENGLE. William Douglas BOYD and Barbara ENGLE were married on 25 Dec 1860 in Elk Lick Twp., Somerset Co., PA.3,38 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Marriage]3,450 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Marriage]3,449 Reference Number:410025 Children were: Naomi BOYD, Elmer Ellsworth BOYD, Ida E. BOYD, William Homer BOYD.
William Dow BOYD3,397 was born on 12 Feb 1885.3,397 He died on 13 Jun 1890.3,397 He was buried Unknown in Edom Cemetery, Edom, TX.3,397 He is reference number 62864. Parents: John H. BOYD and Rebecca Catherine WOOD.
William Dudley BOYD3,513 was born on 17 Dec 1897 in Christian Co., KY..3,513 He died on 10 Feb 1981 in Christian Co., KY. Green Hill Memorial.3,513 He is reference number 68575. [boyd-trees.ged]
William Dudley Boyd helped organize Church services that were held at The Modern Woodman Lodge Hall that was adjacent to Harmony Grove Cementery in Christian Co., Ky. He was elected a Deacon of this Group when it was Constitued into the West Palestine Baptist Church and he served in that capacity until his death. He was buried in the Green Hill Memorial Gardens Cementery. Parents: Robert Anderson BOYD and Mary "Molly" Jane EAST.
William E. BOYD3,87 was born on 20 Apr 1828.3,87 He died on 30 Mar 1893.3,87 He is reference number 47005. Parents: Elisha BOYD and Phoebe KERN.
William E. BOYD3,87 was born about 1829.3,87 He died on 28 Jan 1899.3,87 He is reference number 46712. [boyd-trees.ged]
!FAMILY-HISTORY: John BOYD of Berkley Co WV; page 27; SLC; NOTE: Issue of Isaac
BOYD and Mahala EVANS; William E BOYD b abt 1829; d 28 Jan 1899; married 4 Apr
1853, Martha E JORDAN. Parents: Isaac BOYD and Mahala EVANS.
William E. BOYD3,297 was born on 31 Dec 1849 in Union Twp, Belmont Co, Ohio.3,297 He died on 14 Jan 1898 in Loydsville, Belmont Co, Ohio.3,297 He was buried in Jan 1898 in St. Clairesville Methodist Cemetery.3,297 He is reference number 51242. Parents: Robert BOYD and Matilda BUGGS.
William E. BOYD3,9 was born in 1852 in Tennessee.3,9 He died Unknown.3 He is reference number 87152. Parents: James BOYD and ELIZABETH.
Spouse: Martha Jane RUSSELL. William E. BOYD and Martha Jane RUSSELL were married on 18 Apr 1875 in Dade County, Missouri.3,9 Reference Number:1401382 Children were: Nora Ella BOYD, Floyd Cornelius BOYD, Roe BOYD.
William E. BOYD3,359,360,717,1231,1243 was born on 20 May 1856 in Seneca Twp, Haldimand Co., Canada West.3,359,360 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]3,717,1231 He died on 5 Jun 1936 in Kilworthy, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada.3,359,360 He was also known as Brush Boyd. He was buried Unknown in Symington Cem., Morrison Twp, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada.3,360 He is reference number 26104. [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Burial]3,359 He was in Lumberman And Farmer.3,359,360 [boyd-trees.ged]
The initial "E." in William E. Boyd apparently stood for "Ephriam." Parents: James Bucky BOYD.
Spouse: Amelia SEEHAVER. [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Marriage]3,359 They were married on 30 Aug 1881 in Morrison Twp, Muskoka Dist., Ontario, Canada.3,360,681 Reference Number:503662 Children were: Eliza L. BOYD, Enas Edgar BOYD, Ann BOYD, Pearl BOYD, Eva BOYD, Roy W. BOYD, Mabel I. BOYD, Alice A. BOYD.
William Edgar BOYD3,468 was born on 19 May 1881 in Lamar Co, Alabama.3,468 He died in Mar 1974 in Powell, WY.3,468 He is reference number 49844. [boyd-trees.ged]
He and both wives are buried at Powell, WY. One source reports his Parents: Simon Jeremiah BOYD Jr. and Sarah Serena BURNS.
William Edward BOYD3,316 died Unknown.3 He is reference number 26554. Parents: Bailey Martin BOYD and Louisa Jane SLOVER.
Spouse: Roxana LYNN. William Edward BOYD and Roxana LYNN were married. Reference Number:511587
William Edward BOYD3,468 was born on 10 Mar 1846.3,468 He died Unknown.3 He is reference number 50146. [boyd-trees.ged]
It seems unlikely that his birth date would be March 10, 1846, if in Parents: Joseph BOYD and Rutha C. FREDERICKS.
William Edward BOYD3,645 was born about 1871 in Horry County, South Carolina.3,645 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: 1880 Census]3,645 He was also known as Bud. He died Unknown.3 He is reference number 55627. Parents: Daniel M. BOYD and Eliza Jane FAIRCLOTH.
William Edward BOYD3,963 was born on 1 Jan 1872.3,963 He died Unknown.3,963 He is reference number 29138. Parents: James Madison BOYD and Martha TOSSO.
William Edward BOYD3,483 was born in 1880.3,483 He died Unknown.3 He is reference number 59348. Parents: John Edward BOYD and Ella Cornelia BOYD.
William Eli BOYD3 was born on 19 Apr 1904 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.3 He died on 9 Jul 1963 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.3 He is reference number 1783. Parents: William Charles BOYD and Mary May GILBERT.
William Ellery BOYD3,483 was born on 4 Feb 1853.3,483 He died on 30 Mar 1877.3,483 He is reference number 59223. [boyd-trees.ged]
[Myged#1.ftw] Parents: Robert BOYD and Rebecca Ann HOPPER.
William Elliot BOYD3,87 was born about 1857 in Avon Po, Saline Twp, Ste Genevieve Co, MO.3,87 He died Unknown in , , MO.3,87 He was buried Unknown in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Ste Genevieve Co, MO.3,87 He is reference number 46644. [boyd-trees.ged]
15 Aug 1860 Fed Census Avon PO Saline Twp Ste Genevieve Co MO LDS# 803645
pg 309 145\981\983 Parents: Farmer William J. BOYD and Margaret Greenfield MCDANIEL.
William Ellison BOYD3,468 was born on 2 May 1839 in Russell Co, Alabama.3,468 He died in May 1923 in Queen City, Cass Co, TX.3,468 He is reference number 50161. Parents: David Cannon BOYD and Syrena LEECH.
William Elvis BOYD3,9 was born on 2 Jun 1884 in Near Dadeville, Dade, Missouri.3,9 He died on 12 Jan 1924.3,9 He was buried Unknown in Greenfield Cemetery, Dade, Missouri.3,9 He is reference number 89513. Parents: John W. BOYD and Sarah Louise DODSON.
William Elzey BOYD3,577 was born in 1828.3,577 He died Unknown.3 He is reference number 106172. Parents: James BOYD and Hester RUBY.
William Eugene BOYD3,800 was born in 1867.3,800 He died in 1929.3,800 He is reference number 75178.
William Eugene BOYD3,183 was born on 2 Jul 1953.3,183 He died on 11 Sep 1972.3,183 He is reference number 72619. Parents: Living BOYD and LIVING.
William Ewell BOYD3,95 was born on 8 Oct 1863 in Boyds Tank, Chambs, AL.3 He died on 20 Jul 1941.3 He is reference number 53887. He has Ancestral File Number 34W0-8J. Parents: William Madison BOYD and Mary Ann DORSETT.
William F. BOYD3,474 was born on 16 Sep 1830.3,281,474,475 He died on 7 Jan 1833.3,281,474 He was also known as William F Boyd.3,475 He was also known as William F. Boyd.3,281 He is reference number 47720. [boyd-trees.ged]
Family Record, Descendants of John and Mary-Fulton-Boyd, Mo nograph, prepared by M. Hillis Boyd, Freeport, PA. Parents: John F. BOYD and Susan SMITH.
William F. BOYD3,634 was born on 10 Aug 1862.3 He died on 21 May 1946.3 He is reference number 28917. Parents: William J. BOYD and Sarah M. MCDOWELL.
William F.L. BOYD3,408 was born about 1835.3,408 He died Unknown.3 He is reference number 2224. Parents: William BOYD and NANCY.
William Fair BOYD3,1254 was born on 16 Dec 1851.3,1254 He died in Nov 1914.3,1254 He is reference number 52066. Parents: Thomas BOYD and Mary Ann Eliz. YOUNG.
William Finley BOYD3,489 was born on 6 Jan 1824 in Steubenville, Ohio.3 He died in Jul 1904 in Ludlow, Campaign County, Ohio.3 He is reference number 5933.
Spouse: Nancy Agnes ADDY. William Finley BOYD and Nancy Agnes ADDY were married on 9 Oct 1849 in Coshocton County, Ohio.3 Reference Number:39785 Children were: Flora BOYD, Sarah Jane BOYD, Susannah BOYD, John Johnson BOYD, William Addy BOYD, Jabez Alexander BOYD, Frances Huldah BOYD, Lula Belle BOYD.
William Frances BOYD3,935 was born on 8 Jun 1872 in Alabama.3 He died on 15 Jan 1894 in Alabama.3 He is reference number 52745. Parents: George Washington BOYD and Nancy Ellis HARRIS.
William Frances BOYD3,970 was born in 1890.3,970 He died Unknown.3 He is reference number 50650. Parents: Edward BOYD and Clara O'CONNOR.
William Francis BOYD3 was born on 12 Jan 1824.3 He died Unknown.3 He is reference number 46135. Parents: Joshua BOYD and Elizabeth HENRY.
William Francis BOYD3,540,1724 was born on 9 Aug 1920.3,540,623 He died on 22 Sep 1991.3,540,1724 He is reference number 25448. Parents: Robert Ford BOYD and Blanche QUINLEN.
William Frank BOYD3,397 was born on 10 Jun 1861 in Fayette Co., Alabama.3,397 He died on 20 Jun 1935.3,397 He was buried Unknown in Edom Cemetery, Edom, TX.3,397 He is reference number 62914. Parents: Leroy BOYD and Susan LOFTIS.
Spouse: Misaniah Carrie BREWER. William Frank BOYD and Misaniah Carrie BREWER were married on 5 Dec 1881 in Van Zandt Co., TX.3,397 Reference Number:1062892 Children were: William R. BOYD, Eddie L. BOYD, Locky Viola BOYD, Alice O. BOYD, Eunice V. BOYD, Peyton Grady BOYD, Freddy Winfield BOYD, Ora L. BOYD.
William Frank BOYD3,38,95,583 was born in 1878 in Newton Co., MO.3,38 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]3,583 He died on 17 Dec 1941.3,38,583 He is reference number 21350. He has Ancestral File Number 11DH-PDH. Parents: Alexander Lee BOYD and Janette Clementine RAY.
William Franklin BOYD3,826 was born in 1866 in Villa Rica, Carroll, Georgia.3 He was also known as William Boyd.3,95 He died Unknown.3 He is reference number 53950. He has Ancestral File Number 1SRG-T95. Parents: David BOYD and Joanna WILLIAMS.
William Franklin BOYD3,1362,1363 was born on 30 Jul 1875 in Little River Co., AR.3,1362,1363 He died on 12 Mar 1883 in Little River Co., AR.3,1362,1363 He is reference number 55024. (Medical):twin Parents: Benjamin Franklin BOYD and Alley Elizabeth SHEPARD.
William Franklin BOYD3,38 was born on 11 May 1882 in , , OH.3,38 He died on 10 Oct 1927.3,38 He is reference number 24187. Parents: Samuel G. BOYD and Mccura C. LONG.
William Franklin BOYD3,1362,1363 was born on 3 Sep 1909 in Little River Co., AR.3,1362,1363 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Photo]3,1362,1363 He died on 8 Jun 1986 in Lakeland, Polk, FL.3,1362,1363 He was also known as Frank Boyd. He is reference number 55031. He was in Mining Engineer; In 1941 He Went To FL To Build A Phosphate Mine..3,1362,1363 Parents: Benjamin Franklin Jr. BOYD and Dora Ellin WYATT.
Spouse: Audry Marple DEMIER. William Franklin BOYD and Audry Marple DEMIER were married on 28 Feb 1929 in Little River Co., AR.3,1362,1363 Reference Number:951054 Children were: Living BOYD, Living BOYD, Living BOYD, Living BOYD, Living BOYD, Living BOYD, Living BOYD.
William Franklin BOYD3,1698 was born on 26 Jan 1921 in Bulls Gap, Tennessee..3,1698 He died on 13 Sep 1991 in Dayton, OH.3,1698 He is reference number 1813. Parents: Porter Franklin BOYD and Mary Bell SEAY.
William G. BOYD3,1132 died Unknown.3 He is reference number 6645. Parents: William A. BOYD and Elizabeth Bettie HUEY.
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William G. BOYD3,686,883 was born in 1774 in Rowan City, North Carolina.3 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]3 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Birth]3,883 He died on 30 Sep 1841 in Williamson City, Tennessee.3 [NEED TO DEFINE SENTENCE: Alt. Death]3,883 He is reference number 397. [boyd-trees.ged]
Date of birth from Howard V. Jones and comes from William Boyd's obituary. Willie Erwin Daniel's DAR 103409 lists William Boyd's birth year as 1767 and his death year as 1857.
Howard Vallance Jones writes: One course lists without documentation additional issue: Robert, William, Cornelia and John, but no record has been found of any of them. Census figures indicate the possibility of 2 more sons and 1 more duaghter; if they existed, they undoubtedly died young.
Although William was bequeathed his father's farm north of Nashville, he may never have lived there, and in any case the land was lost soon after Robert's death through defective title.
Sumner Cty, DB !, 345 (331), 3 Dec 1795. John Boyd, Logan Cty, KY, and William Boyd, Davidson Cty, Southwest Territory, to Peter Blair, Sumner Cty, 274 acres, waters of Drake's Creek. Beginning at an ash and elm, John Boyd's line, east with the line 200 poles to a beach & elm, David Shelby's line, north 219 poles with line to a stake, west 200 poles to a stake, south 219 poles, rec. 6 Apr 1797. Wits: Andrew Boyd, William Edmondson (confirming his father's estate, apparently).
Davidson Cty, DB D, 217. 22 Apr 1797. John Nelson to William Boyd, 500 acres, Nelson's Creek, rec 9 Aug 1797. We wonder if this is the same John Nelson who had sold the Spring Hill tract to Robert Boyd, and if perhaps there was some compensation involved here for the loss of that land.
Williamson Cty DB F, 345. 9 Jan 1799. James Dean to William G. Boyd, 120 acres, north waters of Little Harpeth, 100 poles north of Ebenezer Titus' southwest corner, Elizabeth Dean's northeast corner, the balance of Ebenezer Titus' guard right not conveyed to Elizabeth Dean. Wits: Joseph Love, John Hayes. Rec 29 Dec 1820. This land probably represented a share of Martha's father's estate. James Dean was the son of Adam Dean, who married Martha's mother, Elizabeth Edmiston Edmiston.
Davidson Cty, DB D, 28, 18 Oct 1799. Robert Edmondson, Davidson Cty, to William G. Boyd, Davidson Cty, $500, 200 acres, land on Arrington Creek, part of William McGaught's exemption. Rec 17 Oct 1814. Robert Edmondson was the elder brother of William Edmondson who m Frances Boyd, William's sister, and who lived nearby at Arrington. This may be the land on which William lived for the rest of his life--his farm was certainly in the same area.
Williamson Cty, DB E, 92-3, 10 Dec 1808, rec 7 June 1817. William G. Boyd to Sterling Brown, $300, 150 acres, Nelson's Creek, Archer Jordan east boundary line, Edmund Lawrence, Brown's south corner. Wits: Nicholas Scales, Richard W. Hyde, Andrew Fitzpatrick. (This is part of the land from John Nelson, which actually seems to be not far from the Arrington Creek land.)
DB D, 466, 6 July 1816. William G. Boyd, Williamson Cty to John Holt, $200, 120 acres, north waters of Little Harpeth, corner to Major John Buchanan, part of Titus grant. Rec July 1816 (this is the land from James Dean).
Middle TN Land Grant #5595, 24 March 1827, Williamson Cty, Book 7, p 65. 5 1/5 acres on waters of Arrington Creek.
Deeds not checked:
DB A, 132 or 182, Robert McGaugh to William G. Boyd.
DB A, 343-4, W.G. Boyd to Burton Jordan.
DB A, 637-8, W.G. Boyd to Burton Jordan (Jordan married Eleanor Dean, a step-sister of half-sister to Martha Boyd).
Louise Lynch, Early Obituaries, 35. William G. Boyd, d 17 Sept 1841, age 40 years, Western Weekly Review, 1 October 1841.
Same reference: William G. Boyd, Esq, d 30 Sept 1841, aged about 70 years. He was born in Rowan Cty, NC in 1774, emigrated to TN in 1786 and was frequently engaged in defending the settlements from the incursions of the Indians. Western Weekly Review, 8 Oct 1841. It is a bit difficult to figure out these 2 versions--is the second a correction of the first?
Williamson Cty, Will Book VII, 464-5, William G. Boyd will, 8 Sept 1840, proved Oct 1841. Bequeaths to his wife, son Marcus, daughters Myra Rucker, Ann Nevill (with strong words about keeping her husband away from the bequest), Betsy Jordan, and Louisa. To grandsons William Pate, William Boyd. Wits: Robert B. Edmondson, William Flloyd. Martha's estate is 1843, but she did not leave a will.
5/9/99 From Randy McConnell at [email protected]: William first lived in the Madison, TN home of his parents, but lost the land thanks to a defective title. He moved to Triune, Williamson Co., TN. His son, Col. Marcus Boyd, moved to Greene Co., MO and fathered, among others, the acclaimed attorney and Congressman Semphronious "Pony" Boyd who also represented Bald Knobbers in their 1886 trial. Both Pony and his son served as American ambassadors to Thailand. Parents: Robert BOYD and Ann CLARK.
Children were: Marcus M. BOYD.