Biography - R Boyd

R. H. BOYD, farmer, P. O. Walshville; born in Macoupin County, Ill., in 1846; son of Jesse and Matilda (MORRIS) BOYD; he born in Franklin County, Va., August 22, 1810; subject is the eight child of a family of twelve; he received his education in Montgomery County, and at Staunton, Macoupin County. In Montgomery County in 1866, he married Amelia F. WHITESIDE, born in that county in 1851, daughter of Thomas D. and Minerva J. WHITESIDE. Subject has five children - Thomas D., Jennie M., Jessie J., Hattie E. and Frederick R. He is a Republican; is a Northern Methodist, and has been a farmer all his days.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 195.

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