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John Henry Boyd

John H. Boyd
Full Name: John Henry Boyd
Birth date: March 30, 1846
Death date: March 1, 1912

Terms of Service

  • House, 25th (1) (2) (3) Legislature
    1/12/1897 - 1/10/1899
(1) Johnson County. House Journal .
(2) Caba, Johnson County. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004 2005.
(3) Cleburne. Texas Legislative Manual .

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Obituary, Capt. J.H. Boyd, "Well Known Texan Is Dead at Clovis," 3/6/1912, p. 10. El Paso Herald .
  • Census of 1900 - John H. Boyd, Johnson County, age 54, born March 1846 in South Carolina, farmer, spouse Elizabeth C., daughters Josttelen and Curtis, son Moss Boyd (age 9).
    Census of 1910 - John H. Boyd, State Institution for Training of Juveniles, Coryell County, age 63, born circa 1846 in South Carolina, Superintendent/State Institution, spouse Elizabeth C., daughter Curtis, son Charles M. Boyd (age 18).
    John Henry Boyd and Elizabeth Curtis Boyd, parents of Charles Moss Boyd, birth date 12/21/1890 in Cleburne, Johnson County. FamilySearch . Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981 1900
  • 1910
  • Jno. H. Boyd, born March 1846, died March 1912, burial in West Park Cemetery, Hereford, Deaf Smith County, with spouse Elizabeth C. Boyd. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, "Captain John H. Boyd Is Dead," 3/4/1912, p. 3. Death date 3/2/1912 in Clovis, New Mexico. Galveston Daily News .
  • Obituary, Capt. J.H. Boyd. A.C. Elliot, The Hereford Brand, 3/15/1912, p. 1, crediting Deaf Smith County Library. Birth date 3/30/1846 in Laurens, South Carolina; death date 3/1/1912 in Clovis, New Mexico; former Johnson County sheriff, member of 25th Legislature from Johnson County, superintendent of Rusk penitentiary and State Juvenile Reform School at Gatesville. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Confederate States Army, Private, 3rd South Carolina regiment, and Orderly Sergeant, 14th South Carolina regiment. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
  • Biographical sketch, John H. Boyd, pp. 139-140. Born 3/30/1846 in Laurence, South Carolina, married Elizabeth (Curtis) Boyd 8/16/1866, former justice of the peace and sheriff of Johnson County. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature 1897.
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