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James Boyd

Jas. Boyd
Full Name: James Boyd
Birth date: November 1837
Death date: January 21, 1918

Terms of Service

  • House, 15th Legislature
    4/18/1876 - 1/14/1879

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company A, 25th Virginia Regiment Infantry. James Boyd, born in Virginia, attorney, death date 1/21/1918 in Bell County; widow Mrs. James Boyd, marriage date 1/6/1869 in Augusta County, Virginia. Pension File Nos. 26166 (James Boyd) and 34898 (James Boyd), Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com .
  • Census of 1880 - James Boyd, Belton, Bell County, age 43, born circa 1837 in Virginia, attorney at law, wife Mary E., daughter Minnie W.
    Census of 1900 - James Boyd, Belton, Bell County, age 62, born November 1837 in Virginia, lawyer, wife Mary E. FamilySearch . 1900 1880
  • James Boyd, born in Virginia, death date 1/21/1918 in Belton, Bell County, age 82, lawyer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • Confederate States Army, Captain, Company A, 25th Regiment, Virginia Infantry. Military grave marker, James Boyd (1837-1918), burial in North Belton Cemetery, Belton, Bell County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, James S. Boyd, "Capt. Jas. Boyd Dies in Belton: Confederate Veteran and a Former Member of Legislature Passes Away," Temple Daily Telegram, 1/22/1918, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
  • Obituary, "Captain Jas. Boyd Dies," 1/24/1918, p. "A telegram came to the family Sunday afternoon announcing the death of Capt. Jas. Boyd at his home in Belton . . . member of one of the reconstruction legislatures . . . " San Saba News .
  • Biographical sketch, pp. 109-110. Sketches of Legislators and State Officers, Fifteenth Legislature, 1876-1878 1876.

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